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  Worksop Priory

Unfortunately the Priory is not open to visitors. Hardly worth a visit unless passing through Worksop. The grounds are pleasant in the autumn when the leaves are turning.

 

 

 

 

 

Creswell Crags - Home of the Ice Age Hunter

Creswell Crags is a limestone gorge honeycombed with caves and smaller fissures. Stone tools and remains of animals found in the caves by archaeologists provide evidence for a  story of life during the last Ice Age between 50,000 and 10,000 years ago. Further evidence came to light in 2003 with the discovery of Britain's only known Ice Age rock art. Creswell Crags was among the most northerly places on earth to have been visited by our ancient ancestors, a story that is unique on a European and World scale.

Harley Gallery

Worth a visit if in the area. Some nice things to see and there is a little cafe and a garden centre.

 

 

 

 

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See also Clumber Park in the area

 

 

 

 

 

Retford

While in the area visit the Idle Valley Nature Reserve.

This spectacular wetland site covers an area of 450 hectares following the River Idle northwards. The size of 600 football pitches, it is one of the largest sites for nature conservation in the East Midlands.