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Old Market Square

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Address: Nottingham's City Centre, Nottingham, England

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Heart of the City

The Market Square is truly the heart of the city. It is always busy, there is always a fair or a giant wheel on it. Perfect place to enjoy Nottingham.

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Market Square is truly the heart of the city. It is always busy, there is always a fair or a giant wheel on it. Perfect place to enjoy Nottingham.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Almost every week there is something going on in Old Market square. Can be from small Christmas village to the sandy beach with a pool (all depends of year). It can really be ANYTHING in between.

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Frome, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

From this vantage point, you can view the amazing architectural history of the City. Pick up the Nottingham Trail pamphlet from the nearby Information Centre and see the sites of the city. Do look above the shop window fronts and see what the Victorians built.

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Belfast
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old Market Square is a great starting point on a visit to Nottingham. Most of the city fans out from the square, so just pick a direction!

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Worksop, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit several times a year as there is always something to see or do. The beach in the summer is fab (but take plenty of cash for the rides!) and there is a really lovely atmosphere at the Christmas market. I recommend White Rabbit Teahouse if you're looking for somewhere nearby for food as this is just a few... More 

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leeds
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The town square has a lovely water feature/fountain, the big wheel and tram access. As well as all the shops.

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Grand Manan, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the special places that makes Nottingham Nottingham. At any season of the year, the City Square is a hub of activity and interest. Worth the trip downtown if nothing else.

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed spending time in this very impressive square in the centre of Nottingham. Standing and looking around, you really could be in one of many German or French cities, with the impressive architecture, water fountains, and trams moving through. Very good for people watching.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The centre of my home city always a good place to hang out and watch the world go by easy access by the great tram system

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used to meet people here when I lived nearby, and now as a visitor it is still a delight to pass by on the tram. The square has been seriously reorganised since I was a teenager enjoying the big city, being now pedestrianised, apart from the trams and buses. In fine weather it is a delight with outdoor eating. If... More 

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