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Old Market Square, Nottingham

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Landmark Tourist Spot
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. A visit to Old Market Square represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Nottingham itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • always a great place to visit its like the capital for most folk as there is always something interesting taking place there for the kids or adults likewise  more »
  • As Australian tourists, we visited Nottingham and saw the town hall and the old market square. They've done a good job with the fountains, and they use the market square for special events, as some of...  more »
  • Big bustling city centre square. Lots of pubs, restaurants and shops. The tram runs right through it and the big space is very modern and clean  more »