Travel Blogs from Nottingham
... Thanks for following along, it's been fun and gratifying to know friends and family have been on the trip with us.
Many have commented it was "the trip of a lifetime". Well, yes... but we hope not, more one of our trips during our lifetime. We're already thinking about where to go next.
Midge and David
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Yesterday Avery and I took a bus to the nearby Chatsworth mansion, home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. It is extremely ritzy and has roughly one million rooms and had just been decorated for the Christmas season. Many dukes have come and gone and made changes to the house and ...
After a lovely few days (including Christmas day!!) with the family in Nottingham we are off back up north tomorrow to spend our last few nights in Manchester.
For those of you who don't already know our itinerary, it is in brief as follows...
First stop INDIA 10th October - 4th November
Fly into Mumbai after 3 nights exploring the city we head out on our first ...
... finding the house, our GPS "navigator" couldn't help us get to the playhouse (sorry April!) We criss crossed the same streets so many times trying to figure out a way in that it felt like a Keystone Cops routine minus the people chasing us! In most respects, Liverpool reminds me of Edmonton; this morning, it reminded me of Calgary--a festering boil of one-way streets and frustrated drivers with zero tolerance for the inexperienced Canuck drivers on ...
... first snow has apparently fallen, I've not needed my jacket most of the time during my photo walks. Who knew a fall vacation in the UK could be so warm and sunny? Sure, a few rainy spells have happened, but who cares about rain while in the V&A museum? Funnily enough I managed to not get lost on the Tube (just made one mistake in changing lines) even though this was the first time I navigated through the maze on my own, and even more surprisingly, ...
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
17-31 Wollaton Street, Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $70
Nuthall Road, Nottingham | 4 star hotelfrom $130
1 Stanley Place, Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $48
312 Mansfield Road, Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $66
Brailsford Way, Chilwell | 3 star hotelfrom $97
Rutland 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 $186
- 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