"Just in time for Robin Hood" Nottingham by uglyscot
Nottingham Travel Guide: 382 reviews and 898 photos
When I was young and we drove all over Britain we had stopped in Nottingham and Sherwood Forest many a time. But, since the 1960s I have not been able to visit until now when I went to stay with a friend. I hadn't remembered Nottingham as being so hilly! I discovered it is quite a nice town and with quite a lot to see and do.
Nottingham Castle is a good place to visit as it offers a wonderful panorama over the city . Maps show the sights to see, but must admit I found them not very helpful as I didn't know what I was looking for in some instances. It is good to have a local or a guide who can pinpoint where Green's Windmill ought to be visible....
If it is not windy and cold, then a bus trip out to Woollaton Hall is a nice way to spend an afternoon. The building is magnificent but unfortunately it has very little in the way of period furniture to show how the house would have looked. There are galleries with minerals and fossils, insects, arms and stuffed animals.
We preferred to wander round the park, lake and gardens which were already reminding us that it was technically spring.
We went to the Lowdham Book Festival. It lasted almost a week, though we only attended the last day [Saturday 29 June... more travel advice
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