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‘City of Caves’ and ‘Queen of the Midlands’ are two names fondly given to the city of Nottingham, which accurately reflects its hugely diverse nature, rich with cultural heritage and modern day entertainment. A city with a fascinating past and an exciting and buzzing present, Nottingham has everything to offer – from high culture, haute couture and widely acclaimed restaurants to the world famous legend of Robin Hood.

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Wollaton Hall and Deer Park

Wollaton Hall and Deer Park is one of the country’s finest Grade One listed Elizabethan mansions located within 500 acres of lovely parkland and lake. The house is now Nottingham Natural History Museum and at the Wollaton's Courtyard Stables you will find the city's Industrial Museum. Notice, that the parkland has a herd of deer which to admire and large-scale outdoor events and festivals are held here.

Nottingham Castle

This magnificent 17th century mansion was built on the site of an original Medieval Castle and offers spectacular views over the city. Within the walls is a vibrant museum and art galleries, hosting both national and international artists. Guided tours of the caves beneath the Castle are also available where you can discover King David’s dungeon, the Duke of Newcastle’s Wine Cellar and Mortimer’s Hole.

Holme Pierrepont Hall and garden

This family run venue is located in a lovely setting only 10 minutes from the centre of Nottingham and welcomes groups on guided tours throughout the year. Holme Pierrepont Hall is a beautiful Tudor house built by Sir William Pierrepont in 1500 and is surrounded by a Courtyard Garden where you can take a stroll and have a relaxing time.


Highfields is a lovely park located close to Nottingham University Campus and is a well maintained park with magnificent trees, exotic plantings and water features. Boat hire, bowling, croquet, putting are some of the activities offered here. For the children there is a play area and a variety of events are organised here.

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