Nottingham’s best attractions

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From historical attractions and museums to sporting grounds and theatres, there’s so much to see and do in Nottingham.

Here are just some of the things you’ve got to look forward to if it’s where you’ll be calling home as of September.

Theatre Royal

The Theatre Royal’s programme includes everything from big named performers to classic pantomimes and it’s right in the centre of the city just a stone’s throw away from campus.

Wollaton Park

Not only is Wollaton Park home to an impressive collection of deer and a life-size giraffe, it’s also where the recent batman movies were filmed! The house and the grounds are both free to walk around minus the car park charge too.

Sherwood Forest

Legend has it that Sherwood Forest was the home of Nottingham’s infamous hero, Robin Hood and there’s so much to do there. Whether you fancy wandering acres of winding pathway or ziplining through the tree tops, there’s an activity for every interest.

Trent Bridge

Into your cricket? Trent Bridge is a must-visit. It’s the home of Nottinghamshire County’s Cricket Club and its where some of the best teams from across the world go head to head every year.

Nottingham Contemporary

Nottingham Contemporary is one of the country’s largest contemporary art centres, featuring the very best in modern art through its diverse and everchanging exhibitions. You’ll find this unique looking gallery in the city’s bustling Creative Quarter.

Hockley

This area in the heart of the city centre is renowned for its independents. Expect cosy restaurants, quirky bars, vintage shopping and a vibrant atmosphere all year round.

Market Square

Market Square transforms with the seasons. A fun fair in autumn and a city centre beach in summer are just some of the things it plays host to throughout the year.

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