House Removals Nottingham
Nottingham is a city in Nottinghamshire, between Sheffield in the north, and Leicester in the south. Nottingham has famous ties to the legend of Robin Hood and there are a number of landmarks to visit that tell the story, including Sherwood Forest and Nottingham Castle.
Moving to Nottingham
Nottingham has an excellent variety of property to suit individuals and families alike. There are stylish city centre conversions, with Nottingham’s old lace mills having been converted into apartments. For enclaves of period villas and townhouses, search The Park; and old deer park of Nottingham Castle that has a great village feel.
If living in the centre of Nottingham is not for you, pop across the River Trent to suburban areas such as West Bridgford, Wollaton, and Edwalton. There are also a number of villages and country houses scattered on the outskirts of Nottingham and areas in the Vale of Belvoir are extremely popular.
The Britannia Bradshaw office is located just 40 minutes away from Nottingham, in Leicester. The team offer a second-to-none removals service, tailored to each individual customer, as well as a variety of storage options.
Days Out in Nottingham
Aside from the usual shopping, leisure, and eating opportunities, Nottingham presents some truly unique days out. For those wanting to discover more about Robin Hood, Nottingham Castle is a fantastic place to visit. The starting point for the English Civil War, the castle sits high above the city and has a history chequered with sieges, murders, and intrigue. Visitors can book special tours of the caves that lie beneath Nottingham Castle and learn all about the castle’s past.
For families that like the outdoors, there are a number of farm parks in Nottingham. Stonebridge, Floralands and Ferry Farm are all home to a variety of farm animals that can be fed and handled – this is great in the spring when the babies are being born. Aside from the farms, there are a number of nature reserves and country parks.
Attenborough Nature Reserve was opened in 1966 by David Attenborough and the riverside reserve is home to 169 different species of bird, including some rare breeds. Wollaton Hall is also very popular, and is a 500-acre deer park set in the grounds of a magnificent Victorian mansion.
Transport Links Nottingham
Nottingham is championed for its extensive tram network which was reintroduced in 2004, making it one of only six locations in the UK to benefit from a light rail system. The trams run from the city centre to Hucknall in the north, with a spur to Phoenix Park (Park & Ride). Two new lines opened in 2015 which ferry passengers to the suburbs of Wilford, Clifton, Beeston, and Chilwell.
Nottingham railway station has direct services to London St Pancras International (1 hour 42 minutes), Cardiff Central (3 hours 20 minutes), Birmingham New Street (1 hour 14 minutes), Leicester (27 minutes), Lincoln (55 minutes), Norwich (2 hours 36 minutes) and Liverpool Lime Street (2 hours 44 minutes).
Nottingham is also located just a stone’s throw from the M1, allow for great road connections.