The city of Nottingham often conjures up mythical imagery of Robin Hood and Sherwood Forest, but visitors can expect much, much more when exploring this exciting East Midlands city. As well as boasting vibrant history and heritage, Nottingham is host to exceptional shopping, thriving nightlife and a thrilling contemporary arts scene. Originally internationally famed for its intricate lacemaking and Raleigh bike manufacturers, Nottingham has rightfully owned its status as a contemporary city nestled in the heart of idyllic countryside, a short distance from the picturesque Peak District. Plan your city break to this historic city today by booking your accommodation with Secret Hotels, ensuring that you’ll snag an unbelievable bargain.
Visitors who wish to explore the heritage of Nottingham’s most famous legendary resident can pay a visit to the ancient Sherwood Forest. Supposedly home to Robin Hood and his bunch of merry men, intrigued tourists can even wonder at Major Oak, the great tree that was Robin’s principal hideout according to local folklore. Other historical attractions include the imposing Nottingham Castle, the City of Caves and the collection of ancient pubs including Ye Olde Trip To Jerusalem which claims to be the oldest pub in England.
Those who wish to experience the great outdoors have plenty of choice. From the stately elegance of Wollaton Deer Park and House to the charming lake and grounds of University Park, there is sure to be an abundant green space in Nottingham to please all. Lovers of culture and the arts will be sure to enjoy catching a show at the Nottingham Playhouse or Theatre Royal, admiring modern art at the Nottingham Contemporary or going to a gig at Rock City.
Nottingham also offers plenty to do after dark and is renowned for its lively nightlife scene. The city boasts a variety of fine dining restaurants specialising in international cuisines as well as quirky bistros nestled away in the cobbled streets of the Lace Market. Grab a cocktail at any number of underground rock lounges, stylish bars and large clubs to really sample all that Nottingham’s nightlife has to offer.
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