Send us your Easter weekend pictures

Rufford Abbey, Ollerton.
Rufford Abbey, Ollerton.

Nottinghamshire County Council are appealing for visitors at their county parks this Easter weekend to send in their pictures.

Rufford Abbey Country Park, Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve and Bestwood Country Park are expecting lots of visitors and the county council is asking people to take their own ‘Selfie’ photograph of them and their friends and or family enjoying a Happy Day in the Park.

People can send in their entries via Twitter over the Easter weekend, and if taken at Rufford or Sherwood, will be in the running for a £20 gift voucher to spend at a country park gift shop or outlet at either Rufford or Sherwood.

The winning ‘Selfie’ from Bestwood Country Park or the Winding Engine House will be rewarded with a voucher for drinks and homemade cakes for four people at the Dynamo House café.

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The ‘Selfies’ will be judged and the winning entry announced next week.

Coun John Knight, Committee Chairman for Culture, at Nottinghamshire County Council, said: “We hope to attract lots of people to our country parks this Easter weekend and this photo appeal will add a little more fun. There are a wide range of activities for people to enjoy.”

Bestwood Winding Engine House is preparing to give a warm welcome when it re-opens to the public for the spring and summer season on Saturday 19th April.

And there will be a fascinating insight into life in the 1300s with the Dogs of War re-enactment group, who will be appearing at Sherwood Forest from 19th to 21st April during Easter weekend.

And Easter egg hunts are also proving popular during the holidays at both Rufford Abbey Country Park and Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve.

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