Nottingham offers several adventurous options for everyone and a unique backdrop for a hen weekend. With cave explorations and visits to ale houses, there’s no end to the excitement you can have on your Nottingham hen party.
Navigating your way around Nottingham is easy, thanks to the effective public transport. Both the tram and the bus services are regular, punctual and connect all areas of the city. In addition, there are park-and-ride spots to make accessing the central city easier. Buy a day pass Kangaroo ticket for your Nottingham hen do and unlimited travel.
Must See and Must Do:
• Watch cricket at Trent Bridge cricket ground
• Go on the Original Nottingham Ghost Walk trip
• An absolute hen weekend must do - Nottingham Castle and the Robin Hood statue
• See how you measure up to Robin Hood -Try your hand at archery!
• For October hen dos- go to England's prestigious annual Goose Fair.
• Caves and tunnel exploration adds a bit of adventure to your Nottingham hen do
History and Culture:
Nottingham is primarily popular for its historical association with Robin Hood but its nightlife and party scene is gaining in popularity today. Today Nottingham is a bustling city and an epicentre for pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries. Nottingham is known for its rich history and there are plenty of museums around to learn all about it. The Goose Fair, an annual event in Nottingham since the 13th Century, is one of the most prominent fairs in the country.
If you are looking for a bit of retail indulgence on your Nottingham hen do, you won’t be disappointed. The city is brimming with designers, retail outlets and international brands. For something eccentric, look around Hockley Village, near Goose Gate. For antiques, arts and crafts, try out the Sherwood Forest Art and Craft Centre or go onto Newark’s annual antique expositions.
Nottingham has a bustling nightlife and offers several categories of venues. For a young student crowd, head to any pubs on Market Square. If you are looking for something a little classier on your Nottingham hen night, try out any of the pubs in the Lace Market district. For ultimate clubbing, try out Social or NG1- a gay super club. There is also a happening underground music scene and it is a haven for bass lovers!
Eating and Drinking:
Make up your mind about what you want to eat because there is a lot of choice in Nottingham! With over 300 different eateries, you will be hard pressed to stick to just one. For vegetarian and vegan food, amidst a wild atmosphere with a DJ, try out Alley Cafe. Cock & Hoop and Punchinello’s are well known and offer universally loved grub.