Nottingham might remind you of Robin Hood and Maid Marion but there is more to the city than this legendary outlaw. Nottingham is a classy city with heritage, nightlife and shopping which is second to none and deserves its place in our top 10 most popular cities in the UK.
Visit the historic buildings and discover the heritage of the area. The UK's oldest pub, Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem, is a stone's throw from the city centre and next door to the castle. It's worth having a pint in this oldy-worldy on route to your activity. Be careful, they have a pregnancy chair which might land you with a bigger birthday present than you were expecting.
Get muddy in Sherwood Forest, they have loads of activities which will make you feel as epic as Robin Hood - green tights not necessary.
Grab your bow and arrow and challenge your friends to a game of archery or jump in a bob-sleigh and slip through the track at a gazillion miles per hour.
See the best of Sherwood Forest on a Segway and head off the beaten path to discover the wonders in the woodland. Explore the interesting city of Nottingham while on a treasure hunt, a unique way to see the sights.
Have some drinks in the oldest inn then learn how to bellydance or try out the latest Bollywood moves.
You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to your Nottingham birthday night as this city has more pubs, bars and restaurants in 1 square mile than any other European city.
When we're in large groups we recommend an Indian banquet or a round of pizzas which even the pickiest of eaters will enjoy. Head over to a comedy club or place your bets at the greyhound track.
Nottingham is a sophisticated city proud of its vibrant and diverse pub, bar and club scene, so get dressed up and get ready to celebrate on your Nottingham birthday night out.
You'll need a comfy bed after a busy day of activities or a fun night out. We know exactly where all of the best places to recuperate on your Nottingham birthday weekend are. Our contacts include boutique stays in the city, central 3 stars ideal for large groups and even hotels that will work hard for your budget.
Book a night at one of the major hotel chains located in the heart of the Nottingham. Our partners include the purse-friendly Travelodge, the best all-rounders Ramada and Crowne Plaza and not forgetting, Hilton.