Nottingham Castle, a major Attraction & Museum in Nottingham, to close for Renovation
Nottingham Castle, As reported in the Nottingham Post, a major Attraction and Museum in Nottingham city centre has closed for two years for Renovation. During this time it will undergo extensive upgrades to the existing facilities.
It will be the biggest change to Nottingham Castle in decades. £30m will be spent, to create a “world-class visitor destination”, adding new attractions. As well as major updates of the Castle and grounds during the two-year period when it will be closed to the public.
Here’s all you need to know:
When does it close?
Sunday, July 1 at 5pm.
There will be FREE admission to the Castle during its final week, from Monday (June 25) to Sunday, July 1, with a programme of free events and activities.
When does it re-open?
What changes will be made?
There will be:
– a new visitors centre
– access to more caves beneath the Castle
– a Robin Hood gallery bringing to life the adventurous tales of the city’s legendary outlaw.
What they said:
“The Castle closure marks the real start of transforming it into a world class heritage destination. We will work with Visit England to make it a national attraction and will have advertisements on the Underground in London. When complete the castle will have 400,000 visits a year, whereas at the moment it is less than half of that.”
Ted Cantle, chair of the Nottingham Castle Trust