Nottingham is full of proper traditional pubs, fun party bars and popular clubs - it’s a city that loves live music and clubbing, and withlap dancing clubsandcasinosyou’ll have everything you need for an unforgettable night. Plus, visitthe UK’s only Hooters, home of the world-famous Hooter Girls. Fill up on American food, watch live sport and enjoy the company of the lovely waitresses for a top stag night. For more nightlife inspiration check out our guide toNottingham's top nightspots.
Known for Nottingham Forest, it’s only natural that the city is great for outdoor activities. Get ready for anaction-packed activity daywhere you can choose between blindfolded 4x4 driving, laser tag, axe throwing or even tackle an assault course or jungle challenge. For high-speed thrills, race around inoff-road dirt buggiesor take to the water inwhite water rafting.
Nottingham’s Market Square is the beating heart of the city and one of the largest squares in the UK, an airy space home to tons of bustling shops and thebest bars and restaurants. The magnificent Council House is an unmissable sight. Football fans, just off the square is a statue of Nottingham Forest manager Brian Clough, a local legend for winning two European Cups and a Super Cup.
Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem
Visit one of the oldest pubs in England,Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem, built into the cliff where Nottingham’s historic castle sits. It’s famous for several reasons including its network of underground caverns that used to be a brewery. There are several bars, cosy nooks and a great courtyard and garden. It’s filled with relics of England’s colourful and bloody history including a cursed model ship said to have killed anyone who cleaned it.
City of sport
With more sports facilities per head than anywhere else in Europe and home of the famous Ashes Test Match ground, Trent Bridge, Nottingham is definitely proud of its sports heritage. Nottingham Forest FC is one of the oldest football clubs, and manager Brian Clough is a beloved legend in the city. If you like racing and betting, there are both horseracing and greyhound racing tracks. Or, for snowsports, there’s the National Ice Centre. Check out our guide toNottingham's sports venuesfor more information.