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Castle Donington, Leicestershire

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Castle Donington, Leicestershire

Castle Donington is a village, with a population of around 7000 in the North West of Leicestershire, part of the Derby postcode area and on the edge of the National Forest. It is the closest town to East Midlands Airport.
DistrictNorth West Leicestershire
Post townDERBY
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK4427
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01332

Other names by which Castle Donington, Leicestershire has been known in the past

Donington ~ Dunitone ~ Dunnington

Castle Donington, Leicestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Castle Donington, market town and par. with ry. sta., N. Leicestershire, 7 miles NW. of Loughborough and 136 miles NW. of London, 4250 ac., pop. 2662; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Saturday.

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