Spectacle Of Light Returns To Rufford Abbey In October

Rufford Abbey Country Park is a great day out at any time of the year, changing with the seasons and provides plenty of stunning backdrops for those group and family photos. From 28th October to 14th November it is being transformed into an enchanted wonderland, so even if you have visited before you won’t have seen it quite like this.

Booking in advance is recommended and there are earlybird tickets on sale now!

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Our New Haier American Fridge-Freezer

After many years of service we have retired our fridge and freezer and replaced them with a more efficient Haier American fridge-freezer with the latest technology.

We chose this particular model as it has 337 litres of fridge space and 177 litres of freezer space which should be ample for the groups and families we regularly accommodate. We have adjusted the shelves so that it will store both cans and bottles of your favourite Prosecco and white wines, along with all the other essentials.

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Film and Food Festival coming to Nottingham this July

A Film & Food Fest will be visiting Nottingham this summer with four days of open-air cinema, local street food and live comedy.

Taking place on July 15th to 18th, the location for this year’s event will be Victoria Embankment, organised by AdventureCinema which is bringing staycation entertainment to 15 major cities across the UK in 2021.

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The Mortal Engines Of Papplewick Pumping Station

Magnificent James Watt Beam Engines

The Victorians knew a thing or two about steam power, and delivering water to the growing population and industries in the Nottinghamshire area required a big solution. Preserved in all its original majesty is the pumping station at Papplewick, home to steam powered beam engines designed by James Watt, and the finest examples in Britain.

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Gateway To Sherwood Forest – The New Visitor Centre

New Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre Opens In Edwinstowe

Around ten minutes drive from our self-catering holiday home, the new Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre is the perfect place to start exploring the ancient woodlands and RSPB nature reserve.

With maps, trail guides for cycling and walking, birdwatching journals and information on all the local area has to offer, this modern facility also includes a cafe, shop and accessible toilets and showers.

If you have come to see Robin Hood’s Major Oak, it is well signposted from the start of the trails across the road from the car park.

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Dedicated Site For Holiday Home Owners

As owners of a self-catering holiday cottage in the heart of Sherwood Forest, we identified the need for a forum where holiday home owners could share their experiences and knowledge, and ask questions openly about anything to do with the successful running of their business.

We came to the conclusion that the best place for this would be Facebook and so we went ahead and created a fan page and subsequently a closed group.

The fan page is visible to anyone and can be used to promote your holiday home completely free of charge, whilst the closed group is specifically for owners wanting to engage in direct conversation with other owners.

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Rufford Abbey Virtual Tour

One of the most popular attractions when visiting Sherwood Forest, and for guests of our nearby self-catering holiday home, is Rufford Abbey Country Park.

The extensive grounds provide 150 acres of woodland, meadow and gardens, along with a lake feeding a water mill. There is plenty to do for children and adults alike, with gift shops, restaurants and cafes offering a wide range of souvenirs and local produce.

Rufford Abbey Medieval Vault And Grounds Virtual Tour

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Holiday Rental Cottage In Robin Hood Country Now Fit For A Band Of Merry Men

Sherwood Forest Holiday Cottage Latest Upgrades

As part of our ongoing program of upgrades and improvements we can now announce our latest additions, including a purpose made corner sofa arrangement in our living room designed to increase the seating capacity and provide more comfort for our guests.

Seating For Ten With Our L-Shape Corner Sofa Arrangement

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