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Our most recommended East Midlands Day Trips

Warwick: British Motor Museum Entry Ticket

1. Warwick: British Motor Museum Entry Ticket

Explore the British Motor Museum and discover the world's largest collection of historic British cars. Learn more about the British motor industry and see how cars have changed through the decades as well as their role in and impact on our society. Take a walk down the 'Time Road' and discover how both motoring and family life has changed through the decades including period music and memorable events such as the introduction of double yellow lines. Travel through 'Making British Cars' and see how influential the motor industry has been over the years and where it is heading in the future. Get 'Under The Skin' and unravel the mystery of how cars work with interactive exhibits. Experience how suspension has improved over time and compare the difference between rack and pin and power steering. The Museum's enthusiastic staff and volunteers are there to help bring the cars to life and are happy to answer any questions you may have during your visit. There is also an onsite café serving hot and cold meals and snacks.

From Manchester: Derbyshire and Peak District Day Trip

2. From Manchester: Derbyshire and Peak District Day Trip

Departing from Manchester in the morning, set off on a day trip to Derbyshire's Peak District. The first stop is in Castleton, a quaint old town that attracts visitors from all over the world for its quintessential English charm. Wander the streets, enjoy a beautiful view up a valley, and learn about the history at the fascinating information center. Proceed then to Monsal Head, a scenic viewpoint. Hear about the impressive history of the famous viaduct that emerges from green hills to create a unique view. Stop for lunch in Bakewell next. Not only is this town exciting to look at, it's also the birthplace of one of England's most famous desserts, Bakewell pudding.  Continue to Poole's Cavern. Opt for a visit to this enormous limestone cave system that has been described as one of the wonders of the Peak District. This series of caves has welcomed Mary Queen of Scots and countless other visitors, all who have marveled at its many chambers, stalagmites, and stalactites. Travel back to Manchester, arriving in the late afternoon.

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absolutely a fantastic day, definitely one of the best day we've had in a long time. Took my dad,partner and father in-law for a late father's day present, they loved it especially due to we went to the British history cars,it was great hear they olden saying my dad had that car I had that car and at some point brought a tear to my eye of the pure happiness of seeing them living their childhoods can't wait for the next event x

Very easy to book a trip online . Directions to pick up site perfect . Darren was an excellent driver and guide , full of humour thru the trip . He was very knowledgeable about all the locations . Well planned and convenient stop overs for refreshments. Will certainly repeat and recommend.

Our tour guide Darren is exceptional and has excellent knowledge of the areas. He explained the cultures , local folklores , stories and scenery about all the points of interest. He even placed musics about certain areas and people of the past in the van. Fun trip to be with him

Well organised tour. Four of us went on the Derbyshire and Peak District tour. Great tour for those who have limited time but would like to experience the beautiful English countryside. Our guide Fabio was new to the job but did an excellent job.

Darren my tour guide and tour was great,, Darren very knowledgeable, funny, kind. this tour I saw the best of the best of peak district,. Very highly recommended