Derbyshire, a gem nestled in the heart of England, beckons with its breathtaking landscapes and rich history. From the rolling hills of the Peak District to the enchanting charm of its market towns, Derbyshire offers an unforgettable experience. Nature enthusiasts will find solace in the vast expanses of the Peak District National Park. Lace up your boots and embark on scenic hikes, discovering rugged peaks, serene lakes, and picturesque valleys. The park's beauty changes with the seasons, showcasing a vibrant tapestry of colours. Looking for a lodge or holiday park with a little more wow factor, then why not check out our selection of holiday parks with hot tubs, or even spoil yourself by booking a luxury lodge? Situated in tranquil locations you can sit back, relax and enjoy some quality me time with your loved ones.
Gulliver’s Kingdom is the perfect family day out in Derbyshire, with rides and attractions for all ages. From roller coasters and log flume rides to Ferris wheels and carousels, there’s no shortage of attractions. Visit the stagecoach saloon and animal barn in Western World, and learn about prehistoric life at Dinosaur Kingdom. Special events are held during the holidays, meaning kids can experience Christmas, New Year, Easter and a host of other celebrations with special rides and attractions in the park.
For history buffs, Derbyshire presents a treasure trove of ancient wonders. Explore the imposing ruins of Peveril Castle, perched atop a hill, and immerse yourself in the stories of its medieval past. Don't miss the majestic Chatsworth House, a stately home filled with art, history, and impressive gardens. Derbyshire's market towns, such as Bakewell and Buxton, exude old-world charm. Stroll through cobbled streets, visit local markets, and indulge in delicious regional delicacies like the famous Bakewell pudding.
Be transported into the past with a trip to Crich Tramway Village. An open-air museum that brings the history of transport to life, there’s no shortage of things to see and do. The Great Exhibition Hall and Stephenson Discovery Centre are full of vintage vehicles and exhibits that detail the development and artistry behind a hundred years of trams. The recreated period street lets you enjoy a traditional pub, and tea room, and buy retro treats from a vintage sweet shop. Take to the woodland walk and sculpture trail to explore the surrounding nature, and relax with a picnic while taking in views of Derwent Valley.