Attractions in East Midlands
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...
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.
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...
Museums & Galleries
MANSFIELD MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY
Leeming Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 1NG
Mansfield Museum and Art Gallery depicts the surprisingly diverse and fascinating history of Mansfield and the District. The permanent displays tell the story of Mansfield and illustrate the natural, industrial and social history of the region...
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
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...
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...
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...
DENBY POTTERY VISITOR CENTRE
Derby Road, Denby, Derbyshire, DE5 8NX
Denby Visitor Centre is next to the pottery in an attractive courtyard. Shops include the Denby Home Store, extensive Factory Shop full of Denby bargains at up to 60% off RRP, gift shops, garden and cookery shops, Dartington Crystal and Bourne...
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...