21 Sights in Nottingham, United Kingdom (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Nottingham, United Kingdom. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 21 sights are available in Nottingham, United Kingdom.

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1. Highfields Park

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Highfields Park is Grade II listed park providing 121 acres (49 ha) of public space, in the west of Nottingham, England. It is owned and maintained by Nottingham City Council. It located alongside University Boulevard, adjoining the University of Nottingham's University Park campus. Due to its proximity to the university campus to the north, Highfields Park appears to be a part of the campus itself and therefore many refer to the whole area as University Park. There are historical ties between the park and the campus. The park contains a boating lake, complete with boats to hire throughout the summer months. The cascade and the stepping stones at the western end are Grade II listed. To the south of the lake the Tottle Brook, a tributary of the River Trent, flows on the surface, this brook is culverted for much of its length. At the eastern end there are children's play facilities and a pavilion with a cafe.

Wikipedia: Highfields Park, Nottingham (EN)

2. Nottingham Industrial Museum

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The Nottingham Industrial Museum is a volunteer-run museum situated in part of the 17th-century stables block of Wollaton Hall, located in a suburb of the city of Nottingham. The museum won the Nottinghamshire Heritage Site of the Year Award 2012, a local accolade issued by Experience Nottinghamshire. The Museum collection closed in 2009 after Nottingham City Council withdrew funding, but has since reopened at weekends and bank holidays, helped by a £91,000 government grant, and run by volunteers. The museum contains a display of local textiles machinery, transport, telecommunications, mining and engineering technology. There is a display of cycles, motorcycles, and motor cars. There are examples of significant lace-making machinery. It also houses an operational beam engine, from the Basford, Nottingham pumping station.

Wikipedia: Nottingham Industrial Museum (EN)

3. Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery

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Nottingham Castle is a Stuart Restoration-era ducal mansion in Nottingham, England, built on the site of a Norman castle built starting in 1068, and added to extensively through the medieval period, when it was an important royal fortress and occasional royal residence. In decline by the 16th century, the original castle, except for its walls and gates, was demolished after the English Civil War in 1651. The site occupies a commanding position on a natural promontory known as "Castle Rock" which dominates the city skyline, with cliffs 130 feet (40 m) high to the south and west.

Wikipedia: Nottingham Castle (EN), Website

4. Speakers' Corner

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A Speakers' Corner is an area where free speech open-air public speaking, debate, and discussion are allowed. The original and best known is in the north-east corner of Hyde Park in London, England. Historically there were a number of other areas designated as Speakers' Corners in other parks in London, such as Lincoln's Inn Fields, Finsbury Park, Clapham Common, Kennington Park, and Victoria Park. Areas for Speakers' Corners have been established in other countries and elsewhere in the UK.

Wikipedia: Speakers' Corner (EN)

5. Saint Leonard's

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St Leonard's Church is a Church of England parish church in Wollaton, Nottinghamshire, England. Dating originally from the 13th century, the church was restored in the Victorian era and again in the 20th century. It is notable for the large number of funerary monuments it contains. Many are to the Willoughby family, of nearby Wollaton Hall. There is also a memorial to Robert Smythson, designer of the hall, and one of the first English architects. The church is a Grade II* listed building.

Wikipedia: St Leonard's Church, Wollaton (EN)

6. Ukrainian Catholic Church Pokrova The Holly Protector of our Lady and St Alban's

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Ukrainian Catholic Church Pokrova The Holly Protector of our Lady and St Alban's

St Albans's Church, Sneinton, properly called Our Lady of Perpetual Succour and St Alban, is a Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in Bond Street, Sneinton, Nottingham, England. It was built in 1888–87 as the Church of England parish church of Saint Alban. In 2003 the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham declared it redundant and sold it to the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of the Holy Family of London, who added the dedication of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour.

Wikipedia: St Alban's Church, Sneinton (EN)

7. Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem

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Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem is a Grade II listed public house in Nottingham which claims to have been established in 1189, although there is no documentation to verify this date. The building rests against Castle Rock, upon which Nottingham Castle is built, and is attached to several caves, carved out of the soft sandstone. These were reputedly originally used as a brewhouse for the castle, dating from the medieval period.

Wikipedia: Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem (EN), Website, Heritage Website

8. Wollaton Hall

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Wollaton Hall is an Elizabethan country house of the 1580s standing on a small but prominent hill in Wollaton Park, Nottingham, England. The house is now Nottingham Natural History Museum, with Nottingham Industrial Museum in the outbuildings. The surrounding parkland has a herd of deer, and is regularly used for large-scale outdoor events such as rock concerts, sporting events and festivals.

