Things To Do In Nottingham

Green's Windmill and Science Centre

Green’s Mill is a brought back and working 19th century tower windmill in Nottingham, UK.

In the early 19th century it was owned and run by the mathematical physicist George Green (1793-1841).

Never been aware of George Green? Few individuals have, although he was among the most remarkable researchers of his– or just about any other– age.

You can visit his windmill and, when the wind permits, see it working and purchase our acclaimed natural flour.

In the small Science Centre beside the mill you can discover the amazing story of George Green and his accomplishments and try out the important things that captivated him, such as light, electricity and magnetism.

Brought back to life in 1985 by Nottingham City Council, the windmill is operated on behalf of the City by the Green’s Windmill Trust, a registered charity.

City of Caves

Go to the City of Caves

Schedule a daytime tour at the City of Caves

Book a joint ticket with the National Justice Museum

City of Caves belongs to a covert labyrinth of over 500 unique sandstone caves below the streets of Nottingham dating back to the dark ages.

Take a trip to examine the social history of the caves and find out more about the things that once happened inside these fascinating underground residences. As part of your research you will see the only middle age underground tannery in the nation, visit the Anderson air raid shelter where thousands of people sought refuge throughout WWII and explore the remains of Drury Hill Victorian slums.

Learn more about the history of the Caves

Wollaton Hall, Gardens and Deer Park


Wollaton Hall personnel are constantly eager to assist the public get the most from their visit. For those with limited mobility, or bespoke requirements we offer:

Mobility parking in main vehicle park near the entryway to Wollaton Hall

Elevator access to gallery floorings and toilets

A ‘Changing Places’ toilet and height-adjustable bench; we ask people to bring their own slings and register before usage at the Courtyard Shop or Potting Shed.

Disabled toilets remain in the courtyard 9am-5pm and near the play park 5pm-8pm.

Induction loop facilities across locations of the website.

Tactile models of the park and hall in Lower Courtyard near the Potting Shed.

Wheelchair access to the primary hall. KEEP IN MIND: Stairs function on tour routes.

Sensory experience in the formal garden. Manual wheelchairs readily available for use in hall and gardens. These can be collected from the hall and yard shop on arrival.

For those with Young Children and Babies, we offer:

Baby feeding facilities (in the courtyard café).

Infant altering facilities (in the courtyard 9am-5pm and near play park 5pm-8pm).

All meals in the cafe available as kid sized parts.

Play park – situated near Wollaton Road and Sutton Passeys entrance.

Activity and trail sheets (readily available at the hall).

Household occasions throughout school holidays.

See Nottinghamshire


House of famous criminal Robin Hood, dynamic culture, rich history and sporting splendor – Nottinghamshire is among the UK’s top destinations, and a warm welcome constantly waits for.

Whether you visit Nottinghamshire for a weekend break or a day out with the kids at leading destinations, you can see world class sport, amazing live performances, excellent night life and cutting edge art in exceptional venues.

Taste fine dining at Michelin star dining establishments, shop at high street favourites and unique independents, and delight in regional produce in conventional market towns.

Rousing stories of rebellion and virtue are written into our DNA – check out the enchanting Sherwood Forest to stroll in the steps of Robin Hood, find out of castles torn apart by civil war, or take pleasure in a cocktail in among the city’s cavern bars.

You can even trace the bold steps of the Mayflower Pilgrims from Nottinghamshire to the Americas, before discovering how Nottinghamshire developments like MRI scanners have helped change the world for the better.

For the current news and examines please visit our blog site. For details on accessible Nottinghamshire please visit our Access for All pages.

Arboretum Park

Councillors hold routine surgeries in their constituencies to which members of the general public are invited to participate in if they have a specific concern which they feel their regional councillor can assist them with. Times, dates and venues of ward surgical treatments are noted here.

Nottingham Playhouse

At Nottingham Playhouse we make bold and thrilling theatre. It is first-rate, made in Nottingham and as varied as our community.

Located in Nottingham city centre, Nottingham Playhouse puts on a wide array of drama, music, dance, funny and obviously, the famous Nottingham Playhouse pantomime. The Playhouse can also be hired as a wedding event venue for your best day or a conference place for that important meeting.

Nottingham Playhouse has actually been one of the United Kingdom’s leading producing theatres because its foundation in 1948. Touring work nationally and internationally, the Playhouse remains strongly rooted in its vibrant home city, where its spacious modernist structure– fronted by Anish Kapoor’s Sky Mirror– is among the region’s most popular landmarks.

Nottingham Contemporary

Join us for the unveiling of a new commission by artist and curator Lorenzo Sandoval for Nottingham Contemporary‘s Project Space. It presents an area for encounters in a setting made of a modular furnishings system that can supply various mixes.

Theatre Royal Concert Hall

Getting Here

We are located in the heart of Nottingham, easily accessible by train, cable car and bus and close to a number of city centre parking area.

