A Day Out in Nottingham – Food Family & Fun

If you are looking for things to do and places to go during a day out in Nottingham, you have come to the right place.

I have lived in Nottingham all my life and when it comes to a family day out it really is the most brilliant of places. Of course, you are going to want to know my top 10 things to do for a family in Notts and how to get a great deal on some good food whilst you are there too.


A Day Out in Nottingham

Top 10 things to do in a day out in Nottingham

  1. Take a trip to the National Water Sports Centre – a brilliant day out with kids, free to enter and once there there are tons of water sports to sign up for including canoeing, sailing, water skiing and rafting, plus you can spectate too if having a go is not your thing. Then there is also crazy golf, a ropes course and laser tag too.
  2. Visit the robin hood statues- nestled below Nottingham castle the statue is huge and fabulous and makes for the perfect photo opportunity.
  3. Go bowling – there are 2 great bowling alleys in Nottingham and they are great fun for the whole family.
  4. Have a walk around the Arboretum – a lovely nature reserve where J M Barrie allegedly dreamt up Peter Pan.
  5. Watch the cricket at the world-famous Trent Bridge.
  6. See a show at the beautiful Theatre Royal.
  7. Take a tour of Wollaton Hall where Batman was filmed.
  8. Visit Greens Windmill in Sneinton and try your hand at milling bread.
  9. Go in October and visit the 800-year-old Goose Fair.
  10. Go to Nottingham races, they have tons there for the kids too and it is a fun day out.


and if you are wondering where to eat …

Where to get a great restaurant deal on a day out in Nottingham

Nottingham has a huge array of fantastic coffee shops, delis and restaurants and there is something from every style of cuisine you could imagine. The best way to get restaurant deals Nottingham wide is by signing up and getting yourself a tastecard. If you haven’t heard of tatsecard well then you are in for a treat. It is amazing!


A Day Out in Nottingham

What is tastecard?

tastecard is amongst other cool things a restaurant discount card that you subscribe too. Lots of restaurants accept tastecard and discounts are usually available 7 days a week  (though some restaurants restrict holidays and weekends.) It is available across the UK and Ireland   New deals are added daily and it’s been established for 17 years. Here are just some of the places in Nottingham with current and brilliant deals that you can get using your tastecard.

Nottingham has lots and lots of wonderful eateries from Lagan India Tapas to Kaspa’s Desserts and Pizza Hut and you will be amazed at quite how many allow a tastecard discount!


What else does tastecard offer?

It also gives you deals on cinema tickets, shops and activities and I and a great deal more and it is utterly fantastic way to save for families that like to get out and about.


Get the tastecard app

Everything is contained within the tastecard app so its super accessible and easy for you to check where you can use your card whilst you are out and about.


You can try tastecard for £1!

tastecard is only £1 for a 60-day trial – then just £34.99 per year. Members save an average of £23 each time they dine out (so you could EASILY save the cost of your tastecard in just one month).

It’s a great offer and a great way to try it out and see if it could do more for you. Take a look here for how to subscribe.



So, for a great day out in Nottingham arm yourselves with my top 10 list and a tastecard and you will have an awesome family day out on a budget.



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