Destination in East Midlands

The East Midlands is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes. The eastern part of the Midlands, it consists of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire (except North and North East Lincolnshire), Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland.

The region has an area of 15,627 km2 (6,034 sq mi), and was home to over 4.5 million people in 2011. There are five principal urban centres, Derby, Leicester, Lincoln, Northampton and Nottingham; and a number of next tier centres including Boston, Chesterfield, Corby, Grantham, Hinckley, Kettering, Loughborough, Mansfield, Newark and Wellingborough. The region’s relative proximity to London and its connectivity on the national motorway and trunk road networks help the East Midlands thrive as an economic hub. The region’s principal airport is East Midlands Airport located ≤20 km (≤12.5 miles) from Ashby, Derby, Ilkeston, Loughborough and Nottingham.

Skegness and the Lincolnshire coast provides seaside entertainment for many people in the East Midlands with its Butlins 200-acre resort at Ingoldmells. Nottingham and Leicester are a popular night time destination (often for people outside of the East Midlands). Center Parcs UK is based at the Sherwood Energy Village in New Ollerton. The YHA is based in Matlock. Gala Bingo is based in Nottingham; Coral have over 1,800 UK shops. Twycross Zoo is just south of Measham in Leicestershire, and the National Space Centre is in Belgrave in north Leicester.  Carlsbro (electronics and speakers) are at South Normanton, on the east side of the M1, at the B6406/A38 junction. Peavey Electronics UK (loudspeakers), are off the A6003, in the southwest of Corby.

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Places and holiday destinations to visit

 

Airport
Amusement park
Aquarium
Atm
Bakery
Bank
Bar
Beauty salon
Bicycle store
Book store
Bowling alley
Bus station
Cafe
Campground
Car dealer
Car rental
Car repair
Car wash
Casino
Cemetery
Church
City hall
Clothing store
Convenience store
Courthouse
Dentist
Department store
Doctor
Electrician
Electronics store
Embassy
Establishment
Finance
Fire station
Florist
Food
Funeral home
Furniture store
Gas station
General contractor
Grocery or supermarket
Gym
Hair care
Hardware store
Health
Hindu temple
Home goods store
Hospital
Insurance agency
Jewelry store
Laundry
Lawyer
Library
Liquor store
Local government office
Locksmith
Lodging
Meal delivery
Meal takeaway
Mosque
Movie rental
Movie theater
Moving company
Museum
Night club
Painter
Park
Parking
Pet store
Pharmacy
Physiotherapist
Place of worship
Plumber
Police
Post office
Real estate agency
Restaurant
Roofing contractor
Rv park
School
Shoe store
Shopping mall
Spa
Stadium
Storage
Store
Subway station
Synagogue
Taxi stand
Train station
Travel agency
University
Veterinary care
Zoo

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