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Nottingham Travel Guide, United Kingdom


Nottingham, UK - Overview: Vibrant city known for festivals, history and culture

Nottingham is a vibrant city located at the very centre of England, which is recognized at the global front for its traditional market side and picturesque countryside. For years, this city has remained as the inspiration for world acclaimed literary heroes like DH Lawrence and Lord Byron. The city is also the home to Sherwood Forest and Robin Hood. There’s nothing that Nottingham does not offer, be it world famous venues, shopping areas, boutique hotels, stylish bars, family attractions, heritage and history, sporting events and festivals.

The interesting and enticing culture and history of the city can be explored in the City of Caves and Galleries of Justice. Apart from it, the glimpse of the important contribution of this city during the time of Civil War and also during the ear of Robin Hood can be learnt from the Nottingham Castle. Interestingly, there is more to this fascinating city like the Creswell Crags, which phenomenally reveal regarding the life which existed during the Ice Age. By following the Mayflower trail, the origination of the Pilgrim Fathers can also be explored.

Exclusive designers and individual boutiques are some of the other crowd pulling features for the shopping aficionados. There are innumerable big names and brands which are featured in this city.

At the same time, Nottingham is also the home of various artists, thus, proving to be of great attraction to the culture vultures. There are several modern cultures and traditional museums in the city. Icons like Andy Warhol and Turner. The Pre Raphaelite art was rejuvenated in Nottingham during the 2005 summer’s collection. This influential exhibition was held for the very first time outside the boundaries of United States.

Once again, during the spring of 2006, Nottingham was selected to be the venue for the British Art Show. This clearly reveals the rising cultural profile of the city. Even for the film lovers, there is another benediction named as the Broad way Media Centre, tend to be the dedicated abode for the world and independent cinema. is known for its international reputation for festivals, productions and film exhibitions. At the same time, Nottingham also serves to be the home for the smallest cinema of the world which has only 2 seats.

Apart from these, the city is also famous for festivals like the NOW festival, which take place in innumerable venue in the entire city. Thus, Nottingham is the living souvenir of cultural beauty, enticing history and adventurous life.

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