From caving to hot air ballooning, Nottingham is packed with things to do, family attractions, and places to visit, eat or explore. Centrally located in England, just off the M1, 40 miles south of Sheffield and 40 miles north of Leicester, Nottingham makes a great destination for an easy getaway. There’s history to be uncovered and plenty of parks and green spaces to explore, such as Rufford Abbey country park and, just outside Nottingham, the delightful village of Edwinstowe, where (according to legend) Nottinghamshire's most famous son Robin Hood and his sweetheart Maid Marian were married. So why not stay in a sustainable hotel in Nottingham and explore all that this fascinating city has to offer?
Nottingham by Day
Nottingham has lots to keep you occupied for days on end. Go and see the spectacular Ice Age drawings at Creswell Crags or visit Wollaton Hall, a wonderful Elizabethan mansion. The compact city centre has hundreds of shops and restaurants to discover, plus plenty of museums and galleries. In the 19th Century, Nottingham was at the centre of the lace industry. Nowadays, the Lace Market is a protected heritage area that has some of the city’s best bars and restaurants tucked away down cobbled streets. Nearby there’s also the Galleries of Justice Museum – don’t forget to look up to see ‘County Goal’ misspelled inscribed in stone. Relax in your sustainable hotel in the evening, find out what Nottingham has in store for you by day.
Nottingham by Night
Nottingham has some fantastic nightlife too. There are over one thousand places to choose from, from dining with cats at The Kitty Café, to organic, sustainably sourced wholefood restaurants serving up the finest local produce. Whatever your palate prefers, you’ll find something to suit you in city centre Nottingham. Go and see the latest stadium touring bands at the Capital FM arena, or take in a show at the Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall, a Victorian theatre that has been putting on events for over 140 years. There’s simply so much to see and do in Nottingham once you step outside your sustainable hotel.
Sustainable Hotels in Nottingham
Stay in a sustainable hotel in Nottingham and you’ll be staying in a hotel that’s modern and sumptuous, but with an environmental bent. Many are Green Flag winners, indicating that they go that extra mile to reduce your carbon footprint while you stay in Nottinghamshire. Green hotels are increasingly popular - rooms are decorated with style and have all the amenities you need to make your stay memorable, such as room service and WiFi. A sustainable hotel stay in buzzing Nottingham is a winning choice.