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Alton Towers, Alton, Staffordshire, ST10 4DB
Britains most famous theme park set in the grounds of the former home of the earl of shrewsbury.
Off Long Rake, Nr. Monyash, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1JS
A Bronze Age stone circle enclosed by an earth embankment and ditch. Within the circle are 41 stones also in a circle, which possibly once stood but are now fallen.
Mill Lane, Cromford, Derbyshire, DE4 3RQ
World-famous cotton spinning mill designed by Richard Arkwright and built in 1771. Inside there is a visitor centre with various exhibits, a café and shops.
South Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1BR
Ashby Castle forms the backdrop to the famous jousting scenes in Sir Walter Scott's classic novel of 1819, Ivanhoe. The castle began as a manor house in the 12th century.
Campbell Drive, Barrowhill, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 2PR
Take a tour of Britain's last operational Roundhouse.
Barton Marina Ltd, Barton Under Needwood, Burton Upon Trent, Derbyshire, DE13 8EA
A privately owned, purpose-built marina which stands on a 85 acre site and includes two lakes, new forest plantations, pleasant parkland-style walks with a wide range of wildlife to watch.
Matlock Road, Belper, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1BE
A tranquil environment including a bandstand, pleasure garden, lake and promenades.
Buxton Road, Castleton, Hope Valley, South Yorkshire, S33 8WP
The Blue John Cavern contains the unique Fluorospar only found in Castleton. Mining machinery is on show and guided tours are available.
Brunswood Farm, Locko Road, Spondon, Derby, Derbyshire, DE21 7BU
Brunswood Farm, Locko Road, Spondon, Derby, Derbyshire, DE21 7BU
Castle Street, Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 6PR
Dominating the countryside from its hilltop, Bolsover occupies the site of a medieval castle built by the Peverel family shortly after the Norman Conquest.
Water Street, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6XN
Buxton Opera House is one of Britain’s leading receiving theatres, presenting around 450 performances each year including dance, comedy, children’s shows, drama, musical concerts, pantomime and opera.
Rangemore, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 9RN
Byrkley Garden Centre is a garden centre with a difference. Opened in 1986, the centre has been designed by experts with the customer in mind.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derbyshire, DE73 7LE
Vivid example of a great country house in decline, with extraordinary contents, historic park and restored garden.
Tapton Lock Visitor Centre, Lockoford Lane, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 7JB
The John Varley narrowboat does 45-minute trips every Sunday afternoon from Tapton Lock. Also available for charters throughout the year. Buffets can be arranged.
Carsington, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1ST
Carsington Water is a large reservoir, owned and managed by Severn Trent Water and was built in 1991
Catton, Walton-on-Trent, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE12 8LN
A Country House venue in South Derbyshire, with luxury accommodation, corporate hospitality, wedding receptions and golf, or tours of the historic house, garden and chapel.
Bakewell Road, Rowsley, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2EB
Temporarily Closed A working flour mill, built in 1874 by John Caudwell, replaces the previous mill buildings that stood for centuries before.
Chatsworth, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1PP
Younger visitors and families particularly enjoy the farmyard with its wide variety of animals and their young, and the spectacular woodland adventure playground.
Calton Lees, Beeley, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2NX
The Chatsworth Garden Centre is next to the car park at Calton Lees, at the southern end of the Park.
Chatsworth, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1PP
Chatsworth is one of Britain’s best loved historic houses and estates, offering something for everyone to enjoy.
Flint Mill, Cheadle Road, Cheddleton, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST13 7HL
A complex of buildings, formerly housing a corn mill, later converted to grind flint for the production of pottery. Visitors can trace the history of its arrival originally by narrow-boat, through the calcining, grinding, settling and drying processes. The museum building provides the historical background.
Castleton Road, Chapel-en-le-Frith, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23 0QR
Wildlife sanctuary with the largest collection of multi-specied otters and owls in Europe. Educational facilities, conservation programme and nature walks.
Clary Meadows, Green Lane, Burnaston, Derby, Derbyshire, DE65 6LH
Clary Meadows Alpacas is a small family run Alpaca Farm offering Private Alpaca Walk & Feed Experiences - Not shared with Strangers! Just you & your family & friends. Also care home visits, weddings & functions
Meadow Lane, Stretton, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 0DA
A rare opportunity to see a Victorian, steam-driven workshop with blacksmith, joiner and engineers at work. Includes beam engines, boilers, workshop, forge and dynamo house. Children experience steam engines, build models or follow a rat trail.
