Nottingham Car Hire

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The city is situated in the East Midlands, in the heart of England, and is a great base from which to explore widely, having outstanding transport links with the rest of the UK, and being close to the East Midlands airport. It has two thriving universities and is well-known for its sporting facilities and clubs, from Nottingham Forest Football Club to the National Ice Centre and National Water Sports Centre. Historically the city is famed for its links with Robin Hood, the outlaw who made his home in nearby Sherwood Forest, and was also the centre of lace-making and bicycle manufacturing in the last century. To explore the surrounding attractions the visitors best option is to arrange car hire to give them access to the rich heritage of the area, adventure activities in Sherwood Forest and the nearby Peak District National Park

Things to Do in Nottingham

As a centre of sporting activity, many of the city’s attractions have a sporting or sports activity theme, and a visit to the world-famous Nottingham Forest ground is a draw for many. As an alternative, The Alternative offers live sport and music and excellent food for those who like to combine viewing with a good meal. If you want to discover what lies beneath the city streets, a fascinating tour is offered of the City of Caves, dating from the 13th Century, and providing a view of how people lived and traded from these fascinating subterranean dwellings.

Top 3 Must See: Nottingham

  • City of Caves

  • Nottingham Castle

  • Nottingham Playhouse

The Nottingham Playhouse is worth visiting just for its modern design and feature water sculpture, and it has an outstanding reputation for the quality of its programmes. Nottingham’s historic Lace Market offers a glimpse of the old city, and a view of the beautiful St Marys Church. For ice hockey enthusiasts, the National Ice Centre offers all the excitement of ice hockey competitions plus regular exhibitions. And of course no visit to Nottingham is complete without a visit to Nottingham Castle and Sherwood Forest.

Drive Around Nottingham

Arranging car hire couldn’t be easier for visitors to the area. Finding your best deals through GoCarHire.co.uk also allows you to choose your pick-up point for car hire from Nottingham city or East Midlands airport. The airport is close to Jct 24 of the M1 motorway, and crossing the motorway on the A42 and A453 will take you into the heart of the city. For touring further afield the city has ideal transport links – travelling west on the A50 takes the visitor into the Peak District National Park, and south on the A606 leads to the town of Melton Mowbray of pork pie fame and some of the most attractive little villages of Nottinghamshire.