• 20160619_140159 Posted on 07 August 2017

    Things To Do This Weekend in Nottingham: 11th – 13th August

    It might not be everyone’s favourite day of the week, but at least Monday means that the weekend is back on its way! As always, Nottinghamshire has some great events and things to do happening around the county, so get planning some fun to end your week on!

    Don’t forget to check out our What’s On page for more events, browse our website for inspiration, and visit our TwitterFacebook or Instagram to share what you’ve been up to in Nottinghamshire!

    Here’s our top five events happening this weekend…

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    Newark Air Museum
    Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th

  • A Pint of Castle Rock Ale Posted on 04 August 2017

    Ales & Trails: 10 of Nottingham’s Greatest Beer & Ale Attractions

    Nottingham has had a longstanding love affair with ale and beer. When the sandstone caves which lay beneath the city were first dug in the medieval era, they were quickly discovered to be the perfect temperature for brewing and storing ale, and so began a dedicated passion for folk of Nottingham.

    Mash Tun at Castle Rock Brewery

    Known throughout the country for its excellent brews, even in the 17th century word got around. Cecilia Fiennes, a traveller whose expeditions are well noted in her published journals, spoke of visiting the cellars at the Crown Inn (now thought to be one of Nottingham’s oldest pubs The Salutation Inn).

    She wrote,

  • Jerico farm collage Posted on 04 August 2017

    Explore | Stay | Eat | Play | South Nottinghamshire (Part One)

    Just a short trip out of the city centre, South Nottinghamshire has some wonderful attractions to explore and a great selection of bed and breakfasts, holiday cottages and campsites. With brilliant connections to our diverse neighbouring counties of Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, and Derbyshire, the area has the wild greenery of the countryside whilst being close to the urban cool of the city.

    We’ve put the spotlight on south Nottinghamshire and rounded up some of our favourite spots to sleep, eat and drink. Watch out for part two next week, looking at shopping and attractions in the area!

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    Canbyfield Holiday Cottages

    Canbyfield Cottage

    This one bedroom self-catering cottage is modern

  • hodsock comp Posted on 02 August 2017

    Win Tickets to Outdoor Cinema at Hodsock Priory!

    This summer Big Sky Cinema are bringing some cracking movie titles to the glorious gardens of Hodsock Priory. A brilliant way to make the most of these final summer evenings, head down to this gorgeous estate with a delicious picnic, blankets and good friends for a cinema experience you won’t forget.

    We have teamed up with Hodsock and Big Sky Cinema to offer two set of tickets for you and a friend to see Pixar’s modern classic Up (16th August) or the fantastic sing-along musical Mama Mia (27th August).

    All you need to do is answer one question, add your details and decide which movie you want to see!

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We Dig The Castle: Unearthing Nottingham’s Archaeological Secrets Part Two

This blog is the second instalment of a two part blog. To read part one click here. Back in July I visited Nottingham Castle to find out more about the annual archaeological excavation ‘We Dig The Castle’. A partnership project between Trent & Peak Archaeology, Nottingham City Council and Historic England, this excellent scheme invites volunteers…

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    A very lucky marketeer in her dream job. Passionate about all things Nottinghamshire and firmly believes if you work really hard and are kind, amazing things will happen!

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