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Old Market Square

Old Market Square
Nottingham
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Old Market Square

A focal point for residents and visitors, Old Market Square is where friends meet, shoppers have a rest, and many great days and nights begin. It is the largest public space in the UK after London’s Trafalgar Square and is a major hub for the city’s social scene and transport links.

From Old Market Square, Nottingham’s shopping streets spread out in every direction. Spacious avenues provide quick direct routes across the city’s compact centre, allowing you to reach even the most distant shops in no time at all.

Nottingham’s ‘beating heart’ is also the setting for major events and celebrations including the Riviera Beach every summer and the Christmas Winter Wonderland. You can also buy local produce, including artisan cheese and meats, at the regular farmers’ markets which take place throughout the year.

If you want to escape the hustle and bustle, visit one of our most historic pubs, Bell Inn or the beautiful Malt Cross. Or why not head to French Living for good, rustic food in a distinctly continental setting?

Top tip: While you are at Old Market Square pay a visit to our Tourism Centre on Smithy Row for further information on events and attractions around Nottinghamshire and visit the famous Left Lion outside of the Council House.

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