Things to do

Derbyshire is area that's bursting with

  • unique and historical attractions,
  • fun days out for the family,
  • beautiful towns and villages
  • Family attractions

so there are loads of places to visit in Derbyshire and the Peak District.

Chatsworth House

Chatsworth House

Lavish stately home with noted art collection, plus a playground and farmyard in the lush grounds. View Site
Barrow Hill Roundhouse Railway Centre

Barrow Hill Roundhouse Railway Centre

Barrow Hill Roundhouse Railway Museum and Engine Shed and last surviving working Roundhouse View Site
Hardwick Hall

Hardwick Hall

The National Trust's Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire, is an Elizabethan country house created by Bess of Hardwick in the 1500s. View Site
The Peak District National Park

The Peak District National Park

This National Park offers breath-taking views and fantastic opportunities for pastimes such as cycling, walking and wildlife watching. View Site
Lea Gardens

Lea Gardens

Lea Gardens is a Rhododendron Garden just outside the village of Lea, close to Matlock, Derbyshire, set in three and a half acres. View Site
Matlock Farm Park

Matlock Farm Park

Matlock Farm Park is open all year round. There is plenty to do with lots of animals to see and feed, as well as smaller cuddly animals to pet! View Site
Bolsover Castle

Bolsover Castle

With spectacular views over Derbyshire, the fairy-tale Stuart mansion, Bolsover Castle, was designed to entertain and impress. View Site
Go Ape

Go Ape

Outdoor adventure activities in the most beautiful forests in the UK. We are the No.1 forest adventure everyone is talking about. View Site
Haddon Hall

Haddon Hall

Set in the heart of the Peak District National Park, sitting like a jewel in its terraced gardens, overlooking the River Wye. View Site
Gullivers Kingdom

Gullivers Kingdom

Gulliver's Kingdom is specially designed for families with children aged between the years of 2 and 13 and is one of the best theme parks in the UK for children View Site
The Heights of Abraham

The Heights of Abraham

Rising from the valley floor, the observation cars transport you in comfort and safety, allowing stunning views of the Derwent Valley and surrounding Peak District View Site
Crich Tramway Museum

Crich Tramway Museum

Be transported back in time on the vintage trams, soak up the atmosphere in the period street, visit the shops and take refreshments in the tearooms and pub. View Site
Crooked Spire

Crooked Spire

Chesterfield Parish Church is the largest parish church in the diocese of Derby. View Site
National Stone Centre

National Stone Centre

The NSC is a 50 acre site of Special Geological Scientific Interest offering outdoor and indoor activities for all. View Site
Midland Railway – Butterley

Midland Railway – Butterley

A great day out for all of the family with loads to see and do. Heritage train rides transport you to a bygone era. View Site
Alton Towers

Alton Towers

There’s so much to do at Alton Towers Resort …you can escape for days! With over 50 rides and attractions, the Alton Towers Resort is the UK’s Number One theme park. View Site
Matlock Meadows Ice Cream Parlour

Matlock Meadows Ice Cream Parlour

Matlock Meadows Ice Cream Parlour is located on Masson Farm overlooking the historic spa town of Matlock. View Site
Little Monkeys Play Centre

Little Monkeys Play Centre

An exciting play centre where children can let off steam at the best indoor play centre in Derbyshire View Site
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