Category Archives: Travel

The Tour of Britain – check times and info Info From the Nottm City Council website link:-  Lots of traffic restrictions check the twitter on the sidebar for Bus and Tram info twitter links. Just so you know ….Wollaton may be gridlocked for a short while, but … Continue reading

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Le Tour

Le Tour of Britain cycle race is racing through the UK with its start in Yorkshire and then on to France (see the Le Tour website and Twitter and the twitter on the sidebar) Some lateral thinking …even though its … Continue reading

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Best Value ‘Bank Holiday Weekend City Breaks’

Guess what:- Trip Advisor voted Nottingham the second best value City after Birmingham, with Sheffield third!!

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Britain 2012 and Wollaton Park

It’s the last Summer Bank Holiday of 2012 tomorrow, and the Food Fair is in the Park. We’ve had a magical year with the London Olympics 2012 and now the Paralympics begin in a few days.  Our Bradley Wiggins won … Continue reading

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Lovely Mr Mango

says (tweet request and reply with awsome speed) that it’s ok to add their lovely bloglink – super pics!! Thanks Mr Mango!! See the twitter (sidebar) for their busfare offers!

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Last Day Olympics London2012

The last day of our truly awsome, beautiful, “Fitness Beyond Belief” (almost), Olympics London2012… after all we’ve TRIED these sports at school and KNOW IT ISN’T EASY to run like the wind, swim like a dolphin, aim like a bird … Continue reading

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East Midlands Airport

We see the planes flying over sometimes when the flightpath is over Wolly, and as a kid a trip to see the Airport and watch a few arrivals and departures was quite a mega treat, add a visit to the … Continue reading

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Wandering through a green City and County…

We are really lucky to have so many lovely parks and green spaces, Wollaton Park is just one of many, and there’s the River Trent and Embankment and the Nottingham and other canals network. Linking all these are cycle trails … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Monday

The last nct bus back into town from the wollaton village side of the park will be 22.19….not sure about the Derby Rd side, or from Middleton Boulevard. It looks like the last rainbow2 from the Wheelhouse is 11.16pm The … Continue reading

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Then add your very own picture tour on here!!

Pictures of Nottinghamshire

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