NOTTINGHAM CITY TOUR

40 High Pavement, Nottingham NG1 1HN (0)
from/per person £115.00
  • City sightseeing
  • Groups allowed
  • Led Tour
  • Transportation

Description

Nottingham is a city and unitary authority area in Nottinghamshire, England, located 128 miles north of London, in the East Midlands. Nottingham has links to the legend of Robin Hood and to the lace-making, bicycle and tobacco industries.

Nottingham city centre is the cultural, commercial, financial and historical heart of Nottingham, England. Nottingham’s city centre represents the central area of the Greater Nottingham conurbation.

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Nottingham Castle is a castle in Nottingham, England. It is located in a commanding position on a natural promontory known as “Castle Rock”, with cliffs 130 feet high to the south and west. 

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The Museum of Nottingham Life – step back in time and discover over 300 years of Nottingham’s history. Witness for yourself what houses and shops would have looked like in the early 1900s and see a huge variety of items (from toys to tools) that span the years. The Museum of Nottingham Life is housed within five 17th century cottages where you can learn about the people of Nottingham through the objects they made, used or owned and the stories they tell us.

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Intu Victoria Centre is a shopping centre at the heart of Nottingham. With over 120 stores including John Lewis, House of Fraser, Next, Topshop, Office and River Island. intu Victoria Centre is now home to Clocktower dining, including restaurants such as Handmade Burger Co and Thaikhun. intu Victoria Centre is the place to shop in the East Midlands.

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City of Caves is part of a hidden maze of over 500 original sandstone caves underneath the streets of Nottingham dating back to the dark ages. Take a tour to investigate the social history of the caves and learn more about the events that once happened inside these fascinating underground dwellings. As part of your visit, you will see the only medieval underground tannery in the country, head to the Anderson air raid shelter where thousands of people sought refuge during WWII and explore the remnants of Drury Hill Victorian slums.

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The Church of St Mary the Virgin is the oldest religious foundation in the City of Nottingham, England, the largest church after the Roman Catholic Cathedral in Nottingham and the largest mediaeval building in the city.

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The Theatre Royal in Nottingham, England, is a venue in the heart of Nottingham City Centre and is owned by Nottingham City Council as part of a complex that also includes the city’s, Royal Concert Hall.

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The Old Market Square is an open, pedestrianised city square in Nottingham, England. It is the largest such surviving square in the United Kingdom, forming the heart of the city, and covering an area of approximately 22,000 m².

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Every summer, the Market Square gets filled with 300 tonnes of sand, a funfair, outdoor bar and various fine smelling food huts as it transforms into Nottingham-on-Sea. For a county that is completely landlocked, having an actual beach with water is quirky at the very least.

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BEST BITS

  • Free WiFi on board.
  • Visit Nottingham City.
  • Take a trip to Nottingham Castle known as castle rock with known cliffs-130 feet high.
  • Discover over 300 years of Nottingham history at The Museum of Nottingham Life.
  • Be drawn to Intu Victoria Centre with over 120 stores.
  • Opportunity to explore the City of Caves, a visitor attraction in Nottingham which consists of a network of caves, carved out of sandstone.
  • Visit the Church of St Mary, the oldest religious foundation in the City of Nottingham
  • Explore The Theatre Royal in the heart of Nottingham City Centre.
  • View The Old Market Square an open pedestrianised city square.
  • Entrance fees are not included.
 

Schedule

  • Leave meeting point at 6.30am.
  • Arrive Nottingham City at 9am.
  • Follow your itinerary with the various attractions.
  • Depart to the meeting point at 7.30pm.
  • Arrive at the meeting point by 10pm.

 


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