Places to Visit

Beeston Marina

A hidden gem for walkers, cyclists and anyone in general who wants to get away from the hustle of daily life.

Set at the side of the River Trent, you can follow the paths all the way through to Attenborough Nature Reserve.

Grab a snack, cold or hot drink and enjoy a few hours watching life pass you by as the many barges and small boats travel through.

Further information on Beeston Marina can be found here.

Travel by Service 18, 18a or 18b towards Beeston Rylands

Stops Served: Riverside Road or Meadow Road Shops with a short 2 minute walk

Wollaton Hall

There's plenty to see and do at Wollaton Hall, which is open from 11am each day.

Enjoy Natural History exhibits, tours of the house, the grounds and lake, 500 acres of parkland, red and fallow deer, formal and botanical gardens, cafés, shops and much more.

Wollaton Hall has become home to the city's Natural History Museum and has a collection of 750,000 objects.

Pack your picnic basket and enjoy the peace and quiet as you will certainly need a few hours to enjoy what is on offer.

Further information on Wollaton Hall can be found here.

Travel by Services 18a or Service 20 towards Wollaton

Stops Served: Wollaton Hall (Service 18a) or Wollaton Hall Drive (Service 20) 

Nottingham Castle

Discover Nottingham Castle and Grounds, explore the historic caves and find out the real story behind Robin Hood and the Sheriff of Nottingham. 

If you haven't visited the castle for a few years, you are in for a surprise with a new Visitor Centre, Café and Shops alongside all of the history that drapes Nottingham.

Around the edges of the castle, you can also visit Brewhouse Yard Museum and the Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem which is Nottingham's oldest pub.

Further information on Nottingham Castle can be found here.

Travel by Services 18, 18a, 18b, 18x, 20, L2, L4, L14 to Nottingham.

Stops Served: Maid Marian Way (Services 18, 18a, 18b, 18x, 20) Victoria Centre (Services L2, L4, L14 with a 10 minute walk to the Castle.)

Highfields Park

Set behind the back drop of the Nottingham University, this park has plenty to offer for keeping the family busy.

A boating lake where you can hire a rowing boat, canoes kayaks or katakanus. An 18-hole adventure golf course, exotic plants and water features alongside a play area should give you plenty of things to do.

You can relax in the Pavilion Café or Gallery Café at Lakeside Arts Centre.  

Further information on Highfields Park can be found here.

Travel by Services 18, 18a, 18b to or from Nottingham.

Stops Served: South Entrance