The Trails | Nottingham Ale Trails

Introducing the Nottingham Ale Trails for 2022. All named after a well known friend or foe of Nottingham's favourite outlaw...Robin Hood!

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Friar Tuck

Named after the boozy, religious and rotund Merry Man. This trail takes in a venue that was once a chapel and several others named after other great historical Nottingham figures.


Little John

Robin’s oldest friend and often portrayed on screen as being the opposite of ‘Little’. This tour starts on St James Street, goes down into Market Square and concludes in the heart of the Lace Market.

King John

This trail is named in honour of the King of England from 1199-1216. It starts at The Island Quarter at one of Nottingham's newest venues and takes you through Sneinton Market and into the city’s Royal Quarter.


Named after the bad guy of the Robin Hood legend. This trail starts out on Pelham Street and allows you to explore Hockley on the Southside of the city, which has cemented its place on The Times' 'cool list'.

Will Scarlet

One of Robin’s most trusted fellows who has been played on screen by Christian Slater, Jamie Dornan and Sammy Davis Jr. If he was around today we think Will would quite like the quirkiness of these historic venues.

Maid Marian

The heroine of the Robin Hood legend and often taken to be Robin’s lover. A perfect trail for the the summer time!

Robin Hood

Named after Nottingham's favourite outlaw, this trail starts on Wollaton Street and heads east towards the Castle.


Please note that Annie's Burger Shack is not a dog friendly venue as promoted.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Binks Yard have had to push back their opening date to Monday 22 August 2022, but fear not Ale Trailers, you can still claim your pin badge for the King John trail without their stamp when you visit all other venues on the trail. Once Binks Yard opens, all stamps for the King John trail will be required to claim the pin badge.

** We have just been notified by the venue that the Rose of England will be closed between 12-19 August 2022. 

*** Please note that this venue is still to confirm it's opening hours at the time of release. We encourage ale trailers to check the venues own website and social media for opening times and dates.

**** Please note that The Roundhouse have unfortunately had to pull out of the Will Scarlet Ale Trail due to the venue being closed for refurbishment.

But fear not Ale Trailers, you can still claim your pin badge for the Will Scarlet trail without their stamps when you visit all other venues on the trail.

If you experience any issues on any of the trails, please let us know by emailing us at 


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