Local Places Of Interest|
From Lord Byron to Paul Smith, our county has always taken centre stage for
creativity. After all, Nottingham is regional capital and one of the
UK's most stylish cities. Set within a county of outstanding natural beauty
that includes Sherwood Forest, lively market towns and wonderful historic
buildings. It's also home to the world's best-loved outlaw, Robin Hood. As well as
Get away to it all... Right in the heart of England the
Peak District includes the first National Park in Britain.
World famous as the legendary home of Robin Hood. Sherwood Forest is
also an important ecological site as its heartland is as rare as rainforests.
Cresswell Crags - Home of the Ice Age Hunter!
Imagine you are standing at Creswell Crags in the Ice Age... What would you have
Cuckney village (the local village for the Greendale Oak) is situated
in North West Nottinghamshire, just a couple of miles east of the Derbyshire
border at Whalley Thorns and about 6 miles across the corner of Derbyshire to
the Yorkshire border. The
Cuckney Castle is an old motte and bailey castle only a short walk from the
Greendale Oak itself.
Harley Gallery is a historical gallery which outlines the history of the
Welbeck Estate. Home to the famous 5th duke of Portland nicknamed
"The Mole" for his extensive tunnel system.
Thorsby market, a local flea market, is run weekly every Sunday and is a
great way to get a taste for the local people.
Should you wish to stay locally, then try Hazel Gap Farm, an 18th century
farmhouse offering bed and breakfast accommodation, located on the A616 between Budby and Cuckney. It enjoys a setting in the heart
of Sherwood Forest and the open Nottinghamshire countryside adjacent to both Clumber and Thoresby parks.