Nottingham’s origin dates back to the 600 AD but was officially declared a city much later in 1897. It is famous for its links to the legend of Robin Hood and was a major city during the Industrial Revolution because of its lace-making, bicycle and tobacco industries. Today, Nottingham is a major tourist destination and sixth most popular city to visit in England.
Nottingham has also become an academic centre in England with over 60,000 students attending the city’s two universities. It also has several famous institutions and venues such as the National Ice Centre, the National Water Sports Centre to name a few.Ask a Question Get a Quote
Morning: Departure from school and travel to Nottingham.
Afternoon: Arrival in the historic city of Nottingham and start of walking tour to see Nottingham Castle, home to the legendary Sheriff of Nottingham who’s battles with Robin Hood are well documented. Outside you will see the Robin Hood statue. Besides this you will see The Old Market Square, Council House and the oldest pub in England “Ye Old Trip to Jerusalem” which dates back to 1189.
Evening: Departure from Nottingham city centre and travel to overnight accommodation.
Morning: After breakfast, travel to Sherwood Forest, home to the legendary Robin Hood.
Afternoon:See the “Major Oak” (Robin Hood’s tree) and stroll along this ancient woodland. Optional activities available upon request.
Evening: Travel back to school. End of tour.
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