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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.
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.
Carsington, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1ST
Carsington Water is a large reservoir, owned and managed by Severn Trent Water and was built in 1991
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
110 North Parade, Matlock Bath, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3NS
Native, tropical and marine fish housed in the former Matlock Bath Hydro. Exhibits include a petrifying well, a hologram gallery, gemstone and fossil collections, the original Victorian stone staircase and the spring-fed, thermal pool.
Porter Lane, Middleton by Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4LS
Set in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales, the site is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest for its geological features.
New Mills, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK22 3BN
Housed in a converted stone building of great character, the Centre houses a shop and sales area, a variety of displays, an exhibition area and urban studies centre.
Green Lane, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9DH
Fantastic cave in the care of Buxton Civic Association, with fabulous stalactites including the 'Mary,Queen of Scot's Pillar'.
Salt Warehouse, London Road, Shardlow, Derby, Derbyshire, DE72 2GA
Visit Shardlow and its Heritage Centre for a fascinating insight into this 18th-century canal transhipment port.
Calke Road, Melbourne, Derbyshire, DE73 1DL
Situated in the heart of the National Forest, near Melbourne, the site offers a range of attractive walks and other leisure activities including fishing, bird watching, sailing, cycling and adventure playgrounds.
Matlock Bath, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3PS
Temple Mine, with its network of tunnels was acquired by the ancient custom of 'Nicking'. The mine has been worked since 1922 for flueorite and lead ore, and shows the variety of mining methods used.
Meerbrook, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8SW
Located near Leek, Tittesworth Water offers a myriad attractions for lovers of the open air. The Visitor Centre includes a restaurant, and provides information about numerous walks offering views of The Roaches or the top of the dam.
Crown Yard, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4ET
The Centre occupies a building once used for producing silk and velvet cloth. Displays illustrate the life of the town from its inception to modern times.