Things to do in Nottinghamshire
Steam & Miniature Railways
NOTTINGHAM EAST MIDLANDS MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION
Harvey Hadden Sports Complex, Bilborough Park, Nottingham, NG8 4PB
One of the premier and largest model railway events in the UK, staged each year, over the third weekend in March, by the Nottingham (Bulwell) Model Railway Society, at Nottingham's Harvey Hadden Sports Complex. The exhibition has earned a reput
Zoos & Wildlife Parks
DUKES WOOD NATURE RESERVE
20-acre woodland, a haven for wildlife with a fascinating industrial heritage. Location of the UK's first onshore oilfield, producing 280,000 tons of oil between 1939 and 1966. Some of the "nodding donkeys" have been restored and are sited around ...
Castles & Historic Monuments
NEWARK CASTLE TOURS
Castlegate, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1BG
Standing proudly on the banks of the River Trent in the pretty market town of Newark, the Castle was built in the 12th century and is said to have the finest gatehouse in England. Guided tours of the Castle and the newly restored grounds are avail...
Walks & Viewpoints
SCONCE & DEVON PARK
Boundary Road, Newark, Notts. NG24 4AU
A recent £1.6million makeover has transformed Sconce & Devon Park into a vibrant and attractive open space with lots to see and do. Facilities include a new visitor centre with cafe, toilets and information, an exciting new children's play area an...
Country Parks, Walks & Viewpoints
VICAR WATER COUNTRY PARK
Mansfield Road, Clipstone, Mansfield, Notts, NG21 9AA
Award-winning 80ha country park with a network of accessible footpaths, cycleways and wildlife habitats. Facilities include a visitor centre with cafe, toilets and information, a children's play area, picnic areas and ample free parking. Climb to ...
SHERWOOD FLYING CLUB LTD
Nottingham Airport, Tollerton Lane, Tollerton, Nottingham, NG12 4GA
SFC is a friendly club dedicated to providing flying at value-for-money prices. We operate on Thursdays and weekends with a fleet of three 2-seat trainers and a 4-seat tourer. We are a training organisation and run ground-school evening classes to...
CHESTERFIELD CANAL BOAT CO
The Old Rectory, 19 Newport, Lincoln, LN1 3DQ
Meander through peaceful, rolling countryside on the beautiful Chesterfield Canal. Our luxurious, modern narrow boats are spacious, centrally heated and are 4 or 6 berth. All fully equipped. Competitive rates.
COCKETT FARM SHOOTING GROUND
Farnsfield, near Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG22 8JQ
Situated in the heart of rural Nottinghamshire, Cockett Farm is one of the Midland's finest clay shooting venues.
Zoos & Wildlife Parks
BESTHORPE NATURE RESERVE
One of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust's newest and largest nature reserves, with areas of open water, reed bed and important grassland. Ideal habitat for a wide range of birds including sedge warbler, whitethroat and willow warbler, wild plant...
NOTTINGHAM INDOOR BOWLS CENTRE
Beechdale Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 3FH
Nottingham Indoor bowls centre has a fantastic bowling surface and an excellent "Greengauge" bowling green, a pool table, restaurant, car park, fully licensed bar and meeting room for hire. The centre was the host for the EIBA Nationals in 2014, a...