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Castle Donington is a village in north Leicestershire on the border with Derbyshire.

UnderstandEdit

Although the village itself is small the area is dominated by the airport and motor racing track.

Get inEdit

By planeEdit

1 East Midlands airport (EMA IATA). is 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 carEdit

Exit 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 railEdit

The 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 busEdit

The village, Donington Park and the airport are severed by a number of bus services

Get aroundEdit

Map of Castle Donington

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EventsEdit

  • Download Festival: 14–16 June 2019. Rock and Heavy Metal festival. (date needs updating)

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EatEdit

A number of restaurant possibilities on Borough Street in the centre of the village including Indian and traditional fish & chip shop.

The airport has a number of fast food restaurants, most air-side with only one before security.

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Routes through Castle Donington
SheffieldNottingham  N   S  LoughboroughLeicester
merges with   and    NW   SE  Loughborough
DerbyShardlow  W   E  merges with  


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