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The Nottingham Heroes and Villains Tour

Homicidal medieval Kings, the very first Vampyre, modern Olympians, evil murderers – meet them all on our tour of Robin Hood’s city!

For groups by arrangement. Please note – we have no scheduled tour dates for you to attend, we’re just too busy, so we only cater for group bookings, sorry!

If you are looking for things to do in Nottingham or what’s on in Nottingham for groups, look no further!

Touring Nottingham’s key sites of interest, you will hear fascinating and historically accurate tales of Nottingham’s past and present, including of course Nottingham’s most famous character, ROBIN HOOD! (but is he hero or villain – or even real?). The Tour takes around 2 hours and we cover about 2 miles in gentle walking.

David is a Guide for Nottingham Council House, the working hub of government in the Nottingham, and this iconic landmark is included in the tour itinerary.

Nottingham Express Building

Is this building unique in the entire world?

Our stories cover (subject to route variation):

  • Robin Hood is associated with many locations in the City and his tales are woven around those of our other ‘Heroes and Villains’. We look at the historical fact behind the Hollywood legend and discover fascinating facts and Medieval myths
  • Nottingham Castle
  • The iconic Robin Hood statue outside the Castle walls
  • The must-see Trip to Jerusalem Inn – is it really England’s oldest pub?
  • Lord Byron (he of ‘mad, bad and dangerous to know’ fame) & other well-known literary connections
  • The Lace Market & St Mary’s Church (is it really Nottingham’s oldest building?)
  • The old Shire Hall (gaol and place of execution)
  • The medieval street plan
  • Old Market Square, Nottingham Council House and a famous foot-ball hero

Cost: £8 per person, subject to our minimum charge of £120 (equivalent to a group of 15 people – we’re happy to take smaller groups, but the minimum charge then applies)

Maximum group size for comfort is 35 people, please contact us for quotes for larger groups

The Tour is mainly aimed at adults and older children (14yrs+)

Disabled Access: see our Accessibility Statement. Most of the route is accessible for wheelchairs. Please note there are no disabled toilet facilities at The Trip to Jerusalem Inn – the nearest facilities are at Greyhound Street, just off the Market Square, about 12-15 minutes walk away – click here for details of accessible toilets on the Nottingham City Council website.