Days Out in the East Midlands

Days Out in the East Midlands

… a simple guide to help families find Great Days Out in the East Midlands

  1. Days out in Derbyshire
  2. Days out in Leicestershire
  3. Days out in Lincolnshire
  4. Days out in Northamptonshire
  5. Days out in Nottinghamshire
  6. Days out in Rutland

If you are looking for Family Days Out, Leisure Activities, Things to do with Children, Adventure Centres for Kids or Places to Visit, there is something for everyone across the six counties of the East Midlands.

We hope you find this website a help as you make your choice of places to visit and leisure activities.

National Stone Centre ­ Middleton by Wirksworth, Derbyshire
Floralands Garden Centre, Nottingham
The Lincolnshire Wildlife Park, Friskney
Santa Pod, Wellingborough
Skegness Natureland Seal Sanctuary, Skegness



Region Information

East Midlands is a region in England consisting of most of the eastern area of the Midlands. It encompasses the combined area of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and most of Lincolnshire. For things to do the Lincolnshire coast provides seaside entertainment for many people in the East. Rutland Water is popular for sailing, fishing and bird-watching, and the Peak District is very popular with hikers and cyclist alike, with many excellent hills to climb. The Peak District National Park is thought to be the second most visited National Park in the world, with over 22 million visitors per year on average.

The region has an area of 15,627 km2 (6,034 sq mi), and was home to over 4.5 million people in 2011. There are four principal urban centres, Derby, Leicester, Northampton and Nottingham; and a number of other centres including Boston, Chesterfield, Corby, Grantham, Hinckley, Kettering, Lincoln, Loughborough, Mansfield, and Wellingborough. The region’s relative proximity to London and its connectivity on the national motorway and trunk road networks help the East Midlands thrive as an economic hub. The region’s principal airport is East Midlands Airport located approximately 20km (12.5 miles) from Ashby, Derby, Ilkeston, Loughborough and Nottingham.


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