The Engine House is open for free on the Big Day Out from 10am to 1pm with volunteers on hand to explain how it works ' Children can be 'History Hunters' and dress up as miners. To find out more call 0115 976 2422

Here are the Nottinghamshire attractions opening for FREE for one day only

Almost 30 attractions in Nottinghamshire will do away with their entrance fees for one day only - offering a free day out for all the family.

Country parks, museums and stately homes are all set to welcome visitors for free, as part of BBC Radio Nottingham's Big Day Out on April 28.

The pumping station is Britain's finest Victorian Water Works and the only one in the Midlands to be preserved as a complete working water pumping station. Open 11am-4pm

5. Papplewick Pumping Station

The pumping station is Britain's finest Victorian Water Works and the only one in the Midlands to be preserved as a complete working water pumping station. Open 11am-4pm
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For this years Big Day Out, Rufford will be offering free wildlife workshops in their new woodland activity base.' Car park open 9am - 5pm, activities start at 11.30am until 3pm (normal car parking charge applies.)

6. Rufford Abbey

For this years Big Day Out, Rufford will be offering free wildlife workshops in their new woodland activity base.' Car park open 9am - 5pm, activities start at 11.30am until 3pm (normal car parking charge applies.)
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Take a tour of the minster which dates back to 1108, and see the The Archbishop's Palace, including the magnificent State Chamber and gardens as well as free Minster Tower tours.ours of The Archbishop's Palace, State Chamber and gardens run from 11am - 3pm and you just need to turn up at The Archbishop's Palace at any time where you'll be met by one of the friendly guides.'Minster Tower tours will run at 12pm, 1pm, and 2pm and last for an hour.'Booking is essential and can be done by emailing events@southwellminster.org.uk specifying the number of your party and which tour slot you would like (12pm, 1pm or 2pm).
Take a tour of the minster which dates back to 1108, and see the The Archbishop's Palace, including the magnificent State Chamber and gardens as well as free Minster Tower tours.ours of The Archbishop's Palace, State Chamber and gardens run from 11am - 3pm and you just need to turn up at The Archbishop's Palace at any time where you'll be met by one of the friendly guides.'Minster Tower tours will run at 12pm, 1pm, and 2pm and last for an hour.'Booking is essential and can be done by emailing events@southwellminster.org.uk specifying the number of your party and which tour slot you would like (12pm, 1pm or 2pm).
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The house and garden will be open from 11-3pm for free guided tours. Hot drinks and light refreshments available.

8. Breach House

The house and garden will be open from 11-3pm for free guided tours. Hot drinks and light refreshments available.
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