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Old Market Square

Nottingham's City Centre, Nottingham, England
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great little "beach" to pass an hour in

Lovely idea a pool to paddle in for the kids and a "beach" with free deckchairs for people to sit... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Summertime in the city

The Square has been transformed for summer. Beach huts for beverages and fountains for the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely idea a pool to paddle in for the kids and a "beach" with free deckchairs for people to sit on. Rides, food stalls and even an arcade machine all around the perimeter. Great to pass a couple of hours with the kids for free,...More

Thank gibb0girl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Square has been transformed for summer. Beach huts for beverages and fountains for the children, as well as some fair ground rides if you want to. I arrived late so wasn't sure if the beach was for sunbathing and deck chairs or if it...More

Thank Dr_Waugh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my 5 year old to the beach. He loved the paddling pool and beach but his favourite thing was playing in the fountains. I did distract him from the rides as I'd heard they were expensive. We got there early but there weren't any...More

Thank BakedBean2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

Transformation again for Nottingham's Market Square for the summer into a beach with roundabouts, eating places and water activities. Great on a sunny day.

Thank Pam D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having taken the tram into the city we got off at old market square. This was our first time visiting the city and on alighting saw a small fairground with a small beach where children were playing and adults sat on the deck chairs provided....More

Thank Sand M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to the beach before so know the drill, get your tokens from the booth and use them to go on the rides. I went on the sky ride with my son and had to pay £10!!! I'm sorry but £5 each?? That's ridiculous....More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the summer school holidays the square hosts a beach with paddling pool and amusements, etc. A good place to give the childrfen a taste of summer.

Thank Charles_and_Susan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Call me boring, but i prefer Market Square devoid of market stalls, ferris wheels and summer sandpits. For me, this place is at its best when totally empty. Then it has that wonderful vastness which focuses your attention on the city hall far back from...More

Thank Rich-Lee-Rewarded
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Old Market Square is a lovely place to hang out on a dry day. There are always interesting things going on with different markets, events etc

Thank emmamurray2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Something for everyone, The Beach , Deckchairs, WaterZorbs,Rides A Bar, Food ,HooK a Duck , Slot Machines, Great fUN for ALL.

Thank JimNurse
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20 December 2016|
Response from jodycav | Reviewed this property |
Not done the ice bar other than in London