Things to do 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...
BUXTON SPA WATER SWIMMING POOL
St. Johns Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6BE
Set on the northern edge of the 23 acre site of the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton Spa Pool boasts its therapeutically blue, natural mineral water in a traditional 25 metre pool with ancillary teaching pool.
Museums & Galleries
NEW MILLS HERITAGE & INFORMATION CENTRE
Rock Mill Lane, New Mills, High Peak, SK22 3BN
New Mills Heritage Centre is home to a small but perfectly formed museum that visitors say is just right for finding out more about the spectacular natural features and fascinating history of the town. Display boards, a mock mine, an engraver'...
Clay & Target Shooting
KIBWORTH SHOOTING GROUND
Main A6 Harborough Road, Kibworth, Leicestershire, LE8 0RD
Kibworth Shooting Ground is situated in landscaped grounds and offers a variety of field sports. Covering over 25 acres of rural Leicestershire, providing some of the best shooting layouts and facilities for both clay shooting and airgun enthus...
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...
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...
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.
BRAILSFORD GOLF COURSE
Pools Head Lane, Brailsford, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 3BU
Set in beautiful countryside on the edge of the Peak District, Brailsford Golf Course comprises 12 holes, of which 6 are played twice to make the full 18. The well-manicured Par 69, 5844 yard course is a delight to play, with a mixture of holes ov...
Theatres, Cinemas & Concert Venues
Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 7EE
The theatre has a mixed programme of amateur and professional performances ranging from live music to drama and dance. Exhibitions, conferences, fairs and film shows also form part of the line-up.
POOLES CAVERN & BUXTON COUNTRY PARK
Green Lane, Buxton, Derbys, SK17 9DH
Limestone, water and millions of years created this spectacular natural cavern, rich in history and legend. See Derbyshire's longest stalactite and the incredible "Poached Egg" Chamber. Set in beautiful woodland with trails to Grinlow viewpoint...