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Nottingham

Nottingham is a city of legends that inspired many stories and movies about the famous character Robin Hood. Beyond that, Nottingham is a university city with a diverse and vibrant student population.

Nottingham

Study in the city of Robin Hood

Nottingham is a city of legends that inspired many stories and movies about the famous character Robin Hood. Beyond that, Nottingham is a university city with a diverse and vibrant student population. With a great quality nightlife, beautiful countryside and one of the best shopping experiences in the UK, Nottingham is a wonderful place to spend your university years.

According to the stories, Nottingham was the place where Robin Hood and his band decided to take justice into their hands by robbing the rich and giving money to the poor. You can have a lot of fun visiting all the places connected with the Robin Hood legend. If you feel adventurous, you can even spend a day exploring the beautiful Sherwood Forest which served as a hideaway for the band of heroes. 

Nottingham is a great place for shopping lovers, being known as one of the best shopping destinations in England. From vintage shops to high street stores, from quirky markets to convenient outlets, there is something for all tastes. 

Nottingham is home to one of the oldest pubs in England (Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem) where you can enjoy a delicious traditional meal with your friends. In the weekends, you will be able to enjoy a vibrant nightlife with lots of street performances and live gigs in local pubs, concerts and movies.

The nearest airport is Nottingham East Midlands where you can fly to many European destinations and also to the United States. From London, it takes 1 hour 45 minutes to reach Nottingham by train (National Railway).

The city is quite flat and there are many bike lanes, which makes it popular for students to travel by bike. The bus service is good and there's also a tram network.

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