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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

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.

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.

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

Calke Explore at Calke Abbey

Sat 8 Jul - Sun 3 Sep 2017

Calke Explore is back again! go on a wild adventure in the woods this Summer, discover this fantastic outdoor adventure playground & get closer to nature. Open every day of the school holidays. Parkland admission applies

Derby 01332 863822

Castle Attack! at Bolsover Castle

Mon 21 - Fri 25 Aug 2017

Join in with our miniature medieval castle siege.... take cover! Leap back to medieval days for games that time forgot - from fox and geese and merrils to sieging a mini castle, play like a medieval mischief-maker as you step back in time.

Bolsover 01246 822844

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

Garden of Imagination at Calke Abbey

Sat 8 Jul - Sun 3 Sep 2017

Enjoy carefree Summer days & let your imagination run wild in the walled kitchen garden, transformed into the 'Garden of Imagination' - a natural, outdoor play area open during school holidays Garden Ticket & Parkland admission applies.

Derby 01332 863822

Melbourne Hall Gardens are Open at Melbourne Hall and Gardens

Sat 1 Jul - Sat 30 Sep 2017

Melbourne Hall and Gardens is a delightful family home with a unique collection of fine furniture and paintings from the past and present. please telephone for the entry fee and opening times.

Derby 01332 862502