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Things To See & Do

From countryside walks and scenic trails to award-winning attractions and quaint country villages, there are endless things to do in the Peak District and Derbyshire.

Things To See & Do in the Peak District & Derbyshire

If you're looking for great days out and the best things to do in the Peak District and Derbyshire, look no further. From stately homes and historic castles to show caverns, world-class heritage sites, distilleries and high-wire adventures, we have a host of unmissable attractions to keep the whole family entertained.

Get here by bus. Hop on, hop off the open-top Peak Sightseer bus service. Running at weekends until 24th December.

The Peak District and Derbyshire is of course well-known for its natural beauty, and no visit here is complete without spending some time in the great outdoors. Explore Britain's original National Park and discover beautiful cycling trails and walking routes for all abilities, or have a go with a hands-on experience such as climbing, caving and horse-riding. Find more great things to see and do in the Peak District and Derbyshire below.

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Great British Car Journey

Boasting a collection of 150+ modern British classics, Great British Car Journey tells the story of the rise and fall of the British motoring…


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Hoe Grange Gorgeous Glamping Pods and Gypsy…

Go glamping in style with stunning views of the Peak District countryside from your pillow. Spacious ensuite shower and every luxury you need for a…


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Haddon Hall

Take a step back in time and experience the wonder of Medieval and Elizabethan architecture as you explore Haddon Hall, one of the country’s most…


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Matlock Farm Park

Come on down to Matlock Farm Park, the ideal place for families to visit to enjoy the fresh air and have fun with our friendly animals.


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Chesterfield Canal – Tapton Lock Visitor Centre

The Chesterfield Canal is a beautiful waterway, an oasis of calm in the busy market town.


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myGuidedWalks

Award winning private bespoke guiding, walking and nature based experience days, group walks and navigation training across the Peak District and…


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Gulliver’s Valley Theme Park

Gulliver’s Valley Resort opened in 2020 and is located next to Rother Valley Country Park in South Yorkshire. Discover rides and attractions designed…


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The National Stone Centre

Telling the story of stone; the National Stone Centre (NSC) is a 40 acre site on the edge of the Peak District featuring 330 million year old…


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The Pavilion Gardens

The Gardens are enjoyed by over 500,000 people every year. The combination of walks, lakes, play areas and miniature train ensure that they remain a…


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High Peak Junction Visitor Centre – Cromford Canal

Discover some of the oldest surviving railway workshops in the world, from the former Cromford and High Peak Railway and step back in time with the…


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Thornbridge Estate

Thornbridge Hall is a Grade II listed stately home in the heart of the Peak District. It is surrounded by 12 acres of quintessentially English…


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Chatsworth Garden

Chatsworth is welcoming visitors with more than 50,000 new flowering perennials, shrubs and trees as well as a huge, new stone sculpture called…


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