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The Arboretum

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Hand feeding squirrels!!

This is a lovely park within walking distance of the city centre but also easy to reach by tram or... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Heanor, United Kingdom
Victorian surprise!

A very pleasant Victorian Park. It is a pleasant alternative to the centre and a few tram stops... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Perry J
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Waverley Street, Nottingham NG7 4HF, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a lovely park within walking distance of the city centre but also easy to reach by tram or bus. Lovely at all times of the year, once there you could easily be miles away from the hub-bub as it is so peaceful and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very pleasant Victorian Park. It is a pleasant alternative to the centre and a few tram stops from it. Most people do not go beyond the aviaries which contain exotic birds. It looks a bit cramped for the birds but it was established in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Perry J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked away at the top end of the city is the beautiful Arboretum its a pleasure of a place to visit and have a walk around, nearby street parking, if you don't fancy the stroll past Rock City out of town. Chinese Bell gardens the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These gardens are a joy for the senses. The recent autumn season was wonderful. Always hard to believe that the gardens are on the edge of the city centre, as it is always so peaceful. Make sure that you save time to visit the cafe...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kate J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A little haven of peace in the city of Nottingham. This is a cracking small park to get away from city busy life. I love it and end of summer/early autumn when the dhalia border is at its best and the later for the autumn...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

What a lovely pretty place. Take a long walk through greenwood trees, you could imagine you where Robin Hood yourself. This is an oasis in a rather busy town and a breath of fresh air. There are often events here, so catch one if you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank The-Bee-Witch
Reviewed 9 December 2018

As a student i spent a lot of time in this park. It has amazing wildlife and trees. Although the bird cages are grim and a bit out dated but given the recent government agenda of cuts - i doubt the grounds keeps are to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank StanCharles27
Reviewed 18 November 2018

This is just a short tram ride from Nottingham city centre or a short walk on a nice day. There are sill birds to see and talk to in the big cages. Also a great lake with lots of wildlife on and in it. Kids...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Magsbabe
Reviewed 7 November 2018

What a lovely spot for a walk especially this time of year. Parking slightly problematic, but compensated for by a charming little cafe providing lovely cakes. Yum.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dorothy P
Reviewed 6 November 2018

A great walk on an Autumn day and a spectacular monument! There is also a super little café at the entrance servicing drinks and snacks.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Cheryl K
13 August 2018|
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Response from Mariusz M | Reviewed this property |
Of course. This is a public park so definitely yes.
Amy C
25 April 2018|
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Response from _annebinch | Reviewed this property |
Get the tram which is through the station towards pheonix park or hucknall and get off at the arboretum. It is a great place for a family picnic
15 March 2018|
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Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it’s ideal for a picnic. Depending on your mum’s mobility it is walkable from the city centre; probably 20 to 30 minutes.