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Popularly called the "Queen of Midlands"

Nottingham is the perfect destination to enjoy a holiday. The city is well-known for its entertainment venues and fashion industry. Often linked with famous legend Robin Hood, Nottingham is a great place to visit.

The Nottingham Castle is a stately home and a must-see museum that gives an insight into the history of the city. There is also a wonderful art gallery and a well-maintained garden in the mansion. The Caves of Nottingham is an interesting place to visit. The sandstone caverns and underground tunnels are excellent to explore. The Wollaton Hall is an excellent Tudor-style architecture that was built in the 16th century.

There are a number of museums and art galleries in the city. Some of the museums include The Brewhouse Yard Museum is located inside five authentic 17th-century cottages and gardens and takes visitors into the ages old lifestyle of the city. The Museum of Costume and Textiles has a huge collection of historic costumes. The Galleries of Justice is located inside the Shire Hall building and has some interesting judicial displays. The Attenborough Nature Centre is a beautiful eco-friendly attraction along the River Trent. The Sherwood Forest Country Park is also a historic hunting area towards the north of Nottingham.

Nottingham has constantly been ranked as one of the best retail centers in UK. The streets in the city are filled with numerous shops. The city is home to the Paul Smith's flagship fashion store. The Old Market Square is where visitors can find stores like Debenhams, Habitat and Primark. The Victoria Center and Broadmarsh are two main shopping destinations in the city. Other shopping areas include Lister Gate and Clumber Street, Exchange Arcade and Hockley Village.

There are a number of masaajid in different areas of Nottingham. The Karimia Masjid and Institute is one of the main Islamic centers in the city. There are a wide range of Halal restaurants in the city. Visitors can find some quick Halal grabs like chicken burgers, wraps and kebabs. There is a large Asian Muslim community in the city and Halal South Asian food can easily be found across the area.

Nottingham has an extensive bus service with the main terminus being in the city center. The city also has a modern tram system, which is an affordable option. The best way to explore the city center is to travel on foot. It is quite pedestrian-friendly and visitors can enjoy traversing along the historic streets.

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UK Info

ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: London

GEOGRAPHY

The United Kingdom lies between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea. It shares a total land area of 243,610 square kilometres and northern Ireland is the only part of the UK that shares a land border. The UK has a coast line of 17,820 kilometres.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 62 Million. Muslims account for about 2.8% of the population.

CLIMATE

The climate varies with the seasons. Temperatures can even drop below -11°C or rise above 35°C. A mild and wet weather is in the eastern regions and majority of the rain falls over the western regions. Snowfall can occur in winter and summers are generally warm.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

English is the official language. Irish, Cornish and Scots are widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT +0
Summer: GMT +1

BUSINESS HOURS

General: 9 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS

New Year's Day: January 1st
May Day: May 1st
Christmas: December 25th
Boxing Day: December 26th

CURRENCY

Pound Sterling

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/Medical/Fire : 999 or 112

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