Family Friendly Events and Activities in Nottingham: Best Nottingham Attractions for Kids
With so many bank holiday weekends and school holidays around the corner, we thought we’d give you a run down of all the best Nottingham attractions for kids. From the Nottingham caves to ice skating at the National Ice Centre 5-minutes’ walk from our hotel, read on for the best family friendly events and activities in Nottingham.
Just a 5-minute ride from our hotel, you will find the best Nottingham attraction for kids who love animals. Stonebridge City Farm is one of the free entry places in Nottingham and includes nature walks, leafy gardens and loads of different animals. At Stonebridge City Farm you can meet sheep, ponies, ducks, cows and goats and you can even hold rabbits and guinea pigs in the petting barn. The Stonebridge City Farm has a great café if you get peckish and you can even pick-up homegrown vegetables and fruit in the farm shop.
Nottingham Castle is another one of the best Nottingham attractions for kids. With an eclectic museum and art collection, Nottingham Castle exhibits 1,500 years of Nottingham history. Stories are brought to life with immersive experiences and interactive displays at Nottingham Castle. Children can discover the legend of Robin Hood and Maid Marian at Nottingham Castle including Hood’s Hideout!: A medieval themed adventure playground. Where better to stay when discovering the history of Nottingham than Nottingham’s oldest hotel? Built in 1822, our property has now been reinvented as a Nottingham boutique hotel that still maintains the historical features such as our hand-carved listed staircase.
Mercure Nottingham City Centre George Hotel is also the closest hotel to the Nottingham Ice Centre and the Nottingham Arena, some more of the best Nottingham attractions for children. Get your skates on at the Nottingham Ice Centre with a range of skating sessions to suit all ages and skill levels, from banging discos to peaceful family lessons. The Nottingham Arena regularly features concerts and other stage performances that children will love.
Other family friendly events and activities in Nottingham include experimenting with magnetism, light and electricity at the Greens Windmill and Science Centre in Nottingham. Children can also enjoy cooking lessons and craft sessions at Greens Windmill and Science Centre in Nottingham.
Another one of the best Nottingham attractions for kids is the City of Caves. Hidden under your feet as you walk around the streets of Nottingham, a labyrinth of caves spreads across the city. Mercure Nottingham City Centre George Hotel even has caves underneath it that guests are welcome to explore. At Nottingham City of Caves, you will be taken on a guided tour of the original sandstone caves where Nottingham cave dwellers once lived as they hid from the Sheriff of Nottingham!
While visiting the best family friendly events and activities in Nottingham, be sure to check out ten pin bowling at Nottingham Bowl, exhibitions and art galleries at the National Justice Museum in Nottingham, laser tag at Quasar Nottingham, spooky tours at The Original Nottingham Ghost Walk, soft play at Planet Bounce Nottingham, clues along the Nottingham Treasure Hunt Trail, top secret fun at Si5 Spy Missions Nottingham, crazy golf at The Lost City Adventure Golf course in Nottingham and the future at Meetspace VR in Nottingham.
All these best Nottingham attractions for kids are minutes away from our child friendly hotel in Nottingham. We have family rooms in Nottingham sleeping up to five family members, so we are your best family friendly hotel in Nottingham, right in the city centre. Please book Leicester hotel now.Book Now