Online Dating in Nottingham

10 Date Ideas in Nottingham

The home of Robin Hood, Nottingham has so much more to offer than the tales of its past. Look to the future and treat your date to an experience they won’t forget! The vibrant city is full of character and charm and you’ll find something to suit everyone! Here are some of our favourite date ideas in Nottingham.

1. Nottingham Castle

Castle_NottinghamGive your date the royal treatment with a visit to Nottingham Castle. With over 1000 years of history, the castle is now largely used as an art gallery – so you can brush up on your cultural side whilst treating your date like the prince or princess they are. It’s sure to be a first date that will win you points for originality, creativity and old-fashioned romance.

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2. Wollaton Park

Park_NottinghamLess touristic than London’s Richmond Park, Wollaton Park is equally as beautiful and boasts just as many deer! Grab your bikes and spend a day riding around the greenery, taking in Woollaton Hall, Lenton Lodge and Nottingham Natural History Museum. Pack a bottle of wine and a tasty picnic and you’ll be all set to let love blossom.

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3. Water Sports Centre

Water Sport Centre_NottinghamIf you’re after something adventurous and a little out of the ordinary, Nottingham’s National Water Sports Centre is right up your street! Get ready to get a little dirty as you face the rough and tumble of everything from wakeboarding to white water rafting. It’s sure to get both of your hearts racing and adrenaline pumping – and the best part is you can keep each other warm afterwards!

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4. 200 Degrees Coffee Shop

Coffee_NottinghamFor all you coffee buffs out there. You simply must take a trip to 200 Degrees, located just off Old Nottingham’s Market Square if the smell of the roasting coffee doesn’t draw you in perhaps the buzz of the busy guests will? It’s a popular spot for people to come and socialise as you’ll find stunning original wooden panelling and beautiful stained glass windows throughout. The staff are passionate about good quality coffee and think the best way to compliment it is with some of their delicious freshly cooked meals, think smoked salmon bagels, mouthwatering quiche and tasty sandwiches!

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5. French Living

French Cheese_NottinghamThis family run business gives you a taste of France in the middle of the city. The french brasserie is magnificently authentic and you can enjoy some of the best wines, cheese and breads whilst getting to know your date over the romantic candlelight. The intimate restaurant has deli style decor and traditional french interior. You won’t want to leave this place!

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6. Zorbing

Zorbing_NottinghamIf you want to show off your dazzling, adventurous and extremely brave personality then why not make the most of this fantastic opportunity. Zorbing will make for a brilliant date, you’ll have to hope your date enjoys being thrown down a steep hill in a ball. (Maybe run this one past him/her before you book!) This thrilling date is sure to win the hearts of the daredevils out there!

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7. Gallery of Justice Museum

Museum of Justice_NottinghamBritain’s crime and punishment history is a brutal one, learn all about it in this interactive tour. Led by talented actors, let me guide you through the horrors of the past! The exciting tour can be a little scary for some, so it makes a great opportunity to get a little closer. Through realistic set design, genuine artefacts and thrilling sound and lighting you will learn whilst being truly entertained!

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8. Playhouse and Sky Mirror

Playhouse_NottinghamOne of the Uk’s leading theatres is heart of the creative city and boasts award winning performances from comedy, dance, music and of course their famous panto! Outside the theatre is the Sky Mirror made by Anish Kapoor, it’s an iconic landmark of the city that’s well worth checking out!  The bar/restaurant ‘Cast’ is found within the theatre and serves food and drink morning until night, it’s a great place to discuss what you’ve just seen together!

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9. Boilermaker Bar

Cocktail_NottinghamThis bar has some serious cool points oozing from its door. Their aim? A fun, relaxed and unique drinking environment that’s not going to do too much damage to your wallet. The cocktails list is impressive and you’ll find your favourites as well as some new concoctions these playful mixologists have created along the way! Kick back here if you’re seeking a trendy, popular bar that will earn you tons of brownie points..

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10. Savoy Cinema

Popcorn_NottinghamThe retro inspired cinema brings the cool back to the classic cinema date! Share some popcorn whilst watching one of the new releases. The double chairs will make a great opportunity to get closer to your date. You’ll have loads to talk about after the film, digest your latest watch together! You can’t go wrong!

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Want to meet singles in Nottingham?

If you still need a partner, we can help! There’s a number of good online websites for Nottinghamshire Dating – just sign-up for free on WeLoveDates and then you can start meeting local singles and get planning for your first date! If you’re tired of the drama, stress and boredom that comes along with serious relationships and you want to enjoy the Nottinghamshire Sex scene, then there are plenty of people out there for you.