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East Midlands Aeropark

Hill Top, Castle Donington, Derby DE74 2PR, UK

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About East Midlands Aeropark

The Aeropark is both an aviation museum and a viewing area where you can study the preserved planes of yesteryear or watch the modern airliners of today taking-off and landing at a growing international passenger and cargo airport. The museum includes a large number of aircraft on external display and also offers two viewing mounds for watching aircraft arriving and departing East Midlands Airport.



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Donington Park Circuit2.1km from East Midlands Aeropark

One of the most internationally-renowned and historically significant circuits in the world, Donington Park continues to host major national and international events and has benefitted from a multi-million-pound program of improvements from new operator MSV. As well as a famous motorsport venue, Donington is also celebrated as the host of the Download rock festival, which attracts tens of thousands of music fans each year. The venue also holds a wide variety of exhibitions, shows, and other musi

Melbourne Hall The Gardens5.2km from East Midlands Aeropark

Melbourne Hall has the best surviving example of the work of London and Wise. It represents the French style in England. It was not a seat of power in the eighteenth century but Lord Melbourne was prime minister when Queen Victoria came to power in 1837. It has a parterre, avenues, basins, lead statuary, an excellent wrought iron arbor, and a yew tunnel.

Staunton Harold Reservoir6.74km from East Midlands Aeropark

This beautiful 210-acre reservoir was built in 1964.  It has a visitor center and wildflower meadow. You can enjoy bird watching, dinghy, and sailboarding with the Staunton Harold Sailing Club.  The reservoir also includes two nature reserves, coarse fishing and the Staunton Harold Sailing Club. Has an events programme and features a large adventure play area.

Elvaston Castle7.44km from East Midlands Aeropark

Elvaston Castle is a stately home in Elvaston, Derbyshire, England. The Gothic Revival castle and surrounding parkland is run and owned by Derbyshire County Council as a country park known as Elvaston Castle Country Park. Its Country Park has approximately 321 acres of open parkland, woodland, and more formal historical gardens. One of the iconic attractions in this area.

Elvaston Castle Country Park7.48km from East Midlands Aeropark

Elvaston Castle is a gothic revival masterpiece designed by James Wyatt in the early 1800s based on the original house dating back to 1633. The gardens are locally renowned for their rockwork structures and fine examples of topiary originally introduced and designed by William Barron in the 19th Century. The country park has 200 acres of woodlands, parkland, and formal gardens.

Grace Dieu Priory7.95km from East Midlands Aeropark

Grace Dieu was founded in 1235 as an Augustinian nunnery, and was dissolved by Henry VIII in 1538. The site is surrounded by earthworks that suggest fish ponds and is known for its resident ghost.The priory was fairly large, having in 1337 sixteen nuns. It also had an attached hospital which cared for twelve poor people. The ruins stand in a valley bottom bounded by a small brook on the edge of Charnwood Forest and are situated on the A512 road from Loughborough to Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestersh

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Leicestershire  is a landlocked county in the English Midlands, being within the East Midlands. Leicestershire takes its name from the city of Leicester located at its centre and administered separately from the rest of the county. The ceremonial county – the non-metropolitan county plus the city of Leicester – has a total population of just over 1 million, more than half of which lives in the Leicester Urban Area.