Stags Guide in Nottingham
Why Celebrate in Nottingham?
Nottingham is a city that has it all – there’s no wonder why it’s in the UK’s top cities to visit for a stag weekend!
It is a city with an immense list of things to see and do whilst learning about some amazing history along the way. And let’s be honest, a stag weekend will mainly entail a whole lot of drinking and what better place to do that than in the city that boasts about its incredible nightlife – it doesn’t get much better than Nottingham. Of course the nightlife is the main aspect of a stag weekend but even during the day time there is loads to do as you explore this fascinating city like Robin Hood and his merry men.
Top Sight-Seeing Spots:
- The City of Caves
- Highfields Park
Old Market Square
- Nottingham Castle
Guide to Nottingham Nightlife
Nottingham certainly knows how to throw an epic night and that’s exactly what you want to hear when deciding where to go for a stag weekend we’re sure. Whatever your scene is from dance to indie or rock to dubstep you’ll for sure have no problem finding a great place to go in the evenings seeing as this city is full of amazing bars, clubs, pubs and music venues to explore. Whether you want a quiet pint with the lads to start or an evening full of partying, Nottingham is the place to be. Especially since it was the first place in the country that took advantage of the 24-hour licencing laws, it would be rude not to raise a glass to that!
Why not start your evening off with a trip to England’s oldest pub (allegedly), Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem? It’s a loved pub by all visitors and locals of all ages since 1189 due to the fact that it’s carved into the stone at the foot of Castle Rock and because of the unbeatable ales and ghost stories! If that doesn’t sound like your vibe, why not try out some of Nottingham’s secret bars and pubs? Places like The Hockley Arts Club and the Boilermaker are great if you want to experience something new, our advice to find them is to keep your eyes peeled. Blink and you might miss them or mistake them for an old boiler shop.
And of course a visit to a nightclub is a must on your stag weekend so why not head to NG1? Prominently located in the city centre, this club boasts about its capacity of around 1000 which makes it one of the largest nightclubs in Nottingham. It’s a great place to head if you want a night on the dancefloor with 4 bars, 3 sound systems and 2 floors full of amazing atmosphere. Or how about taking a trip to Stealth, this club has created a well-deserved reputation as the midlands best club so it would be rude not to see what it’s all about. This venue welcomes a huge variety of acts from mainstream artists to electronic and dubstep and is always moving ahead of the times when it comes to music. A great place to create some memories with the lads.
Shopping in Nottingham
We’ve heard shopping helps hangovers and although we’re sure you and the lads won’t be looking for a shopping trip during your weekend it’s sometimes nice to take an hour out to have a wonder around to see what this city has to offer. And there’s a lot! Since Nottingham has earned a reputation for showing the way when it comes to style and fashion you may as well explore why - after all this city is home of design royalty Paul Smith. Nottingham also makes its way into the country’s top ten shopping destinations!
Occupy Your Days
When it comes to filling up your days there is no better way to get the celebrations started than with a heart pumping adrenaline filled activity. Have a laugh with the lads as you get stuck right into an action boot camp and prepare yourselves for assault courses and laser combat. Or why not try your luck with the hunter challenge where you can dive into combat archery, knife and axe throwing and the archery range. What better way to start the weekend off than with a thrill seeking activity for your whole group?
Kick off the stag night out with something all the lads will love, like the beer babes bar crawl! Get all the lads and dive into this fully planned and very exclusive bar crawl, some say it’s the best bar crawl around! Or perhaps you’re ready to warm up your vocal chords with the lip sync battle. Go head to head in this hilarious challenge as you see who in your group is the ultimate lip sync champ!
A stag weekend is supposed to be something to remember and what better way to do that than with it’s a knockout? A great mixture of ridiculous games that will have you and all of the lads in stitches along with adding some great stag competition into the mix. Or if you fancy a wonder around the city in a totally fun way then the smartphone stag do treasure hunt is the activity for you! What better way to enjoy your day than with 3 pub challenges, clues and puzzles?