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Places to Visit In and Around Derbyshire

Calke Abbey

National Trust property: Calke Abbey - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Ticknall, Derby, DE73 7LE

Duffield Castle

National Trust property: Duffield Castle - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Milton Road, Duffield, DE56 4DW

Hardwick Estate: Stainsby Mill

National Trust property: Hardwick Estate: Stainsby Mill - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Doe Lea, Chesterfield, S44 5QJ

Hardwick Hall

National Trust property: Hardwick Hall - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Doe Lea, Chesterfield, S44 5QJ

Kedleston Hall

National Trust property: Kedleston Hall - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Near Quarndon, Derby, DE22 5JH

Peak District: Dark Peak

National Trust property: Peak District: Dark Peak - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Dark Peak Estate Office, Edale End, Hope Valley, S33 6RF

Peak District: Longshaw and Eastern Moors

National Trust property: Peak District: Longshaw and Eastern Moors - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Estate Office, Longshaw Estate, Longshaw, Sheffield, S11 7TZ

Peak District: White Peak

National Trust property: Peak District: White Peak - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
White Peak Estate Office, Home Farm, Ilam, Ashbourne, DE6 2AZ

Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood

National Trust property: Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Sudbury, Ashbourne, DE6 5HT

The Old Manor

National Trust property: The Old Manor - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Norbury, Ashbourne, DE6 2ED

Treak Cliff Cavern: Home of Blue John Stone, Castleton, Derbys S33 8WP

An Underground Wonderland of rocks, minerals and fossils. See the largest deposits of the unique mineral Blue John Stone still in situ, and the finest stalactites in the Peak District. Discover more in the Visitor Centre at the cavern Entrance. Marvel at the collections of rocks and ornamental Blue John in the museum... See more >
Treak Cliff Cavern, Buxton Road, Castleton, Hope Valley S33 8WP

TRIBE Bushcraft Centre

Discover TRIBE is a Derbyshire based Social Enterprise that aims to reconnect people of all ages with nature, using bushcraft as an engaging tool to learn about the natural world, the many uses of it, and why we should protect it... See more >
Holmesfield Park Wood, Holmesfield S18 7WA
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Things to do around Derbyshire

If you're planning a day out in Derbyshire, this charming county in South East England offers a wealth of activities for all ages. From historic sites to outdoor adventures, here are some delightful options:

1. Trace along winding Winnats Pass:
- Cutting through the green valleys of the Peak District National Park, the steep Winnats Pass is perfect for racing cyclists and adventurous trekkers. Explore numerous footpaths that offer different angles of this stunning pass. At its end, discover four tourist caves, with Speedwell Cavern being the most unusual. Descend over 100 steps to reach the flooded miners' tunnel and tour around impressive displays of fluorspar, stalactites, and stalagmites. Look out for the mysterious "bottomless pit" and other natural vertical shafts that seem like portals into other worlds.

2. Explore Poole’s Cavern:
- As far as underground adventures go, Poole’s Cavern is among the most fascinating things to do in Derbyshire and the Peak District. Nature has worked its magic over millions of years to produce vast limestone caverns, each adorned with crystal formations jutting from the walls. Take a guided tour through the "rooms" and learn about the caverns' extensive history. Don't miss the adjacent Buxton Country Park for woodland treks, zip wires, and aerial walkways.

3. Nibble at an original Bakewell Pudding:
- Have you ever had food so good that it's immortalized by name? The original Bakewell Pudding is one such delight. Visit the charming village of Bakewell and indulge in this sweet treat. Explore the picturesque streets, visit the historic Bakewell Old House Museum, and enjoy the view from the medieval Bakewell Bridge.

4. Visit the generational Renishaw Hall:
- Renishaw Hall, near Sheffield, is a historic country house with beautiful gardens. Explore the Italianate gardens, woodland walks, and the impressive hall itself. Don't miss the Sculpture Gallery, which houses a remarkable collection of contemporary art. It's a delightful blend of history, art, and natural beauty.

5. Celebrate the arts at Buxton International Festival:
- Buxton hosts an annual International Festival, celebrating music, opera, literature, and more. Enjoy performances in the stunning Buxton Opera House, explore the town's architecture, and immerse yourself in cultural events. It's a unique experience in the heart of the Peak District.

Remember, Derbyshire's mix of natural wonders, historic landmarks, and cultural events promises an unforgettable day out!