The beautiful ancient trees in Sherwood!

Why Tie the Knot in Nottingham?

If you’re unsure about where to get married, let us tell you why Nottingham is an ideal location with so much to see and do for friends and family that are visiting from out of the area and so much importance that you’ll be proud to say you married in Nottingham…

 

If these points don’t persuade you that Nottingham is a great place to get married, then maybe you can use them as wedding photo backgrounds instead!!

 

1. Home to Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle is positioned high on Castle Rock with cliffs 130 feet high surrounding it. It was built in around 1067, and was a major royal fortress and occasional royal residence in the Middle Ages. Its fascinating history is not the only reason why it’s on our list; Nottingham Castle is in incredible condition and is one of the oldest castles not in ruins in the country!

The castle entrance is very impressive and a great photo opportunity!
The castle entrance is very impressive and a great photo opportunity!

 

2. Explore the City of Caves 

And of course, you will have heard of this major pull to Nottingham. The City of Caves is a network of caves carved out of sandstone that have been used for so many things over the years from pub cellars to an air raid shelter. It would be a great place for guests to visit if they’ve travelled far and wide!

The glorious City fo Caves is such an interesting feature of Nottingham. Perhaps you could have wedding photos here too?
The glorious City fo Caves is such an interesting feature of Nottingham. Perhaps you could have wedding photos here too?

 

3. An Important Spot for Sport Lovers and Music Lovers Alike

Nottingham is pretty famous for sport and music. Notts County and Nottingham Forest aren’t in the premier league, but they have a huge fan base especially Forest. If you’re a fan of the team, where else better to tie the knot! More into music? Nottingham is home to the famous Rock City hosting rock legends over the years and Motorpoint Arena hosting international boy bands like One Direction.

The exciting party centre of Rock City.
The exciting party centre of Rock City.

 

4. Home of Robin Hood

Obviously, this is probably the most famous person to come out of Nottingham. Sherwood Forest is a great place to explore and to tie the knot in the home of one of the most famous love stories of all time – Maid Marion and Robin Hood – is rather special.

You can see the famous Robin Hood statue in the grounds of the castle.
You can see the famous Robin Hood statue in the grounds of the castle.

 

5. The World’s Most Famous Forest

While we’re on the subject of Robin Hood, it’s worth pointing out that Nottingham is home to probably the world’s most famous forest. Sherwood Forest is a 450 acre country park home to 900 veteran oak trees and ‘England’s Tree of the Year,’ the Major Oak.

The beautiful ancient trees in Sherwood!
The beautiful ancient trees in Sherwood!

 

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