Attractions in Derbyshire
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'...
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...
Country Parks, Walks & Viewpoints
HIGH PEAK TRAIL
Middleton Top Visitor Centre, Middleton by Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4LS
The High Peak Trail is a 17.5-mile trail for walkers, cyclists and horse riders, running through the Southern Pennines from Cromford, in the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site to just south of Buxton.
HIGHFIELDS HAPPY HENS
Heage Lane, Etwall, DE65 6LS
Highfields is a special farm - it provides training for young people with Special needs - the hens, sheep and cows are part of the therapy of love and understanding. Our customers make it all possible by buying our produce - all are welcome to ...
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...
DENBY POTTERY VISITOR CENTRE
Derby Road, Denby, Derbyshire, DE5 8NX
Denby Visitor Centre is next to the pottery in an attractive courtyard. Shops include the Denby Home Store, extensive Factory Shop full of Denby bargains at up to 60% off RRP, gift shops, garden and cookery shops, Dartington Crystal and Bourne...
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...
POOLES CAVERN & BUXTON COUNTRY PARK
Green Lane, Buxton, Derbys, SK17 9DH
Limestone, water and millions of years created this spectacular natural cavern, rich in history and legend. See Derbyshire's longest stalactite and the incredible "Poached Egg" Chamber. Set in beautiful woodland with trails to Grinlow viewpoint...