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Twinlakes Park [Attraction / Activity]

Melton Spinney Road, Melton Mowbray

Twinlakes Park, Melton Spinney Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Twinlakes Park: There is a massive splash landing at Twinlakes Park this summer with the recent unveiling of the brand spanking new, 22 foot drop, Dragonfall Log Flume!!! The fantastic new attraction turned the taps on for the first time this Easter... more

Snibston Discovery Museum [Attraction / Activity]

Ashby Road, Coalville

Snibston Discovery Museum, Ashby Road, Coalville, Leicestershire

Snibston is a multi-award-winning interactive museum specialising in science and technology, engineering, transport, fashion, history and mining. Based on the former Snibston Colliery, it comprises 7 hands-on galleries, a children’s outside play... more

Charnwood Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Queen's Hall, Granby Street, Loughborough

Charnwood Museum, Queen's Hall, Loughborough, Leicestershire

There’s something very satisfying about visiting one of the many small museums in the UK, where you can get to grips with the message and feel you’ve learnt something about the area rather than being bamboozled by hundreds of exhibits. Charnwood... more

Belvoir Castle [Historic House]

Belvoir, Grantham

Belvoir Castle, Belvoir, Grantham, Leicestershire

Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire as it exists today is the fourth castle to stand on the grounds and this current incarnation was built in the early 19th century after a fire ravaged what stood there before. The home of the Duke and Duchess of... more

Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre & Country Park [Attraction / Activity]

Ambion Lane, Sutton Cheney, Market Bosworth

Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre & Country Park, Ambion Lane, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire

With the remains of Richard III being discovered under a Leicester car park, the Bosworth Battlefield where he lived his last moments has never seemed more relevant. The visitor centre and country park tells you all you will ever need to know about... more

Ragdale Hall Health Hydro & Thermal Spa [Spa]

Ragdale Village, Melton Mowbray

Ragdale Hall Health Hydro & Thermal Spa, Ragdale Village, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Even the uninitiated among us will have heard of Ragdale Hall. One of the most celebrated health resorts in Britain, this rural Leicestershire retreat, benefitting from views of rolling hills and salubrious country air, is hailed for its... more

Longcliffe Golf Club [Golf Course]

Snells Nook Lane, Nanpantan, Loughborough

Longcliffe Golf Club, Snells Nook Lane, Loughborough, Leicestershire

Longcliffe is set on the lower slopes of Charnwood Forest and is covered in silver birch, oak, pine, beech, gorse and broom. An indication of it quality is that it has twice hosted the Curtis Cup team in preparation for their clash with the USA and... more

Belvoir Castle Gardens [Garden]

Belvoir, Grantham

Belvoir Castle Gardens, Belvoir, Grantham, Leicestershire

Belvoir Castle gardens surround the rustic summerhouse, dating from 1800. The gardens have been lovingly restored to their original beauty, set in a natural ampitheatre with fresh water springs, lawns and small architectural features, carefully... more

Kelham Hall & Country Park [Historic House]

Kelham Hall, Newark

Kelham Hall & Country Park, Kelham Hall, Newark, Nottinghamshire

You can’t beat a day out in the country and with fishing on tap, picturesque woodland walks, plenty of events and activities laid on, delicious hearty lunches and 44 beautiful acres of grounds running along the River Trent to explore, Kelham Hall and... more

Newark Air Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Drove Lane, Winthorpe, Newark

Newark Air Museum, Drove Lane, Newark, Nottinghamshire

The Newark Air Museum is open every day (except Christmas and New Year) with half the aircraft and cockpit sections displayed under cover, along with artefact and engine displays agreat day out no matter what the weather. Currently there are 74... more

Grimsthorpe Castle [Historic House]

Bourne

Grimsthorpe Castle, Bourne, Lincolnshire

Grimsthorpe Castle, dating from 13th century, has been the home of the de Eresby family since 1516 when it was granted to the 11th Baron Willoughby de Eresby by Henry V111. The State Rooms house stunning collections of paintings, furniture, family... more

Grimsthorpe Castle [Garden]

The Estate Office, Grimsthorpe, Bourne

Grimsthorpe Castle, The Estate Office, Bourne, Lincolnshire

Grimsthorpe Castle is a formal Grade I listed historic flower and topiary garden. Leading imperceptibly into the woodland garden, providing a fine setting for the ornamental vegetable garden and orchard, with lots of quiet corners and tranquil... more

Barnsdale Gardens [Garden]

