Places

Bestwood Country Park

Address
Park Road
Bestwood Village
Nottingham NG6 8UH

0115 9273674

website

About
Restored Victorian engine house and dynamo house on the site of old ironworks and colliery, set in 640 acres of nature reserve areas, woodland, lakes and grassland.

  • Free Parking on Site Yes
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities No
  • Light Refreshments No
  • Free Disabled Parking Yes
  • Limited Disabled Parking Please call ahead No
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired Yes
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events Yes

Arnold Library

Address
Front Street
Arnold
Nottingham
NG5 7EE

0115 9202247

website

About
Books, maps, photographs and local newspapers relating to the history of Arnold.

  • Free Parking on Site No
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities No
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities No
  • Light Refreshments Yes
  • Free Disabled Parking Yes
  • Limited Disabled Parking Please call ahead No
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired Yes
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities No
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events Yes

Stapleford Library

Address
Church Street
Stapleford
Nottingham
NG9 8GA

0115 939917

website

About
Books, pamphlets and other materials relating to the history of Stapleford and surrounding area.

  • Free Parking on Site Yes
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities No
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities No
  • Light Refreshments No
  • Free Disabled Parking Yes
  • Limited Disabled Parking Please call ahead No
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired Yes
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities No
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events Yes

Eastwood Library

Address
Wellington Place
Eastwood
Nottingham
NG16 3GB

01773 717353

website

About
Books, pamphlets and other materials relating to the history of Eastwood and surrounding area.

  • Free Parking on Site No
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities Yes
  • Light Refreshments No
  • Free Disabled Parking No
  • Limited Disabled Parking Please call ahead No
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired Yes
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities No
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events Yes

D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum

Address
8a Victoria Street
Eastwood
Nottinghamshire
NG16 3AW

0115 917 3824

website

About
Come and visit the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum, the atmospheric miner’s cottage where scandal was born. Guided tours Tues to Sat.

  • Free Parking on Site No
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities No
  • Light Refreshments Yes
  • Free Disabled Parking No
  • Limited Disabled Parking Please call ahead No
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired Yes
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities No
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events Yes

Ruddington Village Museum

Address
St Peter’s Rooms
Church Street
Ruddington
Nottingham NG11 6HA

0115 9846914

website

About
The museum explores life in Edwardian Ruddington through a series of reconstructed shops, a schoolroom, telephone exchange and a collection of farm implements.

  • Free Parking on Site No
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities No
  • Light Refreshments No
  • Free Disabled Parking No
  • Limited Disabled Parking Please call ahead Yes
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired Yes
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events No

The Framework Knitters Museum

Address
Chapel Street
Ruddington
Nottingham
NG11 6HE

0115 9846914

website

About
Step back 150 years to when framework knitting was one of the main industries in the East Midlands. See the frames in action, have a go on the sock making machines and visit the workers’ homes and chapel.

  • Free Parking on Site No
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities No
  • Light Refreshments Yes
  • Free Disabled Parking No
  • Limited Disabled Parking Please call ahead No
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired Yes
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events Yes

William Booth Birthplace Museum

Address
11-14 Notintone Place
Sneinton Road
Sneinton
Nottingham NG2 4QG

0115 9503927

About
The museum tells the story of William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army and includes four rooms reconstructed as they may have looked when he was born here in 1829.

  • Free Parking on Site No
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities No
  • Light Refreshments No
  • Free Disabled Parking Yes
  • Limited Disabled Parking Please call ahead No
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired Yes
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events No

University of Nottingham Manuscripts and Special Collections

Address
King’s Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham NG7 2NR

0115 9514565

website

About
Extensive local archives and rare printed books include nationally designated collections, such as Newcastle of Clumber, Portland of Welbeck and D.H. Lawrence.

  • Free Parking on Site No
  • Paid Parking On Site Yes
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities Yes
  • Light Refreshments No
  • Free Disabled Parking Yes
  • Limited Disabled Parking Please call ahead No
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired Yes
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events Yes

University of Nottingham Weston Gallery

Address
Lakeside Arts Centre
University Park
Nottingham NG7 2RD

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About
Manuscripts and Special Collections mount regular themed exhibitions and talks at the Weston Gallery.

  • Free Parking on Site Yes
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities Yes
  • Light Refreshments No
  • Free Disabled Parking Yes
  • Limited Disabled Parking Please call ahead No
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired Yes
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events Yes