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Highlights in Nottinghamshire
- The home of Robin Hood
- Superb country houses
- Pretty market towns
- Newstead Abbey
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Nottinghamshire
The main city of Nottinghamshire, Nottingham, located in the south-west of the county, offers lettings in a lively and exciting holiday destination in this exceptional part of Britain. However, explore further and you will discover holiday rentals in some of the most fascinating historical areas in the UK, such as pretty market towns like Newark on Trent, or quiet but floral Lowdham, winner of one of the UK’s best-kept village awards. Wherever you choose to stay in Nottinghamshire, you’re guaranteed a fantastic holiday!Pretty Nottinghamshire holiday rentals
Attractive barn conversions and houses feature heavily in Nottinghamshire’s stock of holiday rentals. Look out also for manor houses now opened to guests, and even old churches adapted into luxurious holiday lettings. Nottinghamshire’s leafy suburbs and rural spaces offer views of rolling hills and charming gardens. For those wanting to plan a city break, luxurious lettings welcome you right in the heart of the action. Can’t wait to enjoy this delightful county? Book right now and start planning your adventure!
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The area and getting around
Nottinghamshire is located in the centre of England and lies alongside the main M1 north-south motorway. Despite its name, Robin Hood airport is actually over the border in Yorkshire, but it’s the closest airport for our purposes. If you’re looking to visit the forest that the famous outlaw inhabited, head to the north of the county, whereas those seeking the delights of some of the UK’s loveliest market towns, such as Newark should head to the east of Nottinghamshire. In the far south the county showcases its thriving city of Nottingham.A county packed with history
Nottinghamshire is a county of small but perfectly formed towns and villages. Outside of the city of Nottingham you’ll find quaint, peaceful and slow-paced holiday destinations amid exceptionally attractive natural surroundings. Take a walk along the River Trent in Beeston, named for its abundance of bees in times gone by, or admire the church in Edwinstowe reputed to be place of marriage of Robin Hood and Maid Marian.
Travellers and activities
Nottinghamshire is, of course, the home of Sherwood Forest, where the famous fugitive Robin Hood lived with his Merry Men. Visit the Major Oak, a truly spectacular tree boasting a trunk 10 metres in circumference, said to be Robin’s hiding place when he was being tracked by the authorities. At an incredible 1,000 years old, this tree is carefully nurtured by the forest keepers. Each year in August the woods play host to the Robin Hood Festival, offering an epic array of fun, games, stalls and Robin Hood related activities. An absolute must for all true fans of the outrageous outlaw!Nottinghamshire for history and heritage lovers
As well as the classic tales of stealing from the rich to feed the poor, Nottinghamshire is steeped in history and heritage. Did you know that Nottinghamshire was once one of the most important lace making centres of the world? In the Nottingham Industrial Museum, you’ll discover fascinating facts and stories about the development of the lace making machines which opened this fabric up to a vast market of buyers. Nottingham also has some hugely important country houses such as Thrumpton Hall with historical links to the industrial age.
In the 9th century, Gainsborough was the Viking’s capital city not only of England but of Denmark, too!
Top 5 travel tips in Nottinghamshire
Famous as the former home to the notorious Lord Byron, see how the previous residents lived with the rooms set as they would have been at the time. Explore the enchanting Japanese themed gardens and look out for the peacocks!2. Take the kids on a Sundown Adventure
Sundown Adventureland is a fun-packed theme park which especially appeals to the under-10s. With rides and shows galore you’ll have a fun-packed day out at this fantastic kids’ attraction.3. Take a dreamy cruise down the river
Departing from the city of Nottingham, the Princess River Cruise offers a peaceful and elegant way to enjoy the River Trent. Enjoy a cruise and dine package or even dance the night away with an evening disco and BBQ.4. Fancy a flutter?
And they’re off! The Nottingham Racecourse is a friendly and welcoming place to enjoy a day at the races, whether you want to just have a quick wager on where the pin falls in the race guide or do the works with an exquisite meal and a private box.5.See the soaring wings of Green’s windmill
Green’s windmill was built by the father of the esteemed mathematician and scientist George Green. A restored and working windmill, it is now an important local science education centre. Make sure to visit on a breezy day to see the mill actually grinding flour!
FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Nottinghamshire
With an average price of £137.41 per night, Nottinghamshirelies at thelower end of the price range for holiday rentals in the United Kingdom.
It is better to book your stay in plenty of time when visiting Nottinghamshire, as only 33% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.
Holidu works with 9 different partners to offer you an inventory to choose between 330 properties we have in Nottinghamshire.