The Avenue, Exton, Oakham

Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Oakham, Rutland

Barnsdale Gardens: People of all ages who want a great day out and love gardens will be inspired by a visit to Barnsdale at any time of year. With Britain’s largest collection of individually designed gardens, tea room, gift shop and nursery,... more

Galleries of Justice [Attraction / Activity]

Shire Hall, High Pavement, Nottingham

Galleries of Justice, Shire Hall, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

It doesn’t get more interactive than at the Galleries of Justice, where you may well be called upon to defend a criminal accused of such dastardly crimes as stealing a length of ribbon from a draper’s shop. The home to the nasty Sheriff of Nottingham... more

Oakham Castle [Historic House]

Market Place, Oakham

Oakham Castle, Market Place, Oakham, Rutland

Oakham Castle was built in the 12th century by Walkelin de Ferrers, the Great Hall is one of the finest examples of domestic architecture for that period in Britain. In the hall is a range of 12th century sculpture and, although damaged, is of superb... more

Rutland County Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Catmose Street, Oakham

Rutland County Museum, Catmose Street, Oakham, Rutland

Rutland County Museum is the perfect introduction to England´s smallest county. The `Welcome to Rutland´ display is a brief guide to the history of Rutland and compliments displays of local archaeology, history and an extensive rural life collection.... more

The Lost City Adventure Golf [Attraction / Activity]

The Cornerhouse, Burton Street, Nottingham

The Lost City Adventure Golf, The Cornerhouse, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

The Lost City Adventure Golf, based in the heart of Nottingham at The Cornerhouse, houses two separate 18 hole, rainforest themed, indoor adventure golf courses - Sacred Skull Pass and Temple Trail! Perfect for budding adventurers aged from 3 to... more

Nottingham Castle [Historic House]

Nottingham

Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Situated high above the city, Nottingham Castle is a 17th century Mansion built over 300 years ago, on the site of a medieval castle originally built by William the Conqueror. A vibrant museum that houses a range of collections including historic and... more

Nottingham Castle [Museum / Art Gallery]

Nottingham

Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Situated high above the city, Nottingham Castle is a 17th century Mansion built over 300 years ago, on the site of a medieval castle originally built by William the Conqueror. A vibrant museum that houses a range of collections including historic and... more

Barnsdale Hall Hotel [Spa]

Barnsdale, Oakham

Barnsdale Hall Hotel, Barnsdale, Oakham, Rutland

Imagine this: immersing yourself in a pool full of warm Dead Sea salt water, laying back and watching the twinkling starry ceiling. This signature treatment at Barnsdale Hall Hotel Spa, overlooking Rutland Waters, reflects its approach of health... more

Oakmere Park Golf Club [Golf Course]

Oaks Lane, Oxton, Southwell, Nottingham

Oakmere Park Golf Club, Oaks Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Two of the best free draining heathland courses in the county. Known as the all weather courses. Hosted the Notts Professional and Amateur alliance tournament for the last 16 years. Both courses are open to visitors and golf societies. Modern and... more

The Grange Spa [Spa]

Millthorpe Road, Pointon, Sleaford

The Grange Spa, Millthorpe Road, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

A spa needn’t be attached to a five-star hotel to be a top spot for total escapism. This is exactly what makes the Grange Spa so special: a wellbeing experience that’s a destination in its own right. Designed by Schletterer Wellness, a leading name... more

Wollaton Hall & Park/Natural History Museum [Historic House]

Wollaton, Nottingham

Wollaton Hall & Park/Natural History Museum, Wollaton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Wollaton Hall & Park/Natural History Museum stands on a natural hill 3 miles west of Nottingham City centre. This sensational Elizabethan house was designed by Robert Smythson and completed in 1588 and set in a scenic 500 acre historic park. Inside,... more

Wollaton Hall & Park/Natural History Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Wollaton, Nottingham

Wollaton Hall & Park/Natural History Museum, Wollaton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Wollaton Hall & Park/Natural History Museum stands on a natural hill 3 miles west of Nottingham City centre. This sensational Elizabethan house was designed by Robert Smythson and completed in 1588 and set in a scenic 500 acre historic park. Inside,... more

Wollaton Hall, Gardens & Deer Park [Garden]

Wollaton Park, Nottingham

Wollaton Hall, Gardens & Deer Park, Wollaton Park, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Wollaton Hall stands on a natural hill 2 miles west of Nottingham City Centre. Located within 500 acres of historic deer park, with a rich diversity of habitats and species. See herds of red and fallow deer roaming wild, stroll around the historic... more

