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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

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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.…...



  • clumber Posted on 06 October 2017

    Inspiration for Embracing Autumn In Nottinghamshire.

    The end of the summer is a love it or hate it kinda thing. While some pine for endless warm days under the sun, others are perfectly ready for woolly jumpers and crunchy leaves. As the seasons change make the most of the beautiful colours, daylight hours, and cosy treats, and have a gander at our top tips for embracing autumn in Nottinghamshire.

    Search for the best hot chocolate in town…

    With the cooler weather we welcome the chance to indulge in mugs of creamy, delicious hot chocolate. The recent trend for dessert only cafes has not passed Nottingham by and we have some great places

  • moobitmedia ClipnclimbNotts 13 Posted on 06 October 2017

    Family Fun for All at Clip’ n Climb’ Nottingham

    My daughter-in-law was looking for a venue for my grandson’s 6th birthday party.

    Clip n’ Climb fitted the bill perfectly – with 22, five and six year olds ready to burn off lots of energy the excitement and anticipation was high!

    Clip’ n Climb, didn’t disappoint! From the warm welcome, the informative and friendly safety briefing, to letting the little ones loose on the 26 obstacle courses including Jungle Vine, Sky Scraper, Spaghetti Junction, Lightning Crack and Stairway to Heaven, to name a few!

    The children had a great time scaling the walls, climbing to the top and being proud of their achievements. My grandson even braved the leap of faith.

    The food was amazing

  • dinod Posted on 05 October 2017

    Behold! The Dinosaurs of China at Wollaton Hall

    With just under a month to go until the Dinosaurs of China depart Nottingham, a few of us from the Visit Nottinghamshire team thought it was high time we took a trip to finally meet these wondrous prehistoric beasts. On a blustery, autumnal Tuesday morning we met on the steps under the great Wollaton Hall ready for an encounter which we had been anticipating all summer.

    Described as a ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’ by New Scientist, an exhibition of this importance deserves a stunning setting, and there are few finer than Wollaton Hall.

    Wollaton Hall and Park

    Wollaton Hall almost needs no introduction, but for those unfamiliar with this 16th century

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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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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…