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Tel code: 0115 | code search
Postcode: NG12 | code search
Population: 950
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Holme Pierrepont is a tiny hamlet just outside of Radcliffe-on-Trent in Nottinghamshire. It is in the Gamston ward of the Rushcliffe local authority. Its name is derived firstly (the holme part) from the Old English and Old Norse words meaning a small island or low lands by a river. The second part comes via the Pierrepont family who came over in 1066 with William the Conqueror and settled in Nottinghamshire in 1280. There is evidence of farming settlements in the area going back as far as the Neolithic age. Archaeologists have discovered remains from the Iron Age, Bronze Age and Roman Times. Holme Pierrepont Hall is described as Nottinghamshire's best kept secret. This beautiful brick house is only 15 minutes from Nottingham city centre. Built in 1550 by Sir William Pierrepont, it is the oldest brick house in the county. The Hall offers Wedding and Corporate facilities and is open to visitors. For the active and sporty, Holme Pierrepont has plenty to offer. It is the home of the National Watersports Centre, which is set in 270 acres of Country Park and boasts a 2,500m Regatta Lake, White Water Slalom Course and Water Skiing Lagoon. The centre offers white water rafting, kayaking and canoeing as well as placid water kayaking and canoeing.

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Colwick Hall Hotel (2.06 miles)

Colwick Hall Hotel

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The bedrooms and suites at Colwick Hall Hotel has been restored to their former glory. In the nineteenth century, Colwick Hall was an Ideal Resort with elegant bedrooms and the ... More

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Gallery Hotel (2.69 miles)

Gallery Hotel

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We have a friendly, welcoming and relaxing atmosphere at our hotel for singles, families, gay couples, stag and hen parties. We have single, twin, double, family rooms and apartments available ... More

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Balmoral Hotel (3.06 miles)

Balmoral Hotel

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The Balmoral Hotel is a relaxed and friendly hotel offering quality accommodation . We are an ideal location for both business or pleasure purposes.The Hotel is situated a mile or ... More

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Premier Inn Nottingham Arena (London Rd) (3.09 miles)

Premier Inn Nottingham Arena (London Rd)
Centrally located for amenities and attractions including Nottingham Arena, Nottingham Castle, Trent Bridge, Nottingham County and Forest football grounds and a Hooters. This hotel is next to Bio City, Emda and the BBC and is ... More | visit website
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Rufford Hotel (3.10 miles)

Rufford Hotel

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The Rufford Hotel is entering a period of rolling renovations, rooms may not appear as they do on our gallery. With this in mind we are reducing our rates to ... More

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Premier Apartments Nottingham (3.14 miles)

Premier Apartments Nottingham

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Situated in the heart of the historic city of Nottingham, next to The National Ice Arena, this attractive new development consists of 52 bright, stylish and contemporary apartments. Consisting of one and ... More

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Marco Island Aparthotel (3.18 miles)

Marco Island Aparthotel

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Nottinghams finest luxury aparthotel at Marco Island, situated in the heart of the city centre in the increasingly popular Lace market area of Nottingham. All important ameneties like shops, theatres, ... More

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The Loggerheads (3.19 miles)

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The Loggerheads is a friendly pub and lodging house and there is always a comfortable night's sleep to be had in one of our five accommodating bedrooms found on the ... More

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Lace Market Hotel (3.28 miles)

Lace Market Hotel

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Nottingham's highest rated town house hotel according to the AA Guide
"Hip hotel with a heart", Daily Telegraph September 2005
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Sunny Mount (3.28 miles)

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We want you to be spoilt by the room and the service we give.

Sunny Mount is a beautiful B+B in the heart of Nottingham. Run by Jess, Jen ... More | visit website

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