Historical and General links

What’s on Nottingham

 Listing future events in and around Nottingham

 https://www.visit-nottinghamshire.co.uk/whats-on

Great Central Railway

World War II weekend A chance to get a feel of what it was like in the wartime 40’s , see some of the equipment displays at the stations and meet people involved in WWii as represented by re-enactors

http://www.gcrailway.co.uk/wartime/    

Hemlock Stone

Old stone monument Bramcote

http://www.stapleford-notts.co.uk/hemlockstone.htm

http://www.notts.co.uk/hemlockstone.htm

Wollaton Park

Visit the large House and take a walk round the park and lake . See the deer especially in the rutting season.

http://www.wollatonhall.org.uk/  

Highfields

The grounds of Nottingham University with walks , boating and kids activities

https://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/HighfieldsPark

Nottingham Carnival  

Annual music and procession celebration held on Nottingham embankment

https://www.visit-nottinghamshire.co.uk/whats-on/nottingham-carnival-2019-p661031 

Clumber Park

Large park in North Nottinghamshire

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/clumber-park   

Newstead Abbey

With a lake and hall , good for nature walks and bird spotting

https://www.newsteadabbey.org.uk/ 

https://www.facebook.com/events/newstead-abbey/steampunk-picnic-at-newstead-abbey/455665078574992/   

Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre

Visit the Major Oak and learn more about Robin Hood

https://www.visitsherwood.co.uk/at-the-visitor-centre/  

Calke Abbey / Ticknall Lime Yards

Historical buildings with grounds and lake

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/calke-abbey   

Stepping stones Dovedale    

 Walk across the river Dove on the stepping stones and enjoy the walk down the dove valley

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ilam-park-dovedale-and-the-white-peak/trails/ilam-park-to-dovedale-stepping-stones

Carsington Water    

A large reservoir with walks , sailing and visitor centre

https://www.stwater.co.uk/wonderful-on-tap/our-visitor-sites/come-visit-us/carsington-water/

Stanage Edge

Walk along the rocky outcrop with views of Derbyshire countryside

https://www.visitpeakdistrict.com/things-to-do/stanage-edge-p679631   

Lady Bower plughole

 See the reservoir overflow at work on ladybower

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bONRFCLxsJY       

Padleys Gorge

Walk down the valley through waterfalls and woodlands

http://tripswithatot.com/outdoors/padley-gorge-where-to-find-it-how-to-get-there/

Bradgate Park

Large park in Leicestershire with stags and deer

https://www.bradgatepark.org/

Canalside Heritage Centre

 Redeveloped canal heritage centre based of lock workers cottages at Beeston Lock

https://canalsideheritagecentre.org.uk/

Papplewick

 Steam Punk See old style engineering at work with the huge pumping engine and also has re-enactor events

https://www.visit-nottinghamshire.co.uk/whats-on/steampunkalia-at-nottingham-industrial-museum-p770301   

Pleasley Pit

Both a nature reserve and pit museum with a chance to talk to miners who worked there

https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/countryside/countryside-sites/country-parks-and-visitor-centres/pleasley-pit-country-park-and-local-nature-reserve-lnr.aspx

Nottingham Windmill

 A working windmill in Sneinton Nottingham now a science museum with working games for children

https://www.greensmill.org.uk/

Nottingham City Centre

Slab Square and Lace market architecture

https://www.visit-nottinghamshire.co.uk/things-to-do/old-market-square-p593561