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Arkwright Centre Craft Fair 21st April

Join us at the Arkwright Centre Chesterfield for our Craft fair, featuring over 25 stalls full of local crafts,... See more >
Arkwright Centre Craft Fair, Hardwick Drive, Arkwright town, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S44 5BS
Today

26 Stiles Road - Open Garden for NGS

26 Stiles Road - Open Garden for NGS A small town garden full of surprises. New for 2024 Tulip display. Pass through our ever growing wisteria tunnel and..... See more >
26 Stiles Road, Derby DE24 0PG
Today, Sun 12 May

Wildlife Walk: The Bird Life of Haddon Medieval Park

Join BBC Springwatch’s bird expert Jack Baddams in a Bird Walk in Haddon Medieval Park. The Medieval Park at Haddon..... See more >
Haddon Hall, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1LA
Today

Willington Floating Market

The Roving Canal Traders Association are excited to announce they are holding an floating market on the towpath of the... See more >
Trent & Mersey Canal, Willington, Derbyshire DE65 6BP
Today

Yew Tree Bungalow - Open Garden for NGS

Yew Tree Bungalow - Open Garden for NGS Plants womens ½ acre cottage style garden on a slope created by the present owners over 30 years. Many mixed borders..... See more >
Yew Tree Bungalow, Matlock DE4 5FD
Today

Circus CORTEX a Masquerade at Bakewell

Circus CORTEX a Masquerade at Bakewell Come along and witness a unique, fun for all the family performance. 5 Star review from all locations!... See more >
Bakewell Showground Agricultural Way Lowedges DE45 1AH
Today and Mon 22 Apr
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The Paddock - Open Garden for NGS

The Paddock - Open Garden for NGS ½ acre garden incorporating small formal garden, stream and koi filled pond. Stone path over bridge, up some steps,..... See more >
The Paddock, Chesterfield S41 8LZ
Today

Dronfield Heritage Trust - Open Garden for NGS

Dronfield Heritage Trust - Open Garden for NGS The garden is part of the Dronfield heritage centre, situated in the grounds of the original manor house of Dronfield... See more >
Dronfield Heritage Trust, Dronfield S18 1PX
Today

FREE taster session with the Chesterfield Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Chesterfield Rock Choir If you are pondering whether there is a 'pop or gospel choir near me' then you may be interested in the... See more >
Whittington Moor Methodist Church, Scarsdale Road, Chesterfield S41 8NA
Mon 22 Apr, Mon 29 Apr, Mon 20 May, Sat 25 May, Mon 3 Jun

Join our choir in Duffield for a FREE taster session

Join our choir in Duffield for a FREE taster session If you are pondering whether there is a 'pop or gospel choir near me' then you may be interested in the... See more >
Holbrook Cof E Primary School, Belper, Moorside Lane, Belper DE56 0TW
Tue 23 Apr, Tue 30 Apr, Tue 21 May, Tue 11 Jun

FREE taster session with the Mickleover Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Mickleover Rock Choir If you are pondering whether there is a 'pop or gospel choir near me' then you may be interested in the... See more >
St John The Evangelist Church, Devonshire Drive, Mickleover, Derby DE3 9HT
Tue 23 Apr, Tue 30 Apr, and more dates until Tue 18 Jun

Brierley Farm - Open Garden for NGS

Brierley Farm - Open Garden for NGS This hillside site features a 2 acre garden and 3 acre woodland with paths, with a bridge over a stream connecting the... See more >
Brierley Farm, Chesterfield S45 0HS
Wed 24 Apr, Wed 12 Jun

FREE taster session with the Marple/New Mills Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Marple/New Mills Rock Choir If you are wanting to find a local choir to join you'll find a warm welcome with us in the Rock Choir... See more >
Spring Bank Arts Centre, Spring Bank, New Mills, High Peak SK22 4BH
Wed 24 Apr, Wed 15 May, Wed 22 May, Wed 12 Jun

The West End Jazz Band

The West End Jazz Band play traditional Dixieland Jazz every last Wednesday evening. See more >
The Horse and Groom, 48 Elm Street, Derby. DE1 3HN
Wed 24 Apr, Wed 22 May

Bakewell Food Festival

On the weekend of April 27th to 28th the streets of Bakewell will be at the centre of all things delicious as the... See more >
Bakewell Town Centre DE45
Sat 27 Apr and Sun 28 Apr
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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!