Things to do in East Midlands
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...
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...
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...
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...
Golf Course & Golf Shop
ENDERBY GOLF COURSE
Mill Lane, Enderby, LE19 4LH
Beautifully kept gently undulating and interesting 9 hole course featuring over a thousand trees, many bunkers, and several ditches, ponds and mounds to test golfers of all abilities. No prior bookings are required, just turn up and play whene...
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...
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...
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...
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...