Travel Blogs from Nottingham
... on South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand. - not the most original trip but perfect for what we want. Cheap bit of fun to help stick to a tight budget. Lots of culture, followed by good sun and easy living. On the 30th August the count down stops. We head out to Bangkok with a stop over in Dubai. I'll be using this blog to keep in touch, put up pictures and keep track of all the experiences...... Well that's the plan anyway. Wish us luck. I'll be in touch ...
... for main. Surprise, no desserts! We are in Gloucestershire (I think, at least I walked through it today. Who knows where a shire starts or finishes?) so local dishes have a bit of a head start.
For the first time in days we haven't spent like a Greek government finance minister. No taxi fares, no theatre, really no anything except food and drink. I walk with a packet of 'hobnobs' and a packet ...
Lovely comfy bed, but oh boy, is it really July. We were both so cold, at least the heating is efficient. After a good sort out, finding various cubby holes, we packed everything tightly into all the cupboards and drawers. By this time it had started to rain, but we decided to go out for another practice drive. So we set off for Market Bosworth. After trying to find the battle site, being taken down ...
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 ...
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
1 Stanley Place, Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $48
Nuthall Road, Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $130
312 Mansfield Road, Nottingham | 3 star hotelfrom $66
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