Nottingham is further from the coast than any other English city. The people holiday in Skegness and often own or rent caravans on the east coast of England in places like Ingoldmells, Sandilands, Sutton on sea, Mablethorpe, Seathorpe and Cleethorpes.
The dullness of the area is part due to waves of Jutes invading from Denmark to the areas like the Isle of Axe. Cultivating turf, a declining industry and pig farming centred on flat lands east of Doncaster.
No county and city contrast more than Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. The county lies mainly to the east of the city on the River Trent. Nottinghamshire is one of the best counties to cycle in to via country roads and The Grantham canal. Nottingham is a city existing only in the past. Nottingham is a city only in name and emblematic of England’s industrial decline.
Slough the least tranquil town and Uxbridge fair much better.
Cheshunt, Herfordshire is the best town to work in Nottingham one of the worst which is described as on a ‘life support machine since the 1980’s once a city of diverse manufacturing, now has no industry apart from call centres and bar work’.