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Getting There -- Trains arrive every hour during the day from London's Kings Cross Station, a 2-hour trip usually requiring a change of train at Newark. Trains also arrive from Cambridge, again requiring a change at Newark. For schedules and information, call tel. 0845/748-4950 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk.

National Express buses from London's Victoria Coach Station service Lincoln, a 4-hour ride. For schedules and information, call tel. 0870/580-8080 or visit www.nationalexpress.com. Once in Lincoln, local and regional buses service the county from the City Bus Station, off St. Mary's Street, opposite the train station.

If you're driving from London, take the M1 north to the junction with the A57; then head east to Lincoln.

Visitor Information -- The Tourist Information Centre is at 9 Castle Hill (tel. 01522/873213; www.visitnottingham.com) and is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, and Sunday 10am to 4pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.