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Great local airport

I have been using East Mids Airport for over thirty years now, to fly both into Europe as well as... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Quorn, United Kingdom
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Great Visit

We visited the park in October. The collection of aircraft is quite broad, all of which have been... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alex R
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The Aeropark is both an aviation museum and a viewing area where you can study the preserved planes of yesteryear or watch the modern airliners of today taking-off and landing at a growing international passenger and cargo airport. Within the...more
Hill Top, Castle Donington. | Derbyshire, Derby DE74 2PR, England
+44 1332 850463
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed December 3, 2012

A windswept field featuring a few old planes might not be everyone's idea of fun but if you have plane-made kids, this can keep you (and them) occupied for hours. On display are Vulcan, Nimrod, Vampire, Lightning and other craft plus a SeaKing helicopter and...More

3  Thank Liz B
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Reviewed March 29, 2016

We were driving past this place on Monday and decided to call in. The cost of £ 4 seemed reasonable. However, they do not tell you to view the aircraft you have to pay an addiotnla £ 2 for each aircraft. As it was raining...More

3  Thank janjan12345676
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have been using East Mids Airport for over thirty years now, to fly both into Europe as well as around the UK. The facilities are good and after the latest refurb, there is even a proposer shopping experience for those wanting duty free booze...More

Thank DoozeUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is brilliant. Found it by chance on google. We all enjoyed (myself, husband and 8 year old lad). We could go inside the planes, see the cockpits and push leavers. Amazing. Its right next door to East Midlands Airport so were also able...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the park in October. The collection of aircraft is quite broad, all of which have been maintained by volunteers. You can even walk under the delta winged Vulcan. Several cockpits were open which you are able to sit in. My only criticism is...More

Thank Alex R
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We arrived at 12 noon, so was quite busy, tables were allocated to you so no choice, luckily it was located right were our departure gate was so no last minute dash or long queue. The drinks are not self serve like other venues, so...More

Thank claccer
Reviewed September 18, 2018

This is a great little attraction, great for seeing static planes and helicopters and also flights taking off from the East Midlands Airport. It is a little cramped so, sadly, you cannot view the Vulcan in all its glory and, due to lack of space,...More

1  Thank Lizzywells
Reviewed September 17, 2018

If you want to get up close to a Vulcan bomber, a Nimrod, the entire front-end of a VC10 an Argosy freighter, then this is the place to go. There's a fascinating collection of military jets, bombers and helicopters that will keep any aviation buff...More

Thank IdeasmanPoynton
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Free parking right next to East Midlands airport plenty of planes to see,only went in one sat in the captains seat weird feeling but brilliant.nice coffee shop with plenty to see drink and eat what I couldn't believe is one pound to fly a simulator...More

Thank angelics54
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Great morning spent. Steve gave us a tour of the Vulcan and showed us up into the cockpit. Brilliant.... Steve was very knowledgeable and passionate about this plane and explained the history behind some of the other plans. Coming back when we can go in.more...More

Thank sarah46_10
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We had a random short decision visit to the place today, and we wasn’t disappointed. Not expensive to get in £4 adults £2 for 5-16 yo, worth every penny. It was a lovely sunny afternoon and we were able to look at the planes on...More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to visit, 4 year old was fascinated by all the planes and loved going in the cockpit of one of the planes, nice little cafe and plenty of picnic tables dotted around the place, enjoyable afternoon had by all.

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April 1, 2018|
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Response from Jen P | Property representative |
Hi Gary, The open days are June 24th and August 12th. Thanks :)
September 23, 2016|
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Response from Ken W | Property representative |
The Aeropark is open on Thursday's Saturdsy's and Sunday's please see our website for full details.