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Robin Hood – noble outlaw, altruistic rebel, man of the people... Cheese riots, luddite frame breakers, rebel writers, civil-war-mongerers – Nottinghamshire has been home to outlaws since its early days.…

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Farmyard Frolics with Harker’s Farm Shop

As a mum to a toddler I’m always on the lookout for things to do with my little one and something that will keep not only her entertained but me…

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Things To Do This Weekend in Nottingham: 8th – 10th December

As the temperature drops it seems our festive spirits get higher, so with the arrival of December we are now fully in the mood for spectacular seasonal soirees and cheery…

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Favourite Spooky Spots in Nottinghamshire

Back in 2012 we asked a few specialists of the odd and extraordinary, what were their weirdest encounters and where we might find the strangest and scariest places in Nottinghamshire.…...

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    A Prisoners Tale at the Galleries of Justice Museum

    This winter, take in the highly acclaimed Prisoner’s Tale performance tour at the Galleries of Justice Museum.

    Located in the Lace Market area of Nottingham city centre, the Galleries of Justice Museum is a unique visitor attraction offering an interactive take on crime and punishment through the ages.

    As an indoor attraction in Nottingham, the museum offers a great way to escape all the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping and the sales without having to get wet or cold. If you’re looking for options for family days out over the Christmas period, then the Galleries won’t be weather dependent and a very good option.

    The Prisoner’s Tale Tours are actor-led tours which

  • Hodsock Priory Bed and Breakfast Posted on 13 December 2011

    Bed and Breakfasts in Worksop

    In the north of Nottinghamshire, Worksop is a market town which borders on to Sherwood Forest with a variety of bed and breakfasts nearby. The country parks closely associated toSherwood Forest are known as the Dukeries given that over the years they have been variously owned by English nobility.

    People staying in bed and breakfasts in Worksop will be able to easily visit the Ducal Estates like Clumber Park, Welbeck and Thoresby together with other great attractions such as the national Trust Mr Straw’s House and Creswell Crags.

    If you’re considering staying in a bed and breakfast in Worksop here’s our quick guide to some of the best ones to choose from:

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    Hotels in Retford

    There are many hotels in Retford given the beautiful surrounding countryside and nearby attractions that make it a very enjoyable base for a weekend break.

    Stay at one of the many hotels in Retford and you’ll be able to visit the quaint nearby villages of Babworth and Scrooby. Famed for their links with the Pilgrim Fathers that went on to settle inAmerica, these villages hosted the first congregations of Bradford and Brewster’s separatist movement.

    Here’s our brief list of some of the available hotels in Retford that you may want to consider for a short break or a stop over on your way through the country.

    The Best Western West Retford Hotel is

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Speak In Nottingham To Me – A Beginner’s Guide To Nottingham’s Dialect

Language is certainly one of our best creations. Without it, it would be difficult for us to coexist, establish communities and share feelings. Language makes it all easier and helps us work together and understand one another. Throughout history people always felt the need to find one universal language for all. Several attempts were made to popularise different languages…