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West Hallam

Ilkeston, England, United Kingdom

How do you get to West Hallam?

Venture to Nottingham Cathedral and Nottingham Castle—just a couple of the popular sights around West Hallam.

Things to do in West Hallam

Enjoy a beer or two at one of the oldest pubs in England and listen to tales of the chilling ghosts that haunt the caves beneath it.

Hear tales of sieges, civil war, high treason and Robin Hood in this historic castle that conceals a labyrinth of underground tunnels.

Learn about the grim and grisly history of Nottingham’s trial, punishments and executions in this former courthouse and jail.

Overlooking a lake, the spire of the Trent Building is one of Nottingham’s most distinctive sites, representing over 135 years of higher education in the city.

A lavishly decorated sacrament chapel and a huge organ are among the highlights of this splendid 19th-century religious landmark. 

Kayaking, canoeing, whitewater rafting, ropes courses and mini-golf combine in one complex outside Nottingham, which also offers inexpensive accommodations.

Watch an entertaining show and learn about the city’s dramatic arts scene at this prominent theater. Meet friends for a pre-show chat in the bar or restaurant.

Explore the innovative and curious installations, paintings and photographs at this modern art center set on one of Nottingham’s oldest sites.