Charnwood Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Queen's Hall, Granby Street, Loughborough

Charnwood Museum, Queen's Hall, Loughborough, Leicestershire

There’s something very satisfying about visiting one of the many small museums in the UK, where you can get to grips with the message and feel you’ve learnt something about the area rather than being bamboozled by hundreds of exhibits. Charnwood... more

The Nottingham Belfry [Spa]

Mellors Way, Off Woodhouse Way, Nottingham

The Nottingham Belfry, Mellors Way, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Contemporary yet super snug, the spa at the Nottingham Belfry, found of the outskirts of the busy city, will have your senses fully revived. The slick hotel is a magnet for doing business, which means after a non-stop conference or hard won contract... more

Luffenham Heath Golf Club [Golf Course]

Stamford Road, Ketton, Stamford

Luffenham Heath Golf Club, Stamford Road, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Luffenham opens gently. Don't be fooled, the 412 yard second is one of the best holes on the course with menacing fairway bunkers and a severely sloping green while the 320 yard eighth is a risk-reward tee shot although playing short of the fairway... more

Newstead Abbey Park & Gardens [Garden]

Ravenshead

Newstead Abbey Park & Gardens, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire

The gardens and parkland at Newstead Abbey, once the home of the Poet Lord Byron, cover more than 300 acres with paths that meander past lakes, ponds and waterfalls. The gardens have something to offer in all seasons, with spectacular displays of... more

Newstead Abbey House [Historic House]

Newstead Abbey Park, Ravenshead

Newstead Abbey House, Newstead Abbey Park, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire

Newstead Abbey House is a beautiful historic house set in a glorious landscape of gardens and parkland within the heart of Nottinghamshire. Founded as a monastic house in the 12th century, Newstead became the seat of the Byron family in 1540 and was... more

Longcliffe Golf Club [Golf Course]

Snells Nook Lane, Nanpantan, Loughborough

Longcliffe Golf Club, Snells Nook Lane, Loughborough, Leicestershire

Longcliffe is set on the lower slopes of Charnwood Forest and is covered in silver birch, oak, pine, beech, gorse and broom. An indication of it quality is that it has twice hosted the Curtis Cup team in preparation for their clash with the USA and... more

Burghley House [Historic House]

Stamford

Burghley House, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Should you be fortunate enough to be sitting on the sweeping lawns of Burghley House, the spires of Stamford in the distance and the glorious 16th century building behind you, you would truly appreciate how bygone landscape gardeners, architects and... more

Notts Golf Club [Golf Course]

Derby Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottingham

Notts Golf Club, Derby Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

One of the finest examples of heathland golf, Hollinwell is frequently used for major amateur competitions and has hosted the John Player Classic and the Haig, won by Nick Faldo. The pick of what is a long course, which is over 7,000 yards, has to... more

Risley Hall [Spa]

Derby Road, Risley, Derby

Risley Hall, Derby Road, Derby, Derbyshire

Risley Hall, a country escape with bags of character, has got its wellbeing priorities spot on. A beautiful manor house in Derbyshire, whose ivy-clad walls date back to the 11th Century, not only offers a comfortable bed to rest in at night but also... more

Sherwood Forest Golf Club [Golf Course]

Eakring Road, Mansfield

Sherwood Forest Golf Club, Eakring Road, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

Sherwood Forest's reputation as one of the finest heathland courses in Britain is well deserved - it has staged many top amateur events including the 2006 England Boys Championships as well as being a regional qualifying course for the Open.... more

Felley Priory [Garden]

Underwood

Felley Priory, Underwood, Nottinghamshire

Felley Priory is a garden for all seasons - with its ancient walls, yew hedges and topiary, snowdrops, hellebores, an orchard of daffodils, herbaceous borders and an old-fashioned rose garden with over 90 different varieties of roses and many late... more

The Donington Grand Prix Collection [Museum / Art Gallery]

Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derby

The Donington Grand Prix Collection, Donington Park, Derby, Derbyshire

Mad about Formula One? Get thee to the Donington Grand Prix Collection in Derbyshire where you can see the world’s largest collection of Grand Prix cars – there are a whopping 130 vehicles glistening and sparkling across four halls. Take in almost a... more

Lincoln Cathedral [Attraction / Activity]

Minster Yard, Lincoln

Lincoln Cathedral, Minster Yard, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

You’ll see Lincoln Cathedral from 25 miles away as you approach this gorgeous historic little city and the closer you get, the more impressive it becomes. Looming over the flatlands of the county, this is possibly one of the finest examples of gothic... more

