As we move into the warm embrace of spring, there is no better way to spend a glorious spring bank holiday than by heading out and exploring the must-see spots of Nottingham. Well known as a vibrant city bursting with culture, history, sport and more, this exciting town offers fun attractions in spades.
The only thing that makes a bank holiday better is having a few low-cost ways to enjoy it. To help you make the most out of this spring bank holiday, we look at a few excellent outdoor activities to enjoy in Nottingham. From the iconic Nottingham Castle to a fun day of ice skating, fun is guaranteed.
Known as the Castle of Curious Rebels, Nottingham Castle brings 1000 years of history and creativity to life, providing all who visit with an unforgettable experience. Bursting with stories of civil war, revolt and the legendary Robin Hood, children and adults can spend the day taking in the impressive history while enjoying stories, interactive displays and attractions, including exploring the caves beneath the castle and virtually firing Robin Hood’s iconic longbow.
Nottingham Treasure Hunt Trail
Perfect for anyone who loves a leisurely country walk, history and a bit of adventure, the Nottingham Treasure Hunt Trail allows guests to track down treasures and explore the best of Nottingham, all while getting their daily steps in. Sticking to a schedule when you have kids is near impossible, but this self-guided treasure trail is a great way to explore the city at your own pace, see iconic attractions, discover a bit more about the city and have a fun adventure with the whole family.
Holme Pierrepont Country Park
Open from 8am until 4pm daily, Holme Pierrepont Country Park is an excellent choice if you’re looking for an activity that is a little more active while still safe for children. Adults and children can enjoy a wide variety of activities both on and off the water nestled among the 270 acres of stunning parkland. From mini-golf to kayaking, rock climbing and more, you won’t know where to start!
Ferry Farm Park
Ferry Farm Park allows visitors to get up close and cuddly with a selection of baby animals. Perfect for children and adults alike, visitors can spend the day bottle-feeding lambs, holding tiny piglets and stroking baby donkeys. With lots of new litters throughout the year, you can check their website to see the new arrivals before planning your trip. Whether cuddling baby rabbits, running wild in the adventure playground, or enjoying the indoor soft play area, Ferry Farm Park guarantees fun for all.
National Ice Centre
If you’re looking for the perfect way to stay cool on a warm spring day, head on over to the National Ice Centre (NIC), where you can skate every day! Consisting of two Olympic size ice rinks, the NIC offers a variety of skating sessions designed to suit all ages and skating abilities from beginners to lifelong skaters. If your little one is a bit unsteady, the NIC offers a range of equipment for extra support - even scooters!
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