Top Choice Castle in Nottingham

Nottingham Castle

Nottingham's castle crowns a sandstone outcrop worm-holed with caves and tunnels. Founded by William the Conqueror, the original castle was held by a succession of English kings before falling in the English Civil W…
Historic Building in Nottingham

Wollaton Hall

Built in 1588 for land owner and coal mogul Sir Francis Willoughby by avant-garde architect Robert Smythson, Wollaton Hall sits within 200 hectares of grounds roamed by fallow and red deer. Along with extravagant ro…
Cave in Nottingham

City of Caves

Over the centuries, the sandstone underneath Nottingham has been carved into a honeycomb of caverns and passageways. Audio tours (Monday to Friday) and performance tours (weekends and school holidays) lead you from …
Museum in Nottingham

Galleries of Justice

In the grand Georgian Shire Hall, the Galleries of Justice offers a ghoulish stroll through centuries of British justice, including medieval trials by fire and water. Audio tours run on Mondays and Tuesdays; live-ac…
Museum in Nottingham

Museum of Nottingham Life at Brewhouse Yard

The underground passageway Mortimer's Hole, at Nottingham Castle, emerges at Brewhouse Yard, where you can visit five atmospheric 17th-century cottages housing the Museum of Nottingham Life at Brewhouse Yard.
Gallery in Nottingham

Nottingham Contemporary

Behind its lace-patterned concrete facade, Nottingham Contemporary holds edgy, design-driven exhibitions of paintings, prints, photography and sculpture.
Church in Nottingham

St Mary's Church

The most atmospheric time to visit this historic church dating from Saxon times is during evensong (6.15pm Wednesday, 6.30pm Sunday).
Monument in Nottingham

Statue of Robin Hood

Taking aim at the castle gates with his bow and arrow from Nottingham Castle's former moat, this 1952-unveiled bronze statue of Nottingham's famous outlaw is the work of James Woodford. Standing 7ft high, it weighs …