Things to do in East Midlands
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...
STANEDGE GOLF CLUB
Walton Hay Farm, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S45&0LW
Challenging 10 hole layout. Great views across four counties. Practice green. Practice fairway. Societies welcome. Clubhouse Facilities: Good changing facilities. Well stocked bar. Pool table. Food available on event days and weekends. Coffee mach...
WHITE POST FARM CENTRE
Mansfield Road, Farnsfield, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG22 8HL
Down on The White Post Farm we have lots of new attractions and special events as well as all our regular favourites. MEERKAT enclosure, NEW in 2012 farm themed crazy golf, NEW farm and gift shop! A working farm with over 3000 animals including
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...
THE BRITISH PARACHUTE SCHOOL
The Control Tower, Langar Airfield, Langar, Nottingham, NG13 9HY
British Parachute School is based in the scenic Vale of Belvoir, 12 miles South East of Nottingham at Langar Airfield. The Airfield is now used exclusively by the Parachute School with TWO Cessna Grand Caravan turbine aircraft. Training and jumpin...
BULWELL FOREST GOLF COURSE
Hucknall Road, Bulwell, Nottingham, NG6 9LQ
Heathland type golf course with narrow fairways and five challenging par 3's. Not long, but is a thinking man's course. Noted for the quality of the greens. The present clubhouse was built in the early part of the century and the outside structure...
BEEDLES LAKE GOLF CLUB
170 Broome Lane, East Goscote, Leicestershire, LE7 3WQ
Beedles Lake Golf Club has been going since 1993 and is one of the most delightful courses to play. Ideal for golfers of all standards. Available all year round with well-maintained fairways and bunkers. There is a well stocked Pro Shop ...
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...
NOTTINGHAM INDOOR BOWLS CENTRE
Beechdale Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 3FH
Nottingham Indoor bowls centre has a fantastic bowling surface and an excellent "Greengauge" bowling green, a pool table, restaurant, car park, fully licensed bar and meeting room for hire. The centre was the host for the EIBA Nationals in 2014, 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