Hockley Trail

Hockley is the beating heart of Nottingham’s weekend party scene, and as such you’ll see dozens of bars vying for custom. So it’s nice to be able to step away from the gimmicks and enjoy some of the area’s more traditional watering holes. You can still find great ale here, and a growing craft beer…

Nottingham to host Caves Festival

Nottingham’s always had a great underground scene, and this coming May there’s a chance to explore even more of it. The City Council and partners are to stage a Caves Festival from Friday 11-Sunday 13 May, which give you more than a good enough excuse to check out the NottsNight Underground Trail. Designed towards the end…

Canal Trail – 2018 Edition

The Nottingham and Beeston Canal was once an important part of the city’s trade, transporting materials for industry and goods like lace and tobacco onward to the rest of the country and worldwide. On this trail, you can explore the city’s heritage and soak in a few pints in traditional pubs. Continue reading or download a…

The NottsNight Underground Trail

Unlike our other NottsNight Trails, the Underground isn’t a pub crawl in the traditional sense. But it is a fantastic collection of venues which open up a fascinating slice of Nottingham’s history. Built on sandstone, the city’s foundations were carved out over the centuries for a variety of uses. Today, you can explore it by either…

NottsNight launches new city guide

It’s a little less than a year since we launched the NottsNight blog, and what started out as a bit of a hobby has turned into a growing website, featuring the very best bars in Nottingham and the surrounding areas for good beer, good service and a great atmosphere. So we’re super proud to launch…

Beeston Trail

With frequent tram, rail and and bus services from the city, Beeston has established itself as a great area for a pub crawl. There are other bars in addition to the ones recommended by NottsNight, but this trail takes you on a varied journey from micro pubs to some of the best watering holes anywhere in…

Castle Trail

On this trail you’ll never be too far away from Nottingham Castle itself and the Robin Hood statue. Down the years, this district has been a bit hit and miss for watering holes, but some relatively recent additions and rebrands make this compact area well worth a few hours. Choose a sunny afternoon or a…

Canning Circus Trail – 2018 Edition

Canning Circus was once the industrial playground of Nottingham. Workers from Players and Raleigh would come in their thousands on payday. Today, many of those pubs have gone – but plenty still survive, supported by a vibrant neighbourhood of working professionals, students and migrants from across the world. Continue reading or Download a PDF copy of…

Lace Market Trail

On this trail, you’ll weave your way around some of the oldest parts of medieval Nottingham. In terms of drinks, buildings and atmosphere, there’s a great mix and great choice – sampling both ales and craft beers. Continue reading or download a PDF to your device. Starting at Carlton Street at the top of Hockley is…