Holiday Cottages Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire is a county steeped in legend and saturated with cultural and historical interest. Holiday cottages in Nottinghamshire are a great way to explore the bountiful attractions that the county has to offer. There is a holiday cottage to suit your style of holiday, from large cottages to suit the whole family to intimate hideaways for two. There are even pet friendly cottages so your four legged friend can join you in exploring this fantastic part of the country.

Self Catering Nottinghamshire

When it comes to holiday cottages, Nottinghamshire has a wealth of options to choose from. Rustic charm, shabby chic and luxurious homes from home combine to offer an array of tantalising choice for holidaymakers. Holiday cottages in Nottinghamshire come equipped with all the mod cons to make sure that you have a hassle-free holiday, whether you are on a romantic break, family holiday or just exploring a new area of England. A self catering break also means that you are the master of your own destiny and can enjoy your holiday in your holiday cottage at the pace that suits you.

Nottinghamshire Accommodation

Nottinghamshire accommodation offers access to some of the most amazing places in the UK. Set in the heart of the country, the area is steeped in history, and of course legend, so there are plenty of fascinating places to visit during your stay. As well as offering rural retreats, Nottinghamshire accommodation is also available nearer the city, where pubs, clubs and restaurants are on the doorstep for a lively city break. No matter what your taste, budget, or style, you can find the perfect Nottinghamshire accommodation to meet your holiday needs.

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Nottinghamshire blends old and new, urban and rural, and fact and fiction into an eclectic experience that will take you from the sidelines of a jousting match at a festival celebrating Robin Hood in Sherwood Forest, to the front row of a concert in a nightclub in Nottingham city centre. The legend of the lovable, heroic outlaw is a big part of Nottinghamshire, but so too are the untouched woodlands, regal stately homes and powerful live music concerts. No visit to the county would be complete without sampling a little bit of each.

Places to go in Nottinghamshire

Story tellers have been spinning yarns about Robin Hood for centuries, turning Nottinghamshire's favourite son into the best-known folk hero in the world. As a result, hundreds of thousands of tourists flock to the county each year to see the places depicted in the stories and learn more about the legend, and there are countless attractions and activities to cater to them. A great starting point would be going on the Robin Hood Town Tour, on which you can see the sights, hear the stories and learn fascinating facts about the outlaw. Then there are annual events like the two-day Robin Hood Pageant held in the grounds of Nottingham Castle and the week-long Robin Hood Festival set in Sherwood Forest. As well as being home to Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men, Sherwood Forest is also home to historical buildings, quaint towns and villages, beautiful parks, fun activity centres, relaxing spas, and more. So you should definitely take some time to explore the 1,000-acre nature reserve.

Our Top Picks In Nottinghamshire

We want you to enjoy the best that Nottinghamshire has to offer and so here's a selection of our favourite things to see and do;

Ye Olde Trip To Jerusalem

If you are planning on a night out in Nottingham, here is a good place to start. As far as pubs go, they don’t come much older than Ye Olde Trip To Jerusalem, or The Trip as it is known locally. The pub is one of several to lay claim to the title of England’s oldest public house, with its painted sign stating that it was established in 1189 AD. Built against a rocky cliff, The Trip is famous for the caves behind the building that are used as drinking rooms.

Robin Hood Festival

Celebrate the life and times of Robin Hood along with some 20,000 other people at the Robin Hood Festival in Sherwood Forest. The week-long festival, held every summer, recreates the medieval period during which Robin Hood is said to have lived and features all the characters from the legend such as Little John and Friar Tuck. You can have your looks transformed into that of a medieval peasant, learn the skills essential to any medieval jester, or just sit back and enjoy performances like jousting and falconry.

Newstead Abbey

Newstead Abbey is a historic stately home surrounded by more than 300 acres of countryside. Originally an Augustinian priory, the building’s towering medieval church west front is a sight to behold, and alone this architectural gem is worth the visit. Inside you can wander around a museum featuring memorabilia of famous British poet Lord Byron, who previously owned the home, while outside there are gardens, lakes, ponds and waterfalls to meander around.

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