Tag Archives: Nottinghamshire

Sutton-in-Ashfield

Sutton-in-Ashfield is a market town in the Ashfield district of Nottinghamshire, England, with a population of around 43,000. It is situated four miles west of Mansfield, close to the Derbyshire border. For demographic purposes it is part of Mansfield Urban Area, although in the separate council district of Ashfield, (based in Kirkby-in-Ashfield). To the north […]

Creswell Crags

Creswell Crags is a limestone gorge on the border between Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, England near the village of Creswell and close to Worksop. The cliffs of the ravine contain several caves that were occupied during the last ice age, between around 43,000 and 10,000 years ago. It has been proposed as a World Heritage Site. […]

Worksop

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Worksop” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Worksop is the largest town in the Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire, England, on the River Ryton at the northern edge of Sherwood Forest. It is about 15 miles (24 km) east-south-east of the City of Sheffield and its population is estimated (mid-2004) to be […]

Stapleford

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Stapleford” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Stapleford is a town in the county of Nottinghamshire, England some 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) west of the centre of Nottingham. The town is often referred to informally as “Stabbo”. Stapleford lies on the border between Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Stapleford is part of Broxtowe […]

Ollerton and Boughton

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Ollerton Nottinghamshire” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Ollerton and Boughton is a civil parish and town in the Newark and Sherwood district of Nottinghamshire, England. Ollerton, originally known as Alreton or Allerton, meaning ‘farm among the alders’, is situated at the crossroads of the York to London, Worksop to […]

Kirkby-in-Ashfield

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Kirby-in-Ashfield” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Kirkby-in-Ashfield is a market town in Nottinghamshire, England, with a population of 25,265 (according to the 2001 National Census). It is a part of the Mansfield Urban Area. The Head Offices of Ashfield District Council are located there. Kirkby-in-Ashfield lies on the eastern […]

Kimberley

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Kimberley Nottinghamshire” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Kimberley is a town in Nottinghamshire, England, lying 6 miles northwest of Nottingham along the A610. The town grew as a centre for coal mining, brewing and hosiery manufacturing. Together with the neighbouring villages of Giltbrook and Greasley, it has a population […]

Bircotes

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Bircotes” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Bircotes is a mining town in the Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire, on the border with the metropolitan borough of Doncaster (part of South Yorkshire). It forms the civil parish of Harworth and Bircotes with its neighbour Harworth. The parish has a population of […]

Eastwood

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Eastwood Nottinghamshire” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Eastwood is a former coal mining town in the Broxtowe district of Nottinghamshire, England. With a population of over 18,000, it is 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Nottingham, and 10 miles (16 km) northeast of Derby, on the border between Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. […]

Retford

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Retford” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Retford (also known as East Retford) is a market town in Nottinghamshire in the East Midlands of England, located 31 miles from the city of Nottingham, and 23 miles west of Lincoln, in the district of Bassetlaw. The town is situated in a […]