Nottinghamshire lies in the heart of East Midlands and is known as "Notts". from Nottingham come many faamous people and its towns are rich in folklore. The most famous outlaw is certainly Robin Hood and his Merry Men. It also was home to the romantic poet Lord Byron; you can visit his ancestral home at Newstead Abbey. In a tiny miner's cottage in Eastwood D. H. Lawrence, author of Sons and Lovers and Lady Chatterley's Lover, was born . Later he immortalized that cottage in his writings. Nottingham is also known of its association with its medieval sheriff, who played an important role in the Robin Hood story. At first in Nottingham was an important pre-Norman settlement guarding the River Trent, the gateway to the north of England. Followers of William the Conqueror arrived in 1068 to erect a fort here. With the arrival of the spinning jenny in 1768, Nottingham was launched into the forefront of the Industrial Revolution. It's still a center of industry and home base to many well-known British firms, turning out such products as John Player cigarettes, Boots pharmaceuticals, and Raleigh cycles. There is not so many attractions in Nottingham, but it's a young and vital city. Thanks to its two large universities Nottingham seemes to be very students-oriented. Its Hockley neighborhood is as hip as anything this side of Manchester or London. Alternative magazines and newspapers are distributed freely around town. Having a look through one of them you can make a connection with constantly changing Nottingham nightlife scene. Nottingham has a good reputation for a lively pub and Club scene and it also boasts some great eating establishments. The large number of students in the city helps to bolster the nighttime entertainment. There are several well established areas of the city centre for Entertainment such as Lace Market, Hockley, The Waterfront and The Corner House. Certainly, in Nottingham many hotels and accomodations are situated. It can be Hotel lodgings in Nottingham, central Hotels, bed and breakfasts, Discount Hotels or Guest Houses. One can find whatever he or she wants. Places are suitable for evety taste and budget. Below are given some details with local attractions, so you can see what will more suitable for you. The first unit we can advice is The Strathdon Hotel, which located on Derby Rd, Nottingham. The Strathdon Hotel is a stylish, modern hotel with excellent facilities situated in the centre of Nottingham. This very popular among visitors hotel has 68 rooms & is ideal for business or pleasure, and offers high quality fresh food & accommodation. Another hotel, which situated in the city centre is Comfort Hotel Nottingham on George Street, Nottingham. It is situated actually in the heart of the Nottingham city. One interesting point in its figure is that the hotel began life as a coaching inn in the late 17th century. Generally, it is a traditional town house hotel, recently refurbished, situated right in the heart of Nottinghams lace market district, very famous district. For people who likes the modern art in Nottingham there is The Nottingham Gateway Hotel. This modern hotel stays conveniently for Nottingham city and the motorway network. Gateway Hotel is provided with all conveniences, two restaurants, two bars and free parking. For those who enjoy rustical style and country nature Village Hotel Nottingham is open. It is ideally situated just minutes from the M1, & just 6 miles from Nottingham city centre If you like only the best things it may be useful for you to visit Park Plaza Nottingham, the design-led, 4 star deluxe Park Plaza Nottingham, which not occasionally is ideally located in the heart of the city of Nottingham. And what is more, the hotel is within walking distance of all main shopping and business centres, and local attractions. If you want luxurious apartment with minimal price, Citilodge Nottingham is for you. It offers affordable Luxury in Nottingham City Centre A Modern Quality Lodge. If you are addicted to "all the new things" you may choose Express by Holiday Inn Nottingham City Centre. It is the newest hotel (opened Nov 2003) in Nottingham, and it is also Nottinghams best located hotel. This fully air-conditioned hotel is located just off Market Square, the thriving heart of the City. In the great variety of Nottingham hotels Best Western Westminster Hotel stands out because of its good food, comfort and hospitability. No wonder, when knew that it is family owned hotel.It aso, like many others has an ideal location for visiting Nottingham and surrounding areas. After you find some place to stay, you'll start your discovering of Nottingham nightlife and entertainment industry. If you're looking to be entertained then you're in the right place because Nottingham is packed to bursting with great venues. There is something special for everyone being here. The city has a number of cinemas, the most popular for Hollywood blockbusters being the UGC. It is the new Cornerhouse complex on Forman Street. Alternatively you could try the Broadway Cinema and Media Centre on Broad Street, which offers a wide range of independent, arty, films. Nottingham also has a good reputation in connection of comedy events guaranteed to have you laughing your socks off. Among them is Jongleurs at Castle Wharf on Canal Street, which is part of the hugely popular national chain. However the city's best known comedy club is Just the Tonic at the Cabaret Nottingham on Fletcher Gate, which has more than 10 years history If classical music is the first point in your list of priorities, then try the Royal Concert Hall or the Albert Hall, which stage performances by leading orchestras. There are also a number of top theatres in the heart of Nottingham, including the Theatre Royal, which is part of the Royal Centre complex. Now regarded as one of the best touring venues in the country, this place attracts major touring dramas, operas, ballets, West End musicals and stages an annual pantomime. As it was said, Nottingham nightlife is very wild. Thousands of partygoers flock to Nottingham every weekend to make the most of the massive array of nightclubs in the city. It's fair to say there are plenty of places to go in the night. The city's number one nightclub is probably the hugely popular Media on Queen Street, particularly since it won the prestigious Ericsson Muzik Award for Club Venue of the Year in 1999. Housed in an old cinema in the city centre, it's a breathtaking conversion covering three floors, which boast a multi-tiered dance floor, two clubrooms, six bars, a multimedia lounge, a VIP lounge and the members-only Suede Bar. The second, but not in importance is Faces. It is possibly the most up-market club in Nottingham and certainly the place to find visiting celebrities and footballers. A firm favourite among the city's well-dressed professional crowd, this club sits right in the middle of many equally hip café-bars. Faces itself boasts two bars, a state-of-the-art dance floor and a great balcony. The music here is a diverse mix of commercial dance, soul, R 'n' B and hip hop. The Lizard Lounge on St Mary's Gate has long been an institution in Nottingham's clubbing scene. Now it offers its visitors R'n'B music. Spread over three floors, the club has a number of dance floors, a champagne bar, chill out lounges, and a cocktail bar. Other nightclubs that may be worth checking out while you're in Nottingham include The Bomb on Bridlesmith Gate, a cellar-style club with an ice cave-style interior, and The Palais on Lower Parliament Street, one of the city oldest and most popular establishments. In the end, I want to point out that whoever you are, you will find your piece of pleasure while in Nottingham.