Rawdon Road (B586),, Moira, Ashby-de-la-Zouch,, Derbyshire,, DE12 6GA, UK
Dobbies Chesterfield, 4 Highwood Way, Barlborough Links, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 4XN
Visit Crafter's Companion and you're sure to get a very warm welcome! Inside you'll find themed shopping areas along with dedicated demonstration and class areas for workshops and group sessions.
420, Chatsworth Road, Brampton, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 2AD
Created Gallery is a showcase for designer/makers in Derbyshire and the surrounding counties as well as new, emerging and talented designers from further afield.
Plaistow Lane, Crich, Derbyshire, DE4 5DP
Perched atop the picturesque Crich Hill in Derbyshire, England, Crich Memorial Tower, affectionately known as Crich Stand, stands tall as a poignant testament to the sacrifice and valor of the Mercian Regiment.
Crich, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5DP
Crich Tramway Village is the home of the National Tramway Museum and offers a great family day out for all ages. Special events are held throughout the year.
Middleton Top Visitor Centre, Middleton By Wirksworth, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4LS
The Friends of the Cromford Canal is an organisation whose aim is to see the restoration of the historic Cromford Canal for the benefit of the general public.
Darley Abbey, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 1DR
Within walking distance of the city centre, this large popular park, given to the city by the Evans family, offers fine views of Derby.
Saulgrove House, Orange Street, Off Nottingham Road, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 7LE
David Nieper ladies designer clothes. Exclusive nightwear, lingerie, daywear and eveningwear in finest fabrics, designed and made in Derbyshire.
De Bradelei House, Chapel Street, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1AR
Denby Visitor Centre, Derby Road, Denby, Derbyshire, DE5 8NX
Attractive centre with cobbled courtyard. Fully guided Pottery Tours, Museum, and free Cookery Demonstrations. Extensive Denby Factory Shop, Cookery, Garden, Gift Stores and Dartington Crystal Shop.
Irongate, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 3DY
A magnificent early-18th-century, classical church on the site of an earlier Saxon building, and thought to be founded circa 943 AD.
The Silk Mill, Sowter Road, Cathedral Quarter, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 3AF
The Silk Mill Museum occupies the site of the world's oldest factories, built by George Sorocold in 1702. Exhibits include the development of Rolls-Royce aero engines and the railway industry. The Power Gallery covers the story of motive power.
Manor Barn, Over Haddon, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1JE
Derbyshire Dales NNR lies within the Peak District National Park. The reserve consists of five separate limestone valleys Lathkill, Cressbrook, Monk's, Long and Hay. These five dales represent some of the best examples of wildlife and geology in the White Peak.
Room S7, North Block, County Hall, Smedley Street, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3AG
North Mill, Bridgefoot, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1YD
Stretching 15 miles down the river valley from Matlock Bath to Derby, this World Heritage Site contains a fascinating series of historic mill complexes, including some of the world's first 'modern' factories.
Belper North Mill, Bridgefoot, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1YD
Mill House, Blackbrook, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 2DB
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Windgather Rocks, Kettleshulme, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23 7RF
See a collection of over 500 different species and hybrid Rhododendrons as though in a hidden Himalayan valley with Acers, Magnolias and associated plants with streams, waterfalls, ponds, bridges, bog gardens and a wide variety of unusual perennials and shrubs.
Dunston Road, Newbold, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 9RL
Situated in one of Chesterfield’s oldest walled gardens discover the hidden treasures of the recently improved and extended Dunston Hall Garden Centre.
Aeropark Volunteer Association, Castle Donington, Derby, Derbyshire, DE74 2SA
The Aeropark is both an aviation museum and a viewing area where you can study the preserved planes of yesteryear or watch the modern jets of today landing and taking off.
Mansfield Road, South Normanton, Derbyshire, DE55 2JW
Station Road, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4FB
Greenways Farm, Riber Valley, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5JU
Life-sized bronze sculptures in limited editions of 30 or 50, cast using the lost-wax method. Each piece is patinated by hand and so no two pieces can be identical.