The final 16 villages have been chosen after the first round of judging in the Nottinghamshire Best Kept Village competition.
In Section A (pop 2000 to 10000) the four finalists in this section are Farnsfield, Lowdham, Southwell and Tuxford.
Section B (pop 700-2000): Beckingham, Coddington, East Markham and Woodborough.
In Section C (pop 300-700) Everton, Gringley on the Hill, Orston and Oxton. Smallest village (pop under 300) the four finalists are Barnby in the Willows, East Drayton, Granby and Linby.