Car Hire at Nottingham Train Station
Find your perfect car hire at Nottingham Train StationNottingham is the jewel of the Midlands, famous for its connection to Robin Hood. But there is much more than this folklore legend to explore here.
With an Avis car hired from Nottingham Train Station, it couldn’t be easier.
Plan your journey from Nottingham Train StationNottingham Train Station is located just south of the city centre, providing quick and easy access to Nottingham and its surrounding area.
Combining the very best of Nottingham’s love for both culture and nature, Wollaton Hall and Park to the west of the city centre is a must-visit. This stunning Elizabethan mansion contains the city’s Natural History Museum and is surrounded by an expansive deer park – perfect for a stroll on a sunny day.
Nottingham has more man-made caves than any other city in the UK, which can be explored at the City of Caves in the city centre. This network of sandstone caves has been historically used as air raid shelters, pub cellars and tanneries. Exploring them provides a unique way to learn about Nottingham’s local history.
Perched on a rocky hill called Castle Rock, Nottingham Castle provides a fascinating insight into the city’s past. Here you’ll find a museum and gallery. You can also walk through Mortimer’s Hole – a tunnel leading from the castle to the bottom of the rock, where you’ll find yourself at Brewhouse Yard. Here, the Museum of Nottingham Life awaits. Anybody fascinated by Britain’s historic pub culture should spend time in Ye Old Trip to Jerusalem – a quirky pub that claims to be the oldest drinking establishment in Britain.
Beyond Nottingham Train StationNottingham is the regional centre of Nottinghamshire, but accelerate a short distance beyond its borders and you’ll see there’s more to this area than cityscape.
Retford is a quaint town just one hour north of Nottingham, offering a true retreat to nature. Head to Idle Valley Nature Reserve (the size of 600 football pitches) and embark on stunning hikes along well-marked tracks. Spot local wildlife and relax in the reserve’s onsite cafe. To learn more about the town’s local history, visit the Bassetlaw Museum showcasing ancient artefacts, including textiles, archaeological finds and ceramics.
No trip to Nottinghamshire is complete without exploring Sherwood Forest – a medieval hunting ground famed as the home of Robin Hood. In your rental, it will take less than an hour to reach the forest via the A614. On arrival, head straight to the Robin Hood Visitor Centre where you can learn more about the heroic legend and his band of merry men. The 450 acres of forest is home to 900 veteran oak trees, so this is also a place to appreciate the area’s stunning natural beauty.
With your Avis car hire, Nottingham and beyond is yours to explore in absolute comfort.