Travelling here via car

The centre of Leicester is near Donington Park Grand Prix Motor Racing Circuit and Motor Museum, Donington Park, Castle Donington, in North Leicestershire although the postal address is Derby.

It is close to the point where the counties of Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire meet. It is close to J23A and J24 of the M1 motorway and the East Midlands International Airport being less than 5 minutes drive from junction 23A of the M1 motorway and 3 minutes from the East Midlands International Airport.

Getting here by car

If your road map is not up to date, care is required. Following the opening of the Derby southern bypass, some road renumbering took place and the bypass is now the A50. The old A50 was renumbered and the A6 is now in a different place and does not come to Jct 24. Take care – you have been warned!

From the South via M1:

Leave the M1 at junction 23A following the signs for East Midlands Airport (A453) and the brown tourist signs for Donington Park.  Go past the main entrance to the Airport (traffic lights) and after approximately 2 miles take a right signposted Donington Park and Castle Donington   onto the B5460.  300 meters along this road brings you to the main entrance of Donington Park.

From the North via M1:

Leave M1 at junction 24 and follow the signs for East Midlands Airport (A453) and the brown tourist signs for Donington Park.   Go past the main entrance to the Airport (traffic lights) and follow directions as above (From South via M1) .

From the Southwest take the M5 & M40 to M42 / A42:

From the M5 join the M42 Northbound.  From M40 join M42 Northbound.   Continue Northbound on M42/A42 until junction 14.  Follow signs for East Midlands Airport (A453) and the brown tourist signs to Donington Park.  Go past the Paddock Entrance and turn left after about 800 metres onto B5460 signposted Donington Park and Castle Donington.  After 300 metres turn left into the main entrance of Donington Park.

From the North & North-West via M6 and A50:

Leave the M6 at junction 15 heading for Trentham Gardens and Uttoxeter A50.  Follow A50 dual carriageway to M1 junction 24 DO NOT JOIN M1.  Follow the signs for East Midlands Airport (A453) and the brown tourist signs for Donington Park.  Go past the main entrance to the Airport (traffic lights) and after approximately 2 miles take a right signposted Donington Park and Castle Donington   onto the B5460.  300 meters along this road brings you to the main entrance of Donington Park.