Places to Visit , Things to See & do


Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire is an architecturally significant country house from the Elizabethan era, a leading example of the Elizabethan prodigy house. Built between 1590 and 1597 for Bess of Hardwick, it was designed by the architect Robert Smythson, an exponent of the Renaissance style View Site

Matlock Bath cable cars rising from the valley floor, the observation cars transport you in comfort and safety, allowing stunning views of the Derwent Valley and surrounding Peak District View Site

“Crich National Tramway Museum, this attraction offers a great family day out with vintage tram rides. Visit the exhibitions, Woodland Walk and Sculpture Trail; Workshop viewing gallery, café, pub and shops for a step back in time and memorable.

Heights of Abraham Take a spectacular cable car ride , an award-winning hilltop park. Your cable car ticket gives you free admission to all the facilities at the top, including 60 acres of landscaped grounds, exhibition areas, woodland walks, and two famous show caverns with guided tours, audio visual effects and remarkable stories to tell.

Barrow Hill Roundhouse Railway Museum and Engine Shed and last surviving working Roundhouse View Site

Chatsworth house is a Lavish stately home with noted art collection, plus a playground and farmyard in the lush grounds. View Site

Creswell Crags is one of the most important prehistoric archaeological sites in the UK. A limestone gorge, honeycombed with caves, it is also a well-loved beauty spot, and Site of Special Scientific Interest, with beautiful flora and varied wildlife. Church Hole cave contains engravings 13,000 years old, from the last Ice Age; Robin Hood Cave, the largest cave in the crags, contains more early modern ‘Witch Marks’ than any other single location in the UK. 

Clumber Park is a country park in The Dukeries near Worksop in the civil parish of Clumber and Hardwick, Nottinghamshire, England. The estate, which was the seat of the Pelham-Clintons, Dukes of Newcastle, was purchased by the National Trust in 1946. It is listed Grade I on the Register of Historic Parks and

Old Bakewell is a market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, known for Bakewell pudding. It lies on the River Wye, 15 miles south-west of Sheffield. It is the largest settlement and only town within the boundaries of the Peak District National Park.

Here is a selection of other places to visit, where you can have a great day out or simply stop for a local pint in the pub or a delicious afternoon tea, or refuel after a nice long walk :