With over half a million visitors every year, the Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall Nottingham are two of the UK’s most successful touring venues, leading the way for arts and entertainment in the East Midlands region.

Our diverse programme of occasions includes internationally renowned orchestras, the greatest quality ballet, modern dance, opera and exploring drama along with West End musicals, family programs, stand-up funny and rock & pop music. Likewise offering a large range of workshops and jobs including the local neighborhood, free foyer efficiencies, backstage tours, conference and meeting centers, plus our bustling café bar and dining establishment, there really is something here for everybody.

Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

Prepare to be wowed by interesting, festival-style efficiencies from gymnastics show teams from all over Great Britain! The Great British Gym for Life Challenge will take place at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham on Saturday 9 June and Sunday 10 June 2018.

The Great British Gym for Life Challenge will showcase enjoyable, creative screens from kids and grownups of all capabilities, as they complete for group awards and gold, silver or bronze acknowledgment.

Nottingham Greyhound Stadium Ltd

Invite to Nottingham Greyhound Stadium.

Perfectly situated in the heart of the country, with outstanding access to all significant transport networks, Nottingham Greyhound Stadium is rather simply the house of greyhound racing in the East Midlands.

The Stadium is positioned just 2 miles from the City Centre and just one mile from Nottingham Forest FC, Notts County FC and Trent Bridge Cricket Club at Colwick Park in the very same complex as the horse racecourse. Car parking at the stadium is complimentary.

Nottingham Greyhound Stadium offers terrific entertainment at affordable prices for corporate hospitality, unique celebrations and everyone who wishes to take pleasure in the excitement of live greyhound racing.

The stadium has a top quality dining establishment, 3 bars and a treat bar with lots of viewing inside and out so customers can delight in the excitement of live racing whatever the weather. A flutter costs as low as 50p so you do not need to be a millionaire to enjoy a night at the pets. The track races every Monday, Friday and Saturday evening throughout the year.

Stonebridge City Farm

Stonebridge City Farm is a small piece of the countryside in the heart of the City of Nottingham!

The farm was established in the late 1970s, and will be commemorating its 40th anniversary this year. We supply a much-needed green space, sustainable structures, unique local identity and individuals who care for and regard the regional community. We likewise support many individuals who sometimes discover it hard to acquire training and work experience somewhere else.

Framework Knitters Museum

Pay for simply one full-priced ticket and we’ll give you a distinct Clocking In Card that gives you complimentary entry for 12 months.

The Framework Knitters Museum in Ruddington is a special historical example of a 19th century framework knitters’ work area.

Our site has been adoringly brought back as a living history museum.

You’ll find how framework knitters and their families lived and worked here in Victorian times– the sights, the noises and even the smells!

We tell the 400 year history of framework knitting, from its function in the Industrial Revolution to the infamous Luddite riots of the 1800s, and how framework knitting provided birth to the Nottingham lace market.

Woodthorpe Grange Park

Woodthorpe Grange Park is an outstanding big green area that sits on the edge of the city and has a wide array of facilities consisting of pitch and putt, tropical home, formal gardens, sports pitches and café.

Site Facilities

  • Coffee shop and Toilets.
  • The Grange.
  • The Nursery.
  • The Tropical House.
  • Pitch and Putt.
  • Park History.

The Original Nottingham Ghost Walk

The Original Nottingham Ghost Walk is a storytelling tour around the Castle Quarter of the city. It is simple walking, about 1/2 mile long and takes approximately 90 minutes to 2 hours. The walk starts from Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem, every Saturday at 7pm.


iLOCKED Escape Room Experience in Nottingham.
Live escape games are getting a growing number of popular, and you can play right in the heart of Nottingham with iLocked. The standard concept is that a group of individuals need to solve a number of puzzles within a limited time: they have just one hour to leave. Each escape room has its own style. For instance, iLocked has three:.

The Mummy, with an Egyptian pyramid theme.
Battleship, with a submarine theme.
Alien, with a deep space style.

iLocked’s games require excellent ingenuity and perception. All of them help to bring players better, as they have to work together as a team. Players have just one hour to unlock the door or discover the hidden passage. No special skills are had to play escape video games, other than powers of reasoning and observation.

Gamers likewise require to keep an eye on the clock, so it makes sense for groups to resolve the puzzles together. The groups are normally made up of 2 to six players.

Eden Softplay

Eden Softplay is an amazing 4-tier indoor play centre for under-10’s hosted in the structure of St Saviour’s Church, Nottingham. The soft play coffee shop is popular with people across the city trying to find a comfortable and fun space for all the household.

Owned by the church and run as a neighborhood social business, we are planning to lead the market by achieving a number of social aims as well as being a leading location for fun! We are working to bring you the highest levels of quality and affordability while making no compromise on our business principles. For more details on this, please take a look at Our Vision and our Food & Drink details pages.