Ilkeston Certificated Locations

Ilkeston is a bustling and well-connected town in Derbyshire, famous for having its own distinctive dialect.

The location of the town close to Derby and Nottingham means it offers easy access to both cities. Nottingham attractions include Nottingham Castle, Wollaton Castle and Deer Park, plus the nearby Attenborough Nature Reserve.

It is also not far from the Peak District, with the wonderful scenery of the Derbyshire Dales close at hand. Just outside the national park lies the town of Matlock, famous for its gorge and the Heights of Abraham, a clifftop area with its own cable car.

Watersports fans can visit Carsington Water, with extensive rowing, sailing and windsurfing facilities.