City of Nottingham, England
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Nottingham is close to the centre of England at the heart of the East Midlands. It is approximately 120 miles from London and 50 miles north of Birmingham. Day and night Nottingham buzzes with life thanks to the great choice of shops, bars and pubs, restaurants, theatres and galleries, fine hotels, international sporting events and its reputable universities.
Among Nottingham's important historical sites and features are its unique labyrinth of caves under the city, the splendid mansion that is now Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, with, close by, the spot where Charles I raised his standard to begin the English Civil War, and Wollaton Hall, one of the most ornate Tudor buildings in Britain, with its 500 acre deer park.
Nottingham is the undisputed capital of the East Midlands. It is the 9th largest travel-to-work area in England with a population of 740,000 and 3 million people within an hour's drive.
Nottingham boasts two world-class universities and one in 11 of all City residents is a university student. The University of Nottingham is consistently rated among the top ten in the country with ten applications for every one student place and it is the most oversubscribed university in the country.