Set in the heart of England amongst impressive history and famous legends, Nottingham is a culturally diverse and vibrant city with always something new and exciting to explore!

Nottingham is a vibrant city and a popular place to live, due to there being so much to do and see within the city and the surrounding area. Housing with schools nearby attracts families to the area, whilst Nottingham villages have plenty of good retirement properties available.

Nottingham is known for its links to the legend of Robin Hood and for its lace-making, bicycle and tobacco industries. It was granted its city charter in 1897 as part of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Nottingham has a long history shrouded in drama, mystery and myth. From the world-famous outlaw, Robin Hood, to three literary giants - Lord Byron, D. H. Lawrence and Alan Silitoe - the city's heritage is literally made of legends.

Nottingham offers a wide range of properties in sought after locations, the city centre and surrounding areas are popular for investment purchases being close to the universities. Your Move Nottingham offers a full range of all types of properties to rent and buy in and around the Nottingham from two bedroomed apartments to four bed terrace houses.

There are two main shopping centres in Nottingham: Victoria Centre and Broadmarsh Centre. The Victoria Centre was established on the site of the former Nottingham Victoria railway station, and was the first to be built in the city.

Smaller shopping centres in the city are The Exchange Arcade, The Flying Horse Walk and newer developments in Trinity Square and The Pod. The Bridlesmith Gate area has numerous designer shops, and is the home of the original Paul Smith boutique. There are also various side streets and alleys that hide some interesting and often overlooked buildings and shops – streets such as Poultry Walk, West End Arcade and Hurts Yard. These are home to many specialist shops, as is Derby Road, near the Roman Catholic Cathedral and once the antiques area but now home to some the city's most interesting independent shops.

Culturally there are two large capacity theatres and numerous museums and art galleries. The annual Nottingham Goose Fair is held during the first week of October and is one of the largest and oldest travelling fairs. The National Water Sports Centre is one of the premier sporting and leisure venues in the midlands set in a beautiful 270 acre country park.

Nottingham is well-connected by both road and rail. The reintroduction of trams in 2004 run from the city centre to Hucknall in the North and Phoenix Park close to junction 26 of the M1. Two new lines are under construction to the southern suburbs of Wilford and Clifton and the western suburbs of Beeston and Chilwell. The city has the largest public bus network in the UK.

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For a mix of incredible scenery, plenty of culture and a bustling city scene, then these two counties might have something quite special to offer in finding your perfect home with some great locations throughout.

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