Rockingham Castle & Gardens [Garden]

Market Harborough

Rockingham Castle & Gardens, Market Harborough, Northamptonshire

Rockingham Castle and gardens stand on the edge of an escarpment giving dramatic views over five counties and the Welland Valley below. Surrounding the castle are some 12 acres of gardens largely following the foot print of the medieval castle. The... more

Rockingham Castle [Historic House]

Market Harborough

Rockingham Castle, Market Harborough, Northamptonshire

Rockingham Castle was built by William the Conqueror and was regularly used by the early Kings of England until it was granted to Edward Watson in the 16th century, whose ancestors still live there. It is a Tudor building within Norman walls, but... more

The Derbyshire Hotel [Spa]

Carter Lane East, South Normanton, Derby

The Derbyshire Hotel, Carter Lane East, Derby, Derbyshire

Close to the natural splendour of the Peak District, the Derbyshire Hotel sits in prime position for weary travellers to stop off and take to the newly refurbished treatment rooms at its spa sanctuary. Take your time and indulge your skin top to toe... more

Melbourne Hall Gardens [Garden]

Melbourne Hall, Church Square, Melbourne

Melbourne Hall Gardens, Melbourne Hall, Melbourne, Derbyshire

Melbourne Hall gardens were planned by Rt Hon Thomas Coke in the early 18th century. The colourful and tranquil gardens are designed with paths intersected by streams that flow through the grounds. Rare shrubs and historic statuary compliment this... more

Ayscoughfee Hall Museum & Gardens [Museum / Art Gallery]

Churchgate, Spalding

Ayscoughfee Hall Museum & Gardens, Churchgate, Spalding, Lincolnshire

Ayscoughfee museum in Spalding is set in a Grade I medieval hall, the home of a wool merchant, dating back to the 1400s. The hall is always busy, whether hosting a concert, a play or show, a craft session or an art exhibition and has a busy... more

Marriott Breadsall Priory Hotel & Country Club [Golf Course]

Moor Road, Morley, Derby

Marriott Breadsall Priory Hotel & Country Club, Moor Road, Derby, Derbyshire

Marriott Breadsall Priory Hotel offers 36 holes of challenging golf for players of all skill levels and set on the grounds of a 13th century estate with incredible views of the surrounding countryside. The Moorland Course is gently designed through... more

Snibston Discovery Museum [Attraction / Activity]

Ashby Road, Coalville

Snibston Discovery Museum, Ashby Road, Coalville, Leicestershire

Snibston is a multi-award-winning interactive museum specialising in science and technology, engineering, transport, fashion, history and mining. Based on the former Snibston Colliery, it comprises 7 hands-on galleries, a children’s outside play... more

Nene Valley Railway [Attraction / Activity]

Wansford Station, Stibbington, Peterborough

Nene Valley Railway, Wansford Station, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

At Nene Valley Railway, you can view a large collection of British and continental locomotives and carriages. These include `Thomas´ the childrens favourite engine and the restored Southern Railway Travelling Post Office carriage, the only surviving... more

Clumber Park [Garden]

Worksop

Clumber Park, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Once the playground of the Pelham Clintons, the Dukes of Newcastle, Clumber Park near Worksop is now a stunning 3,800 acre expanse of heathland, woods and farmland including a vast lake and the longest double avenue of lime trees in Europe,... more

Hardwick Hall [Historic House]

Doe Lea, Chesterfield

Hardwick Hall, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Designed by Robert Smythson for Bess of Hardwick, Hardwick Hall is one of the greatest Elizabethan houses, surviving almost unchanged. The Hall contains one of Europe´s best collections of contemporary furniture, embroideries and tapestries, together... more

Hardwick Hall [Garden]

Doe Lea, Chesterfield

Hardwick Hall, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

The four quadrants of Hardwick Hall gardens, are the herb garden, lawns, nuttery and orchards, conveying the spirit of an Elizabethan garden. Lead statues in yew alcoves; grass alleys flanked by yew and tall hedges of hornbeam hedges; holly domes to... more

Calke Abbey [Garden]

Ticknell, Derby

Calke Abbey, Ticknell, Derby, Derbyshire

There’s something compelling about the faded grandeur of Calke Abbey in Ticknall, Derbyshire, its neglected paintwork and overgrown courtyard telling the tale of an eccentric family. The first telephone only rang in this house in 1928 and electricity... more

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