Attractions in East Midlands
Stately Homes & Gardens
Lutterworth, Leicestershire, LE17 6DH
Stanford Hall was built in the 1690's for Sir Roger Cave who commissioned the Smiths of Warwick to pull down the original Manor House and build the present day Hall. Stanford Hall is a fine example of their work and of the William and Mary peri...
Walks & Viewpoints
SCONCE & DEVON PARK
Boundary Road, Newark, Notts. NG24 4AU
A recent £1.6million makeover has transformed Sconce & Devon Park into a vibrant and attractive open space with lots to see and do. Facilities include a new visitor centre with cafe, toilets and information, an exciting new children's play are...
Castles & Historic Monuments
NEWARK CASTLE TOURS
Castlegate, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1BG
Standing proudly on the banks of the River Trent in the pretty market town of Newark, the Castle was built in the 12th century and is said to have the finest gatehouse in England. Guided tours of the Castle and the newly restored grounds are a...
JAPANESE GARDEN & MEDITATION CENTRE
North Clifton, nr Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG23 7AT
Award winning meditation centre and Japanese garden. Regarded as one of the best Japanese gardens and featured in "Inspirational Garden of the World" by the AA and the "Best of British Garden" by ITV. This enchanting garden reflects the natural la...
Museum & Gallery
High Street, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5JA
Discover Derbyshire's Museum of the Year 2011 and 2012, and East Midlands Museum of the Year 2013. Enjoy our warm, family friendly environment, wonderful social history displays, beautiful gardens, tempting tea room and amazing views across the...
SUNDOWN KIDDIES ADVENTURELAND
Treswell Road, Rampton, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 0HX
This attraction is aimed at children up to the age of ten. Based on storybook characters with indoor and outdoor activities, Angry Birds activity play area, it includes fairy castles, a witches cave and Father Christmas. Tractor, Tra
Country Parks, Walks & Viewpoints
VICAR WATER COUNTRY PARK
Mansfield Road, Clipstone, Mansfield, Notts, NG21 9AA
Award-winning 80ha country park with a network of accessible footpaths, cycleways and wildlife habitats. Facilities include a visitor centre with cafe, toilets and information, a children's play area, picnic areas and ample free parking. C...
Steam & Miniature Railways
NOTTINGHAM EAST MIDLANDS MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION
Harvey Hadden Sports Complex, Bilborough Park, Nottingham, NG8 4PB
One of the premier and largest model railway events in the UK, staged each year, over the third weekend in March, by the Nottingham (Bulwell) Model Railway Society, at Nottingham's Harvey Hadden Sports Complex. The exhibition has earned a reput
Tourist Attraction / Motorsports
SANTA POD RACEWAY
Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough, Northants, NN29 7XA
Vehicles of a different kind can be found at The Santa Pod Raceway, on the North Bedfordshire border where the car is certainly the star. Santa Pod is the home of Drag Racing, and regularly hosts the FIA European Drag Racing Championships, where y...
Kings Road, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, DN35 0PL
Pleasure Island is still the best value day out on the East Coast with its fantastic attractions. Adrenaline draining rides like the Pendulus, the Hyperblaster, the Condor and the Alakazam! - a colossal wheel of steel which rockets you into the sk...