From Nottingham Castle pass the Robin Hood statue on your way to Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem. Tour the Museum of Nottingham life before visiting the caves beneath the city. From Nottingham Contemporary take in the National Justice Museum before passing through the Lace Market, past the Brian Clough statue to arrive at Market Square.
Take in over 1000 years of history at the site of Nottingham Castle, including the Duval Palace and underground cave system beneath Castle Rock. Note – the castle is currently undergoing a multi million pound redevelopment and will re-open in 2020.
Robin Hood Statue
Unveiled in 1952, the famous outlaw’s statue stands 7ft high aiming his arrow at Nottingham Castle, surrounded by his band of merry men.
Ye Olde Trip To Jerusalem
Built into the stone caves, the ancient pub has a fascinating charm. Take a cellar tour to discover the origins of the pub, haunted tales of history, the pregnancy chair and the Galleon.
Museum of Nottingham Life
The Brewhouse Yard recreates homes, schools and shops allowing you to explore 300 years of history at the Museum of Nottingham Life. Note – the Museum of Nottingham Life is currently undergoing a multi million pound redevelopment and will re-open in 2020.
City of Caves
A maze of over 500 sandstone caves lie beneath the city of Nottingham. Visit the Anderson air raid shelter, medieval underground tannery and the remains of Drury Hill slums.
Set in Nottingham’s Creative Quarter, Nottingham Contemporary is one of Britain’s international art centres attracting thousands of visitors each year to exhibitions, the visual arts and travelling performances.
National Justice Museum
Based in the Shire Hall and County Gaol, the award winning National Justice Museum features a range of exhibitions and educational programmes focusing on law and justice. See Oscar Wilde’s cell door, evidence from the Great Train Robbery and the dock from the Bow Street Magistrates Court.
The Lace Market
Part of the city’s industrial history and Creative Quarter, The Lace Market is world famous for its intricate lace making. Relaxed and home to bars, restaurants and creative enterprises it is a great place to explore and soak up the atmosphere.
Brian Clough Statue
Just off Market Square you can find probably Nottingham’s second most famous resident! The statute of Brian Clough is a tribute to the late manager’s work and achievement at Nottingham Forest Football Club, twice winners of the European Cup.
Old Market Square
In the heart of Nottingham you find the Old Market Square, the second largest public space in England, after Trafalgar Square - the scene of many events throughout the year and the gateway to numerous shops, bars and restaurants.