Legends & History In Robin Hood's Nottinghamshire
What a fabulous long weekend, we explore the many delights of Nottinghamshire. No visit to this part of the World would be complete without heading to Robin Hoods Sherwood Forest, we also enjoy a visit to Gothic Kelkam Hall and a wonderful sail along the River Trent.
3 Nights, Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
Entrance to the Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre & guided walk to the Major Oak
Secret Lives of Kelkham Hall Tour with a Cuppa
2 Hour River Trent Cruise with Afternoon Tea
Entrance to Southwell Workhouse
Visits to Chesterfield, Newark on Trent, Bakewell & Buxton
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
We enjoy a relaxed journey to our hotel, enjoying the breathtaking scenery of the Peak District and enjoying a stop off in Chesterfield
Enjoy a morning tour of Kelkham Hall, a beautiful stately home considered a masterpiece of Victorian Gothic Architecture. This afternoon its historic Newark on Trent and today is market day in the beautiful Georgian Square, we also enjoy a wonderful Trent River Cruise enjoying afternoon tea as we sail.
Our 1st stop this morning is mythical and legendary Sherwood Forest and the new Visitor Centre, we follow a trail to see it’s most famous ancient resident – The Major Oak Tree. With a canopy of spread of 28 metres this amazing tree is the oldest Oak in Britain and fabled to have been used as shelter for Robin and his Merry Men. This afternoon we have a sobering visit to the Southwell Workhouse to hear about the role of the historic role of the Workhouse and how the poor lived
We visit the Peak Distict towns of Bakewell and Buxton before returning to Lymm for 4.30pm.
Mercure Nottingham Sherwood * * * *
This modern hotel is an ideal base for exploring the dynamic culture and history of this region. Bedrooms come equipped with TV, hairdryer & tea/coffee making facilities. The open plan restaurant is situated in the conservatory and the attractive bar is the ideal place to relax. For the more active maybe a take dip in the swimming pool. Lift.Back to top