Relax in Cottages with Hot Tubs in Nottinghamshire
We all lead busy lives, so isn't it great to get some time away from it all with family or friends and what better way to relax than renting a luxurious cottage with hot tub?
Nottinghamshire, the home of Robin Hood sits in the heart of the East Midlands and is home to 800,000 people. A mix of myth, legend and history along with fantastic scenery, superb shopping and plenty to occupy the kids, what more could you want for a romantic getaway or family break?
Our recommended hot tub cottages are equipped to impress even the fussiest of holidaymakers with all the facilities you would expect from a good hotel at a fraction of the cost, including; open plan living, fully-fitted kitchens, en-suite bathrooms, state-of-the-art entertainment equipment and of course your own secluded outdoor jacuzzi.
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Discover Robin Hood's county, we think you'll be surprised at all it has to offer and we're sure the memories you make will last a lifetime.
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Places to Visit and Things to Do in Nottinghamshire
In our quest to give you the best holiday experience, we have come up with a list of some of the best attractions in Nottinghamshire,
No visit to this area would be complete without a trip to the legendary home of one of the most famous men in history. This 450-acre country park attracts around 350,000 visitors a year, with its, picturesque scenery, history, wildlife and ancient oak trees, including the renowned "Major Oak" which is thought to be almost a thousand years old, is estimated to weigh a massive 23 tons and has branches that stretch for 92 feet, it's easy to see why. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the leafy glades, relax with a cuppa in the restaurant or browse the visitor centre shops. The park is also home to the annual Robin Hood festival which takes place the first week in august.
2. Wollaton Hall
Set in 500 acres of magnificent parkland and gardens this grade 1 listed Elizabethan country house dates back to the 1580's. Sitting atop a hill 3 miles west of Nottingham it is home to Nottingham's Industrial museum, the city's Natural History Museum and the Yard Gallery along with its own reconstructed interiors. Experience the grandeur of the upper house, visit the kitchens and servant's quarters to see life below stairs and marvel at the stunning architecture. Did you know this country house was used as Wayne Manor for the one of the Batman films? Outside deer roam freely around the park and there are some beautiful areas to explore including the walled botanical garden and the immaculate formal gardens, perfect to sit and relax on a warm summer's day.
3. City of Caves
Carved out of sandstone, this huge labyrinth of 500 caves can be found underneath the streets of Nottingham and are a popular family attraction. During this archeological journey, you will see the country's sole medieval underground tannery, the remains of Victorian slums and the Anderson air raid shelter where local people sought refuge during the Nottingham Blitz of World War 2. there are regular ghost tours throughout the year though these are not for the faint-hearted so maybe leave gran and the kids back at your hot tub cottage.
4. Nottingham Castle
Boasting spectacular views over the city Nottingham Castle has a rich and chequered past. It was the starting point of the civil war and has encountered much intrigue, sieges and murders during its long history. Nowadays it is home to some beautiful art galleries and a wide range of exhibitions throughout the year. The six acres of Victorian gardens include a medieval themed playground for the little ones and a covered picnic area, perfect for a family day out.
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5. Nottingham Riviera
Being a landlocked county the last thing you would expect to see during your holiday in Nottinghamshire is a beach, however every year during the summer months the market square gets filled with over 300 tons of sand. You will also find a funfair, water pool, amusements an outdoor bar and plenty of food huts transforming the city centre into Nottingham-on-sea.
6. Attenborough Nature Reserve
This award-winning attraction is run by the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust and is a great place to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the idyllic Nottinghamshire countryside. Take one of the many trails around the reserve or take a secret peek at the wildlife from one of 4 bird hides, with interactive displays, cafe and nature shop, even if you are not a bird-lover this beautiful nature reserve is a lovely place to while away the day.
7. D H Lawrence Birthplace Museum
The famous author of such works as Lady Chatterley's lover, The Rainbow and Sons and Lovers was born in Eastwood near Nottingham in a miner's cottage which is now open to the public. This small yet charming award-winning museum gives an insight into the family along with the mining community in which they lived. Family friendly the museum offers vintage toys and trails to keep the little ones happy, before exploring the nearby craft shops and cafes.
8. Wheelgate Park
This all-weather theme park is a great place to go for an action-packed family day out. From an animal adventure zone where you can get up close and personal with ponies, pigs rabbits and goats along with some less cute creatures in the reptile house to a falconry centre, bouncy castles, water park, ball pool, slides and rides there is something for children of all ages with an extensive range of events throughout the year.
9. Southwell Minster
For almost a millennium Southwell Minster has been a place of pilgrimage. it's unusual architecture and rural location have made it a must see for visitors to Nottinghamshire for hundreds of years. One of the finest medieval churches in England, with it's beautiful stained glass and some of the finest medieval craftmanship you are ever likely to see it's no wonder Southwell Minster is one of Nottinghamshire's best loved buildings.
10. Newstead Abbey
Formerly an Augustine priory this beautiful stately home is best known for being the home of the famous poet Lord Byron. While the house itself hosts an impressive collection of treasures the real selling point of a visit here is the breathtaking gardens. 16 different themes including the Great Garden, Japanese Garden and the Stew pond are a great way to unwind with some wonderful photographic opportunities among the plants, water features and peacocks
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