Did you know?

Things invented in Nottingham include Boots (the chemist), professional football, the VCR, Raleigh bicycles, traffic lights, MRI scanners, Ibuprofen, tarmac, Bramley apples, and HP Sauce.

The Goose Fair, held every October, is one of Europe's largest travelling fairs with a history that dates back more than 700 years.

Famous Nottingham folk include DH Lawrence, Lord Byron, Erasmus Darwin, Samantha Morton, Sir Paul Smith, Bendigo the Boxer, Ada Lovelace, Donald Pleasence, William Booth, Edwin Starr, Robin Hood, and Simon.

Nottingham Tourism Centre

The award winning Nottingham tourism centre is located on Smithy Row by Old Market Square. The dedicated staff are able to inform you about local events, accommodation and attractions together with the best way to get around the city and county.

You can purchase tickets for attractions and selected local events together with a whole range of souvenirs and merchandise.