Explore Nottinghamshire, famous for the legendary outlaw Robin Hood and Derbyshire, a county rich in history.
Enjoy a weekend break-away in style at the magnificent Thoresby Hall set on the edge of Sherwood Forest, surrounded by 30 acres of parkland. There’s a wide range of daytime activities including; archery, fencing, Nordic walking, bowls and rifle shooting plus a games room and a gym. At the leisure club relax in the steam room, enjoy a sauna or swim or treat yourself to a pamper session at the spa (extra cost). Unique to Thoresby Hall is the ‘The Courtyard’ where you’ll find craft shops and a Military Museum! Night-time entertainment is second to none, dance the night away with a selection of live shows, an in-house band and resident DJ.
WOLLATON HALL is a spectacular Elizabethan Mansion set in 500 acres of gardens and parkland! Explore the hall from different perspectives; the wealth and grandeur of the Prospect Room to the Tudor kitchen in the basement. Within the Hall is Nottingham’s Natural History Museum displaying a wide range of fascinating exhibits.
SOUTHWELL is a ‘little town of exquisite charm’ bursting with history. At the town’s centre is the magnificent Southwell Minster with its unique pepper-pot spires and Norman Nave – one of the finest in Europe! Its also the birthplace of the much-loved English Bramley cooking apple which was first cultivated here over 200 years ago.
The town of CHESTERFIELD is well worth a visit any time of year, famous for its 800 year old market and of course the unique and unusual ‘Crooked Spire’ of the Church of St Marys & All Saints. Discover how the ‘crooked spire’ got its twist and get a taste of history at the Chesterfield Museum.