Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020
Travellers to Nottingham give high marks for the lively bar scene, university vibe and theatre. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its forests, shopping and entertainment. Top sights in the city include Theatre Royal, Nottingham Contemporary and Galleries of Justice Museum.
Well known for its theatres, the city's cultural venues include Theatre Royal, Nottingham Contemporary and Galleries of Justice Museum. The city is notable for landmarks like St Mary's Church, Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem and Nottingham Cathedral. Shopping is one of the favourite things to do, so consider an excursion to The Cornerhouse, Victoria Centre Shopping Mall and Bridlesmith Gate.
Other favourite sights in Nottingham include Nottingham Castle, Motorpoint Arena Nottingham and National Water Sports Centre. Top places to see around the area include Sherwood Forest Country Park, located 17.6 mi (28.3 km) from the city centre, and Ashby de la Zouch Castle, which is 19.5 mi/31.4 km away.
If you'd like to explore more of the area, ride aboard a train from Nottingham Station, Netherfield Station or Carlton Station. Nottingham might not have as many public transport options so consider renting a car to explore the city.