Tour of Nottingham's Shops, Nottingham (Self Guided)

Nottingham residents love shopping, which is reflected in the city's amazing array of stores. You can shop at specialty stores, markets, shopping centers, or studios. Take you pick! Go on this tour to explore the best shops in Nottingham and find the perfect souvenir to take home.
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Tour of Nottingham's Shops Map

Guide Name: Tour of Nottingham's Shops
Guide Location: England » Nottingham (See other walking tours in Nottingham)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 km
Author: StaceyP
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The Bead Shop

1) The Bead Shop

The Bead Shop offers a variety of beads for sale. Here you can find every size and color of bead you can imagine. There are beads made of crystal, metal, paper, plastic, and more. The shop also offers jewelry making courses, which can be helpful if you are eager to make your own creations.
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Utopia

2) Utopia

Utopia is one of the best chocolate shops in Nottingham. The store sells the finest hand-made chocolate that is prepared in the traditional style, using only the freshest and best ingredients. Utopia also has a chocolate lounge where you can taste some delicious hot chocolate. This shop is a delight, especially for chocolate lovers and children with a sweet tooth.
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Debbie Bryan Studio & Shop

3) Debbie Bryan Studio & Shop

Debbie Bryan Studio & Shop is located in the heart of the city in the well-known Lace Market area. The shop sells handmade crafts, accessories, jewelry, and other interesting items. It is the perfect place for those looking for souvenirs to bring back home.
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Hockley

4) Hockley

Hockley is an area in the eastern part of Nottingham famous for its many shops, restaurants and bars. You can find jewelry, handmade souvenirs, artwork, clothing, home accessories, and much more here. If you're looking to window shop or need some inspiration as to what to buy, then be sure to visit Hockley!
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COW

5) COW

COW is a vintage, second-hand fashion shop very popular with the local youth. It is known as the best vintage clothing shop in Nottingham. The clothes and shoes are well-priced. The shop has a great layout, and the staff is always willing to help. In addition to second-hand clothes, COW also sells fashions made by emerging designers. Visit COW to find some unique additions to your wardrobe.
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Victoria Market

6) Victoria Market

Victoria Market is an indoor market located on the first floor of the Victoria shopping center. It is the largest and most popular market in Nottingham. Fresh meat, fish, vegetables, and fruit, as well as a wide range of other products, are all available here. The market is open Monday to Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Walking Tours in Nottingham, England

Create Your Own Walk in Nottingham

Create Your Own Walk in Nottingham

Creating your own self-guided walk in Nottingham is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Tour of Nottingham's Churches

Tour of Nottingham's Churches

Nottingham boasts a multitude of beautiful historic churches, some of which date back to medieval times and the Norman Conquest. Take this walking tour to visit a few of the most famous and spectacular churches in Nottingham.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.5 km
Tour of Nottingham's Museums and Galleries

Tour of Nottingham's Museums and Galleries

Nottingham has a long history and is home to a number of outstanding museums and galleries that focus on the city's storied past. Nottingham also knows how to celebrate the present, boasting a number of notable contemporary art galleries. Take this self-guided tour to gain insight into the history and culture of Nottingham.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.6 km
Cultural Tour of Nottingham

Cultural Tour of Nottingham

Nottingham is an exciting city that offers a variety of fun activities for both tourists and locals. Take this tour to experience Nottingham's cultural scene and visit some of the city's best galleries, theaters, and concert venues.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 km
Tour of Nottingham's Statues and Monuments

Tour of Nottingham's Statues and Monuments

Over the centuries, Nottingham has been home to many famous men and women, known for both good deeds and bad. Nottingham has memorialized its heroes and villains with a number of fascinating statues and monuments. Take this tour to see the city's most notable memorials.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 km
Tour of Nottingham's Architecture

Tour of Nottingham's Architecture

Nottingham is home to buildings of varying architectural styles that present a mixture of designs and make Nottingham a city full of contrasts. One of the city's most renowned architects, who contributed to the creation of many of Nottingham's picturesque buildings, was Watson Fothergill. Take this tour to view some of this master architect's work, as well as many other beautiful...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Nottingham is a historic city and is proud of its heritage. It is famous for its legends, particularly the one of Robin Hood and his merry men. Traces of history remain in the city's many old buildings and monuments. Take this tour to visit some of Nottingham's most prominent landmarks.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Nottingham for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Nottingham has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Nottingham, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.