Nottingham is a city in the south-west of Nottingham and in the East Midlands of England more generally. A busy and diverse city, Nottingham has been occupied since at least the ninth century, and became an important centre for the production of textiles during the Industrial Revolution. Today, Nottingham is a fantastic place to live and work, with plenty on offer to see and do. You can shop 'til you drop in the fantastic range of high-street, designer, boutique and independent shops available in the city, both in its shopping centres and scattered throughout the city's streets. Foodies, meanwhile, can eat at any one of the fantastic restaurants in Nottingham, from pub grub to the more exotic. Historians can visit Nottingham's Castle, complete with museum and art gallery, or visit the Galleries of Justice, whilst sporty types can visit any one of the city's many gyms and leisure centres. Nottingham also has a range of art galleries and theatres, perfect for the arty. Lovers of the great outdoors can visit any one of the beautiful parks and green spaces which Nottingham has to offer. Families will be delighted by the range of independent and state schools in the area, whilst professionals will be delighted by the under an hour commute to nearby Sheffield. Properties for sale in the area Nottingham range from affordable flats to beautiful terraces perfect for first-time buyers to extensive homes and everything in between.