Curious About Nottingham | Day Out With The Kids

Curious About Nottingham

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England

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Ages: 9+

Venue type: Outdoor

Curious About Nottingham gives an enlightening view into what makes this legendary city, home to Robin Hood and Maid Marian, what it is.

Take both walks, or enjoy them separately, if you have the time and energy, and haven't been distracted by too many of our suggestions for things to see and do on the way! Expand your knowledge, be entertained and challenged, and get out in some fresh air exploring! Walks typically take 1 to 2 hours each.

Walk 1: Castle to Market Square

From a famous 12th century Inn you pass caves carved into sandstone rock, before arriving at the entrance to Nottingham's infamous castle. Pass a former hospital and the leafy Playhouse, before descending to the depths of a darkened tunnel. Finally it's out into the bright lights, and the splendour of Market Square!

Market Square to Lace Market

Starting at City Hall this walk quickly makes its way up to the Lace Market district, with its magnificent Victorian buildings. Catch a glimpse of the National Ice Arena, ancient burial grounds, and a former court and gaol where prisoners were hung! End your walk at Weekday Cross, the place of ancient markets.

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Getting There and Contact Information


Starts at the Trip to Jerusalem pub, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 6AD, England


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Our walks are self guided, so can be done whenever you like and in your own time!


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Public toilets are available on the way.

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Eating information

Curious About Nottingham passes numerous pubs, bars, restaurants, shops and cafes. On the first walk, the Castle is well worth a visit at the start of the walk, and has a cafe, and the Playhouse has a large area outside where you can eat and drink. On the second walk the unique Galleries of Justice Museum has a cafe, as has the new Nottingham Contemporary Art Gallery, at the end of the walk.