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Plan your trip to the East Midlands! Find places to visit by browsing the selected stately homes below or go to the East Midlands map for lots more inspiration.

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Selected stately homes

Deene Park

Corby 01780 450361

Acquired by the Brudenell family in 1514 and lived in by their descendents including the 7th Earl of Cardigan (Charge of the Light Brigade). Gardens, teas and gift shop.

Burghley House aerial view

Stamford 01780 752451

Used in recent films Pride and Prejudice and The Da Vinci Code, the house boasts eighteen magnificent State Rooms and a huge collection of works and art, including one of the most important private collections of 17th century.

Lamport Hall & Gardens

Northampton 01604 686272

The home of the Ishams for 400 years, Lamport contains an outstanding collection of furniture and paintings. The west front is by John Webb and the Smiths of Warwick. The10-acre gardens are famous as the home of the first garden gnome.

Lincoln Guildhall

Lincoln 01522 541727

The Guildhall / Stonebow date back to 1520 and is on the site of the Roman southern gateway. The Guildhall is the official 'home' of the Mayor and houses the City's fine collection of insignia displayed in the old debtors prison.


Events in the East Midlands

Chesterfield Education at Revolution House

Sat 1 Apr - Sun 24 Sep 2017

A display about the history of education and local schools in Chesterfield. There's lots to do - match celebrities and school reports, take on the 'money challenge' or have a game of hopscotch in the garden. Open Saturday and Sunday only.

Chesterfield 01246 345727

Melbourne Hall Gardens are Open at Melbourne Hall and Gardens

Sat 1 Apr - Fri 30 Jun 2017

The gardens are open April to September on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays plus Bank Holiday Mondays. please telephone for the entry fee to this historic formal garden with Bakewell's wrought iron arbour - The Birdcage.

Derby 01332 862502

Creswell Crags
Bicycle Care and Safety Day at Creswell Crags

Mon 1 May 2017

Calling all cyclists young and old! Come and join Creswell Crags for a bike-tastic day! Bring your bike and suitable clothing and be prepared to get dirty and oily! Learn how to stay safe on your bike.

Chesterfield 01909 720378

Hardwick Hall
Walking for Health - Regular Walk at Hardwick at Hardwick Estate

Thu 4 May 2017

Join the team at Hardwick for both short and long walks on the Hardwick estate and surrounding countryside. Why not take this opportunity to get outdoors, stretch your legs and meet new people? No booking is needed for this event.

Chesterfield 01246 850430

Catton Park Carriage Driving Trials at Catton Hall

Sat 6 - Sun 7 May 2017

Two day Carriage Driving, this event is open to the public over the weekend, on Saturday competitors compete in the Marathon Course and Sunday the Cones Obstacle Course, all in the beautiful setting of Catton Hall & Park.

Swadlincote 01283 716311