Nottingham might be known for the legends of Robin Hood, but the city is about far more than stories of outlaws and angry sheriffs. You'll find history here aplenty, embodied in the 11th-century Nottingham Castle, the impressive vaulted cathedral and the stately Elizabethan Wollaton Hall, surrounded by a well-groomed deer park.

There's a modern side to the city too. The Nottingham Playhouse is one of the country's leading theatres with year-round dance, music and drama performances, while the spirited student population create a packed schedule of gigs and festivals. Those looking for a little retail therapy should hit the designer boutiques at the Flying Horse Centre.

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  • 10 Best Things to Do in Nottingham

    The best things to do in Nottingham highlight the city’s unique place in British history and folklore, being the old home and hunting grounds of none other than Robin Hood. Even besides that remarkable claim to fame, it’s a city with an extraordinary past and future. It was once famous for its lace and remains an important place in the...

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  • 10 Best Places to Go Shopping in Nottingham

    Nottingham is a top shopping destination in the East Midlands, with a diverse collection of experiences to be had. Old Market Square and its immediate surroundings are packed with national chains, high-end brands, and independent boutiques. For vintage stores, unconventional shops, and European-style cafés, make your way to Nottingham’s bohemian quarter, Hockley. From centuries-old arcades brimming with jewellery boutiques and pubs...

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Where to go & what to do at night in Nottingham

  • 10 Best Nightlife in Nottingham

    Nottingham, located at the heart of England, is a dynamic city that blends rich culture and history with a vibrant nightlife experience. Best known as the home of the legendary outlaw Robin Hood, the wild and adventurous spirit is still very much alive in the night scene of this city today. Whether you’re in the mood for a historic lesson over...

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