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Modern 2 Bed House with Parking and GardenYou will love this property which really is a home away from home! It is situated exactly a mile from the city centre and is a perfect base for the University, Shops and Work. Nice and quiet family area with lovely back garden is the perfect location after a long day of study, work or sightseeing. You will be able to relax in your room or living space with TV as well as use the kitchen to cook your own meals.
Lovely House,Great Location for Nottingham & DerbyThis lovely property is ideal for families or couples, it allows for outdoor relaxing with a patio area and an out door lounge area to relax and enjoy the day. Inside the property is a fully stocked kitchen, 2 large leather sofa's, and a dining area. upstairs has 1 double bedroom, 1 day bed ( single or double) and a smaller room with childrens bunk beds. Shower and large bath compliment the bathroom. There is parking for 2 cars on the driveway. any questions, just ask.
Small but cosy bedroom 🛏Little double room for one or two persons. 5 minutes walking distance to the train station and 10 minutes walk to the city centre. Very close to stadiums as well. Quiet area in private house . You’re welcome to use kitchen if needed as well as living room or front yard.
When one of your many monikers is “Queen of the Midlands,” you have quite a lot to live up to. And Nottingham doesn’t disappoint. It’s crammed full of architectural gems, hidden treasures, and historical wonderments. But there is one tights-clad character who looms large over the city. Think of Nottingham and you think of Robin Hood, who is represented throughout the area with tours, museums, and experiences. Head to the rather quaintly sized castle to see the statue of the renowned outlaw, while Sherwood Forest sits nearby. In amongst all of this history is a city with a vibrant arts and music scene and a lively student community. The residents of Nottingham delighted in digging into the ground, and there’s a fascinating cave network sitting under the city, which was built on soft sandstone.
East Midlands Airport (EMA) lies 12 miles from the city centre, Birmingham Airport (BHX) is around 40 miles away, while Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) sits an hour to the north. The train station is a 10-minute walk from the centre of town, with a regular service from London St Pancras. The major M1 motorway serves the city if you’re driving and there are nine park-and-ride facilities dotted around the city. Nottingham’s handy tram network serves the city centre and many of the outlying suburbs and villages, while the extensive bus routes run from Broad Marsh and Victoria bus stations. It’s a lovely compact city, so exploring on foot or by pedal power is a breeze.
There’s so much going on all year round that there really isn’t a bad time to visit Nottingham. Though if you’re planning an excursion to Sherwood Forest or the Peak District, then it’s at its most glorious during spring and autumn. Like much of the United Kingdom, there’s always a chance of a shower at any time of the year, so have your waterproofs handy (June, surprisingly, is the wettest month). The city’s vibrant music scene has spawned a number of festivals throughout the year. The indie festival Dot to Dot takes place in May, while June has Sherwood Live in beautiful Sherwood Pines. July sees the Splendour Festival bring music to Wollaton Park, while folklore fans will appreciate the annual Robin Hood festival in August. The same month accommodates the city’s Food Festival, though apple fans have to wait until October for the Bramley Apple Festival in Southwell, the home of the original Bramley apple tree, and the city’s legendary Goose Fair, first held more than 700 years ago.
Based in the former Nottingham courthouse and county gaol, this museum dedicated to crime and punishment is not for the fainthearted. You’ll follow the steps of condemned men from the former prison cells to the spot where miscreants were regularly hanged. As well as a variety of artefacts and exhibitions based on famous crimes and villains, you’ll see the cell where, possibly, Robin Hood was once incarcerated. Or so it’s claimed.
Take a trip underground and explore the extensive cave network carved out of the soft sandstone the city was built on, accessed from the unlikely vantage point of the Broadmarsh Shopping Centre. With 500 caves ensconced under the city centre, there’s a fascinating array of social history to witness, including medieval tanneries and World War II air raid shelters.
It would feel careless to discuss Nottingham and not mention something dedicated to the famous man in tights. The Sherwood Forest visitor centre is located in the historic village of Edwinstowe, about 20 miles north of the city. Here you can stock up on Robin Hood ephemera before plunging into the forest and living out all of your Merry Men fantasies. The Major Oak, a tree that’s possibly 1,100 years old, is a must-see.