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East Midlands Aeropark

Hill Top, Castle Donington. | Derbyshire, Derby DE74 2PR, England
+44 1332 850463
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Top marks for a top day !

Came here after doing some research and to find it had an open day, came with my family, had all... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Maximus S
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Travelex ATMS

Airport is great just don't use Travelex ATMs my exchange rate was €400 I was charged $753 that's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jackjoiner46
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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 Aeropark there is a viewing mound where the top of the viewing mound is just 170 meters north of the main east/west runway of the airport. The Aeropark at East Midlands Airport is located in the north-west corner of the Airport site close to the village of Castle Donington. It is well signposted from the Airport's main entrance.
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  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Hill Top, Castle Donington. | Derbyshire, Derby DE74 2PR, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here after doing some research and to find it had an open day, came with my family, had all kinds to suite all ages, it had people dressed in star wars characters, it had aircraft doing engine runs, sitting in the Vulcans cockpit, lots...More

Thank Maximus S
Jen P, Public Relations Manager at East Midlands Aeropark, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We're so glad that you enjoyed your visit to the Open Day and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Airport is great just don't use Travelex ATMs my exchange rate was €400 I was charged $753 that's $158 in costs or 32% this rate appears to be common on all Travelex ATMs

Thank jackjoiner46
Jen P, Public Relations Manager at East Midlands Aeropark, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi thanks for your review however we are an aircraft museum located near the airport have no affiliation with the airport. Thanks again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go trooping here as Star Wars characters and every time we go the Staff are very friendly and to see how they flew the planes is just amazing you also have different stalls there plus the Police, Fireman showing some of there skills. If...More

Thank Carrie22015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went out of our way to visit on a day it was advertised as being open only to find it closed. There was a sign saying a safe had been stolen on a previous open day. I looked on the website and whilst it mentioned...More

1  Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place to spend a couple of hours. Loads of static aircraft to look at including the forward fuselage of a VC-10 for £2 you can go inside and sit in the flightdeck.

1  Thank Dave W
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Was at Download festival and visited mainly to see the Vulcan xm575. It was a windy and rainy day but thoroughly enjoyed my visit. It is only £4 entrance fee for an adult. The volunteers I saw were very knowledgeable and happy to talk and...More

1  Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Took the children here recently for the afternoon. A little expensive to watch planes land and take off. Only open Thursday, Saturday & Sunday.Disappointed with the exhibits all appear to have seen better days and require a large amount of refurbishment with a volunteer group...More

Thank MJS49
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We visited the aeropark with our two children. (£10 entrance fee) There were plenty of planes to look at but only one open to view inside. (£2 per adult extra charge) We seen a good few planes take off when sat on the hill but...More

1  Thank ElG4
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Lots of different places to eat or grab a meal to go. Very clean but quite expensive nothing you can do about it if your hungry and need food.

Thank jay19802017
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We went there on a Sunday afternoon, and it wasn't too busy. The admission charge is pretty reasonable, £4 for adults, £2 for 5 to 16 year olds and free for the under 5s. There are additional charges to get into some of the aircraft....More

Thank Alfred A
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discovery47
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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.
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