Buildings & Galleries
Nottingham Castle is a spectacular building from the 17th century, which is set in the grounds of the original medieval castle built by William the Conqueror. There is a labyrinth of caves beneath its magnificent walls.
The castle grounds hold a variety of events throughout the year, including an outdoor theatre season. There is also a museum charting the history of the Sherwood Forest Regiment and an art gallery boasting an extensive collection of silver, glass, paintings and decorative items.
For opening times call: 0115 948 4279
Wollaton Hall is one of Britain’s most stunning Edwardian mansions and is set within 500 acres of breathtaking gardens and parkland. Within the grounds you can visit Nottingham’s Natural History Museum and the Industrial Museum.
April to October 11am – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)
November to March 11am – 4pm (last entry 3.30pm)
The Harley Gallery
Situated less than 10 miles from Sherwood Forest, the Harley Gallery holds a variety of frequently changing exhibitions, while the permanent Treasury Gallery is home to fine and decorative arts from the Portland collection.
Don’t miss the craft shop, which is filled with hand-made products such as silverware, delicate porcelain vases, exquisitely veneered wooden boxes and hand-stitched leather books – a diverse collection from both new and established artisans from all over the country.
Open Daily and Bank Holidays (closed first two weeks of January and Easter Sunday).
10am – 5pm
Tel: 01909 501 700