Attractions in East Midlands
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...
HIGHFIELDS HAPPY HENS
Heage Lane, Etwall, DE65 6LS
Highfields is a special farm - it provides training for young people with Special needs - the hens, sheep and cows are part of the therapy of love and understanding. Our customers make it all possible by buying our produce - all are welcome to ...
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...
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...
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.
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'...
JAPANESE GARDEN & MEDITATION CENTRE
North Clifton, nr Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG23 7AT
Award winning meditation centre and Japanese garden. Regarded as one of the best Japanese gardens and featured in "Inspirational Garden of the World" by the AA and the "Best of British Garden" by ITV. This enchanting garden reflects the natural la...
SUNDOWN KIDDIES ADVENTURELAND
Treswell Road, Rampton, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 0HX
This attraction is aimed at children up to the age of ten. Based on storybook characters with indoor and outdoor activities, Angry Birds activity play area, it includes fairy castles, a witches cave and Father Christmas. Tractor, Tra
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...
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...