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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

Belvoir Castle [Historic House]

Belvoir, Grantham

Belvoir Castle, Belvoir, Grantham, Leicestershire


Step Back in time at Belvoir Castle Belvoir Castle has been the ancestral home of the Duke and Duchess of Rutland and their family since 1067. Crowning a hill in Leicestershire, its turrets and towers rise majestically over the vale... more

Belvoir Castle Gardens [Garden]

Belvoir, Grantham

Belvoir Castle Gardens, Belvoir, Grantham, Leicestershire


Discover Belvoir Castle and Castle The gardens have undergone several changes over the centuries, the latest being a two year programme that saw the Duchess and team bring the lost plants of Capability Brown to fruition. There are... 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

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

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

Ambion Lane, Sutton Cheney, NUNEATON, Market Bosworth

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


Step back in time at Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre & Country Park 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... more

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

Wollaton, Nottingham

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


Explore Wollaton Hall and Deer park, Nottingham 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... more

Wollaton Hall, Gardens & Deer Park [Garden]

Wollaton Park, Nottingham

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


Explore Wollaton Hall and Deer park, Nottingham Wollaton Hall stands on a natural hill 2 miles west of Nottingham City Centre. Located on 500 acres of historic deer park, with a rich diversity of habitats and species. See herds of... more

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

Wollaton, Nottingham

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


Explore Wollaton Hall and Deer park, Nottingham 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... 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

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

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

Belvoir Castle [Historic House]

Belvoir, Grantham

Belvoir Castle, Belvoir, Grantham, Leicestershire


Step Back in time at Belvoir Castle Belvoir Castle has been the ancestral home of the Duke and Duchess of Rutland and their family since 1067. Crowning a hill in Leicestershire, its turrets and towers rise majestically over the vale... more

Belvoir Castle Gardens [Garden]

Belvoir, Grantham

Belvoir Castle Gardens, Belvoir, Grantham, Leicestershire


Discover Belvoir Castle and Castle The gardens have undergone several changes over the centuries, the latest being a two year programme that saw the Duchess and team bring the lost plants of Capability Brown to fruition. There are... more

Calke Abbey [Garden]

Ticknell, Derby

Calke Abbey, Ticknell, Derby, Derbyshire


Explore the house that time forgot and it's hauntingly beautiful gardens There’s something compelling about the faded grandeur of Calke Abbey in Ticknall, Derbyshire, its neglected paintwork and overgrown courtyard telling the... more

Calke Abbey [Historic House]

Ticknall, Derby

Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire


Take a trip back in time at Calke Abbey Calke Abbey near Derby makes for an altogether different trip back in time. The paintwork is peeling, the once smart courtyards overgrown and many parts of the estate in need of repair. The... more

Bluebell Arboretum & Nursery [Garden]

Annwell Lane, Smisby, Ashby-De-La-Zouch

Bluebell Arboretum & Nursery, Annwell Lane, Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Derbyshire

Bluebell Arboretum & Nursery: the beautiful woodland garden was created in 1992 and now covers an area of nine acres. British native trees were first planted to provide shelter and into the wood that this created were planted hundreds of unusual... 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

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

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

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

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

Ambion Lane, Sutton Cheney, NUNEATON, Market Bosworth

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


Step back in time at Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre & Country Park 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... 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

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

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

Barnsdale Gardens [Garden]

The Avenue, Exton, Oakham

Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Oakham, Rutland

Barnsdale Gardens: Originally the home of the BBC's Gardeners’ World TV show, Barnsdale now houses 38 individually designed garden 'rooms', linked by beautifully landscaped borders. The newest addition is a Winter Border dedicated to Barnsdale's... more

Kedleston Hall [Historic House]

Nr Quarndon, Derby

Kedleston Hall, Nr Quarndon, Derby, Derbyshire


Explore the stunning house and grounds of Keddleston Hall Kedleston Hall is a classical Palladian mansion built in the mid-18th century for the Curzon family. The house has the most complete sequence of Robert Adam interiors in... more

Kedleston Hall [Garden]

Nr Quarndon, Derby

Kedleston Hall, Nr Quarndon, Derby, Derbyshire


Explore the stunning house and grounds of Keddleston Hall Kedleston Hall´s pleasure grounds and landscaped park were laid out by the 1st Lord Scarsdale, with designs and buildings by Robert Adam. A feature is the Long Walk, which... more

