Arriving on your megabus from Edinburgh, Nottingham has lots to offer.
Sherwood Forest, the notorious home of Robin Hood, sits on the doorstep of Nottingham. Here you can explore the beautiful scenery and see the mighty Major Oak and its surroundings.
In the city stands Nottingham Castle, with its sizable art collection and scenic gardens. Atop the castle, a panoramic view of Nottingham can be observed. Below the castle is Nottingham’s famous network of sandstone caves, for which tours are available. One use of these caves was to seat customers and act as a brewery for Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem, a pub that claims to be the oldest in England, and offers real Nottingham ales and great food.
If nightlife is what you’re looking for, Nottingham has a large array of bars and restaurants situated around the city. The Lace Market, historically known for its lace factories, is now an area filled with high quality restaurants. Near to the Lace Market is Hockley, where you can find the trendiest bars in Nottingham. For an excellent night of live music, Rock City and its neighbouring venues Stealth and The Rescue Rooms won’t disappoint.
Nottingham has many sporting highlights, namely its neighbouring football stadiums of Nottingham Forest and Notts County, Trent Bridge cricket ground, and the National Ice Centre; where Torvill and Dean learnt to skate.
To visit Nottingham, you can get tickets by visiting megabus.com or picking up the phone. Benefits include a 20kg luggage allowance, air conditioned coaches and free Wi-Fi where possible.