Welcome to Nottinghamshire

View of an old market square in Nottinghamshire, showcasing historic architecture.
Historically the square forms a meeting place for the people of Nottingham and is also the location for local events, civil protests, royal visits, celebrations, and public mourning.

Welcome to Nottinghamshire, the picturesque city where history and legend intertwine to create a truly enchanting experience. As the heroic outlaw Robin Hood’s legendary home, this vibrant destination offers more than just tales of the Sheriff of Nottingham and his band of merry men.

Immerse yourself in the rich history of this Robin Hood town with captivating historic tours. While exploring the charming streets, make sure to visit the famous Major Oak in Sherwood Forest. This majestic tree, once a hideout for Robin Hood and his followers, was voted England’s Tree of the Year in 2014. It stands as a testament to the enduring spirit of adventure and camaraderie.

Nottinghamshire has a few more secrets up its sleeve. Did you know that Boots, the renowned pharmacy chain, was born right here in Nottingham? This city also holds a special place in music history as Paul McCartney’s first gig took place here, igniting the legendary career of one of the world’s most beloved musicians.

Movie enthusiasts will be thrilled to discover Nottinghamshire’s connection to the Dark Knight himself. Wollaton Hall, an exquisite Elizabethan house nestled in Wollaton Park, served as Wayne Manor in Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises.” The allure of this majestic setting attracted over 100,000 additional visitors, eager to experience the blend of history and fiction.

Nottinghamshire proudly boasts Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem, a pub that claims to be established in 1189, making it a strong contender for the title of England’s oldest inn. Nestled beneath the cliff near Nottingham’s historic castle, this unique pub/museum hybrid invites you to explore its intriguing nooks and crannies while enjoying a delightful pint.

In Nottinghamshire, you’ll discover a destination where legends come to life and history breathes in every corner. Join us on our lawn bowls tour and experience the thrill of playing amidst the captivating backdrop of Robin Hood’s homeland. Let our expert team take care of all the details, ensuring your journey through Nottinghamshire is truly unforgettable.

Book your spot now and embark on a bowls adventure where tradition, beauty, and the spirit of Robin Hood await.

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