Belton House [Garden]

Grantham

Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire


Discover a quintessential English Country Estate Often referred to as the perfect country house, Belton House in Lincolnshire provides plenty to keep stately home lovers happy for the day. Wander the truly lovely deer park and... more

Belton House [Historic House]

Grantham

Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire


Discover a quintessential English Country Estate Belton House, surrounded by an idyllic deer park, is often described as the “perfect country house” and as you approach it from the front, you will see why. Its perfect symmetry,... more

Kelham Hall & Country Park [Historic House]

Kelham Hall, Kelham, 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 80 beautiful acres of grounds running along the River Trent to explore, Kelham Hall and... 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

Obsession Salon & Spa [Spa]

Branston Golf & Country Club, Branston, Burton upon Trent

Obsession Salon & Spa, Branston Golf & Country Club, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire

Obsession Salon & Spa is the ultimate holistic experience in sublime luxury hair, beauty and spa treatments and services. This stunning urban retreat is set by the tranquil River Trent in Branston, Staffordshire and is the only spa in the region to... 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

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

Crich Tramway Village [Attraction / Activity]

Cromford Road, Crich, Matlock

Crich Tramway Village, Cromford Road, Matlock, Derbyshire

Everyone loves a ride on a tram so take yourself off to Crich Tramway Village , home of the national tramway museum, in the heart of Derbyshire for a nostalgia fest. Visitors ride on vintage trams through a period street and then onto open... 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

Rockingham Castle [Historic House]

Market Harborough

Rockingham Castle, Market Harborough, Northamptonshire


Discover the fascinating Rockingham Castle 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... more

Rockingham Castle & Gardens [Garden]

Market Harborough

Rockingham Castle & Gardens, Market Harborough, Northamptonshire


Explore the beautiful grounds of Rockingham Castle 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... more

Hardwick Hall [Garden]

Doe Lea, Chesterfield

Hardwick Hall, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire


Explore the beautiful Hardwick Hall 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... more

Hardwick Hall [Historic House]

Doe Lea, Chesterfield

Hardwick Hall, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire


Explore the beautiful Hardwick Hall 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... more

Grimsthorpe Castle [Garden]

The Estate Office, Grimsthorpe, Bourne

Grimsthorpe Castle, The Estate Office, Bourne, Lincolnshire


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Grimsthorpe Castle [Historic House]

Bourne

Grimsthorpe Castle, Bourne, Lincolnshire


Explore Grimsthorpe Castle 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... more

Sudbury Hall & the National Trust Museum of Childhood [Historic House]

Sudbury, Ashbourne

Sudbury Hall & the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire


Discover your inner child at Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood Sudbury Hall is a most individual late 17th century house with rich interior decoration. The Great Staircase is one of the most elaborate in... more

Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens [Historic House]

Kelmarsh, Northampton

Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens, Kelmarsh, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Built in 1732 to a James Gibbs design, Kelmarsh Hall is surrounded by its working estate, grazed parkland and beautiful gardens. The Hall´s elegant 18th century plasterwork is complemented by Nancy Lancaster and John Fowler´s 20th century decoration... more

Kelmarsh Hall [Garden]

Northampton

Kelmarsh Hall, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Kelmarsh Hall is a romantic mid-20th century garden now largely restored. The grass terrace below the garden front of the Hall, with its rows of pleached limes on either side, together with the tapis vert, a wild flower meadow beyond, flanked by... more

Drayton Manor Theme Park [Attraction / Activity]

Tamworth

Drayton Manor Theme Park, Tamworth, Staffordshire

Drayton Manor theme park is packed with a host of great rides and attractions set in 280 acres of lakes and parkland. The park features some of the biggest, wettest and scariest rides around including Apocalypse, the world’s first stand up tower... more

Cascades Gardens [Garden]

Clatterway, Bonsall, Matlock

Cascades Gardens, Clatterway, Matlock, Derbyshire

Cascades Gardens is a beautiful and fascinating 4 acre public garden set in the historic village of Bonsall, near Matlock, Derbyshire. The garden which has been developed over the last 20 years is set on many levels with a new garden room around each... 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

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