Things to do in Derbyshire
BLUE JOHN CAVERN
Mamtor, Castleton, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 8WA - Please follow the brown signs to the cavern.
BLUE JOHN CAFE...enjoy Hot and Cold Meals, Refreshments and Home-baked Cakes...The Blue John Cavern is a world famous, beautiful and ornate fluorspar. The mineral has been mined for centuries and continues to be so in the winter months. Traditi
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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
DERBYSHIRE & LANCASHIRE GLIDING CLUB
Camphill Farm, Great Hucklow, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 8RQ
Camphill is just the place for you to try gliding for the first time. We'll give you a flight that you will always remember. You'll find out just how easy it is to soar like a bird.
Stately Homes & Gardens
Near Quarndon, Derbyshire, DE22 5JH
Take a trip back in time to the 1760s. Designed by the architect Robert Adam to impress and amaze visitors, the house is framed by woodland, lakes and cascades of water. Discover the most complete and least altered sequence of Adam interio...
BUXTON SPA WATER SWIMMING POOL
St. Johns Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6BE
Set on the northern edge of the 23 acre site of the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton Spa Pool boasts its therapeutically blue, natural mineral water in a traditional 25 metre pool with ancillary teaching pool.