Occupying the hills of Derbyshire is the Peak District with its vast open spaces, dramatic rocky outcrops and sweeping green hills. On the other side of the region lies Lincolnshire, from its endless coastline to the Wolds, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Rutland England’s smallest county is the perfect place for walking and cycling with its wide open spaces and reservoir views.
Nottinghamshire is home to Sherwood Forest which contains over 450 acres of birch and native oak. In nearby Leicestershire lies the Vale of Belvoir, a beautiful stretch of land next to Melton Mowbray, rural capital of locally produced food and drink.
Rockingham Forest, a former hunting ground in Northamptonshire has over 200 square miles of woodland. Close by is Salcey Forest where visitors can walk across a unique treetop walkway suspended high above the forest floor.
What makes the East Midlands a green destination?
The region provides visitors with a variety of green places to stay. The East Midland’s is home to a number of environmental attractions and eco-friendly multi-purpose venues. The region also prides itself on its commitment to offering a variety of food and drink which has been locally sourced.
For more information on the East Midlands got to www.eastmidlandstourism.com