If you’re a fan of The Beautiful Game then you shouldn’t pass up the opportunity to visit the Meadow Lane football stadium in Nottingham. Home to Notts County Football Club, it opened in 1910 and has acted as host to countless exciting matches, including a memorable FA Cup game between Notts County and York City. There’s a great selection of accommodation, ranging from chic and quirky B&Bs to upmarket hotels.
Soak Up a Match: Hotels near Meadow Lane
The Meadow Lane football stadium is a superb attraction for anyone with even a passing interest in football. There, you can take a tour of the stadium itself or simply book a ticket and watch a match. B&Bs make great accommodation for those wanting to explore Nottingham’s sports scene. Without the constrictions of meal times to worry about, you can simply breakfast and go. B&Bs such as The Hollies and Brecks Cottage, take the B&B experience into another 'league' (pardon the pun!), offering personal touches and comfortable rooms.
Nearby Sporting Attractions
Just across the River Trent, virtually opposite Meadow Lane, you’ll find the City Ground; home to Nottingham Forest Football Club. This ground is much bigger by comparison, and has acted as home to football legends such as Brian Clough, and hosted many a memorable match. Being so close to Meadow Lane, it’s possible to take in both stadiums and maybe catch a match at the one that takes your fancy. With plenty of excellent hotels nearby, such as the Kelham House Hotel, you are within easy access of your favourite sporting landmarks including The Nottinghamshire Sports Club and the Trent Bridge Cricket Ground.
Eating at Your Hotel
After a long day at the terraces, you’ll no doubt be hungry. While there are plenty of places to eat in Nottingham, many hotels near Meadow Lane boast their own restaurants, allowing you to enjoy a leisurely meal, perhaps followed by a relaxing drink in the bar, before retiring to your room.
Football is an integral part of Nottingham’s culture and there are sporting attractions peppered across the city. With excellent hotels and boutique B&Bs to stay in, you can make the most of your time here, before returning to warm and welcoming accommodation.