Attractions in East Midlands
Castles & Historic Monuments
Castle Hill, Lincoln, LN1 3AA
Discover the new-look Lincoln Castle, home to one of the four surviving Magna Cartas in the world; the famous attraction has just undergone a £22m refurbishment. One thousand years of history brought to life - right where it happened. Highlight...
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...
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...
Steam Rally • Camping
ELVASTON CASTLE STEAM RALLY AND CAMPING
Elvaston Castle Country Park, Derby, DE72 3EP
Pre-paid weekend £45.00, Rally weekend £60.00
Elvaston Steam Rally (Supporting Local Charities) Elvaston Steam Rally is an annual event held on the first full weekend of July. Proceeds from the event are donated to local charities. There’s something for all the family. Steam Engines, Vi...
Museums & Galleries
GAINSBOROUGH OLD HALL
Parnell Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2NB
One of the hidden gems of Lincolnshire. Over 500 years old it is one of the best preserved medieval manor houses in the country. Room settings provide impressions of life past and free audio guides give a fascinating insight into the hall an...
Churches & Cathedrals
DERBY CATHEDRAL & THE CHAPEL OF ST. MARY-ON-THE-BRIDGE
Iron Gate, Derby
This beautiful Georgian Cathedral consecrated in 1927 welcomes visitors 365 days per year. The magnificent medieval tower, the second highest church tower in the country, contains the oldest ring of ten bells in the world, and is open to the ...
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...
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...
Stately Homes & Gardens
Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 1LE
With peeling paintwork and overgrown courtyards, Calke Abbey tells the story of the dramatic decline of a country house estate. The house and stables are little restored, with many abandoned areas vividly portraying a period in the 20th century.
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...