4 days in Nottinghamshire Itinerary

4 days in Nottinghamshire Itinerary

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4 days in Nottinghamshire Itinerary

Start: London
Train:  1 h 45 min
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
End: London


Nottingham ©
With its historic connection to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is a vibrant blend of medieval and modern.
On the 15th (Thu), stroll around Wollaton Hall and Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of City of Caves, take an in-depth tour of National Justice Museum, then steep yourself in history at Newstead Abbey, then steep yourself in history at The Workhouse, Southwell, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Southwell Minster.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nottingham trip itinerary builder site .

London to Nottingham is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August in Nottingham, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Retford.

Things to do in Nottingham

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Newark-on-Trent, Newstead Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Wollaton Hall and Park ©
Wollaton Hall and Park
Room Escape Games
National Justice Museum ©
National Justice Museum


Retford ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Hawks Of Steele and then explore the striking landscape of Clumber Park. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Rufford Abbey Country Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St Nicholas Church, and then find something for the whole family at Sundown Adventureland.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read our Retford trip planner .

Traveling by car from Nottingham to Retford takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Retford

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Rufford Abbey Country Park, St Nicholas Church, Hawks Of Steele, Clumber Park
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Clumber Park ©
Clumber Park
Rufford Abbey Country Park ©
Rufford Abbey Country Park
St Nicholas Church ©
St Nicholas Church