Destination guide

Travel to friendly Nottingham

The area's theater scene and entertainment are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Nottingham. Well known for its bars, university setting and forests, this welcoming city won't disappoint. For a bit of culture, visit Theatre Royal, Nottingham Contemporary or Galleries of Justice Museum. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Nottingham

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Nottingham has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bulwell Forest Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Rushcliffe Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Denby Pottery (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Donington Park Racing Circuit (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Crich Tramway Village (17 mi / 27.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Nottingham

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Nottingham is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sherwood Forest Country Park (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Kelham Hall & Country Park (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Lea Gardens (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Heights of Abraham (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
  • Carsington Water (21.2 mi / 34.1 km)
  • Victoria Park (23 mi / 37.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Nottingham

The nearest airport is in Nottingham (NQT), located 3.7 mi (6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to East Midlands (EMA), which is 11.5 mi (18.6 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Nottingham Station, Netherfield Station and Carlton Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Nottingham?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 485 vacation rentals near Nottingham. From 178 Cottages to 164 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Nottingham for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Nottingham?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Nottingham:

  • The Park: 27 vacation rentals
  • Nottingham City Centre: 30 vacation rentals
  • Forest Fields: 18 vacation rentals
  • City Centre: 41 vacation rentals
  • Leicester City Centre: 51 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Nottingham?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Nottingham. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Nottingham (XNM-Nottingham Train Station): 376 vacation rentals
  • University of Nottingham: 442 vacation rentals
  • Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club: 265 vacation rentals
  • Trent Bridge: 350 vacation rentals
  • Meadow Lane: 365 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Nottingham listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Nottingham?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 178 Cottages in Nottingham. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Nottingham include:

  • Houses: 164 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 107 rentals available
  • Cabins: 178 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Nottingham?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Nottingham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.