Old Market Square, Nottingham

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Visit Old Market Square, the largest such surviving square in the UK. Once at the heart of the city's road network, today it is closed to all traffic except buses along Beast Market Hill and the tram. Check out one of the local events, fairs, concerts and exhibits held in the square. Jump aboard the Nottingham Express and watch for the two large stone lions guarding the Council House steps. Check out the first official Speaker's Corner outside of London and choose from a variety of food and trinkets for sale. In winter, visit the Christmas market complete with ice skating rink, and in summer enjoy real sand and deck chairs. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Nottingham holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Old Market Square and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Walked through the Old Market Square on a sunny Saturday, typically there was something happening in the square, this time a cricket exhibition taking place with things to do, due to the warm weather ...  more »
  • Visited the Old Market Square - was impressed how welcoming and beautiful this place is! It;s large, it's pedestrian, no cars; Nottingham Council House looks impressive at day and amazing in the eveni...  more »
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