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Nottingham: Quirky self-guided smartphone heritage walks

1. Nottingham: Quirky self-guided smartphone heritage walks

If you are Curious About Nottingham, take one of our quirky self-guided walks, where you can explore the heart of Nottingham. Not only will you visit the better-known places – we make sure you visit the unusual and intriguing ones too! Added to this we provide compelling stories about the history around you, whilst you have fun following our detailed directions, finding answers to our addictive clues and matching pictures to places along the way. You’ll discover "hidden treasures", whilst reading about the history of Nottingham and the people and events that have shaped it – whether you’re familiar with Nottingham or a first-time visitor, you will spot things you would not have otherwise noticed. Download the walks to your mobile device, then follow the directions and enjoy our self-guided heritage walks at your own pace and level of interest The walks are 1.5 miles and 1 mile respectively. Both walks are suitable for wheelchair and buggy users.

Nottingham: Self-Guided Walk & Interactive Treasure Hunt

2. Nottingham: Self-Guided Walk & Interactive Treasure Hunt

Go Quest Adventures is turning the streets of Nottingham into an Adventure Playground! Welcome to Nottingham (although did you know that isn’t the city’s original name!) - home of fashion designer Paul Smith, literary giants such as Lord Byron and DH Lawrence, known for its city of caves, stone lions and of course, the legendary outlaw Robin Hood! Explore the city centre of Nottingham while unlocking a hidden trail by finding clues, solving puzzles & completing challenges, earning points along the way all self-guided through the Go Quest Adventures app. See the area's highlights, explore it's hidden gems and learn some insider history and fun facts along the way (even locals will discover something new!). As the Quest is self guided you can: * Start your Quest whenever you want, get instant access with nothing to print off from home * Go as fast as you want and try to top the leaderboard, or go at your own pace, stopping for rest breaks along the way. Your Quest will lead you on a fascinating, secret trail throughout the city starting at the Old Market Square, through the original Anglo-Saxon boroughs and then to the iconic sights of Nottingham Castle. Along the way, you and your team will be involved in completing challenges and solving puzzles as you discover all that makes Nottingham the ‘Queen of the Midlands’. So, grab your long bow and your comfy shoes to discover the BEST way to see Nottingham as you explore the sights, discover hidden gems and ultimately, conquer your Quest! This is an ideal outdoor activity for couples, families, groups of friends, school groups and can be the perfect team building or corporate activity. Customised Quests and group packages are available by emailing hello@goquestadventures.com. Get Questing today!

Nottingham: Robin Hood Town Tour

3. Nottingham: Robin Hood Town Tour

This thorough and fun exploration of the evolution of the legend is told against the back drop of the city. As you visit places associated with Robin Hood, you will also see the town’s key sites of interest and learn about its history and culture. Enter ancient caves beneath the streets. Understand why Nottingham Castle isn’t a castle. Marvel at the stunning architecture of the Lace Market, once lace capital of the world. Shudder in the shadow of the Old County Gaol and find tranquillity in St Mary’s Churchyard. Landmarks like the Council House, Old Market Square, the Theatre Royal and other, quirky, hidden surprises all await you on this adventure around town. The tour ends at Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem where Robin Hood invites you to drink ales with him.

Nottingham: Nottingham in a Nutshell Tour

4. Nottingham: Nottingham in a Nutshell Tour

Looking for things to do in Nottingham that are extra-ordinary? Ezekial Bone specialises in educational entertainment and character-led heritage tours that capture the spirit of Nottingham, City and shire, past and present. Nottingham in a Nutshell is a whistle stop tour around the town centre. Lighter on the history, it is a one-stop-shop to explore the City. It will orientate you around the city centre and you’ll discover the best places to go so you can make the most of your stay. Going to be living here or coming as a student? This is the ideal way to unlock the potential of this C21st City so you have the time of your life.

Nottingham: Hidden Gems Game and Big Britain Quiz Tour App

5. Nottingham: Hidden Gems Game and Big Britain Quiz Tour App

Download a smartphone travel tool that helps you discover Nottingham like never before. Utilizing seamless GPS technology, use the app to go off the beaten track to discover hidden secrets and incredible landmarks. As you explore, earn points by visiting destinations, solving clues, and completing challenges. When you arrive in Nottingham, simply log in to begin. With hundreds of map pins displayed on your screen, attempt to visit them all earning points and prizes, or enjoy the journey at your own pace. You explore independently with our app guiding you every step of the way. Friends and family can enjoy themselves together with just one ticket (ticket per device). And with the huge variety of destinations and challenges, it's perfect for all ages. Leave the planning and stress behind as you use the app to discover the local secrets of the historic city of Nottingham

UK/Europe: eSim Mobile Data Plan

6. UK/Europe: eSim Mobile Data Plan

Make your trip to Liechtenstein hassle-free with a convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage in the UK & Ireland and upgrade for coverage in 43 European regions (full list below). Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose from a variety of data packages, validity options, and coverage in additional countries. Simply scan the eSIM QR code to access all your essential apps on your trip. Avoid the trouble of managing multiple SIMs with this zero-waste solution. Get one eSIM per device and top up by simply buying and activating additional eSIM plans as you go. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration. Most devices released after 2019 are compatible with eSIM (e.g. iPhone XR, XS of models beyond, Google Pixel 4 and beyond). If you are unsure, please check the compatibility guideline photo to confirm eligibility. If you can not connect to the internet after install this eSIM, please follow the Self Help Troubleshooting Guide in your GYG voucher. Network coverage for 43 European regions: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Jersey, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovak, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, and Vatican City.

Sheffield: UK/ Europe eSIM Roaming Mobile Data Plan

7. Sheffield: UK/ Europe eSIM Roaming Mobile Data Plan

Say goodbye to the hassle of physical SIMs and finding mobile network operator stores with our e-SIM service. After purchase, you'll receive a QR code that you can scan on your compatible device to install the e-SIM wherever and whenever you need it. Choose from a range of data volumes, validity periods, and coverage options in different countries to stay connected with ease. Most iPhone models beyond XS support e-SIM, and follow our instructions in the photo session to check compatibility for other devices. Share the QR code via AirDrop or scan it to another device. Install the e-SIM by connecting to WiFi or a network, and remember to turn on roaming for the e-SIM. If you have trouble connecting to the network, consult our self-troubleshooting guide. lf you have a connected trip in Europe, just simply select the 42 European countries option, which covers:Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Aaland Islands, Isle of Man, Jersey, Russian Federation, Guernsey, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Norway, Serbia, Gibraltar, Turkey. If your data is used-up? Simple, just buy another e-SIM to top-up. APN (Access Point Name): iboots Local Network:Vodafone Ltd

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