Local Attractions


If you and the family are looking for free and cheap days out then look no further. We have all the information you need for the best local attractions.

Lanes Garden Centre Open Farm 

Lanes Centre is a family-run, working farm situated in Risley, Derbyshire. There is a great range of animals for the kids to feed and a relaxing tea room making this the perfect family day out. Located 2 minutes from the hotel.

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Houdini’s Escape Room Experience 

Houdini’s offers two unique escape game experiences. Attend the last performance of the world’s most famous escape artist or escape from a prison space ship floating through the stars. A fun day out for all the family. Located 12 minutes from the hotel.

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Nottingham Industrial Museum 

Learn all about Nottinghamshire’s industrial heritage and explore their fascinating collection of rich industrial history from The Industrial Revolution to the early 20th century. Free entry for children with a paying adult. Located 18 minutes from the hotel.

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Elvaston Castle

Elvaston Castle Country Park has approximately 321 acres of open parkland, woodland and more formal historical gardens. Whatever the season there’s lots to see and do in and around the park – walking, cycling, horse riding, bird watching, picnicking, kite flying, photography, exploring the park and nature reserve and much more. Located 13 minutes from the hotel.

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Attenborough Nature Centre 

Attenborough Nature Reserve was established in 1966 and was opened by Sir David Attenborough. This much loved, nationally important site is best known for its birds with over 250 species recorded, but also provides a home for hundreds of species of plant and insects. Great place for a family walk. Located 14 minutes from the hotel.

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West Park

West Park is the largest park in the Borough of Erewash and has previously achieved Green Flag status with excellent outdoor sports and recreational facilities, the park has significant local historic importance and has a number of historic features. The park also hosts a range of events, which attract thousands of people. Located 8 minutes from the hotel.

Bluebell Dairy Farm 

A family run dairy offering Artisanal ice creams, cakes and savouries. Located 12 minutes from the hotel.

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Wollaton Hall and Park

Explore the parkland, full of deer and other wildlife across the grounds and lake. Inside Wollaton Hall, discover the Natural History collections on display. It’s an indoor and outdoor adventure for everyone! Located 16 minutes from the hotel.

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East Midlands Aeropark 

Museum displaying restored planes with an area to view take-offs & landings from the nearby airport. Located 20 minutes from the hotel.

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