Living here

Nottingham is a thriving city in the heart of England and home to around 750,000 people.  As the East Midlands premier commercial, retail, financial and business centre, Nottingham plays a distinctive role in the UK's national and regional economic growth.

There is plenty to see and do in Nottingham, including: shopping in one of the UK's best cities for retail; soaking up some of the best arts and culture around; making the most of the thriving nightlife; or enjoying easy access to beautiful open spaces. Click on the links below to find out more.

  • Location, transport and travel
  • History
  • Local events
  • Nottingham outdoors
  • Sporting city
  • Culture
  • Nights out
  • Shopping and dining 
  • Housing
Two people sitting outside Broadway Cinema, Nottingham
One of Britain's most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities.