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County - Nottinghamshire | Map
Tel code: 0115 | code search
Postcode: NG9 | code search
Population: 21000
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Folk Customs:
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Barrel Wine Bar
"Very Friendly folks here. Eddie is the best though he's not there as often. Crowd is a welcoming one, very friendly. Local advice. !

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Barrel Wine Bar
"The Barrel Wine Bar is a refreshing change to the now familiar manufactured pub atmosphere, a breath of fresh air that has earned its reputation as the friendliest bar in ..." More

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Beeston is a town in Nottinghamshire that is situated just four miles to the west of Nottingham City Centre. It is generally regarded as a suburb of Nottingham due to its proximity but it is actually part of the Borough of Broxtowe. Continuous urban development has meant that the built up area of Beeston has now spread right up to the villages of Chilwell and Wollaton. The Campus of the University of Nottingham brushes the eastern edge of Beeston; in fact some of the student self catering accommodation lies within the boundaries of Beeston. In Saxon times the area was known as Bestune. This is generally thought to be a derivation from the fact that the area was known for its rye grass, 'bes' meaning rye grass. Despite this a move in the nineteenth century was made to link the towns name to bees, explaining the bee on the town badge. This was consistent with the notion put about that the town was a 'hive of industry'. The Anglo-Scotian Mills is a crenelated listed building on Wollaton Road to the north of the town centre. It serves to remind us that of silk and lace mills once dominated the local skyline. The mill buildings have now been converted into apartments.

Dentist

B S Peters

Doctor

Chilwell Meadows Surgery
Dr D Charles

Market

Beeston Market
Nottingham Country Market

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Bakery Winebar
Barrel Wine Bar
Beekeeper
Bluebell
Commercial Inn
Cricketers
Crown Inn
Durham Ox
Hop Pole
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Manor
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Star Inn
Victoria Hotel

Restaurant

Amores Ristorante

Bakery Winebar
Barrel Wine Bar
Beekeeper
Bluebell
Commercial Inn
Durham Ox
Hop Pole
Victoria Hotel

School

Attenborough Preparatory School
Chilwell Comprehensive School

Taxi

B & P Taxis
Beeston Taxicabs
Cab Line
Victoria Cars

Sports Clubs

Bulwell Outlaws BMX Club (Cycling)

Shops

Boots
Out of this World

Activities

Beeston Rylands Archers(Archery)
Beeston Road Club(Cycling)

Places to Stay near Beeston

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Hylands (0.28 miles)

Hylands

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At Hylands we pride ourselves on treating guests like individuals and aim to cater for their every need. Ideally situated close to Nottingham University, Highfields Hockey Club, Nottingham Indoor Tennis ... More

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Fairhaven (0.56 miles)

Fairhaven

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The Fairhaven is ideally suited for GPT/Siemens, The Boots Co.Complex,NOTTINGHAM UNIVERSITY, Queens Medical Centre, MOD Chilwell, Nottingham Tennis Centre and Wollaton Hall.The M1 Junction No. 25 is 3.5 miles. Nottingham ... More

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Innkeepers Lodge (1.02 miles)

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Innkeeper's Lodge Nottingham is an ideal base to explore this historical city. sites to see include nottingham playhouse, sherwood forrest and the galleries of justice which recreates the conditions of ... More

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Rutland Hall (1.46 miles)

Rutland Hall

University Park Campus is set in 330 acres of beautiful rolling parkland, within easy reach of Nottingham City Centre.

It is regarded as one of the largest and most attractive campuses in the country with comfortably ... More | visit website

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Restaurant Sat Bains with Rooms (1.65 miles)

Restaurant Sat Bains with Rooms

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Restaurant Sat Bains with rooms boasts the highest rating in Nottingham with the AA Hotel guide and is listed in their Top 200 places to stay in the UK, with a service ... More

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Village Nottingham Hotel (1.98 miles)

Village Nottingham Hotel
The Village Hotel offers a warm, friendly environment with a real sense of community. The popularity of our hotels is the result of the seamless way we provide you with everything you need in an environment ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Nottingham Riverside (2.06 miles)

Located only 2 miles from the city centre, the Travelodge Nottingham Riverside provides contemporary quality accommodation and an ideal base for exploring the Nottinghamshire countryside. This non-smoking hotel offers spacious en-suite rooms, TV in every ... More | visit website

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Newark Hall (2.19 miles)

Newark Hall

A warm welcome awaits you at Newark Hall, which is located approximately 3 miles from Nottingham city centre. Our dedicated and experienced staff will ensure that your stay in our modern and fully equipped accommodation ... More | visit website

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P & J Hotel (2.27 miles)

P & J Hotel
P & J Hotel offers luxury serviced apartments and hotel rooms with an excellent central location in the thriving city of Nottingham.Nottingham is the land of Robin Hood and his merry men, rich in history ... More | visit website
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Holiday Inn Nottingham-Castle Marina (2.36 miles)

Holiday Inn Nottingham-Castle Marina

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Located at the Castle Marina, just a pleasant one-mile walk into the city centre, here you will receive a warm welcome amid surroundings ideal for both business and pleasure. The Holiday Inn ... More

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