Things to do in Derbyshire
BARLEYFIELDS EQUESTRIAN CENTRE
Ash Lane, Etwall, Derby, DE65 6HT
Barleyfields is a purpose-built riding school and livery yard, now twenty one years old. British Horse Society approved and recommended as a "Where to Train" centre for BHS Exams and NVQ Awards. Lessons for the complete beginner up to quit...
BRAILSFORD GOLF COURSE
Pools Head Lane, Brailsford, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 3BU
Set in beautiful countryside on the edge of the Peak District, Brailsford Golf Course comprises 12 holes, of which 6 are played twice to make the full 18. The well-manicured Par 69, 5844 yard course is a delight to play, with a mixture of holes ov...
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
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
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 ...
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.
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.
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...
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...