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Newark Castle GardensNewark lies in Nottinghamshire, one of the counties of the East Midlands. The area is famous for its association with Robin Hood and Sherwood Forest, and the county town of Nottingham with its football teams and the Trent Bridge cricket ground. Nottinghamshire borders South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire. It is sheltered by the Pennines to the west and features a number of rivers running through wide flat valleys, including the Trent, Idle, Erewash and Soar. The centre and south west of the county, around Sherwood Forest, features undulating hills with ancient oak woodland. Photo: Newark Castle Gardens

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Attractions Southwell Minster, Bishop's Drive, Southwell, Nottinghamshire. Tel: 01636 812649. A superb Minster Church and Cathedral with a history going back almost a thousand years. The Norman nave is said to be one of the finest in Europe. See the new "Angel Window", search for 10 mice carved by Robert Thompson, visit the Chapter House to see the famous "Leaves of Southwell" and carvings of dogs, rabbits and pigs hidden in the foliage. The Southwell Minster Centre incorporates the Minster shop and Refectory, with audio visual display and Exhibition. www.southwellminster.co.uk. Location: About 6 miles west of Newark in the centre of Southwell.

Southwell Minster

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Attractions Southwell Racecourse, Rolleston, Southwell, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0TS. Tel: 0870 220 2332. The All Weather Track - The Fibresand track is a left handed oval of 1 mile 2 furlongs. The Turf Track - The turf course, used for both National Hunt and flat racing, lies within the all weather track. www.southwell-racecourse.co.uk. About 4 miles west of Newark.

Southwell Racecourse

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Attractions Newark Castle, Castle Gate, Newark, Nottinghamshire. Tel: 01636 655765. Newark Castle is located in the town centre, off Castle Gate, in a park that is open daily. Historic ruins dating back to the early 12th century. Fine Norman gatehouse. Location: In the centre of Newark.

Newark Castle

Attractions Newark Air Museum Ltd., Winthorpe Showground, Newark, Notts, NG24 2NY. Tel: 01636 707170. Newark Air Museum is located on the former World War Two airfield of Winthorpe in eastern Nottinghamshire. Its diverse collection of seventy [70] aircraft and cockpit sections cover the history of aviation, plus an excellent Cafe and an extensive Shop. Check for details of Special Event Days on the museum’s website. Open: Everyday except December 24th, 25th & 26th and January 1st; November to February daily 1000 – 1600 hours; October to March daily 1000 – 1700 hours (including weekends & Bank Holidays). www.newarkairmuseum.co.uk. Admission charges apply. About 1 mile north of Newark.

Newark Air Museum

Attractions Palace Theatre, Appletongate, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 1JY. Tel: 01636 655755. The Palace Theatre opened on 5 July 1920, and became a listed building in 1993. Offers a diverse programme of events. A wheelchair lift allows for easy access to the foyer, bars and toilet facilities. www.palacenewark.com. Location: In the centre of Newark.

Palace Theatre

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