Travel Blogs from Nottingham
... and set our sites on London Heathrow. Had panned to goto Warwick castle but the time was now looking a bit right. The boys dropped Dunc off at Milton Keynes train station and by 4:30 he was in London and the remainder carried on to the airport. I Got a text that traffic was horrible and only got the car retuned at 630 pm, after that all checked in and through security by 7:47 so 2 hours before the big bird leaves. Sign off now and see you all back in ...
... and recover, so we found a hotel with a pool. We didn't have rooms ready when we arrived, so we made ourselves at home in the bar, had a pint of lager, and ate some yummy food. When the rooms became ready, we grabbed our bags, headed to the rooms, and crashed. Didn't want to sleep too long, We woke the girls up. They were so groggy, but we "made" them go swimming. Glad we did. We were able to take a ...
Car returned, safe and sound phew...... Now for at least five months without driving a car.... Bliss!! will not miss the wonderful UK motorway network.... Am now sitting in the revamped Nottingham railway station, doing Facebook quizzes, with a costa. Now understand why I collected all those points..... Book on lemurs downloading as I ...
... and visited Gemma, One of Michelle's twins, and she has 6 kids!! A rainbow of a family too, 3 white kids, 1 Pakistan & 2 black kids! I was gobsmacked! But she was lovely and then Julia said we would also try her twin, Stacey's house. As I didn't get to speak to either of them at the wedding even though they were there. But unfortunately Stacey wasn't home. We went and got a lovely kebab from a local shop and rob was home by now from work, so I gave them a little gift ...
... Goose Fair and we just happened to be here at the perfect time for it! The first time I heard people talking about a Goose Fair I took the name literally and thought it was some sort of a farmers market or something (there are a lot of geese here!) but turns out it is actually like our equivalent of a small fate or town fair. But the Nottingham Goose Fair was a whole different level even for the English girls who for most of the night were saying 'this is not a ...
Other places to stay in Nottingham
Station Street, Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $69
- Great place to stay
- Nice hotel for the price
- Costcutting might be counterproductive
Wollaton Street, Nottingham | 4 star hotelfrom $109
- V good value and helped make our weekend
- Poor Value, Definitely one to miss
- Solid choice
Milton Street, Nottingham | 4 star hotelfrom $101
- Don't believe every review you read.
- A Hilton Nightmare
- Relaxing stay
41 Maid Marian Way, Nottingham | 4 star hotelfrom $96
- Superb room, friendly staff.
- Its ok if you like getting booked out
- Bad Customer Service
1 St James Street, Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $61
- Dont bother
- Below average for holiday inn expectations.
- Better than expected
296 Mansfield Road, Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $83
Castle Bridge Road, Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $96
7 Chapel Bar, Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $78
Mellor's Way, Nottingham | 4 star hotelfrom $133
- Good Enough But Not Spectacular
- Get the suite!!
- Lovely room
16 Fletcher Gate, Nottingham | 2 star hotelfrom $62
Bostock Lane, Long Eaton, Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $119
19-21 Wollaton Street, Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $70
Nuthall Road, Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $130
Talbot Street, Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $48
312 Mansfield Road, Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $66
Brailsford Way, Chilwell | 3 star hotelfrom $97
St. James Street , Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $75
George Street, Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $75
- Poor food, nice room
- Not bad
- Disappointed in room
Lake View Drive, Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $115
24-26 Radcliffe Road, West Bridgford | Hotelfrom $83
44 Derby Road, Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $65
Maid Marian Way, Nottingham | Hotelfrom $66
29 - 31 High Pavement, Nottingham | 4 star hotelfrom $134
- I just love this place!!!
- Luxurious cosseting
- A refreshing change from stuffy hotels!
Bestwood Country Park, Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $89
The Phoenix Centre, Nottingham | Hotelfrom $88
Riverside Retail Park, Nottingham | Hotelfrom $61