say hello to Nottingham
Famous the world over as home to the legendary outlaw Robin Hood and his Merrie Men, Nottingham can also claim the world’s oldest pub amongst its many attractions.
Ranked as one of the best cities in the UK for students and with a huge student population, Nottingham’s claim to fame is as the home of the legendary outlaw Robin Hood.
But there’s much more to it than this. This social, student-friendly city has a rich and dynamic industrial, cultural and sporting history, encompassing lace, tobacco, bicycles, and world-class sport, plus a thriving nightlife. You’ll never be short of something to do in Nottingham.
Three things you probably didn’t know about Nottingham…
The Little John bell in the dome of Nottingham Council House weighs 10.5 tonnes and is the fifth largest in the UK. It sounds every 15 minutes.
The first Boots chemists store to open was in Nottingham in 1849.
Nottingham gave the world traffic lights. Designed by a railway engineer, the first was installed in London in 1866.