Country Hotels in Nottingham
|| If you want to
escape the hustle and bustle of modern day living then
why not enjoy a rural retreat at one of the many country
house hotels around Nottingham.
Perhaps the most luxurious, and well known, country getaway
lies in the heart of Robin Hood’s old stomping ground,
Sherwood Forest. Here you’ll find the Center
Parcs [map] holiday village, where you can enjoy some exhilarating
relaxation in the midst of Nottinghamshire’s quiet
With a whole host of apartments and chalets mixed
into this huge nature reserve, you are quite within your
rights to forget you’re only half an hour away from
the city. The complex includes beautiful woodland, magnificent
heathland and a water sports lake with a sandy beach.
Life here revolves around eating delicious meals, lounging
in a sub-tropical swimming paradise, cycling around the
park, ten-pin bowling, wandering around the Japanese Zen
Garden and playing golf.
Situated just four miles from Nottingham city centre in
700 acres of parkland, the Best Western Bestwood Lodge
Hotel [map] is a country haven for tourists and businesspeople alike.
Along with a bar and restaurant at the hotel, there are
also tennis courts, a golf course, outdoor swimming pool
and pony trekking located within a five minute walk. So
whether you want to enjoy lazy days in the quiet park
or have some serious sporting fun, this hotel offers an
ideal location. It is also quite close to all Nottingham’s
major tourist attractions.
Six miles north of Nottingham, you’ll find the Cockliffe
Country House Hotel [map] at Burnt Stump Country Park, which is set in a 17th century manor house. All
the bedrooms are decorated in bold and striking colours,
and many of them are unusual in shape reflecting the contours
of the original building.
Those feeling a little energetic may like to stroll across
the road into Burnt Stump Country Park, where there are
golf and fishing facilities. And then at the end of the
day you can return to the hotel to enjoy a meal at the
Sherwood dining room, which serves imaginative English
and continental cuisine. There's also a bar and conference
room on site.
Finally, if you’re looking for a more intimate country
retreat check out The Cottage Country House Hotel [map] in Ruddington, a small establishment with plenty
of character. Located just three miles from Nottingham,
this hotel has won many awards including the Conservation
Award for the best restoration of an old building in a
The bedrooms are spread between three cottages that date
back to the 17th century, which are grouped around a courtyard
with its very own wishing well, making it a great place
to relax and unwind.
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