Castle Donington is a village in north Leicestershire on the border with Derbyshire.
East Midlands airportis south on a hill above the village. The airport is the base for Flybe and mainly supports low-cost airlines such as Jet2.com, Ryanair and tour operators like Thomson Airways which serve a range of domestic and European short-haul destinations.
By carExit at junction 24 of the M1 just north of the A 42. The village is the north west route off the traffic island while the airport is south west. The village is about 10 miles south of Derby via the A6/A50 and 11 miles north of Loughborough via the A6.
By railThe closest rail station East Midlands Parkway but this is in the middle of nowhere with no local bus connections. Using one of the stations served by the Skylink service may be more convenient.
By busThe village, Donington Park and the airport are severed by a number of bus services
phone: +44 1332 812711address: 4 Apiary GateLocal history museum
Donington Park CircuitMotorsport race circuit, and museum with large collection of racing cars.
phone: +44 1332 811122address: Donington ParkDie cast Models, Minichamps Formula 1 Models , Hot Wheels F1 , CMC, Brumm and other Motorsport Merchandise.
The airport has a number of fast food restaurants, most air-side with only one before security.
phone: +44 1332 818764address: Hill Top
phone: +44 1332 812214address: 90 Bondgate
Near the village
phone: +44 845 072 7502address: Kings MillsCountry house, scenic location by the river Trent
Near the airport
Hilton East Midlands Airport Hotelphone: +44 1509 674000address: Pegasus Business Park
phone: +44 871 902 1609address: Pegasus Business Park
phone: +44 871 527 8350address: Pegasus Business Park
phone: +44 1509 670575address: Pegasus Business Park
phone: +44 871 376 9015address: East Midlands Airport