Mansfield attractions

Mansfield attractions

Mansfield MarketMansfield lies in Nottinghamshire, one of the counties of the East Midlands. The area is famous for its association with Robin Hood and Sherwood Forest, and the county town of Nottingham with its football teams and the Trent Bridge cricket ground. Nottinghamshire borders South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire. It is sheltered by the Pennines to the west and features a number of rivers running through wide flat valleys, including the Trent, Idle, Erewash and Soar. The centre and south west of the county, around Sherwood Forest, features undulating hills with ancient oak woodland.

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Attractions Newstead Abbey, Newstead Abbey Park, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire, NG15 8NA. Tel: (01623) 455 900. Newstead Abbey is a beautiful historic house set in a glorious landscape of gardens and parkland within the heart of Nottinghamshire. The Abbey's most famous owner was the poet, Lord Byron. About 4 miles south of Mansfield.

Newstead Abbey

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Attractions White Post Farm Centre, Farnsfield, Notts. NG22 8HL. Tel: (01623) 882977. Awarded Visitor Attraction of the Year (over 100,000 visitors) in the East Midlands Tourism Excellence in England Awards. A great day out for all of the family! Come along and make friends with over 3000 animals from the instantly recognisable to the more unusual including meerkats, llamas and wallabies. About 5 miles east of Mansfield.

White Post Farm Centre

Attractions Hardwick Hall, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S44 5QJ. Tel: 01246 850430. One of Britain's greatest and most complete Elizabethan houses. Tudor treasure house
Built for 'Bess of Hardwick'. 16th and 17th-century tapestries and embroideries. Rare breeds of cattle and sheep. Herb garden. The ruins of Hardwick Old Hall in the grounds are owned by the National Trust and administered by English Heritage (01246 850431). National Trust. Charges apply.
Location: About 5 miles west of Mansfield, between junctions 28 and 29 of the M1.

Hardwick Hall Chesterfield

AttractionsBolsover Castle, Derbyshire - S44 6PR. Bolsover Castle, perched high on a wooded hillside near Chesterfield is an enchanting place to visit. William the Conqueror gave Bolsover Castle to his bailiff, William Peveril, who is believed to have built a keep where Bolsover Castle now stands. Visitors can enjoy the elaborate fireplaces, panelling and wall paintings, and see the early indoor riding school linked to the castle with a range of buildings including a gallery. In Bolsover, 7 miles northwest of Mansfield on A632. Off M1 at junction 29 (signposted). English Heritage.

Bolsover Castle Derbyshire

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