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Arnold Area Guide

Find out about what Arnold in Nottinghamshire has to offer for property hunters.

This is Arnold

Arnold is a market town that is situated approximately 4 miles northeast of Nottingham city centre. With a population of around 38,000 residents, Arnold has plenty to offer families and commuters alike. Here you’ll find a bustling high street, parks and recreational facilities in this popular town.

Property types in Arnold

The oldest property in Arnold dates back to 1725 so if you appreciate period homes this is the town for you. Properties in Arnold range from large detached homes to smart new builds, making the area incredibly versatile for buyers and renters. It’s also a town that caters for all budgets, with property prices starting at far below the national average.

Property Prices in Arnold

Properties in Arnold sell for an average price of £187,282. The most popular property type that sells in Arnold is semi detached homes, which have an average sale price of £170,864.

The most expensive property type in Arnold is detached properties, which sell for an average of £258,212. Terraced properties are the least expensive property type, selling for £149,117 on average.

Arnold has recently seen a 6% increase in property prices in the last year.


Arnold is well served by several local primary and secondary schools. This includes Arnold Hill Academy, Arnold View Primary School, Robert Mellors Primary Academy and Redhill Academy among many others.


Everything is within close reach in Arnold. From shops to restaurants and even beautiful parks, you’ll find it all in this vibrant town.


Arnold town centre is packed full of bars and pubs to keep that thirst at bay. There is a cluster of drinking establishments within a short walk from each other. This includes The Organ Grinder, The Eagles Corner, The Townhouse Bar & Kitchen, The Greyhound Inn, Friar Tuck and The Ernehale. 

Whether you fancy a traditional country pub or an upmarket bar, Arnold has it all. Special props go to Robin Hood And Little John on Church Street. Not only is it Arnold’s oldest pub, but it gives a special nod to the famous man in green that Nottingham is best known for.


Arnold is well served by a number of shops. The area surrounding High Street and Front Street form part of the main shopping district of the town. Here you’ll find your high street staples, supermarkets, convenience stores and independent shops.

Arnold is also only a short drive from Nottingham city centre, which has several large malls and retail outlets. This includes intu Victoria Centre, East Point Retail Park and Flying Horse Walk which is a Georgian style shopping arcade.


There’s plenty to tantalise those taste buds in Arnold. From good old fish and chips to Indian cuisine as well as sweet treats too. A favourite among locals is Dottie’s tearoom which is the perfect place for a spot of afternoon tea. Here you’ll find delicious handmade cakes a plenty.

If you’re in need of a bit of spice, then Himalayan Inn on Front Street is just the ticket. Offering Indian and Asian cuisine, it is one of the top rated restaurants in the whole of the Nottingham area.

Other notable mentions include Emilios Greek Restaurant, Luigi’s Ristorante, Sprinters and Arnold’s Fish Bar. From sit down meals to takeaways, there’s something to cater for all appetites.


Arnot Hill Park has been a popular green space within the town since it first opened over 100 years ago. It’s the perfect place to unwind after a busy working week, or if the kids fancy a runaround.

As you make your way around you’ll notice interesting sculptures that have been made by local artists. The park has plenty to keep you entertained including a bowling green, skate park, ball courts, rose garden and a cafe.

If you’re feeling athletic, have a go at Arnot Hill Park’s 1km route. It’s perfect for joggers and seasoned runners alike.

Overall, Arnold has a lot to offer buyers and renters of all requirements. From large period homes to modern new builds, property here is versatile and affordable compared with homes that are closer to the city centre.

With great schools and excellent transport links, Arnold is ideal for those who work in Nottingham but are looking for a spacious property that’s still within reach.

We offer our services, as both estate agents and letting agents in Arnold so be sure to call our branch for more information! or take a look at our other area guides and get to know Nottingham from the eyes of the local lettings experts.