Take a trip to Nottingham and you’ll be introduced to some of the finest examples of historical architecture in the county. Perhaps no other building in the city captures this so much as the Hucknall Church of St. Mary Magdalene. With a good range of accommodation nearby, from boutique B&Bs to impressive hotels, you can take a trip into Nottingham’s past, before retiring to thoroughly modern lodgings.
From 12th Century Architecture to 21st Century Comfort: Hotels near the Hucknall Church of St. Mary Magdalene
The Hucknall Church of St. Mary Magdalene is a fantastic attraction to visit. Built on the site of a Saxon church, it boasts a tower that was constructed between the 12th and 14th Centuries and is an excellent of architectural prowess during those times. Restoration of the church was undertaken in the late 19th Century, and today certain aspects of the church have been protected, such as the Victorian baptistery, which now acts as a visitors’ centre.
Using B&Bs as a base from which to explore the local architectural wonders is a good idea for those who want to pack their days with plenty of things to do and see. With no meal times to worry about, you can simply enjoy breakfast, before setting off. B&Bs near the Hucknall Church of St. Mary Magdalene, such as Brecks Cottage, The Lions and The Hollies, offer an upmarket B&B experience, replete with all the little extras that elevate a B&B from good to luxurious.
Other Sites Of Architectural Interest
There are other sites of architectural interest in nearby Nottingham. Nottingham Castle is a superb example of 17th century craftsmanship and one of the many ducal houses in the area. Clumber Park boasts the superb remains of another dukedom, which one acted as home to the Duke of Newcastle. Alternatively, for something a little different head to the City of Caves in Worksop. There are plenty of hotels in the area, such as the Kelham House Hotel, offering clean and comfortable accommodation.
With its links to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is brimming with architectural attractions that offer a fascinating glimpse into the city’s past. With a range of excellent accommodation nearby you can certainly get the most from your time here, whether you stay in a boutique B&B or a modern, upmarket hotel.