On the fifth day of Christmas in Notts we give to you…

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Five Olympic Rings 

Nottinghamshire has had some fine Olympians over the years including Etienne Stott MBE and Tim Baillie MBE, Olympic Gold Medalists of the canoe slalom in the London 2012 games.

There are none more famous than our very own ice skating champions Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean best known for their interpretation of Ravel’s “Bolero” at the 1984 Olympics in Sarajevo where they scooped a run of 12 perfect sixes.

This festive season take the children to Nottingham’s Winter Wonderland and let them findwonderland the inner Jayne or Chris in them as they take to the ice in the Old Market Square ice rink.  You’ll be overlooked by snow topped cabins and the city’s beautifully lit Christmas tree.

Discover Nottingham’s horrible histories at the Galleries of Justice or the hidden world beneath your feet at the City of Caves, both great places to entertain the kids on these cold winter days.

Children of all ages will love the Winter Wonderland at Wheelgate and The Christmas Experience at Twinlakes Theme Park’s with festive fun for all ages until the 5 January.  There’s plenty of time to visit before they return to school.

Don’t forget to check out our great lineup of festive offers for you to take advantage of this month!

Posted on 10 December 2013
Featured author: Tom

Nottingham lad who’s a proud Notts County fan, cheese fiend, chocaholic and loves travelling and music.

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  • Hope Im lucky for Day 5 – Always wanted to go into The City of caves and never got round to it!

    Posted by LINDSEY CLARK

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