Nottingham, United Kingdom

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Nottingham Guide: Spend Less, Do More

Welcome to Nottingham

Nottingham-CastleNottingham is a city that is well-known for its association with the legend of Robin Hood and is home to a number of historic buildings, including a castle. However, Nottingham also offers an exciting nightlife and an assortment of restaurants and shopping venues. Nottingham accommodation includes economy chain hotels, unique boutique hotels, low-cost hostels and grand luxury hotels, with something to suit every taste and budget. The surrounding area offers further accommodation options, including unique accommodation on a canal boat, and numerous guesthouse and bed and breakfast options.

Top Attractions in Nottingham

Nottingham-Castle-GatehouseNottingham Castle is one of the city's biggest attractions and houses a fine art museum. Although the current castle was rebuilt after the Civil War, the first castle on the site was built in the 11th century.

The Galleries of Justice are another major attraction, educating visitors on the history of crime and punishment in England.

Nottingham Contemporary is a contemporary art gallery that has been open since 2009, and features a range of exciting exhibitions.


The vibrant nightlife in Nottingham attracts a number of visitors to the city, and offers something that is certain to appeal to everyone. The wide range of pubs and bars include traditional-style inns and contemporary wine bars. Bars and clubs are located throughout the city, including many in the downtown area, as well as a number of waterside locations. Nottingham offers a range of dance clubs and nightclubs to suit varying musical tastes, and also provides night-time entertainment in the form of comedy clubs and live music venues. >p>Nottingham Hotels

Nottingham accommodation is varied and offers something for everyone, whether on a business trip, a family holiday, or a romantic city break. City centre hotels, including many of the hostels and cheap hotels in Nottingham, allow visitors to take advantage of the “pedestrianised” shopping areas and public transport, including trams. Luxury boutique and spa hotels are also located in the city and the surrounding area, offering a chance to escape the hustle and bustle and relax. More traditional guest houses as well as bed and breakfasts can also be found in and around the city.

Getting around by car

East Midlands Airport to Nottingham: 22 min (13 mi) (21kms) via Remembrance Way/A453

Manchester Airport to Nottingham: 1 h 45 min (89 mi) (144kms) via A50

London Heathrow Airport to Nottingham: 2 h 17 min (127 mi) (204kms) via M1

Accommodation, driving and car rental

At Cheaperthanhotels and Cheaperthancars we have a wide range of car rental discounts at convenient locations and accommodation to meet all budgets and taste. We really do believe that the less you spend, the more you will have to do when you get there.

Your Cheaperthanhotels Team

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