Nine things to do in Notts on a wet weekend

Typical British summer weather.
Typical British summer weather.

When the sun shines, the world is your oyster - you can go anywhere in our beautiful county and still have a great time.

However, as everyone knows, the weather can often play havoc with your carefully prepared plans.

When this happens, where are the best places to visit in Notts where you can have a great day out and stay dry at the same time?

We consulted travel website TripAdvisor to pick out nine of the best.

Galleries of Justice, High Pavement, The Lace Market, Nottingham

Glenis T said: “It was a great day out well worth the money and enjoyed by all ages young and old.”

The National Videogame Arcade, Carlton Street, Nottingham

GedFoster said: “This museum is ideal for man and boy. I got to play 2 of my favourite arcade games and my son could have spent hours playing all the different games.”

The National Holocaust Centre and Museum, Acre Edge Road, Laxton

Fiona C said: “A wonderful museum for all ages, thought provoking, informative, reflective and educational, alongside some amazing testimonies from those who had lived through the Holocaust.”

Newark Air Museum, The Showground, Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent

Melissa C said: “Good few hours out. Lots and lots of aeroplanes to look through. They had a lot more there than I expected. Friendly staff. Nice little cafe. Worth a visit.”

Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Lenton Road, Nottingham

Gruf1 said: “Panoramic views from top. Interesting displays about the history of the castle, and the Robin Hood exhibition would be loved by children. Well worth a visit.”

Green’s Windmill, Windmill Lane, Sneinton, Nottingham

Clare H said: “Fascinating and fully working mill, lovely helpful staff who are interested in the mill and bring history to life! Brilliant views too! Worth a visit.”

Nottingham Industrial Museum, Wollaton Hall, Nottingham

Lou252008 said: “We were very pleasantly surprised by this museum, it was well laid out, knowledgeable staff and very interesting. Recommended.”

Nottingham Contemporary Art Gallery, Weekday Cross, Nottingham

Emmaeggs said: “I love visiting the contemporary and try to go to each new exhibition. They get some amazing art and its well curated. love love love.”

Brewhouse Yard Museum, Castle Boulevard, Nottingham

Dean J said: “Brought back so many memories. A hidden jewel which fascinated my children who couldn’t believe how things used to be and their grandma who remembered so many of the items. Must see!!!”