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Old Market Square

Old Market Square

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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.

What's Nearby

  1. Nottingham Regional & Speciality Food and Drink Market

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  2. Heritage Open Days 2014

    Thursday 11 - Sunday 14 September 2014

    Heritage Open Days celebrates England’s fantastic...

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  3. NEAT Festival 2014

    Friday 23 May - Sunday 1 June 2014

    NEAT Festival is back with a bang this May! View our...

    0.06 miles away
  4. Fields of Battle Street Exhibition

    Wednesday 17 September 2014 - Wednesday 12 November 2014

    Venue: Nottingham City Centre


    0.06 miles away
  1. Madame Parboiled's Cave Tour

    Madame Parboiled Wednesday Castle Dungeon Tour from 7pm

    Join Madame Parboiled every Wednesday...

    0.06 miles away
  2. St George's Day 2014

    Wednesday 23 April 2014

    To mark St George's Day the grand parade, organised by The Royal...

    0.06 miles away
  3. The Milk Race 2014

    24 & 25 May 2014

    After a triumphant return last year, legendary cycling event The Milk Race is...

    0.06 miles away
  4. Nottingham Riviera

    Friday 25 July - Monday 1 September 2014

    The beach is back! Nottingham's famous 'urban beach...

    0.07 miles away
  5. Robin Hood Town Tour

    * TripAdvisor 'CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE 2013' Winner *

    * No.1 Nottingham Tourist Attraction...

    0.11 miles away
  6. 9, Albert St. Carlton

    Wednesday 19 November 2014 from 1pm - 2pm

    Lunch time talk given by Jeff Bugg. The histories of...

    0.12 miles away
  7. Writing 'Popular' First World War Military History

    Saturday 25 October 2014 from 10.30am - 11.30am

    Saturday morning lecture given by Bryn...

    0.12 miles away
  8. First World War Diary Readings

    Wednesday 8 October 2014 from 1pm - 2pm

    Lunchtime Event presented by Geraldine Gray. Geraldine...

    0.12 miles away
  9. The Battles of the Falklands 1914 - The Most Decisive Naval Battle of the Great War

    Wednesday 17 September 2014 from 1pm - 2pm

    Lunch time talk given by Rob Wood. Rob's...

    0.12 miles away
  10. Our History, Our Story - Polish Heritage in the East Midlands

    Our History, Our Story - Polish Heritage in the East Midlands 11th April - 24th May...

    0.12 miles away
  11. Bromley House Open Garden Event

    Saturday 24 May 2014, 1pm - 4pm

    Bromley House Library is opening up its private walled garden...

    0.12 miles away
  12. Gallipoli: The Drift To The Dardanelles

    Wednesday 29 October 2014 from 1.10pm - 1.55pm

    Lunchtime talk given by Tim Farr

    This talk,...

    0.12 miles away
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