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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Historic Site
“Nottingham Castle, a castle in Nottingham, England, is located in a commanding position on a natural promontory known as "Castle Rock", with cliffs 130 feet high to the south and west. In the Middle Ages it was a major royal fortress and occasional royal residence.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Bar
“This famous international cricket ground is only a bus ride away from THE CABIN (almost door to door). If there is an international match, you will have a rewarding day out here. It would be beneficial to pre-book your visit either by phone or on the internet.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Theater
“This theatre is home to so many wonderful touring shows that travel around the United Kingdom. Here you will get to see some of the greatest shows and performers that this country has to offer. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Nature
“Woolaton Hall and Park are Nottingham's number 1 attraction especially during the refurbishment of Nottingham castle. The park is home to a boating lake, deer, and coppices. There is a golf course that is quite challenging. The Hall was also used as Bruce manor for the filming of the Batman trilogy.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
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“This pub claims to be the oldest in England. It has a boat hung on the ceiling said to be haunted and those who touch it.... ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Big-name bands and solo artists, Comedians, Stage shows. All right on our doorstep.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Back in the olden days this building was a police station, court house and prison all in one. Being the last county in England to abolish the death sentence, you can see the hanging gallows that were used for the very last time!! They also have awesome ghost nights! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
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“There are interesting exhibitions here and it is close to shopping, cafes and restaurants”
  • 15 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Independent cinema and cafe bar serving good food and wide choice of drinks. Wonderful ambience and different selection of films to run-of-mill cinemas”
  • 20 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Some of you may recognise this as Batman’s house, and it is commensurately impressive with beautiful architecture and surrounded by Wollaton Deer Park. The deer roam free here so you can walk right up to them with no fence in between. Please keep in mind they are wild animals and it isn’t a petting zoo, but they are truest amazing to spend time with. There is at least one festival here every year, ‘Splendour’ that’s family friendly and is a good day of music.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“In centre of nottingham with access to lots of eateries and everything you would expect from a city centre”
  • 5 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Many surrounding restaurants do an early meal at a discount rate to enable you to attend your show on time”
  • 11 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Notts County, 'The Magpies' just over the River Trent from Nott's Forest. The oldest professional football team in the world established in 1888.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“A fab place for coffee &/or cake or lunch in the daytime and it becomes a busy bar in the evening. Has outside space with the sun on it from noon onwards.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Cave
“Delve into the fascinating history of justice through time at the National Justice Museum, and pay a visit to their sister attraction, the City of Caves, to hear the stories of people that lived and worked in the UK’s biggest network of caves.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“A Church converted into a pub and restaurant. Worth taking a look even if you don't buy a drink.”
  • 13 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“This pub claims to be the oldest in England. It has a boat hung on the ceiling said to be haunted and those who touch it.... ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“A fab place for coffee &/or cake or lunch in the daytime and it becomes a busy bar in the evening. Has outside space with the sun on it from noon onwards.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“A Church converted into a pub and restaurant. Worth taking a look even if you don't buy a drink.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Pizza Cravings - you know what to do, but don't forget to download the app - no one ever pays full price on our watch! ( unless it's Saturday!) ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Not like any other burger, American style feel and you won't leave Annie's feeling hungry!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“FAIRLY LOCAL 'Contemporary space with Asian wall art and a menu of traditional, regional Indian cuisine.'”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
“Iconic Victorian music hall with domed glass ceiling. Great food, large drinks choice and live music depending on the time.”
  • 9 locals recommend

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