Immerse yourself in Byron's Nottinghamshire

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Discover why notorious romantic poet Lord Byron was 'mad, bad and dangerous to know', with a sumptuous stay at his former home.

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Nottinghamshire has a proud of history of literary rebels, as the home of Lord Byron, D. H. Lawrence and Alan Sillitoe.

Explore Byron's romantic heritage with a romantic getaway at his ancestral home, Colwick Hall Hotel, and enjoy a delicious meal for two in the hotel’s Byron's Brasserie. Take a tour of Newstead Abbey, the grand estate where Byron lived over 200 years ago, and hear stories of his escapades. Take a stroll through the beautiful gardens, complete with resident peacocks, or enjoy an intimate afternoon tea in the café. 

Lovers can discover more of our literary heritage with a visit to the D. H. Lawrence Centre and Birthplace Museum in Eastwood, or by taking part in the annual Festival of Words event in October each year.

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