Things to do in East Midlands
Country Parks, Walks & Viewpoints
VICAR WATER COUNTRY PARK
Mansfield Road, Clipstone, Mansfield, Notts, NG21 9AA
Award-winning 80ha country park with a network of accessible footpaths, cycleways and wildlife habitats. Facilities include a visitor centre with cafe, toilets and information, a children's play area, picnic areas and ample free parking. C...
DERBYSHIRE & LANCASHIRE GLIDING CLUB
Camphill Farm, Great Hucklow, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 8RQ
Camphill is just the place for you to try gliding for the first time. We'll give you a flight that you will always remember. You'll find out just how easy it is to soar like a bird.
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...
Clay Shooting & Motorsports
NOTTINGHAM & DISTRICT GUN CLUB
Far Baulker Farm, Old Rufford Road, Oxton, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0RQ
A family run Clay Pigeon Shooting and Tank Driving Ground at Far Baulker Farm on the side of the A614 Nottingham to Doncaster Road approximately 9-miles north of Nottingham in the heart of Sherwood Forest. Our shooting range faces North into a cle...
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...
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...
STRUTT'S NORTH MILL
Derwent Valley Visitor Centre, Belper North Mill Trust, Bridgefoot, Belper, Derbyshire
In 1804 William Strutt built North Mill, then the world's most technologically advanced, 'fire-proof', building. We now display, by original and replica machinery, the history of cotton spinning, 'Brettles' renown silk and cotton hosiery colle...
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.
Stately Homes & Gardens
Near Quarndon, Derbyshire, DE22 5JH
Take a trip back in time to the 1760s. Designed by the architect Robert Adam to impress and amaze visitors, the house is framed by woodland, lakes and cascades of water. Discover the most complete and least altered sequence of Adam interio...
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 ...