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Nottingham’s Caves

Brian Spencer goes below ground to find links with Nottingham’s subterranean past. During pre-history the land on which Nottingham is built was part of a huge desert stretching as far as Mansfield.  This desert was frequently washed by floodwaters that left the pebbles now featuring prominently where the weathered red sandstone is open to view. […]

Explore Nottingham Castle

Nottingham’s proud symbol This one–time royal castle, arsenal and prison played its part in much of England’s history as Brian Spencer discovered when he went there recently. First and foremost, the building standing proud on top of a high crag above the centre of Nottingham is not a true castle, but a ducal palace standing […]