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Local Attractions

Nestled in the corner of the Three counties of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire, Kegworth House is a great place to stay if you are wishing to visit a variety of local attractions, such as:

Sport & Recreation

    Donington Park Race Circuit
    Donington Park Grand Prix Collection
    Trent Bridge Cricket Ground
    Nottingham Forest Football Club
    Nott’s County Football Club
    Nottingham Ice Arena
    Holme Pierrepont Watersports Centre
    Derby County Football Stadium
    Derby Velodrome

    Places of Interest

    Kegworth Museum

    East Midlands Airport Aero Park
    Sawley Marina
    Nottingham Castle
    Derby Cathedral
    Great Central Railway
    National Space Centre – Leicester

    Arts, Entertainment and Theatre

      Nottingham Theatre Royal
      Nottingham NIC
      Nottingham Motorpoint Arena
      Derby Playhouse
      Loughborough Theatre

      Donington Park Race Circuit

      Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derbyshire DE74 2RP - Tel: 01332 810 048
      Donington Park Circuit, home to the British Motorcycle Grand Prix, Touring cars, British Superbikes, track days, corporate hospitality, exhibitions and conferences.


      Donington Park Grand Prix Collection

      Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derbyshire DE74 2RP – Tel: 01332 811 027
      Six Halls packed full of over 130 exhibits, Featuring the Grand Prix Collection and the Wheatcroft Military Collection located at Donington Park Circuit.


      Kegworth Museum

      52 High Street, Kegworth, Derbyshire DE74 2DA – Tel: 01509 670137
      Kegworth Village Association was formed in 1971.  Its aims are not only to try to preserve and generate an interest in the history of the Parish of Kegworth, but to help educate.


      East Midlands Airport Aeropark

      Hill Top, Castle Donington, Derbyshire DE74 2PS – Tel: 01332 850463
      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.


      Sawley Marina

      Tamworth Rd, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 3AE - Tel: 0115 907 7400
      Located on a navigational cut of the River Trent near Long Eaton and is the largest Inland Marina in the UK with a water space of 23 acres, moorings for over 120 boats, plus a Chandlery and Restaurant.


      Great Central Railway

      Great Central Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 1RW – Phone: 01509 632323
      The UK's only double track, main line heritage railway. It’s the only place in the world where full size steam engines can be seen passing each other – just as it was when steam ruled the rails.


      National Water Sports Centre

      Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham NG12 2LU - Phone: 0115 982 1212
      The National Water Sports Centre offers a wide range of water based activities and is one of five National Sports Centres, a unique sporting venue set in the centre of the country.


      Nottingham Theatre Royal

      Theatre Square, Nottingham NG1 5ND – Phone: 0115 989 5555
      The Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall Nottingham are two of the UK's most successful touring venues, leading the way for arts and entertainment in the East Midlands region.


      Nottingham National Ice Centre NIC

      Bolero Square, The Lace Market, Nottingham NG1 1LA – Phone: 0843 373 3000
      The £43 million National Ice Centre was the first twin Olympic-sized (60m x 30m) ice rink facility in the UK and was opened in 2000 by Olympic and World Champions Jane Torvill and Christopher Dean, and home to the Nottingham Panthers Ice-hockey Team


      Nottingham Motorpoint Arena

      Bolero Square, The Lace Market, Nottingham NG1 1LA – Phone: 0843 373 3000
      A multi-use indoor arena which can be full Olympic size Ice Stadium or 10,000 capacity concert venue making it the leading live music and entertainment venue, all this located within the National Ice Centre.


      Nottingham Castle

      Castle Rock, Lenton Road, Nottingham NG1 6EL – Phone: 0115 8761400
      Magnificent 17th century ducal mansion built on the site of the original Medieval Castle, with a turbulent past, linked to kings and conquerors and still has a maze of original caves hidden beneath its imposing walls.


      Trent Bridge Cricket Ground

      Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, Trent Bridge, Nottingham NG2 6AG – Phone: 0115 982 3000
      The World’s Third oldest Test Match Venue, a One-day international, Ashes and County Cricket venue, is considered to be one of the best grounds in the world to watch cricket.


      Nottingham Forest Football Club

      The City Ground, Pavilion Road, Nottingham NG2 5FJ – Phone: 0115 982 4444
      Forest are based in West Bridgford, Nottingham and currently play in the Football League.


      Nott’s County Football Club

      Meadow Lane Stadium, Meadow Lane, Nottingham, NG2 3HJ - Phone: 0115 952 9000
      County are the officially the oldest football club in the world and currently play in the Football League at Meadow Lane.


      Derby Playhouse

      Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF - Box Office 01332 59 39 39
      Theatre in the heart of Derby.


      National Space Centre

      Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS - Phone: 0116 261 0261
      The National Space Centre is the UK’s largest visitor attraction dedicated to space and space exploration, welcoming around a quarter of a million visitors each year since its opening in June 2001.


      Further afield

      There are many other splendid tourists’ attractions, such as:

      Chatsworth House, DE45 1PP

      Buxton, SK17 6BE

      The National Forest, DE12 6BA

      Conkers, DE12 6GA

      Bradgate Park, LE6 0HE

      Calke Abbey, DE73 7LE

      Belvoir Castle, NG32 1PE

      Alton Towers, ST10 4DB

      Rutland Water, LE15 8BT

      Kegworth House is located

      2 Mins - J24 M1 / A42 / A50
      5 Mins - East Midlands Airport
      5 Mins - East Midlands Parkway Railway Station
      5 Mins - Donington Park Race Circuit
      10 Mins - Loughborough
      15 Mins - Derby
      15 Mins - Nottingham

      Anything you want to know about where to go and how to get there, just ask us when you get here. Ahead of your arrival, these sites have information on all sorts of activities.

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