Lengendary tour of county aboard a bus

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A guided tour through some of Nottinghamshire’s most fascinating historical sites aboard a vintage London bus will take place this month.

The Robin Hood Express Sherwood Forest Bus Tour will stop at Rufford Abbey, Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve, King John’s Palace and Newstead Abbey.

Along the way archeology and history guides will join forces to provide unrivalled local knowledge of historic Sherwood Forest.

They include expert archaeologists from Mercian Archaeological Services’ Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project and archaeologist and specialist Peter Hammond.

The tour stops for an hour at Rufford Abbey and an hour at the Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve.

There will also be an hour-long stop at King John’s Palace with a tour provided by Andy Gaunt, of Mercian Archaeological Services.

The visit to Newstead includes an external tour of the buildings by Peter Hammond.

Each stop will allow the opportunity to visit on-site shops and have refreshments.

The trip departs from Wellington Circus, Nottingham, on 21st August at 9.30am and returns at 5pm depending on traffic.

Tickets cost £12.50 per person.

For more information or to book a place visit www.sherwoodbustours.com.

Attendees are advised to book early, as places are limited.