Trot into Notts on a horse-themed rural break

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Book a rural escape in Nottinghamshire and discover the county’s horsey history before cantering across the English countryside on horseback.

Nottinghamshire is a real treat for horse lovers. From ancient oaks and English wildlife to grand ducal country parks, there is plenty to see on horseback.

Book the ‘Trek and Treat’ stay at Clumber Park Hotel and Spa and enjoy a pony trekking experience in Sherwood Forest, followed by the perfect unwind at the relaxing on-site spa. Nearby, visit the newly opened Harley Gallery, which is a permant home for the extensive Portland Collection, which includes many equestrian themed pieces of art and history. In rural Tuxford, you can browse the award winning collection at the Museum of the Horse which contains items from all around the world, inculduing unusual saddles and bits from Africa, Japan, Indonesia and India.

Treat yourself to a stay at Ye Olde Bell Hotel, a former coaching inn with strong connections to the racing industry, reflected by the hotel’s tasteful and quirky decor, including vintage jockey scales, a life-size horse sculpture, silk jockey caps and racing-inspired artwork. 

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