Attractions in East Midlands
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 Engin...
Country Parks, Walks & Viewpoints
HIGH PEAK TRAIL
Middleton Top Visitor Centre, Middleton by Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4LS
The High Peak Trail is a 17.5-mile trail for walkers, cyclists and horse riders, running through the Southern Pennines from Cromford, in the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site to just south of Buxton.
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...
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 ...
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...
STEEPLE GRANGE LIGHT RAILWAY
4 Oak Tree Gardens, Tansley, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5WA
An opportunity to ride on a unique narrow gauge railway built on part of the former Cromford and High Peak Railway branch to Middleton by Wirksworth. The railway uses former mining and quarrying locomotives and rolling stock and climbs up a st...
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...
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 - Railway
MIDLAND RAILWAY - BUTTERLEY
Butterley Station, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3QZ
The Midland Railway Butterley, is a remarkable attraction which includes: A 3½ mile Heritage Railway. A huge Railway Museum. The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust Depot. The Midland Diesel Group collection of Main Line Diesel Power eng...
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...