Lying in the heart of Middle England are many counties Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, and Staffordshire. All beautiful, leafy and truly English. The famous Peak District can be found here and is so big it covers five counties. A beautiful National Park, which offers breath-taking views and attracts tourists all year round. Heights of Abraham is a great family day out, offering cable car rides over the Peak District. In Leicestershire visit the little picturesque town of Melton Mowbray, home to the famous pork pie. For families, couples and groups, a must do is Alton Towers, in Staffordshire. The U.K's biggest and best theme park, visit for the day or have a weekend break in the Alton Towers hotel.