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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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