A fine selection of holiday cottages, hotels, B&Bs, Inns, Lodges, Travelodges, Premier Inns etc across the East Midlands. Find places to stay in Northamptonshire, Rutland, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. Pictured is Stamford.
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East Midlands, Visitor & Tourism Guide



Forest and coast, cathedral and castle
Think the most popular National Park in the UK, the most famous forest in the UK, one of the most glorious cathedrals in the UK, many of the finest country houses and castles in the UK, some of the finest coastline in the UK. We didn't know either before we started researching, travelling around and photographing the region. A perfect mix for a holiday.

To the east of central England. Shares a border with the Yorkshire and The Humber, North West England, West Midlands, South East England and East of England.

The East Midlands region consists of Northamptonshire, Rutland, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.

Peak District and Wolds
Perhaps start with the Peak District, the UK's first National Park. Established in 1951, it attracts a whopping 10 million visitors per year. Clearly a must if you are in the East Midlands.

There's exceptional walking country, too, in the Lincolnshire Wolds, the region's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Cromford Mill and Lincoln Cathedral
The East Midlands is also home to the world's first water-powered cotton spinning mill at Cromford Mill and the mighty Lincoln Cathedral, the world famous Sherwood Forest and a stunning coastline taking in Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve and Donna Nook Nature Reserve. More recently, Princess Diana was buried at Althorp House near Northampton and the house, park and garden are popular with tourists.

And then there are the country houses and castles, some of the finest in the UK. Chatsworth, Burghley, Belton House, Belvoir Castle and Rockingham are here for the visiting.

Cities and towns
If you're looking for more of a buzz, some shopping, eating and drinking then try some of the regions major cities and towns including Lincoln, Nottingham, Stamford, Buxton, Bakewell, Ashbourne, Melton Mowbray, Market Harborough and the delightfully named Ashby de la Zouch.

External Links
www.enjoyeastmidlands.com
www.hiddenengland.org
www.eastmidlandstourism.com

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Lincoln Castle

Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, East Midlands, England

Less than a mile away.

Houses one of the four surviving originals of the Magna Carta (see also Salisbury Cathedral and the The British Library). Norman castle built on site of Roman fort. For a while, used as a prison. Museum in castle. Views...

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Steep Hill

Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, East Midlands, England

Less than a mile away.

As the street name suggests, a steep hill close to Lincoln Cathedral in Lincoln...

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Lincoln Cathedral

Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, East Midlands, England

Less than a mile away.

Originally a church founded in the 950s to help evangelise the area. Begun in 1072 on the orders of William The Conqueror. Masterpiece of English Gothic architecture. It's believed that Lincoln Cathedral was the tallest...

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The White Hart Hotel, Lincoln
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Star Rating

Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 50; Rates: 85 - 195 Per Night

In the centre Lincolna s historical quarter, this hotel offers old fashioned elegance alongside contemporary styling in a privileged position, within the shadows of the Cathedral...

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Bail House, Lincoln
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Star Rating

Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 10; Rates: 85 - 159 Per Night

Just a minute's walk from the cathedral and castle, these luxury rooms benefit from a heated outdoor pool, secured parking and beautiful gardens Bail House offers the perfect location from which to explore the heart of h...

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The Lincoln Hotel, Lincoln
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Star Rating

Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 72; Rates: 70 - 120 Per Night

Come in to a warm welcome, from all the staff of Lincoln's leading independent hotel We will do all we can to make your visit special The hotel is located right next to the Cathedral, within the close and offering great...

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