If you want to escape the busy city lifestyle and get away from the stress of everyday life, then fear not because within a few short miles of Nottingham you can admire hidden spots of scenic beauty, search out local tastes and delights and spot inspiring English wildlife.
In north Nottinghamshire, The Dukeries is a prestigious area surrounding some of the county’s finest former Ducal estates and countryside. There is so much to explore and enjoy.
Welbeck Abbey, Thoresby Hall, Clumber House and Workshop Manor are amazing historic stately homes all housed in the Dukeries region and are all steeped in history.
As well as the estate’s prestigious presence, there are many popular attractions to explore. The Harley Gallery houses items from the Portland Collection, the Welbeck Farm Shop sells local produce such as beer, bread and cheese and Mr Straw’s House, in Worksop, is a time capsule of a local grocer’s house from the 1920s. The beautiful Clumber Park is a glorious landscape of parkland which covers more than 3,800 acres and Creswell Crags is a world famous archaeological site, set in a limestone gorge with many caves to explore and a lake, perfect for a long walk to stretch your legs.
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