Mansfield is a large town in Nottinghamshire with a strong industrial heritage, located in the heart of Robin Hood Country. With Sherwood Forest just 11 miles away, those with a fascination for the legend of Robin Hood should very much enjoy a cottage holiday in this part of Nottinghamshire. Enjoy walking through the forest and finding the Major Oak which is around 800 years old and where legend has it, Robin Hood and his men used to hide out in the hollow interior. Enjoy browsing for self-catering cottages in Mansfield and rural country cottages nearby.
What Mansfield, Nottinghamshire offers for Self-Catering Holidays
When exploring Mansfield, your best option may be following the town’s heritage trail. A guide for this walk is available from Mansfield council’s tourist information webpages. Mansfield has a strong industrial past and this is reflected in the town trail which takes in Mansfield Museum, the grand Old Library, the Market Place, the Town Hall and the Church of St Peter and St Paul. If you are short of time to research what there is to see and do in and near Mansfield, we recommend that you pop in to the town’s Tourist Information Centre where you can get free hints on tips on things to see and do.
There is plenty for families to see and do near Mansfield on a country cottage holiday. One excellent attraction near Edwinstowe is the Sherwood Forest Steam Railway which takes visitors on a steam driven train journey through farmlands. For more rides why not head to Sherwood Forest Fun Park with its range of fairground rides? White Post Farm is a free-range farm in Nottinghamshire where visitors get the chance to meet a variety of different animals including llamas. Those who love to fish may want to visit Sherwood Forest Fishery which offers riverside fishing.
When enjoying a cottage stay in Mansfield, a trip to Lincoln with its fine Cathedral comes highly recommended for a day trip. Also worth a visit, is the attractive market town of Newark by the River Trent. Whilst in Newark why not pop in to the award winning Ollerton Watermill and Tea shop. Whether you are planning a romantic break or a family holiday, we hope you find good quality self-catering accommodation for you in or near Mansfield in Nottinghamshire.
Whether you choose to book a holiday cottage in Mansfield, an apartment, a lodge or another type of self-catering holiday accommodation, we hope you have your best holiday yet in Nottinghamshire.