Nottingham attractions

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National Water Sports Centre NottinghamNottingham 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.The National Water Sports Centre (photo) offers White Water Rafting, Water Skiing, Powerboating, Kayaking, Wind Surfingwww.nwscnotts.com. Also see Nottingham & Nottingham attractions.

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Attractions Attenborough Nature Centre, Barton Lane, Attenborough, Nottingham, NG9 6DY. Tel: 0115 972 1777. A haven for wildlife. Education, Visitor & Conference Facilities. The Nature Centre is entirely on one level with all rooms fully accessible. Disabled parking spaces are approximately 100m from the entrance to the Centre. About 3 miles south of Nottingham.

Attenborough Nature Centre

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Attractions Nottingham Castle, Friar Lane, Off Maid Marian Way, Nottingham, NG1 6EL. Tel: 0115 915 3700. A magnificent 17th century mansion built on the site of the original Medieval Castle, with spectacular views across the city. Castle Cave Tours. Nottingham Castle is 10 minutes walk from Nottingham City centre.

Nottingham Castle

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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. www.newsteadabbey.org.uk. About 8 miles north of Nottingham.

Newstead Abbey

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. www.whitepostfarmcentre.co.uk. About 10 miles north of Nottingham.

White Post Farm Centre

Attractions Papplewick Pumping Station, off Longdale Lane, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire, NG15 9AJ. Tel: 0115 963 2938. A late Victorian waterworks with James Watt beam engine in ornate engine house with intricate brasswork and stained glass windows. Engines are steamed at Bank Holidays and other selected weekends. www.papplewickpumpingstation.co.uk. About 8 miles north of Nottingham.

Papplewick Pumping Station

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