Nottingham is a city that is worth visiting for many reasons. It is a city that combines history, culture, nature and entertainment in a unique and exciting way. Here are some of the things that make Nottingham a great destination:
- Nottingham is home to the oldest pub in England, Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem, which claims to have been established in 1189. The pub is built into the rock of Castle Rock, where Nottingham Castle stands, and has a fascinating history and atmosphere. You can enjoy a pint of ale and some traditional pub food while exploring the cave rooms and learning about the legends and ghosts that haunt the place.
- Nottingham is also famous for its association with Robin Hood, the legendary outlaw who robbed from the rich and gave to the poor. You can visit Sherwood Forest, where Robin Hood and his Merry Men hid from the Sheriff of Nottingham, and see the Major Oak, a 1000-year-old tree that is said to have been their meeting place. You can also visit the Robin Hood Experience, a museum that tells the story of Robin Hood through interactive exhibits and displays.
- Nottingham is a city that celebrates culture and creativity, with many museums, galleries, theatres and festivals to enjoy. You can visit the Nottingham Contemporary, one of the largest contemporary art centres in the UK, which showcases cutting-edge exhibitions and events. You can also visit the City of Caves, a network of underground tunnels and chambers that date back to the Dark Ages and were used for various purposes over the centuries. You can also catch a show at the Theatre Royal or the Nottingham Playhouse, two of the most prestigious theatres in the country.
- Nottingham is a city that offers plenty of entertainment and nightlife options, with a vibrant and diverse scene. You can find bars, pubs, clubs and restaurants to suit every taste and budget, from trendy cocktail bars to cosy pubs. You can also enjoy live music, comedy, sports and more at venues such as Rock City, Motorpoint Arena and The Comedy Store.
If you are looking for a hotel in Nottingham that offers you all these benefits and more, we recommend Mercure Nottingham City Centre George Hotel. This 4-star hotel is located in the heart of the city, within walking distance of all the main attractions and transport links. It offers elegant rooms, free Wi-Fi, a fitness centre and a bar. You can also enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet every morning and a 24-hour room service. Book your stay today and discover why Nottingham is worth visiting!Book Now