Nottingham is the second largest city in the East Midlands. Of course we all know the tale of it’s most famous resident, Robin Hood, but did you know Nottingham was also world famous for it’s Lace-making and cycle manufacturing?
It is home to Sherwood Forest and Nottingham Castle and draws in many tourists. It is also host to the World Famous Nottingham Goose Fair which is held in the first week of October and is one of the oldest and largest travelling fairs in Europe.
It has some great sports facilities, notably the National Ice Centre where Olympic Champions Torvill and Dean trained in preparation for the Bolero. It has not one but two local football teams, Notts Forest and Notts County and a first class Test Cricket Ground which is just to place to while away a sunny afternoon when not at lectures! There is the National Water Sports Centre where you can partake in White Water Rafting, Kayaking and Canoeing or Sailing, plenty to keep you entertained in your free time.
Nottingham as you can imagine has a lively nightlife along with live music venues hosting major national and international acts.Nottingham is home to two major universities – the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent and with over 60,000 students attending these you wont be short of a new friend or two. Below you can take a look at all of our student accommodation in Nottingham.
Enjoy your time in Nottingham and watch out for men in tights!!!!