Tag Archive: Nottinghamshire

Robin Hood site planned for 2015

Plans for a new multimillion-pound visitor attraction celebrating the legend of Robin Hood have been announced in the UK. Nottinghamshire County Council is seeking to build a STG13 million ($A20 million) visitor attraction called Discover Robin Hood in Sherwood Forest, complete with medieval castle and fortified ramparts. If the plans are approved, the 17-hectare attraction…

Treasure trove of medieval manuscripts published

The Wollaton Medieval Manuscripts… Texts, Owners and Readers is the culmination of a major research project at The University of Nottingham into this nationally important regional collection. The largest surviving family-owned library of medieval manuscripts in Britain can now be enjoyed by everyone thanks to the publication of a new book telling its fascinating story….

Ruined Sherwood palace reopens to public

A Nottinghamshire building which hosted medieval kings is being reopened after a major restoration project. King John’s Palace at Kings Clipstone dates from the 12th Century but was put on an at risk register when its walls became unstable. A £100,000 scheme has since secured the structure, which was used as a hunting lodge for…