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25th May - 4th June - Friendly matches (All categories)

Boys, Girls, Mens, Ladies and Veterans Teams


The Nottingham Football Festival is available for teams of all categories, and will take place for the 8th time in the city during late May and early June. The football will be played at a new facility to the north of the city, just 5 miles from the city centre and close to Sherwood Forest. 10 grass pitches including 11 a side and mini soccer will be used for the friendly matches and the tournaments. A spacious clubhouse with terrace overlooking the main pitch will provide refreshments through both weekends.

Nottingham is a city steeped in football and sporting history. Nottingham Forest, twice winners of the European Cup, enjoyed a golden era in the 70's and 80's under the mercurial Brian Clough. Old big 'ed was never afraid to give youth a chance and today the club have one of England's leading football academies at Wilford Road.

Notts County are the oldest football league club in the world, formed in 1862. The Magpies were one of the 12 founder members of the football league which gave shape to the way football was played in England and around the world.



Accommodation and Prices

ISL football tours have arranged a number of accommodation options, including Center Parcs Sherwood Forest and good quality, value for money hotels in Nottingham city centre, including the Park Inn and the Crown Plaza.  Accommodation packages have to be booked through ISL for entry into the tournament.

Center Parcs

Center Parcs Sherwood Forest is located just 20 minutes from the football venue and offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities. The sub tropical swimming paradise maintains a constant temperature of 29.5C and features outdoor rapids, flumes, wave machine, spa pools and lagoon bar.

Accommodation is provided in 3 bedroom villas sleeping 6 persons. The villas have a fully fitted kitchen, open plan living and dining area, shared bathroom, multi channel TV, patio area with outdoor furniture and central heating. Bed linen is provided.

Price is based on full occupancy of accommodation.

Park Inn by Radisson

The Park Inn is located near Nottingham city centre and just 10 minutes from the tournament venue. The hotel has 172 modern rooms equipped with satellite TV, wireless internet and 24 hour room service. Hotel facilities include RBG bar and grill, spa, steam room, fitness centre and indoor swimming pool.

Price is based on staying in twin room with buffet breakfast.


Jurys Inn

Jurys Inn is located near to Nottingham Station and adjacent to Hooters bar-restaurant, a 10/15 minute walk from the city centre. Jurys Inn has a stylish bar, contemporary restaurant and Costa coffee lounge.  The 264 rooms feature en suite bathrooms, flat screen multi channel TVs and Wi-Fi.

Crowne Plaza Hotel

The Luxury Hotel Crowne Plaza is situated in Nottingham city centre, 20 minute drive from the tournament location. The 210 bedroom hotel features indoor pool, sauna, steam room, whirlpool, solarium, cocktail lounge and restaurant.

Price is based on staying in twin room with buffet breakfast.    

Prices (per person)


FRIENDLY MATCHES (All age groups)

24th - 27th May (Whitsun weekend)

2 nights 3 nights
Park Inn by Radisson £149 £199
Crowne Plaza Nottingham £189 £249
Center Parcs Sherwood Forest £259 £259



FRIENDLY MATCHES (All age groups)

27th May -  31st May (Whitsun holiday)

2 nights 3 nights 4 nights
Park Inn by Radisson £149 £199 £249
Crowne Plaza Nottingham £189 £249 £299
Center Parcs Sherwood Forest £259 £259 £259



FRIENDLY MATCHES (all age groups)

31st May - 3rd June

Prices 2 Nights 3 nights
Jurys Inn £149 £199
Park Inn by Radisson £149 £199
Crowne Plaza Nottingham £189 £249
Center Parcs Sherwood Forest £229 £229



2024 will mark the 8th year of the Nottingham Football Festival. For boys, girls, mens, ladies and veterans teams friendly matches will be arranged in and near Nottingham.

Getting There

Nottingham is located in the heart of England, close to the country's motorway network and within easy access by road or rail from London and the UK's major cities. East Midlands airport is 15 miles from Nottingham and has excellent flight connections with the UK and Europe. 

ISL Football Tours can organise transfers to your accommodation and tournament for teams arriving at East Midlands airport or Nottingham Railway Station.

ISL Football Tours also have an established network of coach operators who can provide reasonably priced travel to the Nottingham Football Festival from any point in the UK.

What's on

Making a weekend of it? Please ask for our what's on guide.


Alton Towers, the UK's leading theme park is located an hour from Nottingham.

What they said...

''Thanks for organising a great weekend in Nottingham, all the lads really enjoyed it''. Nigel Board, Double H Veterans, Guildford, Surrey. 

''Thanks for arranging the weekend for us, we all had a fantastic time. From Friday to Monday, the kids thoroughly enjoyed themselves, the host club were fab, the referees were of a really good standard, and we had two great enjoyable games of football.'' Kirsten Wilcox, Pudsey Juniors, Leeds.

How to Book

For further information and to enter the 2024 Nottingham Football Festival, please contact ISL Football Tours by e-mail or telephone.

Deposit requirements are £50 per person (or initial deposit of £600 with balance of deposit within 28 days). Balance of your tour is due 8 weeks before arrival.


ISL Football Tours
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Hants PO8 9PL
United Kingdom
Tel: 02392 230 023
Email Stuart

Malcolm Ward
19 Harvey Street
United Kingdom
Tel: 01204 465058
Email Malc

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