Explore the East Midlands region from our hotel

The Radisson Blu at East Midlands Airport puts you within easy reach of a wide selection of destinations and attractions, providing an ideal starting point for your trip to the United Kingdom. Cultural enthusiasts will enjoy its proximity to a variety of museums and galleries, while racing fans will appreciate a visit to Donington Park, just 5 kilometers away. You can also visit nearby cities in minutes by car, or take the train onward to London and even Paris. Read more below about our selected points of interest.

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Derby Cathedral

9.86 mi / 15.87 km from the hotel
This fascinating cathedral towers above Derby. Climb the 189 steps of the tower to see spectacular views of Derby and the surrounding area. Keep an eye out for the family of falcons that nest there!
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Donington Park

2.98 mi / 4.79 km from the hotel
Motorsports fans assemble: this racing circuit originating from the 1930s is the perfect place to indulge your passion. Watch superbikes and Formula 4 vehicles race, or strap in and hit the tarmac yourself!
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Drayton Manor

22.46 mi / 36.15 km from the hotel
This family theme park has rides aplenty, whether you're an adrenaline-seeker or prefer more sedate family favorites. Head to Thomas Land to meet the characters from Thomas & Friends, or explore the popular zoo.
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