Nottinghamshire Visitor Attractions
Nottinghamshire Tourist and Visitor Information with links to heritage, nature and tourist attractions, many with brief details of disabled access. Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the Nottinghamshire Heritage and Nature pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.
We support 'Accessible Countryside for Everyone' in providing a brief guide as to the access / facilities for the sites listed, where we have them.
Ferry Farm Park - Nottingham - indoor and outdoor activities, animals to handle, adventure playground, indoor soft play activity centre, GoKart track, restaurant, shop - Unfortunately we have no accessibility info for this site
The Museum Of The Horse - at The Newcastle Arms, Tuxford - The earliest pieces date from 600 BC and include antique saddles, antique bridles, antique bits, antique stirrups. antique horse shoes, harness, working horse equipment, pit pony equipment and antique veterinary equipment.- "only have disabled access to the commercial gallery downstairs"
National Civil War Centre - Newark - Discover how the people of Newark survived three sieges, feel the weight of armour and weapons, activities, exhibitions, cafe, shop - fully accessible to wheelchair users, and also offer fully accessible toilets
Newark Air Museum - located on part of the former World War Two airfield of Winthorpe a collection of seventy four aircraft and cockpit sections covers the history of aviation, under cover displays including two aircraft display halls that house more than 45 aircraft and helicopters, cafe, shop - All of the museum buildings are fully accessible for wheelchair users, with access ramps with appropriate gradients where necessary. Special tours can be pre-arranged for the visually impaired, which enables greater handling of display objects. Accessible toilets, baby changing facilities
Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery - 17th century ducal mansion built on the site of an original Medieval Castle, has a maze of original caves hidden beneath its imposing walls, tour of these caves and discover King David’s dungeon, the Duke of Newcastle’s Wine Cellar and Mortimer’s Hole, also a vibrant museum, with galleries that bring the best regional, national and international artists’ work to the City - Ramped areas marked and lifts to all floors available, accessible toilets, hearing loop available, wheelchair and electric scooter also available (prior notice required) please see their website
The Queen's Royal Lancers and Nottinghamshire Yeomanry Museum - Thoresby - The museum tells the story of cavalry in the British Army, from the days of the horseback charge, through the great tank battles of the Second World War, to present-day operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, shops, cafe, parkland - Unfortunately we have no accessibility info for this site
Robin Hoods Wheelgate Family Theme Park - Mansfield - a family focused all-weather theme park and waterpark, rides, farm animals, reptile house, falconry display, pony rides, play areas - Unfortunately we have no accessibility info for this site
Sherwood Forest - famous for Robin Hood, it is also a nature reserve, a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) protected under European law for its ancient oaks in the woodland, wildlife and birds. It is also a place of recreation with walking trails, cycling and other outdoor activities. There is a modern visitor centre with a café and shop -
The visitor centre is accessible, there are disabled toilets and a Changing Places facility, surfaced trails in the forest but some pathways do have inclines and may not be suitable for wheelchair users
Sundown Adventureland - Rampton - Theme Park with rides for young families and is not suitable for teenagers - "sundown is 75% accessible to wheelchairs and is very flat with no hills , there are path ways all round the park (except the cowboy street which is partly bark with wooden boardwalks"
Welbeck and The Harley Gallery - Welbeck, Worksop - The Harley Gallery home to the historic Portland Collection of fine and decorative art internationally significant collection and exhibitions from leading contemporary artists - The Harley Gallery is wheelchair accessible
www.harleygallery.co.uk Welbeck Abbey State Room Tours, and tours of Welbeck Abbey Brewery, cafe, farm shop www.welbeck.co.uk