Attractions in Derbyshire
Stately Homes & Gardens
Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 1LE
With peeling paintwork and overgrown courtyards, Calke Abbey tells the story of the dramatic decline of a country house estate. The house and stables are little restored, with many abandoned areas vividly portraying a period in the 20th century.
Steam Rally • Camping
ELVASTON CASTLE STEAM RALLY AND CAMPING
Elvaston Castle Country Park, Derby, DE72 3EP
Pre-paid weekend £45.00, Rally weekend £60.00
Elvaston Steam Rally (Supporting Local Charities) Elvaston Steam Rally is an annual event held on the first full weekend of July. Proceeds from the event are donated to local charities. There’s something for all the family. Steam Engin...
NATIONAL STONE CENTRE
Porter Lane, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4LS
Telling the Story of Stone - history, science, technology, art, environment - in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales on the edge of the Peak District. A dramatic site steeped in industrial history, ecology, displaying 330 million year old fossils
STRUTT'S NORTH MILL
Derwent Valley Visitor Centre, Belper North Mill Trust, Bridgefoot, Belper, Derbyshire
In 1804 William Strutt built North Mill, then the world's most technologically advanced, 'fire-proof', building. We now display, by original and replica machinery, the history of cotton spinning, 'Brettles' renown silk and cotton hosiery colle...
Museums & Galleries
NEW MILLS HERITAGE & INFORMATION CENTRE
Rock Mill Lane, New Mills, High Peak, SK22 3BN
New Mills Heritage Centre is home to a small but perfectly formed museum that visitors say is just right for finding out more about the spectacular natural features and fascinating history of the town. Display boards, a mock mine, an engraver'...
Tourist Attraction - Railway
MIDLAND RAILWAY - BUTTERLEY
Butterley Station, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3QZ
The Midland Railway Butterley, is a remarkable attraction which includes: A 3½ mile Heritage Railway. A huge Railway Museum. The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust Depot. The Midland Diesel Group collection of Main Line Diesel Power eng...
Churches & Cathedrals
DERBY CATHEDRAL & THE CHAPEL OF ST. MARY-ON-THE-BRIDGE
Iron Gate, Derby
This beautiful Georgian Cathedral consecrated in 1927 welcomes visitors 365 days per year. The magnificent medieval tower, the second highest church tower in the country, contains the oldest ring of ten bells in the world, and is open to the ...
Museum & Gallery
High Street, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5JA
Discover Derbyshire's Museum of the Year 2011 and 2012, and East Midlands Museum of the Year 2013. Enjoy our warm, family friendly environment, wonderful social history displays, beautiful gardens, tempting tea room and amazing views across the...
STEEPLE GRANGE LIGHT RAILWAY
4 Oak Tree Gardens, Tansley, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5WA
An opportunity to ride on a unique narrow gauge railway built on part of the former Cromford and High Peak Railway branch to Middleton by Wirksworth. The railway uses former mining and quarrying locomotives and rolling stock and climbs up a st...
Hawkhill Road, Eyam, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S32 5QP
Our central theme is the terrible outbreak of Bubonic Plague in 1665-6, when the villagers quarantined themselves and halted the spread of the disease. The world wide spread of plague is covered, and also the recovery, with the development of loca...