Top 5 #LoveNotts Photos of the Week – March 31


Spring’s definitely arrived in Nottinghamshire this week, meaning Instagram has been glowing with sunny snaps and blooming blossom.

Here are our five favourite photographs from the past week:




The blossom bursting to life is always a sure sign that the warmer spring weather has hit Nottinghamshire – we love the colours in this snap.

Pink blossom and blue skies, is there anything prettier? 🌸

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Lord Byron’s legacy lives on in Nottinghamshire – and we’re looking forward to the Nottingham Poetry Festival, which will feature Carol Ann Duffy, Wendy Cope OBE, Simon Armitage, John Cooper Clarke among many more.



Is it any wonder that Nottingham is England’s Home of Sport. This fantastic snap gives a clue as to why.

We’re also delighted that Nottingham’s National Watersports Centre has just been chosen as the venue for the ICF World Freestyle Canoeing Championships in 2021.

This photo of Nottingham is awesome…. Credit to Commission Air via Twitter. #LoveNotts #NottsLife #LensBible #Nottingham

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Old Market Square’s onion dome glows in a spring sunset’s light.

Beautiful sunset in Nottingham city centre today / Lindo por do sol no centro de Nottingham hoje.

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And finally, a gorgeous shot of Newstead Abbey’s blooming Japanese Garden.

Remember to share your snaps using #LoveNotts for a chance to be featured!

Posted on 31 March 2017
Featured author: Alistair

Originally from Preston - but now calling Nottingham home – Alistair’s a St Helens rugby league fan who loves travel and music.

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