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Things to Sees and Do

We can guarantee that the last thing you will be at Redroofs Barn is bored! Nottinghamshire is home of the legendary outlaw Robin Hood, rich in history, one of the UK's top destinations, a warm welcome always awaits it has so many stunning and interesting places to visit, you’ll have to book another visit to Redroofs Barn to fit them all in! Here are a few we have selected to share with you, you’ll be sure to find many more.

Sherwood Forest

Walk in the footsteps of the legendary folk hero ….. in the mystical Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve covers 450 acres and incorporates some truly ancient areas of native woodland, the largest and most famous of these is the Major Oak - linked throughout the world to Sherwood’s legendary hero Robin Hood. The new RSPB Visitor Centre Shop and Restaurant. Also home to the wonderful Robin Hood Festival held every year in August

Sherwood Pines

Is the largest forest open to the public in the East Midlands with over 3,300 acres to discover? It’s a centre for a wide variety of outdoor activities from a relaxed stroll, cycling for all ages and abilities to Go Ape Tree Top Adventure and much more

Newark is only a 10-minute drive away, located just off the A1 situated on the banks of the River Trent, it’s picturesque and steeped in history. The ruins of Newark Castle have had a huge influence on the unique character of the town it has a number or independent shop with an array of pubs and restaurants. The UKs first National Civil War Centre is here enabling you to experience what life was like during the Civil War. Newark County Showground hold numerous events over the year along with the annual County Show ,thousands of antique hunters from around the world descend on the showground for its famous antiques fairs , other attractions near the town include the Newark Air Museum – home to 65 aircraft.

Southwell

Southwell is one of the prettiest towns in Nottinghamshire. The stunning Southwell Minster is a splendid cathedral and only a stone’s throw from the narrow high street with its independent shops and beautiful pubs. It’s the home to the National Trusts Workhouse and is internationally renowned for its Bramley Apple heritage.

Lincoln

Lincoln is only a short 20 minutes drive and offers an experience rich in history with its magnificent Cathedral and home to the Magna Carta centre and Victorian prison within the Castle combined with independent boutique shopping, culture and a wealth of places to eat and drink, famous for hosting  its own wonderful Christmas Market a perfect day outs well, as its own showground which is home to the Lincolnshire County Show each June.

Nottingham

A guaranteed day out to remember there so much to see and do it’s an all year-round destination it has culture, history, the arts, fine dining, adventure activities, sport, incredible shopping and entertainment

 

There are a host of great activities for all the family all within an hours’ drive including the Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster only 30 minutes’ away. If you’re in need of a seaside fix then we are just over an hour from the Lincolnshire coast. For pampering then there are day spas within a short drive, and wonderful wedding venues in the area.