Nottinghamshire is a county situated in the east midlands of England. Famously connected with the legend of Robin Hood, it is home to Sherwood Forest, the former royal hunting preserve. Sherwood Forest is the location of many of the county's attractions including the Robin Hood Festival and Sherwood Pines, for more adventurous types. The county is also home to many stately homes such as Wollaton Hall and deer park, as well as Hardwick Hall. Smaller towns in the county include Worksop and Newark with the city of Nottingham providing many restaurants and bars, in addition to excellent shopping. Nottingham is also home to a lively music scene at venues including Rock City and Capital FM arena. The north of county boasts good transport links to the major city of Sheffield, making the area ideal for commuters who want to live in quieter surroundings. Properties for sale in Nottinghamshire range from affordable terraces and flats, to larger family homes with vast gardens.