Nottingham occupies a fantastic central location with excellent transport links into the city via road, rail and air. The M1 and M42 are both situated within a 25 minute drive of the city centre as is East Midlands Airport.
Nottingham railway station is serviced by East Midlands Trains who provide a direct route into London St Pancras in just over an hour and a half as well as offering regional services linking towns and cities in the East Midlands, plus central and northern England, from Skegness, Norwich and Cambridge in the east, to Liverpool and Manchester in the west.
Once you have arrived Nottingham will provide your delegates with a limitless choice of social and leisure activities in our diverse city.
A compact city centre means your delegates will never have too far to walk between venues and will find their way around with ease. Nottingham is also one of just a handful of cities that have been accredited with a Purple Flag award for the variety, safety and cleanliness of our after dark offering.
We offer a vibrant night scene with an eclectic mix of entertainment options including continental style piazza venues with al fresco dining, lively nightclubs and laugh-a-minute comedy clubs plus an abundance of real ale pubs such as the oldest pub in England ‘Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem’, the ghostly Ye Old Salutation dating back to 1240 and the Bell Inn that was the favoured watering hole of Lord Byron himself!
You won’t be short of places to eat in Nottingham with over 300 restaurants in the city centre alone offering a mouth-watering mix of international cuisines to suit all tastes and budgets.
The city offers a wide range of accommodation from budget B&B to boutique hotels all within walking distance of the city centre venues.
Nottingham is not only known for its fantastic nightlife, it is consistently ranked as a top UK destination for shopping perfect for a spot of retail therapy. The city is home to international fashion designer Paul Smith, along with several other major labels such as Vivienne Westwood, Hugo Boss and Kurt Geiger all nestled alongside the well-known high street stores and unique fashion outlets on offer.
If you don’t fancy a spot of shopping then why not sample a slice of Nottingham’s sporting life. The city has a long history of producing and developing sporting icons who have performed in some of the city and county’s iconic venues including Trent Bridge Cricket Ground, the City Ground home to Nottingham Forest FC, Holme Pierrepont National Water Sports Centre and the National Ice Centre, home to Olympic Champions Torvill and Dean and the GMB Nottingham Panthers Ice Hockey Team.