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This is a great little attraction, great for seeing static planes and helicopters and also flights... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Great morning spent. Steve gave us a tour of the Vulcan and showed us up into the cockpit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Lizzywells
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank sarahlp999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my 2yr 5months grandson here yesterday as he likes planes, he really liked it. Unfortunately he got a big wood splinter in his hand off one of the new benches. I managed to pull it out however because he had been screaming for so...More

Thank holidayqueenDerby
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A long awaited visit, this is an amazing museum with a great selection of aircraft and memorabilia. Run by friendly welcoming volunteers most of the aircraft look amazing. And those that are under development, look lived woth plenty going on. Being next to a reasonably...More

Thank Geoff P
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We visited here on the 4th August 2018 it was £10 to get in and you get issued with a map. This map detailed what each aircraft was there was a detailed description of each aircraft underneath. There's a cafe which has food and also...More

Thank Joanna W
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Having used East Midlands airport on many occasions, and spotting this from cabin widows, decided to make the long journey from home for a visit. Totally my fault for not doing my homework, but found on Saturday arrival at 10am, that they do not open...More

Thank MalcolmDale
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Gary M
1 April 2018|
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Response from Jen P | Property representative |
Hi Gary, The open days are June 24th and August 12th. Thanks :)
23 September 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.