Nottingham is a vibrant and historic city, with a major regeneration programme of development and taking place at the moment. The city has two major shopping centres one that has been newly refurbished and redeveloped, and the other that is going through a £350 million develpment at present, with further leasure and shopping outlets being focused on.
The city centre also has its own event area surrounded by shops, resturants, and historic old public houses.
Nottingham has one of the finest bus and tram systems, and is developing cyclest routes and pedestrian areas to ehance the city experiance.
Along with the historic values that Nottingham holds dear are the obvious attractions like Robin Hood, the castle, and the city of caves, and the oldest public house, the Old Trip to Jerusalem. there is also the galleries of justic, wollaton hall and deerpark and greens windmill.
Nottingham is also home to the National watersports center, trent bridge cricket ground, and both the forest and notts county football clubs. Not forgetting the Ice arena that Torvil and Dean came from... Now called the Motorpoint arena.
Nottingham has a thriving night life and events happening all over the city from the Albert Hall to the Theatre Royal and the Royal Concert Hall to Rock City, its all happening in Nottingham.
Wollaton Hall is one of the country's finest Grade One listed Elizabethan mansions, set within 500 acres of beautiful parkland. Experience stunning architecture, exhibitions, a packed events program and an array of wildlife. Go behind the scenes on a variety of guided tours available throughout the year and on demand for groups. Other special events include costumed tours, puppet shows, craft fairs, Segway tours and our popular spooky Ghost Nights (not for the faint hearted!). Visit the Cafe in the Courtyard for light refreshments including
Address: Wollaton Hall, Nottingham NG8 2AE, England
Phone Number: +44 115 876 3100
10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
freshly ground coffee, specialty teas and home made cakes.
Green's Windmill is a restored 19th Century tower mill, once home to mathematical physicist George Green. Turning again since 1986, climb to the top of our windmill and see how our sails turn grain into flour. In our interactive Science Centre discover the remarkable story of George Green, and experiment with light, electricity and magnetism. There's something for all the family!
Address: Windmill Lane | Sneinton, Nottingham NG2 4QB, England
Phone Number: +44 115 915 6878
10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
City of Caves
“Interesting Place Beneath the City” A set of man-made caves dating from 1250 AD that were discovered under the local shopping center. Part of the National Justice Museum.
Address: Drury Walk, Upper Level | Broadmarsh Shopping Centre, Nottingham NG1 7LL, England
Phone Number: +44 115 988 1955
10:30 - 16:00
Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem
If you want a pub that has history and is full of character then this is the one for you. It has so many nooks and crannies that you could easily hide away from the world. Sell some great beers too!! Address: 1 Brewhouse Yard | Castle Road, Nottingham NG1 6AD, England
Phone Number: +44 115 947 3171
11:00 - 00:00
William Booth Birthplace Museum
Independent museum and historic house. Open by arrangement, generally Tuesday-Thursday, but please call or email in advance to arrange to avoid disappointment. Open other dates and times for special events. See the statue of William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army. His story is inspirational and the museum at this Salvation Army location is very good. The museum is located in the actual house that William Booth was born at. It has been beautifully preserved and curated.
Address: 14 Notintone Place | Sneinton, Nottingham NG2 4QG, England
Phone Number: +44 115 979 3464 Tue - Thu 10:00 - 16:00
Nottingham Castle and Robin Hood Statue
A magnificent 17th century ducal mansion built on the site of the original Medieval Castle. The Castle has a turbulent past, linked to kings and conquerors and still has a maze of original caves hidden beneath its imposing walls. Now the building houses a Museum & Art Gallery, offering visitors an opportunity to see the best regional, national and international art in the regularly changing exhibition galleries. Plus the permanent exhibitions showcase costume and textiles, silverware, glass and a glimpse into Nottingham's history.
Address: Castle Place, Nottingham NG1 6EL, England
Phone Number: +44 115 876 1400
10:00 - 17:00
Nottingham Industrial Museum
Discover the people, companies and industries that made Nottingham famous around the world. The museum has five galleries each relating to a key Nottingham industry: textiles, transport, communication, mining and steam. Through our collection, we encourage our visitors to investigate Nottingham’s rich industrial heritage. The museum boasts many wonderful artefacts and exhibits including a working Basford Beam engine and an original Thomas Humber Bicycle.
The museum sits in the 17th-century stable block of Wollaton Hall.
On the last Sunday of every month, we hold a working day where you can see a selection of our engines running.
Address: Wollaton Hall | The Courtyard, Wollaton Hall and Deer Park, Wollaton, Nottingham NG8 2AE, England
Phone Number: +44 115 915 3936
11:00 - 17:00