East Midlands Travel
Travel Guide to the East Midlands
Today the rich, rural landscape of the East Midlands is more or less peaceful. But behind this tranquillity lies a turbulent past. This guide focuses on things to in Northamptonshire and Leicestershire, but there's plenty to do in this underrated region.
A Weekend in Derbyshire
Between the M1 and the moors lie the manor houses and market towns which were once the domain of a remarkable Tudor woman, Bess of Hardwick. Stay on her Hardwick estate and explore this diverse county on a history-inspired weekend away.
Spotlight On Bolsover Castle
Bolsover is a place built for entertainment. From the well-preserved wall paintings and a broad views from the terrace and recreated wall walk, to the riding house where the art of dressage was pioneered, explore the home of William Cavendish.
Walking Guide: Bolsover Castle to Sutton Scarsdale
Facing each other across a valley, Bolsover Castle and the ruin of Sutton Scarsdale Hall seem very different. Discover the landscape which connects them on the 7 mile countryside walk.
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