31 Degrees Leisure Days offering exclusive Spa Days would like to share this experience with you. Enjoy a lovely day with friends, relatives or work colleagues in our private leisure facility set in the Vale of Belvoir.
Belvoir Castle is the home of the Duke & Duchess of Rutland. Open periodically throughout the year for castle and garden tours. Please check website for details. Also holds various events throughout the year.
Sensitively converted, the three acre landscaped site features spaces that celebrate local food, artisan shopping and the best of country living. Sustainability and provenance are at the heart of the Engine Yard’s ethos. Every brick and beam has been retained and reused. Currently open The Idle Mole garden centre & gift shop, Cocoa Amore premiere chocolate and Cherizena coffee shop.
Amongst the rolling countryside of South Nottinghamshire, the vines of Hanwell Wine Estate are being hand-tended, to grow grapes for English Sparkling Wine.
Saturday wine sales
Cafe (opening Easter)
Extensive range of workshops and events
26 June – Wine & Craft Festival
Vineyard owners, William and Helenka Brown, planted the traditional Champagne-variety vines in 2012. Hanwell Wine Estate is the destination in Nottinghamshire for you to enjoy the great outdoors and delight in hand crafted English Sparkling Wine.
With options for corporate days out, have a go shooting days, gun shop & café, Orston Shooting Ground has something for all gun enthusiasts. Please see their website for full details.
Melton Mowbray Market is the largest town centre livestock market in the country and has been in existence for 1,000 years, predating the Domesday Book. The main market has been held on a Tuesday since at least 1324 when it was granted a charter by King Edward II. The Tuesday and Friday markets are among the most popular regular events in Melton today, with car boot sales on a Sunday. The market also plays host to the incredibly successful & popular food, chocolate & cheese fairs. Check out the Events page for full details.
The Visitor Centre and Tea Room opening times for 2019 are as follows:
Enjoy a tea break in our beautiful tea room.
We are open from 1st April 2019 to 30th September 2019 inclusive, open every day during that period including all bank holidays from 11am to 5.30pm.
Without Isaac Newton this small manor would be just another Lincolnshire farmhouse – but in 1665 the plague sent him back from university to this place where he was born. For 18 months Newton worked in solitude, experimenting obsessively, laying foundations for the science of today.
Belton House – the quintessential country house estate. Designed to impress, this classically proportioned mansion sits in elegant formal gardens and looks out over 1300 acres of historic deer park.
Burghley House – England’s greatest Elizabethan House
Holocaust Centre & Museum The only dedicated Holocaust Museum & Education Centre in the UK
International Bomber Command The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC) is a world-class facility to serve as a point for recognition, remembrance and reconciliation for Bomber Command.
Knipfest – Saturday 30 June 2018
Newstead Abbey – Ravenshead
A beautiful historic house set in a glorious landscape of gardens and parkland within the heart of Nottinghamshire. Founded as a monastic house in the late 12th century, Newstead was home to the poet Lord Byron between 1808 – 1814. Inside the Abbey there is much to explore including Victorian room settings, and the poets private apartments.
Nottingham Castle Museum & art gallery
Nottinghamshire Country Cricket Ground
Trent Bridge, the home of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, is a world famous cricketing landmark. Recognised as one of the finest cricket venues across the globe, it has acted as host for county and Test cricket since 1838 and is the worlds third oldest Test ground.
Nottinghamshire Routes & Rides – guide to routes to explore on foot, bike & horse
Sherwood Forest Country Park
Admission is FREE, and the normal charge for the car park is £3.
Legendary home of Robin Hood and an awe inspiring nature reserve of ancient oak trees.
Once part of a royal hunting forest, Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve covers 450 acres and incorporates some truly ancient areas of native woodland where slender birch trees grow alongside more than one thousand veteran oaks, most of which are over 500 years old.
Southwell, home to Southwell Minster, making it the smallest cathedral town in the UK, and here you’ll also find a National Trust managed Victorian Workhouse telling the story of this ‘welfare institution’.
Village Ventures Rural & Community Touring in Nottinghamshire
Wildflower Farm, Langar
Woollaton Hall & Deer Park – Nottingham Historic House, Natural History Museum, Industrial Museum & Deer park
Woolsthorpe Manor – The birthplace & family home of Isaac Newton