This post was most recently updated on June 27th, 2018
Nottingham, a city in East Midlands, is full of character and history. If you’re visiting for a day or two, there is plenty to do, see, and explore. City’s award-winning public transport system ensures that everything is within easy reach and you can move around quickly and carefree.
Nottingham is renowned for its vibrant culture and music scene. Its youthful vibe can be felt throughout the city, while historic significance doesn’t shy away, too. Most people will have heard about the legendary Robin Hood, and Sherwood Forest, which lies on the doorstep of Nottingham.
While the city centre is rather small, it’s always buzzing, and no matter where you look, there’s something interesting around every corner. Nottingham is renowned for being among the top places outside London with most independent businesses.
Whether you are into food, entertainment, nature or a bit of history, Nottingham has plenty to offer and you will not be left disappointed.
1. Nottingham Council House
If you have ever seen any pictures of Nottingham, then you will recognize the neo-baroque style Nottingham Council House, which is probably one of the most well-known landmarks in the city. It overlooks Market Square, which is the central square in the city centre and is popular with locals and tourists especially in the summer season. The tower bell that strikes every quarter of an hour can be heard seven miles far and wide.