10 Must See Places in Derby and Derbyshire

If you are a visitor to the area, or just want to get out and about for the day, check out below the ideas for 10 things to do in the area.

Matlock Bath
Here you will find the Heights of Abraham, Cable cars and river walks. Known locally as like being at the seaside but without the sea The perfect day out for everyone.

Chatsworth House
The home of the Duke of Devonshire, one of the best country houses in Britain, and a must see for any visitor to Derbyshire

chatsworth house in derby

Calke Abbey
A National Trust Building, the Abbey was originally built as an Augustinian Priory in the 12th Century.

Speedwell Cavern
One of the 4 show caves available to view in the area at Castleton. For more information visit the website.

The Tramway Museum at Crich
The museum is located inside the Tramway Village, where you will find a cafe, old style sweet shop, a pub and the tram depot.

Hardwick Hall
Don’t miss a visit to this significant Elizabethan style country house.

Haddon Hall
Featuring a grand tudor hall, excellent Elizabethan style gardens, and is the home to the Duke of Rutland.

Museum of Childhood
Located at Sudbury Hall, which is a Grade 1 National Trust building in Sudbury, Derbyshire.

The Stepping Stones at Dovedale
The famous stepping stones over the River Dove is a fun and beautiful place to visit. Access is easy, there is good parking and snacks available.

The Midland Railway Centre
Enjoy a thrilling steam train rade on the heritage railway near Ripley in Derbyshire.