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Click the map for tourism ideas Nottinghamshire comprises lowlands in the east and an upland area in the west. Sherwood Forest, immortalised in the legends of Robin Hood, is a hilly area occupying much of the western portion of the county. Nottingham's Industrial Museum records the history of the region's major industries, which have produced bicycles, machinery, clothing, and the famous lace associated with the city since Victorian times.
Castle Barge
The Wharf, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 1EU. Tel: 01636 677320
If you're looking for an inn close to water then they don't come any closer than the Castle Barge. A converted barge afloat on the River Trent, a short walk from Newark Castle, the Castle Barge serves good ales even though it doesn't have a cellar ! There is a function room on the main deck but down below is a cosy bar where you can get good value for money meals.
Fellows Morton & Clayton

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54 Canal Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 7EH. Tel: 0115 950 6795
Fellows Morton & Clayton were one of the biggest and best-known canal carrying companies in the commercial heyday of the canals. The pub takes its name from an old, well-known canal haulage company which previously occupied this site. the building dates from 1895 - but did not become a pub until December 1981
Horse Chestnut


Main Road, Radcliffe-On-Trent, Nottinghamshire NG12 2BE. Tel: 0115 933 1994
Kelly'S Tavern
34 Castle Gate, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 1BG. Tel: 01636 613340
Lovely coaching inn located a short walk from Newark Castle and overlooking the River Trent and the Town Lock. Dating back to 1770 and formerly known as the Swan and Salmon, Kelly's Tavern has many references to the Isle of Man and has been refurbished, opening up the central bar area to first floor level, creating a very pleasant environment to compliment the excellently well kept cask ales.
Lincolnshire Poacher
161-163, Mansfield Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 3FR. Tel: 0115 941 1584
Popular pub close to the City centre with a vast range of ales and whiskies.
Martins Arms Inn
School Lane, Colston Bassett, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG12 3FD. Tel: 01949 81361
Popular with those that like excellent cuisine and fine ales. Well worth a visit.
Nags Head
14 Main Street, East Leake, Nottinghamshire LE12 6PG. Tel: 01509 852218
Old fashioned pub with real log fire in winter. Good quality and value food on Sundays only. Good cask ales including a weekly guest beer. Bar area with sports memorabilia, Lounge with dining area on Sundays plus an external sports room and simple patio area. Basic but very friendly pub.
Rose And Crown


Main Road, Cotgrave, Nottinghamshire NG12 3HQ. Tel: 0115 989 2245
Saracens Head
Market Place, Southwell, Nottinghamshire NG25 0HE. Tel: 01636 812701
12th Century inn which was a favourite with Lord Byron. Four British monarchs - including Richard I and Charles I, who spent his last night of freedom there - have enjoyed the hospitality.
Square & Compass Inn
East Gate, Normanton On Trent, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG23 6RN. Tel: 01636 821439
Multi roomed, old fashioned, low beamed, friendly village inn, typically English, with a good reputation.
The Canal House


Canal Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 7EH. Tel: 0115 9555060
The Star
Melton Lane, West Leake, Nottinghamshire LE12 5RQ. Tel: 01509 852233
Lovely country inn, known locally as 'The Pit', located just outside the village of West Leake with an oak-panelled dining room and attractive table lamps. Beamed and quarry tiled bar with wall settles and lots of character. Well kept ales and good value food and a good range of malt whiskies.
Ye Olde Trip To Jerusalem

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Brewhouse Yard, Castle Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 6AD. Tel: 0115 947 3171
Believed by some to be the oldest pub in Britain. Dating back to 1189 with parts of the foundations dating back to 1070, some of the rooms are cut out of the cliffs below Nottingham Castle. Crusaders stopped at 'The Trip' on their way to the Holy Land. Full of charm, character and tradition. A gem !