Family attractions in Nottinghamshire this bank holiday weekend

Feasting on artisan food, watching maypole dancing or whizzing through the trees on a zipwire.

By Gay Bolton
Sunday, 26th May 2019, 10:20 am
Wellow maypole dancing.
Wellow maypole dancing.

All this and more will be entertaining families in Nottinghamshire this bank holiday weekend. Read this for ideas to keep the little ones entertained

Become a space explorer for the day and follow a space-themed trail around Thoresby Park from May 25 to June 2, 10am to 4pm.
Become a space explorer for the day and follow a space-themed trail around Thoresby Park from May 25 to June 2, 10am to 4pm.
Enjoy zip wires, freefall swings and netted walkways full of inflatable balls and slides at Go Ape Sherwood Forest.
Traders will be selling crafts and gift ware in the cloisters of Newstead Abbey from May 25 to May 27, 11am to 4pm.
Wellow Maypole Celebrations on bank holiday Monday has a children's procession, crowning of the May Queen, dancing, Punch and Judy, games, stalls and live music.
Zog the dragon is keen to win a gold star at Madam Dragon's school in a stage adaptation of Julia Donaldson's book at Nottingham Theatre Royal on May 27 and 28.
TV chef James Martin will be among the demonstrators at the Great British Food and Drink Festival at Rufford Abbey from May 25 to 27.
Crystal Fighters, Jordan Rakei and Mini Mansions (pictured) are among a host of bands play at Dot to Dot Festival across Nottingham venues on Sunday.