Home of the legendary Robin Hood and his merry men Nottingham is a wonderfully unique city oozing history and heritage from every nook and cranny. With Robin Hood myth and folklore awaiting your discovery, Sherwood Forest primed for adventurers and the city centre bursting restaurants, bars, museums and markets, a visit to Nottingham is a UK must. Explore below our city guide to Nottingham’s key attractions.
If you are keen to discover the mysteries and landmarks of Nottinghamshire’s legendary forest, take a look at our 'Adventurers Map of Sherwood Forest'.
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15 - 16 September
Festival of Food and Drink offers great food, award winners, special guests and delicious dishes to fantastic Street Food, Pop Up’s, cafés, bars, cocktails and much more!
17 - 20 October
The Robin Hood Beer & Cider festival will feature over 1000 real ales and over 200 ciders and perries plus well over a dozen brewery bars. There will also be the usual range of food vendors offering a wide variety of food styles plus an ever larger selection of entertainment in two separate locations!
Best Bar: Opened in 1999,Brass Monkey is the oldest cocktail bar in Nottingham, and a favourite for the locals – get there before 5pm for happy hour cocktails!
Best Restaurant: The award-winning MemSaab serves up the finest Indian food in Nottingham, combining stylish dining with creative cooking and offering a true taste of the south Asian sub-continent.
Best Attraction: Nottingham’s City of Caves offers the unique chance to explore the city’s underbelly, with 200 ancient man-made caves creating a network of history and heritage – from the medieval years up to their use as bomb shelters during World War II.
Best Kept Secret: Great family fun at the Nottingham Guts and Gore Tour.