Days Out in the East Midlands

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Map of the East Midlands

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Nottingham, UK

Icarus Falconry

Icarus Falconry, Holdenby, Northampton, UK

Meridian Leisure Park

Meridian Leisure Park, Lubbesthorpe Way, Leicester, UK

Jump Giants

Jump Giants Loughborough Trampoline Park, Wymeswold Road, Burton on the Wolds, Loughborough, UK

Greens Windmill and Science Centre

Green's Windmill and Science Centre, Windmill Lane, Nottingham, UK

The National Holocaust Centre and Museum

The National Holocaust Centre and Museum, Acre Edge Road, Laxton, Newark, UK

Tigers Indoor Play Centre

Tigers Indoor Play Ltd, Riley Close, Daventry, UK

Santa Pod Raceway

Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Wellingborough, UK

Doddington Hall and Gardens

Doddington Hall, Doddington, UK

Burghley House

Burghley House, Peterborough, Stamford, UK

Skegness Aquarium

Skegness Aquarium, Tower Esplande, Skegness, UK

Lincolnshire Wildlife Park

Lincolnshire Wildlife Park, Dickon Hill Road, Friskney, Boston, UK

Wistow Maze

Wistow Maze, Kibworth Road, Leicester, UK

National Space Centre

National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester, UK

Great Central Railway

Great Central Railway, Great Central Road, Loughborough, UK

Donington Park

Donington Park, Derby, UK

Matlock Farm Park

Matlock Farm Park, Jaggers Lane, Matlock, UK

Chatsworth House

Chatsworth House, Bakewell, UK

Region Information

The 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.