The Galleries of Justice, Nottingham

The Galleries of Justice, Nottingham

The Galleries of Justice in Nottingham is a museum of crime and punishment which is based in the former courthouse and county gaol. The building is packed with history and your tour will include the perfectly preserved court room, which was still being used a couple of decades ago. Your tour then continues as you follow the steps of condemned men, from the dock, down to the former prison cells below.

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Green’s Windmill, Nottingham

Green’s Windmill

Green’s Windmill in Nottingham is two tourist attractions rolled into one. Firstly, it was the childhood home of significant mathematician George Green, and those who are interested in his impact on society and maths, come to see it because of that. Secondly, it’s a working windmill that makes its own flour and has a science centre too, so people with no interest in maths whatsoever will come too!

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Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire

Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire

Newstead Abbey is the ancestral home of the poet Lord Byron and it’s an attraction you cannot miss if you’re coming to Nottinghamshire. The house and gardens are beautiful and to this day the house retains its medieval character. There’s also lots of evidence of the life of Byron too who spent his wealth enjoying life as a play-boy of his day.

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National Ice Centre, Nottingham

National Ice Centre, Nottingham

Nottingham is the home of the world famous ice dancers Torvill and Dean and they began skating on this site. The National Ice Centre is an impressive shiny replacement for the tired old rink that used to be here and inside you’ll find two olympic sized rinks. One is dedicated to public skating and the other one known as the arena which is used for shows, concerts and Nottingham Panthers Ice Hockey games.

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