Follow in footsteps of famous Nottingham characters

Top Nottingham attractions are showcased in a new self-guided walking trail, created by Experience Nottinghamshire and Nottingham City Council.

The Nottingham Trail features audio, video and images and claims to be first self-guided walking trail to incorporate all the leading tourist locations and attractions in the city in one guide.

It is available via a GuidiGo app; online at; and in a print version from the Nottingham Tourism Centre, where the trail begins.

The tour takes between one to two hours to complete, and visits Nottingham Castle; the Sky Mirror at Nottingham Playhouse; the National Videogame Arcade; and Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem, which dates back to 1189 and claims to be the oldest inn in England.

Also on the trail are the Robin Hood Statue; the childhood home of poet Lord Byron; and Jesse Boot’s first major chemist’s shop.

Paul Southby, chairman of Marketing Nottingham & Nottinghamshire, said: “[It will] enhance the overall visitor experience, helping us to achieve our aim of growing the local visitor economy.”

Councillor Nick McDonald, portfolio holder for business, growth and transport, added: “The Nottingham Trail will be a great way for local residents and visitors to see the city and some of our top attractions.

“We have some amazing places to visit in the city and some real hidden gems.”