Things to do in East Midlands
Activity Centre / Parachuting & Sky Diving
Hibaldstow Airfield, Hibaldstow, North Lincolnshire, DN20 9NN
Skydive Hibaldstow in Lincolnshire, close to Leeds and Sheffield runs Tandem Skydiving, Accelerated Freefall (AFF) and Static Line Parachuting flying to 15,000 feet, the highest jump altitude in the UK. Tandem skydiving is the easiest course on...
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...
Stately Homes & Gardens
Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 1LE
With peeling paintwork and overgrown courtyards, Calke Abbey tells the story of the dramatic decline of a country house estate. The house and stables are little restored, with many abandoned areas vividly portraying a period in the 20th century.
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...
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...
MELTON MOWBRAY GOLF CLUB
Waltham Road, Thorpe Arnold, Melton Mowbray, LE14 4SD
Established in 1925 and situated just outside the historic market town of Melton Mowbray, our golf club welcomes golfers of all ages and ability levels to its easy walking, parkland course. The club offers members and visitors alike fine golf ...
BARLEYFIELDS EQUESTRIAN CENTRE
Ash Lane, Etwall, Derby, DE65 6HT
Barleyfields is a purpose-built riding school and livery yard, now twenty one years old. British Horse Society approved and recommended as a "Where to Train" centre for BHS Exams and NVQ Awards. Lessons for the complete beginner up to quit...
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...
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...
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...