Arnold is a market town, administrative and retail centre of the Borough. The busy High Street and Front Street offer a wide range of shopping facilities to complement Arnold’s market.
The town centre is well serviced by public transport from other parts of the borough and beyond.
There are two Leisure centres in Arnold: Redhill Leisure Centre and Arnold Leisure Centre.
Popular Bonington theatre in Arnold takes its name from famous 19th century water colourist Richard Parkes Bonington who was born in town.
Arnot Hill Park is situated just on the edge of town centre and is home of Gedling Borough Council’s offices.