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Wollaton Hall Nottingham is a modern metropolis, which has managed to keep safe numerous valuable historical and architectural monuments despite rapid development of industry and urban development. The city is often called the cultural capital of England, and the large number of shopping malls and shops has brought Nottingham the title of the capital of shopping.
Nottingham is surrounded by thick and amazing Sherwood Forest, which has become internationally famous due to connection with the name of the legendary thief Robin Hood. This name has become widely known more than seven hundred years ago; Robin Hood has always been the synonym of justice and romanticism. This atmosphere can be felt even in the modern city as many sights and cultural programs are devoted to the stories about the exploits and adventures of Robin Hood. He became a kind of the symbol of the city. Some streets of Nottingham are named after him, as well as restaurants and pubs.
Each year the city hosts a festival dedicated to the most romantic robber. For a whole week the locals have fun, sing songs, and organize costumed presentations and theatre performances. At this time of the year you will find here numerous outdoor cafes where you can taste national dishes and drinks. Copyright
Nottingham has large shopping centers, souvenir shops popular with tourists, and excellent gastronomic shops where they can find the rarest regional delicacies. The most popular mall in town … Open
Of course, this festival is the largest and most well-known one, but in Nottingham are organized other no less exciting activities - Lawrence Festival, the Big Ballet, Dance Festival, the annual Goose Fair, British Art Show and many other fascinating events.
Nottingham & Beeston Canal Among the architectural sights of this place we should mention Town Castle, built in the 11th century, as well as ancient cathedrals and churches (County Hall and St Mary's). Your walks in magnificent parks of Nottingham and visits to local historical sites will leave only bright impressions and make your vacation truly memorable.
Family vacations in Nottingham can be diversified by a variety of interesting activities. Tourists with children can enjoy many entertainment centers here. The city has many picturesque … Open
In the heart of Nottingham, you'll find a beautiful palace and park complex - Wollaton Hall. This magnificent Renaissance palace that was one of the most luxurious residences of Queen Elizabeth is currently open to the public. Visitors to the country house can appreciate the richness of its interior decoration, as well as admire some unique works of art and antique furniture stored inside. The garden surrounding the palace is of great interest as well - its area is more than 500 acres. Part of the beautiful palace is occupied by Nottingham Natural History Museum.
Council House, Nottingham Most of the sightseeing tours, as well as beautiful historical streets, start from the Old Market Square, which is surrounded by many beautiful old buildings. This historic square is the largest public space in England. On national holidays, the most important public and entertainment events are held here. Next to the square is the Council House, which is a vivid neoclassical-style landmark. In the same place, you can see the spectacular Nottingham Playhouse building.
Nottingham offers its guests and gastronomy tourism admirers more than five hundreds of restaurants, cafés and bars fitting every taste and fancy. The La Rock restaurant specializing in … Open
The historic square is just a five-minute walk from the Lace Market - an old trading pavilion that has been used for its intended purpose to the present day. Once upon a time ladies from all over England came here to choose luxury laces produced by local factories, as well as to buy fabrics for their exquisite outfits. The market building is very large. Not only retail space but also old warehouses have been preserved inside. Today the historic building houses many interesting shopping pavilions and restaurants.
Nottingham - Lake - Trent Building An unusual attraction is the old court building that dates back to 1780. Currently, it is the National Justice Museum, during the tour of which you can visit an old prison founded back in the 14th century and explore former courtrooms. A significant part of this museum is also dedicated to the popular national hero - Robin Hood.
The city of Nottingham is a birth place of famous literary character Robin Hood. It was here in the Sherwood Forest where the famous hero performed his feats and astounded the local folks … Open
In Nottingham, you'll find the so-called City of Caves - the world-famous complex consisting of artificial caves, whose age is more than a thousand years. This is the country's largest network of caves shrouded in many incredible legends.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Nottingham and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Nottingham
♥   Shopping area ' Bridlesmith Gate' Nottingham, 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Nottingham
♥   Castle 'Nottingham Castle' , 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Greasley Castle' , 10.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Codnor Castle' , 17.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Halloughton Manor House' , 17.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Pembridge Castle' , 17.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Nottingham from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

St. John's Hospital

From the series “The Most Mysterious Buildings (Houses, Palaces, Castles) in the World”
It’s noteworthy that many patients witnessed paranormal phenomena and told doctors about suddenly erupts into flames and chilling screams, but nobody listened the words of mentally ill patients. Tourists visiting the hospital today often complain of sudden panic attacks and headaches. The St. John’s Hospital is reasonably considered one of the darkest and most mysterious buildings in the world. … Read further

Church Of St Mary And All Saints

From the series “Falling towers and buildings”
Locals have many incredible legends associated with the ancient religious building. According to one of them, the Devil running away from a local blacksmith damaged the church's spire. The old Church of St. Mary and All Saints is notable not only for its original appearance but also for its interior decoration. Many ancient elements have been preserved in it. The old cemetery is also located on the territory of the church. You can see the tombs of many famous residents of the city there. … Read further
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