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What to do on the way to East Midlands Airport

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gscrym Sun 07-Jun-09 12:28:25

We're going on holiday from there in the summer. We have a 5hr drive down and are staying at the airport before we fly out. I thought if we left earlyish in the morning, we could stop somewhere for a few hours to let DS play somewhere. Are there any theme parks on the way?. The route planner says to go down the M6.

Thanks

ilove Sun 07-Jun-09 12:29:23

Cadburys at Bournville

gscrym Sun 07-Jun-09 12:33:56

He does like his chocolate. Thanks for the suggestion.

ilove Sun 07-Jun-09 13:03:23

Advisable to book first...otherwise it can be a VERY long wait!

DadInsteadofMum Mon 08-Jun-09 10:24:37

OK down the M6 might not be the best route - where are you coming from. If from north of Manchester then CadburyWorld would be a bit out of your way.

plusonemore Mon 08-Jun-09 10:38:02

conkers not too far away, bit more outdoorsy if you want to burn off energy! conkers

plusonemore Mon 08-Jun-09 10:41:09

rac routeplanner says conkers is 30mins away HTH

dontdillydally Tue 09-Jun-09 23:08:05

Twin Lakes, Nottingham Castle, Belton House, Bradgate Park

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