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A day out in Nottingham for families

Thanks to its location in the East Midlands, Nottingham provides families with a great base for exploring central England. You’ll find a handful of family friendly outdoor areas, theme parks and farms in the surrounding countryside. Here’s a look at our favourites. Sherwood Forest The…
Kyle Coleman
December 2, 2015

Discover Newcastle without spending money

For a relatively small city, Newcastle is packed with things to see and do. Many of them are free, so you can have fun and save money. Newcastle's museums and galleries Baltic contemporary art space gives you stunning rooftop views over the River Tyne. First…
Kyle Coleman
November 11, 2015

The ultimate guide for Nottingham’s best pubs

A pint of real ale is essential to the classic British pub-going experience. In Nottingham you can even enjoy one at an authentic medieval inn. Any of the city’s oldest taverns provides a perfect backdrop for sampling hoppy cask ales and craft beers from local…
Kyle Coleman
October 23, 2015

Discover Newcastle’s best sights and secrets

Small, friendly and easy to walk around, Newcastle has lots to see from a medieval castle to modern art galleries. But where are the best places to get that panoramic shot or bird’s-eye view? “New Castle” From the top of the Norman Castle Keep, you…
Kyle Coleman
September 30, 2015

8 must-see sites in Nottingham

Nottingham is rapidly becoming one of the most popular destinations in Great Britain. In 2010, international publishing giant DK Travel named Nottingham a top 10 city to visit. The city has its share of urban delights including world-class shopping, edgy galleries, and a vibrant nightlife. But…
Kyle Coleman
September 21, 2015

Top 6 family-friendly activities in Nottingham

Nottingham won a coveted TripAdvisor award for being the best value in a city destination in 2013, proof that the city is ideal for family-friendly getaways. In addition to museums, galleries, and amusement parks, plenty of free, low-cost outdoor activities for kids can help you…
Kyle Coleman
August 26, 2015

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