8 days in Nottinghamshire Itinerary

8 days in Nottinghamshire Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Belfast
Fly + Bus:  3 h 15 min
1
Nottingham
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Retford
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Belfast

3
nights
Nottingham

Nottingham ©
With its historic connection to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is a vibrant blend of medieval and modern.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nottingham: Hawks Of Steele (in Newark-on-Trent) and The Workhouse, Southwell (in Southwell). There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, look for all kinds of wild species at The Arboretum, examine the collection at William Booth Birthplace Museum, and have some family-friendly fun at meetspaceVR (ft Zero Latency) - Nottingham.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Nottingham online travel route planner.

Belfast to Nottingham is an approximately 3.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. In December, daily temperatures in Nottingham can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Retford.

Things to do in Nottingham

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Newark-on-Trent, D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum, Hanwell Wine Estate
Highlights from your plan
The Workhouse, Southwell ©
The Workhouse, Southwell
Hanwell Wine Estate ©
Hanwell Wine Estate
D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum ©
D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum

4
nights
Retford

Retford ©
Retford is a market town in Nottinghamshire in the East Midlands of England, 31mi from Nottingham, and 23mi west of Lincoln. Get out of town with these interesting Retford side-trips: Sherwood Pines Forest Park (in Mansfield) and Welbeck Estate (in Worksop). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Sundown Adventureland, take in the exciting artwork at Thoresby Gallery, look for gifts at The Chocolate Kitchen, and contemplate the long history of Mr Straw's House.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Retford driving holiday planner.

Drive from Nottingham to Retford in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Retford can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Retford

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Worksop, Ollerton, Sherwood Pines Forest Park, Sherwood Forest, West Stockwith Lock
Highlights from your plan
Clumber Park ©
Clumber Park
Mr Straw's House ©
Mr Straw's House
Thoresby Gallery ©
Thoresby Gallery