Nottingham is centrally located in England. It’s compact in size yet modern and thriving with so much to see and do. Nottingham is just off the M1, less than three hours away from London by road or rail and lies 40 miles south of Sheffield and 40 miles north of Leicester, so it’s extremely easy to get to from most major cities. There’s a wealth of historical attractions, plus lots of places to eat, dine and shop, so why not stay in a fabulous historic hotel in Nottingham and explore all that this great city has to offer?
Historical Attractions in Nottingham
Old Market Square in Nottingham is one of the largest market squares in Europe. It has always been a focal point for the city, with two lion statues proudly guarding the Council House at one end of the square. Nottinghamshire was also of great importance during the Civil War because of its central position as a dividing point between the Parliamentarian strongholds in the north and the Royalist south. Throughout the conflict, Roundheads and Cavaliers fought their way through Nottinghamshire. The castle at Newark played a significant role in proceedings, and took a pounding during several sieges that swung back and forth between the two sides. Newark Castle is also linked to the legend of Robin Hood as the place where King John is said to have died. Enjoy your stay in a magnificent historic hotel before visiting the remnants of the past dotted around the city and county.
Historic Hotels in Nottingham
Staying in a historic hotel in Nottingham for a city break or long weekend, enables you to relax and unwind in style and sumptuous surroundings before checking out the famous landmarks around the city. Rooms are luxurious and come in a range of types, with accessible rooms also available. Facilities and features in Nottingham historic hotels include free WiFi, laundry and housekeeping, but with all those unique historical features that make a stay in an historic hotel so memorable. Enjoy all that historic hotels in Nottingham have to offer before visiting Nottingham Castle, the first Norman Castle in England or seeing the Ice Age cave paintings at Creswell Crags.