Instagram spots all Trent freshers need to know about

Moving into a new city is the perfect opportunity to find interesting and cool Instagram spots. But where can you find them in Nottingham? Here’s a little head start from us…


  1. Boots Library

Who doesn’t love books? Plus, when there’s 5 beautiful floors of them, you definitely will want to take a few snaps. The architecture is beautiful, and (almost) makes you not want to do any work! Having some of the modern features on campus makes it a wonderful place to work… even if it is for hours upon end!

Je ne suis pas Parisienne

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  1. Old Market Square

Seasonally filled with everything from German Markets to Summer Beaches, Old Market Square is one of the busiest yet beautiful areas the city centre has to offer. It’s the centre of attention even at the quietest times of the year, and it is still just as beautiful with the stunning fountain and grand council house alone.

@iv.simona 💕

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  1. Nottingham Canal

The canal has everything you want from a city-located river. Situated in the heart of the city (or just about), it’s perfect for a wander on a summers day or a spot of pub grub in the winter… And even some cheeky student discounts throughout the year!

Beautiful views by Nottingham Canal earlier this week

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  1. Lace Market

This photo says it all. Lace Market is filled with the biggest hidden gems in the city. Old theatres, beautiful balcony views, and a gorgeous historical background. If you’re interested in something a little quirky and out there, then Lace Market is your place to explore!

Lace Market Lovinnnn

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  1. Cobden Chambers, Lace Market

Well-known for its graffitied walls and independent shops, wherever you turn is as Instagrammable as the other (yes, that’s a word now). Hidden slightly off the beaten track, Cobden Chambers is a must visit even just for a little gander. Independent, small companies sell quirky home accessories, vintage and antique items, boutique fashion, jewellery and even music.

A nice little hideaway in the midst of the city centre 🌻 #Nottingham #CobdenChambers #Summer

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What’s your favourite place on the list? Have we missed somewhere you love to take pics? Get in touch with us and let us know!

By Victoria Colquhoun-Postill

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