Nottingham gained its city status as part of Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 1897 and has gained the nickname of “the Queen of the Midlands”. Alongside the connections to the Royals, Nottingham is also a major sporting centre becoming the “Home of English Sports” in October 2015, just a year after being names as the UK’s first “City of Football”.
Arguably more celebrated than the Royal and Sporting connections, Nottingham is known for their famous son, Robin Hood – arguably the world’s most famous and favourite Folk hero. The link to the legend Robin Hood forms a valuable part of Nottingham’s history, which they ensure they display through the Nottingham Robin Hood Town Tour.
Combining the Royals, Sport stadiums and Robin Hood is quite an achievement for any city; however Nottingham is also famous for industries including lace-making to bicycles and the tobacco industry. With so much to offer, Nottingham guarantees something for everyone.
Hiring a car from one of our 4 city branches or the four other branches that are located close by ensures that you are able to explore all Nottingham has to offer at your pace, as well as going beyond the city centre. Our cheap prices promise to give make car hire an economically friendly way of getting around.