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Derbyshire Visitor Guide for 2018


Derbyshire Guide 2018

Derbyshire visitor information guide for 2018, with accommodation, attractions, events, activities and much more to help make your stay a memorable one.

Events in Derbyshire to look forward to in 2018

Snowdrops at Hopton Hall 1 Feb - 4 Mar 2018

Royal Shrovetide Football at Ashbourne Tue 13th Feb - Wed 14th Feb>See Ashbourne Town Guide for more information on Ashbourne in Derbyshire

Dodson & Horrell Chatsworth International Horse Trials on 11 - 13 May 2018

Tissington Well Dressing 10th - 16st May 2018

More Derbyshire for 2018 events on the Events Calendar

Whatever the season, the countryside fills with new life. What better place to experience this than in Derbyshire and the Peak District where nature meets you at every turn. Get out on your bike, take your running shoes and just go, fly a kite, or just take a walk through the beautiful Derbyshire Dales or on the Gritstone Edges of the Peak.

Curbar Edge in Winter

Derbyshire and the Peak District offers opportunities for many types of outdoor activity. An extensive network of public footpaths and numerous long-distance trails , as well as large open-access areas, are available for hillwalking and hiking. Bridleways are commonly used by mountain bikers, as well as horse riders.

What to See - Places to Visit in Derbyshire

Places to visit in 2018 - There are hundreds of attractions to visit from Country houses and serene gardens to theme parks, from World Heritage Sites and industrial heritage to museums and galleries. Something for all - See Attractions.

Some Top Attractions

View of the river derwent and chatsworth house

Chatsworth House



Crich Tramway Museum

Carsington Water

Kedleston Hall


Rosliston Forestry Centre

Haddon Hall

Derwent Valley Mills

Matlock Bath

For photographs from the various attractions see Derbyshire Photographs

Sailing and other water sports at Carsington Water
Sailing at Carsington Water

Walking in Derbyshire and the Peak District
Walking in the Peak District

Derbyshire caters for nearly every kind of sport, from rock climbing and pot holing to fly fishing and canoeing on waters surrounded by beautiful scenery For more details see Activities

Eating out in Derbyshire - Restaurants and Pub Food in Derbyshire

Restaurants in Derbyshire

Dining out is easy because the region has a huge variety of restaurants serving all kinds of food, from traditional old English to Mediterranean and Eastern cuisine. There is always something different to taste.
Many restaurants use quality, locally sourced ingredients. Chefs can often be found leading cooking demonstrations at local shows and country fairs helping to illustrate and promote the quality of local produce. See Restaurants

Pub Food in Derbyshire

Most pubs most serve some form of food these days and of course there are many hundreds of pubs in the region. See Pub Food

Where to stay in Derbyshire

We invite you to take a break and book an affordable holiday in Derbyshire , escape for a few days or for a long holiday. The area offers a great holiday destination, where you can find an abundance of wonderful attractions and acvtivities which are sure to delight all members of your family. There are hundreds of fine cottages, hotels and b&b's to stay in and many fine places to dine and drink in, dotted around the many towns and villages in the area.

Why not book yourself a short holiday, escape the pressures of everyday life and spend some time recharging your batteries. Don't delay, come and stay.

See Holiday Accommodation

Wherever you choose to stay you can be sure of a warm welcome and great service.

Films and film locations

Many visitors both English and from abroad come to the area to visit the locations of the many costume dramas, block busters and other films made in the region. See Films and film locations

Wedding information and venues throughout Derbyshire at Weddings

Photo Losehill House Hotel , spa , aonference and wedding venue at Hope
Losehill House Hotel wedding venue with Win Hill backdrop

For a full list of Derbyshire Towns and villages see Towns and villages


Derby is the UK's most central city benefiting from the best of both worlds - a great cultural base situated in the East Midlands on the edge of the Peak District National park. Derby has much to attract the visitor with its excellent shopping facilities, musuems, galleries , theatres, parks, a vibrant café culture as well plenty of nightlife making this destination lively and modern.

More information on Derby including where to stay , attractions and events at The Derby Guide

Facts and figures about Derbyshire
Holiday accommodation in Derbyshire - Where to stay for your Holiday
Places to Visit in Derbyshire - Derbyshire Attractions
 What activities are available in Derbyshire and in the Peak District or What to do on holiday in Derbyshire
What on or what is happening throughout the year in Derbyshire
Derbyshire Weddings - Getting married in Derbyshire

Holiday Accommodation in Derbyshire

Near Matlock - Luxury self-catering Pinelodges near Matlock in  Derbyshire

Luxury self-catering Pinelodges near Ashbourne in  Derbyshire

Holiday cottages in Derbyshire and the Peak District

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