Wollaton Hall & Deer Park
Distance: 0.49 miles
Visit Wollaton Hall & Deer Park to experience stunning architecture, fascinating museum collections and beautiful wildlife.
Nottingham Lakeside Arts
Distance: 1.49 miles
Nottingham Lakeside Arts is The University of Nottingham's exciting programme of exhibitions, music, drama, dance, special collections, archaeology, participatory and family events for everyone. Lakeside is based at the South Entrance of University Park Campus – walking distance from the hotel and conference centre.
Find out what’s on: www.lakesidearts.org.uk
Nottingham Tennis Centre
Distance: 1.50 miles
Nottingham Tennis Centre is one of the largest of its kind in the country. The Tennis Centre boasts 19 International size Outdoor Acrylic Courts (Three covered by a bubble), 8 permanent Internation size indoor acrylic courts and 9 International size grass courts. This summer it is host to the WTA and ATP.
Highfield Hockey Centre
Distance: 1.50 miles
Highfields is the premier hockey venue in the Midlands. Incorporating Beeston Hockey Club, Nottingham Players Hockey Club, Beeston Centurions Youth Football Club and Nottingham Lacrosse Club.
Distance: 2.34 miles
At Nottingham Playhouse see and experience bold and thrilling theatre. It is world-class, made in Nottingham and as diverse as our community. Situated in Nottingham city centre, Nottingham Playhouse puts on a wide variety of drama, music, dance, comedy and of course, the legendary Nottingham Playhouse pantomime. Nottingham Playhouse has been one of the United Kingdom’s leading producing theatres since its foundation in 1948. Touring work nationally and internationally, the Playhouse remains firmly rooted in its vibrant home city, where its spacious modernist building – fronted by Anish Kapoor’s Sky Mirror – is one of the region’s most popular landmarks. Within the walls they create productions large and small: timeless classics, enthralling family shows and adventurous new commissions.
Distance: 2.38 miles
Nottingham Castle is a magnificent 17th century ducal mansion built on the site of the original Medieval Castle. The Castle has a turbulent past, linked to kings and conquerors and still has a maze of original caves hidden beneath its imposing walls for all to explore and discover the tales. The Castle is situated in six acres of beautiful Victorian inspired gardens. The serene seating area surrounding the Castle bandstand is the ideal spot for quiet relaxation or to read a book. For those with a bit more energy, located on the Castle green the medieval style playground and covered picnic area provides the perfect setting for a family adventure.
Galleries of Justice Museum
Distance: 2.75 miles
England’s history of Crime and Punishment is as shocking as the sinister and grim stories of Nottingham’s own outlaws which are brought to life in the museum where they were judged, imprisoned and executed. To capture and explain this grim and gruesome history, they use actors, audio guides, guide sheets & boards, lighting, sounds, set dressing and exhibitions. Their aim is to educate, entertain and inform everyone who comes through our doors. The only museum of its kind in Europe, home to the Villainous Sheriff of Nottingham and the only venue where you can discover Nottingham’s horrible history.
Nottingham County Football Club
Distance: 2.96 miles
Take a seat and watch one of the oldest league clubs in the world play at the Nottingham County Football Club. Home to the Magpies, visitors are always welcomed and information about events and functions can be found online.
The National Ice Arena
Distance: 2.97 miles
At the national ice centre, all ages can have a go at taking to the ice, either for the first time or for those who can skate circles around others. They offer great packages and deals for those looking to celebrate a special occasion and for the bigger kids there are parties and themed events to make it all the more exciting. See online for details on public opening times and details on price packages.
Distance: 2.99 miles
Home to some of the biggest names in touring calendars and line ups, Nottingham's Motorpoint Arena is the East Midland’s hottest concert venue hosting live music and sporting entertainment to audiences of up to 10,000 people. Featuring some of the biggest names in music, pop, rock and comedy there are events for all, all year round.
Nottinghamshire County Cricket Ground
Distance: 3.19 miles
Headquarters of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, as well as international cricket and Nottinghamshire's home games, the ground has played host to many a great game as well as the Finals Day of the Twenty20 Cup. Well known as Trent bridge there are numerous nail biting games for new visitors of all ages to come along to.
Nottingham Forest Football Ground
Distance: 3.26 miles
Take a tour of Nottingham Forest Football Club's home ground. From taking a seat in the luxurious Directors' Box to visiting the Police Cells in the Brian Clough Stand, this tour gives you a insight into the illustrious history of the club.
National Water Sports Centre
Distance: 4.84 miles
Activities really don't get much wetter than this. Grab the opportunity to try some of the best outdoor water activities in the country and experience the internationally renowned white water course. The white water course that they operate on is 700m of adrenaline pumping action. Used by the British Slalom, Freestyle Kayak and White Water Rafting Teams for training and competition the course truly is world class. From canoeing, sailing, kayaking, power boating, rafting and water skiing, get the family involved in something sporty and just that little bit different.
Distance: 16.87 miles
For the adventurous and those with a little monkey in them, take to the tree tops with Go Ape’s amazing ropes course. Suspended in the trees with all sorts of challenging paths, obstacles, zip wires and free falls, it is definitely not something for the faint hearted. But for that really fun and different experience whether it be with friends, family or for team building, the course is sure to be a one of a kind memorable day. See online to book your group on to something very exciting today.
National Space Centre
Distance: 20.1 miles
The National Space Centre is an all-weather attraction for all the family, situated in the heart of the Midlands guaranteed to give an experience to all the family that is out of this world. Imagine if you could encounter real rockets, see the first sci-fi movie ever made, take the ultimate water rocket challenge, blast off into space inside the Vostok Capsule, see a dog spacesuit, see the last piece of genuine moon rock to be returned to Earth and challenge yourself to pilot the “Eagle” onto the lunar surface. Imagine no further and the visit the National Space Centre.
Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve
Distance: 20.07 miles
This historic Royal Hunting Forest of woodland, heath, farms & settlements is the world famous home of Robin Hood legends, and the ecologically important home of some of Europe’s greatest trees, with lowland and heath land that is as rare as rainforest. With all the family explore the stories of Robin Hood and Sherwood Forest, once the Royal hunting playground of Kings and Dukes, now offering a wealth of active fun for all the family. Walk, cycle or take to the trails by horseback and see what the lush woodland has to give.
Distance: 28.51 miles
Escape to the fantabulous world of the Alton Towers Resort where there's so much going on, the fun never stops. Home to Britain's most loved theme park with great kids attractions, white-knuckle roller coaster rides, special events and much, much more, Alton Towers Resort is the perfect destination for the whole family. Experience Sharkbait Reef by Sea Life, to embark on a mission of discovery by joining Captain Black and his crew beneath the wreckage of the galleon in Mutiny Bay, and visit the Cloud Cuckoo Land Theatre for the new Ice Age 4D Experience. A theme park of firsts Alton Towers has Europe's first inverted roller coaster, Nemesis, the world's first vertical drop roller coaster, Oblivion and also the world’s first free fall drop coaster, Th13teen. There is an experience to be had by all.