Weekend Breaks in Nottinghamshire

National Water Sports Centre

Nottinghamshire has long been and still is a county of adventure, of history, of beautiful landscapes and a city of incredible retail and fantastic nightlife.

It’s the perfect place for weekend breaks or an overnight stay, with so much to see and do right on your doorstep.

Whether you crave the excitement of the city, or the relaxing and inspiring countryside, you’ll find a range of accommodation and activities across the county.

If you’re a lover of the great outdoors and at one with nature, Nottinghamshire offers a great range of camping sites. Thornton Holt Camping Park is perfect for families, a country park which includes a heated indoor swimming pool, play area and games area and is only 4 miles from Nottingham city.

Nottinghamshire boasts a variety of self-catering cottages, B & B’s, Hotels and Hostels, from converted barns right up to luxury houses which include beautiful  stately homes, farms and cottages out in the stunning countryside.

Canal Boats wouldn’t be everyone’s first idea of accommodation but imagine spending the weekend cruising smoothly around the canals of Nottinghamshire.

When it comes to activities, you will not believe how much you can pack into a weekend. For the adventuring types, spend hours high in the tree tops at Go Ape. The Adrenaline Jungle offers 4X4 driving, assault courses, mud buggies and many more activities to get your heart racing. The National Water Sports Centre, based near the city, offers white water rafting, canoeing and kayaking.

Want a fun and memorable day out for the whole family? There is so much to do and see in Nottinghamshire, from the Galleries of Justice museum in the City to the famous Sherwood Forest, you can walk, cycle, ride or sail your way around the county, and the whole family will be entertained.

Nottinghamshire is the perfect place to spend a weekend break. Find accommodation and activities using our search, you can choose from type, price and location, it couldn’t be simpler.

Posted on 10 November 2011
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