National Civil War Centre
Whether you visit Nottinghamshire for a weekend break or a day out with the kids at top attractions, you can see world class sport, amazing live performances, excellent nightlife and cutting edge art in outstanding venues.
Taste fine dining at Michelin star restaurants, shop at high street favourites and unique independent boutiques, and enjoy local produce in traditional market towns.
Rousing stories of rebellion and virtue are written into our DNA - visit the enchanting Sherwood Forest to walk in the footsteps of Robin Hood, learn of castles torn apart by civil war, or enjoy a cocktail in one of the city’s cave bars. You can even trace the daring footsteps of the Mayflower Pilgrims from Nottinghamshire to the Americas, before learning how Nottinghamshire innovations like MRI scanners have helped change the world for the better.
Nottinghamshire is approximately 120 miles north of London, in the East Midlands.
From London, Nottingham is 1 hour 40 mins by rail or 2 hours 20 mins by road; Newark is 1 hour 15 mins by rail or 2 hours 30 mins by road.