There is so much history with countless things to do and stunning places to see in Nottingham. Enter into the spirit of the occasion. Make yourself ready to experience the wonders and to feel the influence of those before you and those near that will have your senses on fire with exhilaration. There is an atmosphere in Nottingham that goes beyond breathtaking architecture, magnificent works of art, lush gardens, and spine-tingling adventures for the kids. From the time you arrive in Nottingham your enchantment begins and the excitement, culture, and discovery never ends.
Visit and take loads of pictures noting the historical building architecture, and exquisite museums. Enjoy to the fullest the arts, culture; restaurants, discounts, shopping and so much more. There is an exciting day awaiting you at the dog track, too, with queues to place bets, food kiosks, pubs, and clean restrooms.
Galleries of Justice Muesum—probably ranked as number one for Nottingham’s best place to see and it is committed to the city’s sinister history. You will appreciate the realistic interpretation of the 14th century severe punitive system from crime to punishment.
Nottingham Playhouse—ranked as the number two place to see. This is the home of great drama, plays, comedy, music, and dance, being world-class.
Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem—the oldest pub in England established during the time of the Crusaders (thus the name) in 1189. A must go-to spot.
Nottingham Castle—there is a small fee to enter the grounds. This is a must-do while you are in Nottingham. The Castle’s entrance is on a cobbled pedestrianised street. Give yourself some time to explore this overwhelming work of art in architecture and design. There is a lace museum and shop opposite and the very illustrious and all-time visited Robin Hood statue.
Wollaton Hall and Park—set on over 500 acres of historic Deer Park, Wollaton Hall is a spectacular Tudor building, designed by Robert Smythson and completed in 1588, now home to the city’s Natural History Museum.
Built on caves, Nottingham has an uncommon history of the city. Enter the labyrinth of caves in Broad Marsh Shopping Centre for exploring the cave’s rooms.
Chaddesden Park, Derbyshire (12 miles)—The Park has cricket facilities, BMX biking, and an adventuresome playground.
Southwell Minster, Southwell (14 miles)—the majestic Norman nave and glorious 13th century chapter house is one of the lest known jewels in the crown of Nottinghamshire,
Tree Tops Activity Centre, Riddings (12 miles)—Multi level treehouse themed adventure soft play with all the bright and clean fun features you would expect, plus toddler area, jungle themed party room and bookable sports court.
Artistic Creations, Loughborough (12 miles)—this is a Pottery Painting Café. Children and adults can do pottery-painting clay, work with decopatch (a decorative funky paper craft, similar to papier-mâché only lovelier). Sgraffito (shimscraw/scratch art) decorating is produced on pottery or ceramics by scratching through a surface of plaster or glazing to reveal a different color underneath.