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There are plenty of places to see and visit in Nottinghamshire. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Nottinghamshire is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions in Nottinghamshire

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    Sherwood Pines Trail Centre

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Trail centre featuring a cafe, toilets, visitor centre, bike shop and Go Ape!

    Check out more at forestryengland.uk/sherwood-pines/cycling-and-mountain-biking-trails-sherwood-pines

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    There is information, maps and a small café here. There are also picnic areas and many ducks.

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    Cafe Velo Verde

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Fantastic cafe! 100% cycle friendly (aside from the gravel to wear down your cleats). Located on the same site as an eco centre with lots of outside seating. Plenty of …

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    jump park

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    good for getting up you jump skills, sutible for all skill levels from beginner to expert, you can also roll some of the jumps

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    5

    Oxton Bank

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    Biggest hill this side of Nottinghamshire, if you like that kind of thing. Long, slow drag from Southwell or punchy, steep ramp from Oxton.

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    6

    Fledborough Viaduct

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Trent can be crossed at Torksey, there is also an old viaduct there. The only trouble is that it has a stile and steps at each end. At the …

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    Mick
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    7

    Harlow Wood

    Hiking Highlight

    Great place for a walk or bike ride. Lots of trails to get yourself lost on for an hour or two :)

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    Major Oak

    Hiking Highlight

    Located in the heart of Sherwood Forest, this oak is said to have been the shelter of Robin Hood and his merry men. Voted 'England's Tree of the Year' in …

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    Daniela
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    9

    Miner's Memorial

    Hiking Highlight

    I once rode here on my mtb years ago from Chesterfield along the Five Pits Trail on a day very similar to the weather when I did this hike. I …

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    Peter
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    10

    Attenborough Nature Reserve

    Bike Touring Highlight

    This is a river path that's really easy and tranquil to ride along. There are numerous ponds and it's a really popular bird-watching spot. From the trail you'll reach a …

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    11

    Gunthorpe village

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Really beautifully maintained village with a lot of charm. Worth stopping for a snack by the bridge on the riverside.

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    Teversal Trail

    Bike Touring Highlight

    A former Great Northern Railway line from the late 1800s, the Teversal Trail is now a network of superb gravel tracks that run for miles and link up much of …

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    emmie c
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    13

    Linby Bike Trail - pristine gravel

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    Part of the SUSTRANS route 6 from Worksop to Nottingham, the Linby bike trail is a super handy gravel trail, pan-flat, that runs along the railway and takes you from …

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    Chesterfield Canal towpath gravel

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    Stunning gravel track along the canal. Locks galore. Low bridges. Having a bell on your bike might be useful. Best to avoid the canal on weekends due to heavy footfall.

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    Old railway path

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    Nice and flat and reasonably well surfaced ex railway line now dedicated for cycling, horses and walkers. There are a selection of different seats made of old railway sleepers.
    The path crosses over the Trent on a long, old viaduct.

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    Caffe Velo Verde - yummy

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Open Thursday to Sunday

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    Pablo
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    17

    Nottingham Canal (Erewash Valley Trail)

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    Nature Trail and walk and cycle route along the towpath for the Nottingham canal (no longer navigable). Leads from Langley Mill right into Nottingham and can form part of a …

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    smokey57
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    Linby - the postcard village

    Bike Touring Highlight

    There's a rumour that pancakes were invented in Linby when the villagers freed themselves from Danish conquerers but it's a bit doubtful to be honest. What it is today is …

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    19

    Southwell Trail

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    Pristine gravel track along a disused railway first built in 1842. You can literally soar along here on quiet days, but expect other trail-users on hot, summer days. It's advisable …

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    emmie c
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    Do ensure when you visit the nature reserve you take this route up to the church. Brilliant spot in fron of the church where when the water is still you can get a cracking mirror image photo in the lake.

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