A village located in the county of Nottinghamshire, Castle Donington sits close to the National Forest and is also the closest settlement to East Midlands Airport. A tiny village, Castle Donington still has prominent signs of old-architecture with Georgian homes still standing amidst modern creations. The village is steeped in history and culture, and is home to Donington Park, which hosts numerous concerts, festivals and even the odd race throughout the year. St.Edward King & Martyr church, in Castle Donington, is another popular landmark in the village.
Castle Donington has a number of serviced offices that are owned or rented by companies like PH Direct Link and AGB Music. BMI Airlines also has its office at Donington Hall in the village, while other smaller companies working out of the area include building & construction companies, event management firms, child-services and theatre companies. A number of solicitors, healthcare practitioners and manufacturing companies also have their offices in Castle Donington along with logistics giants, DHL.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The entertainment scene in Castle Donington includes everything from live-music to classical dance. Donington Park is one of the biggest open-air venues for music concerts & festivals. The Riverside Centre is also a popular venue for live-performances and music. There are a number of eateries in the village with British food being a popular choice at eateries like Runway Brasserie and Sage. Gandhi offers spicy Indian food while Numero Due has Italian cuisine on offer.
While Castle Donington doesn’t have its own railway station, it is connected to the Midland Main Line by East Midlands Parkway and Ratcliffe-on-Soar railway stations. The village has Station Road running right through its centre, which allows drivers, buses and coach services to connect to the A453 near East Midlands Airport. The airport offers national and international air-links to commuters from the village.