Business Travel in Nottingham
its historic architecture, countryside views and plenty
of pubs, clubs and restaurants, a business trip to Nottingham
should be far from boring.
In terms of getting there, Nottingham is well connected
with its own airport Nottingham East Midlands Airport
which is just 13 miles from the city centre. The airport
has regular daily flights to and from Paris, Dublin and
The city also has good road and rail links from other
English cities, with the M1 just a few miles from central
Nottingham. There are also regular trains from Manchester,
Liverpool and London.
Once you arrive in the Robin Hood county, you will find
there are a number of business and conference facilities that should meet your needs.
Nottingham’s best business venues include the Broadway Media Centre [map], which has two cinema
auditoriums for hire, and the exquisite Albert Hall
Conference and Exhibition Centre [map], which
offers 13 private suites catering for everything from
one-to-one interviews to 800-delegate conferences.
On the outskirts of the city you’ll find the National
Water Sports Centre [map],
which offers some top class facilities for team building
days and conferences. These include six conference
theatres, two bars and a number of meeting rooms.
Nottingham Racecourse [map] also has a conference centre, which can be used for
conferences, training days, seminars, dinners and team
building days. Whether you’re inviting 20 or 200
delegates, the racecourse can cater for your needs.
Situated in central Nottingham, the Royal Moat House
Hotel [map] is another ideal setting for corporate events, with everything
from an intimate business dinner to a 400-delegate conference,
catered for. The hotel has plenty of other facilities
to help your business trip tick over nicely including,
meeting rooms, photocopying, fax, Internet access,
and TV and video hire.
Of course, you’ll need somewhere to stay during
your trip and there are few places in Nottingham that
can match up to the Moat House’s standards. With
excellent leisure facilities including a swimming pool,
sunbeds, sauna, and fully equipped gym, the Moat House
is great for those looking to relax and unwind after a
hard day at work.
Another hotel that offers some of the best business facilities
in the Midlands, along with comfortable rooms to ensure
you get a good night’s sleep is the Hilton Nottingham [map].
All the bedrooms here come with en suite bathroom, telephone,
tea/coffee making facilities, satellite TV and hairdryer.
There are even swanky suites available for the big bosses!
In addition, the Hilton has an indoor heated swimming
pool, sauna, steam room and a restaurant, so after work
you don’t even need to leave the building to have
a good time.
Business travellers could also make the most of Nottingham’s
buzzing nightlife by checking out the many bars and clubs in the city centre.
As for high-class eateries to impress a prospective client, head to the Hart’s [map] on Park Row or Rhinegold [map] on King John’s Arcade.
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