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Local Attractions

East Midlands Designer Outlet 

Discount outlet centre for international designer and high street fashion and lifestyle brand shops. 3 minutes from the hotel.

Wollaton Hall & Deer Park

Step outside for a walk exploring the parkland, full of deer and other wildlife across the grounds and lake. 25 minutes from the hotel. 

Nottingham Arboretum

A historic, beautifully maintained park that is home to an important collection of over 800 trees, some of which are from the original collection planted in the 19th century. Easily accessible from the city centre and the wider community via the tram network that runs alongside. 28 minutes from the hotel.

Old Market Square 

It is the largest public space in the UK after London’s Trafalgar Square and is a major hub for the city’s social scene and transport links. From Old Market Square, Nottingham’s shopping streets spread out in every direction. Spacious avenues provide quick direct routes across the city’s compact centre, allowing you to reach even the most distant shops in no time at all. 32 minutes from the hotel.

Stonebridge City Farm

Stonebridge City Farm is a small slice of the countryside in the heart of the City of Nottingham. With a wide range of animals – large, small and cuddly, a great play area, cafe, shop and gardens that grow seasonal plants, produce and herbs. 33 minutes from the hotel. 

Green’s Windmill and Science Centre

Green’s Windmill is a restored 19th Century tower mill, once home to mathematical physicist George Green. Explore the interactive Science Centre and discover the remarkable story of George Green, and experiment with the things that fascinated him, such as light, electricity and magnetism. There’s something for all the family! 34 minutes from the hotel.

Highfields Park 

This 21 hectares park is well endowed with magnificent trees, exotic plantings and water features. It also includes on site activities such as a boat hire on the lake, adventure golf, croquet, a children’s play area, cafe and a variety of events at the Lakeside Arts Centre. 30 minutes away from the hotel.

Robin Hood statue

Cast in eight pieces of half-inch thick bronze (made to last 6,000 years) and weighing half a ton, the 7ft effigy of Nottingham’s legendary outlaw proudly stands on a two-and-a-half ton block of white Clipsham stone. 32 minutes from the hotel.

Nottingham Contemporary Art Gallery

Nottingham Contemporary is one of the largest galleries of contemporary art in the UK. The gallery hosts regular changing exhibitions of international art. 33 minutes away.

Nottingham Castle Wharf Canalside

The city of Nottingham has a busy and vibrant waterfront district, based around the Nottingham & Beeston Canal and the River Trent. The Castle Wharf area is buzzing with café culture and alfresco dining, all at the water’s edge.  Overlooked by Nottingham Castle, perched dramatically on a high rock above the city. The canal towpath is a scenic walking and cycling route, connecting different areas of the city.32 minutes from the hotel.

If you and the family are looking for free and cheap days out then look no further. We have all the information you need for the best local attractions.

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Carter Lane East
South Normanton
DE55 2EH
01773 812000