Wikipedia: Wollaton Hall (EN), Website

9. Royal Concert Hall

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Nottingham Royal Concert Hall is a concert hall in the English city of Nottingham. It is owned by Nottingham City Council and is part of a complex that also includes the city's Theatre Royal. The Royal Concert Hall's striking modern architecture has proved to be a city landmark at the heart of Nottingham City Centre, opposite the more recently built The Cornerhouse complex.

Wikipedia: Nottingham Royal Concert Hall (EN)

10. Sky Mirror

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Sky Mirror is a public sculpture by artist Anish Kapoor. Commissioned by the Nottingham Playhouse, it is installed outside the theatre in Wellington Circus, Nottingham, England. Sky Mirror is a 6-metre-wide (20 ft)-wide concave dish of polished stainless steel weighing 10 tonnes and angled up towards the sky. Its surface reflects the ever-changing environment.

Wikipedia: Sky Mirror (EN)

11. St Paul's Church

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The Church of St. Paul is a parish church in the Church of England, located on Mansfield Road in Daybrook, Nottingham. The parish includes St Timothy church centre. St Paul's church is a Grade II* listed building by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport as it is a particularly significant building of more than local interest.

Wikipedia: St Paul's Church, Daybrook (EN)

12. St Mary's Church

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The Church of St Mary the Virgin is the oldest parish church of Nottingham, in Nottinghamshire, England. The church is Grade I listed by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport as a building of outstanding architectural or historic interest. It is one of only five Grade I listed buildings in the City of Nottingham.

Wikipedia: St Mary's Church, Nottingham (EN), Website, Heritage Website

13. Greek Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary Eleousa

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The Greek Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary Eleousa is on Derby Road, Nottingham. It is a Grade II listed building. The church provides liturgies on Sundays and acts as a hub for a community of Greeks, Greek Cypriots, British Cypriots, Greek students in Nottingham and other Orthodox Christians who live in Nottingham.

Wikipedia: Greek Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary Eleousa (EN)

14. Green's Windmill

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Green's Windmill is a restored and working 19th century tower windmill in Sneinton, Nottingham. Built in the early 1800s for the milling of wheat into flour, it remained in use until the 1860s. It was renovated in the 1980s and is now part of a science centre, which together have become a local tourist attraction.

Wikipedia: Green's Mill, Sneinton (EN), Website

15. Motorpoint Arena

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Nottingham Arena is a multi-use indoor arena, part of the National Ice Centre in the Lace Market district of Nottingham, England. The National Ice Centre and Nottingham Arena were opened by Olympic gold medalist Jayne Torvill on 1 April 2000. The arena is the biggest live entertainment venue in the East Midlands.

Wikipedia: Nottingham Arena (EN), Website

16. Nottingham Playhouse

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Nottingham Playhouse is a theatre in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. It was first established as a repertory theatre in 1948 when it operated from a former cinema in Goldsmith Street. Directors during this period included Val May and Frank Dunlop. The current building opened in 1963.

Wikipedia: Nottingham Playhouse (EN), Website

17. St.Barnabas Catholic Cathedral

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The Cathedral Church of St. Barnabas is a cathedral of the Roman Catholic Church in the city of Nottingham in Nottinghamshire, England. It is the mother church of the Diocese of Nottingham and seat of the Bishop of Nottingham. The cathedral is a grade-II* listed building.

Wikipedia: Nottingham Cathedral (EN), Website, Heritage Website

18. St. Nicholas's

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St. Nicholas's

St Nicholas Church, known locally as St Nic's, is an Anglican parish church in Nottingham. The church, since 1953, is Grade II* listed by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport as it is a particularly significant building of more than local interest.

Wikipedia: St Nicholas Church, Nottingham (EN)

19. Pitcher & Piano

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High Pavement Chapel is a redundant church building in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. It is now the Pitcher and Piano public house and is Grade II listed. It was built as, and for most of its existence operated as, a Unitarian place of worship.

Wikipedia: High Pavement Chapel (EN), Website

20. The Emett Clock

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The Aqua Horological Tintinnabulator is a 'water-powered' clock. From 1973 to 2014 it was installed on the ground floor at the Victoria Centre in Nottingham, England. In 2015 it was reinstalled in the shopping centre on the first floor.

Wikipedia: Aqua Horological Tintinnabulator (EN)

21. St Peter with St James Church

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St Peter with St James Church

St Peter's Church, formally The Church of St Peter with St James, is an Anglican parish church in the city centre of Nottingham, England. It is part of the parish of All Saints', St Mary's and St Peter's, Nottingham.

Wikipedia: St Peter's Church, Nottingham (EN), Website, Heritage Website


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