5 things to do for under a fiver

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Living on a student budget can be a challenge but there are plenty of things you can do in and around Nottingham that won’t break the bank. Here are just a few of them that will set you back less than £5!

Walk around Wollaton Park

As the famous setting for Wayne Manor in The Dark Knight Rises, Wollaton Hall and Deer Park draws visitors from around the country. With an Elizabethan House and acres of grounds to explore, it’s the perfect place to spend an afternoon outdoors.

Visit Stonebridge City Farm

This city-centre farm is just a short walk from the Student’s Union building and is a must-visit for animal lovers. From ponies to terrapins, there are all kinds of them you can get acquainted with and admission is free.

Learn something new at Green’s Windmill and Science Centre

This restored working windmill offers an interesting insight into the history of 19th century Nottingham and is another of Nottingham’s free attractions.

Attend an exhibition at the Nottingham Contemporary

Nottingham Contemporary is one of the largest galleries in the UK. It hosts exhibitions from talented artists all year round as well as a programme of specialist events and activities you can get involved in.

See a film at The Savoy

This cinema on Derby road dates back to before the second World War and is a lot kinder on the bank balance than most with student tickets coming in at just £5. Head to www.savoyonline.co.uk for their latest showings.

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