Derbyshire is a county of contrasts. Whilst much of its acreage is devoted to the breath-taking scenery of the Peak District National Park, woven into this landscape are attractive towns and villages offering opportunities to connect with history, industry, nature, craftsmanship and the arts.
Stand in the footsteps of actress Keira Knightley and gaze across the Pennine hills whilst dreaming of your own 'Mr Darcy'. Take a ride back in time on a vintage tram. Tuck into breakfast on the top of a mountain as the sun rises. There are hundreds of new memories waiting to be made.
Whatever your purpose or passion, Derbyshire and the wider Peak District will cater for it. Our guides below are a great starting point to discovering everything the area has to offer.
Across the Peak District
From mills and monuments to cathedrals and cable cars; Derbyshire is a treasure-trove for those who love to time-travel into the past.
Outdoor and mindfulness
Whether you're a serious climber or a Sunday stroller seeking fresh air and a stirring view, the Peak District offers a many opportunities to clear the mind and move the body.
The Derbyshire Dales are home to many talented producers of food and drink, art and industry. Visit their shops and studios to see them in action.
Bucket list ticking experiences that will live on in your memory forever.
Holidays or weekends away create time for families to come together, without the pressures of deadlines, school runs or schedules. These family-focused attractions provide fun for the whole family, and the opportunity for great memories to be made in the process.
On our doorstep
Chatsworth is blessed with interesting neighbours. Explore the sights and shops of historic Bakewell or head to Hassop and join the Monsal Trail.
Find out more about visiting Derbyshire and the Peak District:
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