Nottingham – our city

Destination Nottingham

Nottingham is a vibrant, independent and cultural city, best known for its history, literary greats, nightlife, shopping and music and arts scene! If you’re looking for a diverse and active city to explore during your stay, then Nottingham is the city for you.

Great transport links

We have an award winning public transport system, and our buses and trams are some of the most frequent and modern in the country.

You can visit the Nottingham City Transport (NCT) and Nottingham Express Transit (NET) sites to find out more about services and connections in the City centre.

What to do while in Nottingham

Nottingham is renowned for the quality of its eateries and boasts more restaurants and bars per square mile than anywhere else in the UK. With a diverse range of restaurants and bars to choose from, there really is something for everyone, from relaxed pub favourites through to exotic Thai and Greek dining. Visit our Bars and Restaurants page to see a few of our favourites!

Staying overnight? From budget to boutique, there’s accommodation to suit every taste, all just a short distance from the National Ice Centre and Motorpoint Arena Nottingham. Visit our Hotels and Accommodation page to see our recommendations.


Interested in the rich history of Nottingham? Check out the spooky Galleries of Justice, the City of Caves that lies underneath the Broadmarsh shopping centre and Nottingham Castle, a previous royal fortress and residence!

For art and literature lovers, we have the Nottingham Contemporary art gallery and Newstead Abbey, former home of famous poet Lord Byron.