Nottinghamshire

Things to do in Nottinghamshire

Buy Stichelton and other local products, such as sourdough bread and pork pies.

Learn about the area’s rich prehistoric legacy through guided visits to nearby sites, such as a network of 13,000-year-old cave paintings discovered in 2002.

The Portland collection, which includes the work of Van Dyck, is on display here.

The school teaches baking, brewing, butchery, preserving, and cheese making to amateurs as well as students of the University of Derby. Don't miss food historian Ivan Day’s class on historic pies, which includes elaborate Victorian meat pasties.

Stichelton, said to be a historic name for Stilton, is made using the original raw-milk method of Colston Bassett.