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Nottingham City Breaks


Nottingham is a vibrant and energetic city with a vast array of new things to do and places to see. Nottingham is a city fun for all the family, whether your 5 other 75 Nottingham has things to do for all ages.

Getting to Nottingham

By plane

Nottingham East Midlands Airport is located approximately 20 miles from the centre of Nottingham. Getting to and from Nottingham East Midlands Airport is made easier via the skyline which runs 24 hours a day from Friar Lane in central Nottingham directly to the airport. Departing every 30 minutes, this journey takes 45 minutes and will cost approximately £10 for an adult return journey. As for any airport in England, taxis operate 24 hours a day from Nottingham East Midlands Airport, just outside of arrivals.

By train

Nottingham’s main train station is located on Carrington Street, a short walk from the main coach station.

By coach

Coach arrivals will most likely arrive at Broadmarsh Bus Station, located on Colin Street.

Getting around

You can get around Nottingham on foot, most of the attractions are within walking distance of one another. However if you are looking to venture on the outskirts of the city, take advantage of Nottingham’s comprehensive transportation network.

Attractions in Nottingham

Nottingham is a city which isn’t shy of a bit of history. Some of the attractions in Nottingham have been detailed below.

  • Brewhouse Yard Museum
  • Nottingham Castle
  • Country Park
  • National Ice Centre
  • Nottingham Art Theatre

Hotels in Nottingham

Whether staying in Nottingham on business or leisure, there are a variety of hotels and bed & breakfast accommodation in the city. Booking in advance is advisable if you want to get the best possible discounts and special offers.

Restaurants in Nottingham

Besides from the standard high street restaurants, Nottingham has a number of great restaurants fit for all budgets. Cuisines available range from Indian to Chinese, Italian to Japanese, if you enjoy fine Chinese food, there are a number of Chinese restaurants in Nottingham that you are certain to enjoy.


According to a recent survey, approximately 25% of Nottingham’s population are in their twenties, meaning nightlife in Nottingham is one of the best in the country. Whether you want to enjoy a few drinks with family and friends, or you want to party until the early hours of the morning, Nottingham has it all and more when it comes to entertainment and nightlife. If drinking and partying until the early hours isn’t exactly your scene, why not visit The Lace Market Theatre or The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham’s most popular destination for theatre, comedy and musical lovers.


City breaks in Nottingham wouldn’t be complete without an ample amount of free time to enjoy the shops. Nottingham is home to thousands of high street shops, designer boutiques and department stores, making your Nottingham shopping spree a certain success. Victoria Centre and Westfield Centre are preferred locations for shoppers, featuring collectively well in excess of a hundred shops.

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