Offering a stunning combination of cities, charming towns and beautiful countryside, the East Midlands although often overlooked, is a fantastic destination waiting to be discovered. With notable attractions and activities in every direction of the airport, you will be spoilt for choice about where to spend your holiday.
Recognised as the capital of the East Midlands, Nottingham offers visitors history, vibrant nightlife and an outstanding Old Market Square. Although not the original, visit the impressive Nottingham Castle and Museum where you can view its exhibitions or take a cave tour and close by you can see the statue of the area’s most beloved outlaws, Robin Hood. Further north, discover Lincoln where you can tour its 11th century castle, enjoy the superb views from the fantastic Lincoln Cathedral and discover the beloved Steep Hill, a fabulous cobbled street bursting with boutiques and galleries.
For those who love to explore the superb British outdoors then the East Midlands will not disappoint with the incredible Peak District National Park on its doorstep which is just waiting to be explored by foot or by bike. Or, why not wander down the many secluded paths of peaceful Sherwood Forest with family favourite Centre Parcs or other luxury log cabins offering accommodation in this magical setting. Furthermore with the Bradgate Park boasting superb scenery or Thoresby Park offering bird of prey experiences, you won’t be short of ways to enjoying the East Midland’s countryside.
From the historic Chatsworth House to the Woodside Wildlife Park, the area packs a lot in, making it great for a family holiday. See the amazing array of World War 2 aircrafts and memorabilia including the legendary ‘Just Jane’ Lancaster aircraft at the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre or discover the wonders of outerspace at the National Space Centre.