February 1, 2018

If you’re looking to explore, there’s no better place than Nottingham. Full of activities for all ages and sites to explore, there’s every guarantee that you won’t be bored. Of course, before you set off for your adventure you will need to book somewhere to stay. There are some fantastic hotels around but to add a little something extra why not look at luxury hotels in Nottingham? You certainly won’t regret it.

So, you’ll now be thinking of what to do during your stay, Nottingham has a thriving nightlife but for during the day, here are some great activity ideas and places to visit whilst you’re in Nottingham.

  1. Wollaton Hall and Park

Built in the 1580’s, Wollaton Hall is a large country house full of historical treasures. You can take a stroll around the grounds to admire the truly beautiful scenery it has to offer - perfect for those who love all things history and nature.

  1. Sherwood Forest

Famously known as the home to Robin Hood, Sherwood Forest has been standing for hundreds of years. It’s great for those who love walking and you can see the various habitats of local nature. It’s also perfect for those who enjoy cycling with set trails and mountain bike areas.

  1. The Workhouse

Based in Southwell, the Workhouse was built in 1824 and stands to this day as an example of what workhouses used to be like. It’s the best-preserved workhouse in England and is great for those with a willingness to learn about history.

  1. City of Caves

Well preserved, the City of Caves is a set of man-made caves dating from 1250 AD. The caves were found situated under a local shopping centre and as part of the National Justice Museum, many people visit it to learn more.

  1. The Harley Gallery

A place full of art, the Harley Gallery offers visitors the opportunity to see some amazing displays of contemporary craft and visual art. It also displays historical exhibitions, focusing on members of the famous Cavendish family.

  1. Flying Horse Walk Shopping Centre

For those who love to shop, the Flying Horse Walk Shopping Centre is perfect. With a large variety of well-known shops housing popular brands such as Vivienne Westwood, this is a must visit location.

  1. Nottingham Cathedral

Beautifully designed and cared for, Nottingham Cathedral is a must-see on your trip. Originally built in the 1800’s, the cathedral has been a city landmark for over 150 years and hosts various concerts and events throughout the year.

  1. Nottingham Castle

Standing atop cliffs in Nottingham, this 17th-century building is renowned for being one of Nottingham’s most treasured historical buildings. Visitors can learn and see various art collections and historical content; this building is full of culture and should most definitely be on your list of things to do.

  1. Adrenalin Jungle

Perfect for those who love taking part in activities, the Adrenalin Jungle offers visitors the chance to have a truly exciting day; with activities such as paintballing, archery and quad biking, it’s certainly a day filled with fun and excitement.

  1. Nottingham Arboretum

For those who love nature, this is a must see - Nottingham’s oldest park, housing over 8000 trees and filled with various nature trails, this park gives you the opportunity to get that little bit closer to nature.

Luxury Hotels in Nottingham

Now that you know what there is to do, it’s time to plan your perfect visit to Nottingham today.

Take a look at luxury hotels in Nottingham to ensure you have the perfect stay; here at St James, we boast magnificent rooms guaranteed to make your stay extra special – be it a short weekend or even a week away. For more information or to book a room then please give our team a call today.

The St James is an independently owned hotel ideally located in Nottingham city centre. The hotel boasts 87 bedrooms, No/6 Bar & Restaurant and event space for up to 150 people.

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