Destination guide

Travel to friendly Nottingham

The area's theatre scene and entertainment are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Nottingham. Well known for its bars, university setting and forests, this welcoming city won't disappoint. For a bit of culture, visit Theatre Royal, Nottingham Contemporary or Galleries of Justice Museum. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Nottingham

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Nottingham has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bulwell Forest Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Rushcliffe Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Denby Pottery (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Donington Park Racing Circuit (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Crich Tramway Village (17 mi / 27.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Nottingham

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Nottingham is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sherwood Forest Country Park (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Kelham Hall & Country Park (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Lea Gardens (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Heights of Abraham (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
  • Carsington Water (21.2 mi / 34.1 km)
  • Victoria Park (23 mi / 37.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Nottingham

The nearest airport is in Nottingham (NQT), located 3.7 mi (6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to East Midlands (EMA), which is 11.5 mi (18.6 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Nottingham Station, Netherfield Station and Carlton Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Nottingham?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 532 holiday lettings around Nottingham. From 186 Cottages to 189 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Nottingham?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Nottingham:

  • Nottingham City Centre: 37 holiday homes
  • The Park: 30 holiday homes
  • Forest Fields: 21 holiday homes
  • City Centre: 57 holiday homes
  • Leicester City Centre: 45 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Nottingham?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Nottingham. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Newstead Abbey: 684 holiday lettings
  • Trent Bridge: 390 holiday lettings
  • Nottingham (XNM-Nottingham Train Station): 415 holiday lettings
  • Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club: 308 holiday lettings
  • Nottingham Cathedral: 428 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Nottingham listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Nottingham?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 186 Cottages in Nottingham. Our other popular types of Nottingham holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 189 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 118 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 186 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Nottingham?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Nottingham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.