Attractions in East Midlands
Museums & Galleries
THE VILLAGE CHURCH FARM
Church Road South, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE25 2HF
Museum of farming and country life of the early 1900's set in original farmhouse and buildings. A restored thatched Lincolnshire mud and stud cottage, barn tearoom, gallery, wagon hovels and timber barn. Special events and demonstrations held at d...
Castles & Historic Monuments
Sleaford Road, Tattershall, Lincoln, LN4 4LR
National Trust Property. A vast fortified and moated red-brick tower, built in medieval times for Ralph Cromwell, Lord Treasurer of England. The building was rescued from becoming derelict by Lord Curzon 1911-14 and contains four great cha...
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...
STRUTT'S NORTH MILL
Derwent Valley Visitor Centre, Belper North Mill Trust, Bridgefoot, Belper, Derbyshire
In 1804 William Strutt built North Mill, then the world's most technologically advanced, 'fire-proof', building. We now display, by original and replica machinery, the history of cotton spinning, 'Brettles' renown silk and cotton hosiery colle...
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 ...
BURTON TOWN HALL
King Edward Place, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire
The Civic Function Suite in all its Victorian Splendour is the ideal venue for Concerts, Exhibitions, Dances, Seminars, Wedding Receptions and Corporate Parties. Centrally located in the Heart of the Midlands a few minutes walk from the Railway...
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...
Hawkhill Road, Eyam, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S32 5QP
Our central theme is the terrible outbreak of Bubonic Plague in 1665-6, when the villagers quarantined themselves and halted the spread of the disease. The world wide spread of plague is covered, and also the recovery, with the development of loca...
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...
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...