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    Welcome to Derby

    Dynamic yet compact, Derby is the ideal destination for a taste of friendly and cosmopolitan city life.

    With everything from designer and mainstream shopping and mouth-watering international cuisine to live entertainment and real ale pubs, it's a great place for a city break.

    Shop 'til you drop at the Derbion shopping centre, packed with more than 150 stores, including High Street favourites and designer and independent brands. Or head for the chic Cathedral Quarter to browse in designer boutiques and exclusive shops.

    Sample the world on a plate at everything from award-winning restaurants to bijou tea rooms and cafés. If you have a taste for real ale, slake your thirst at more than 120 real ale pubs, three microbreweries and two annual CAMRA beer festivals.

    See live entertainment ranging from music and comedy to musicals and drama at Derby Theatre, or for contemporary visual arts, film and media, head for cutting edge Derby QUAD.

    Experience the excitement of live football or take a tour at the impressive Pride Park Stadium, home of Derby County Football Club, or scare yourself silly on one of Derby's famous ghost walks, created by Most Haunted's Richard Felix.

    If you're keen on culture, Derby Cathedral is worth a look. Boasting a long association with the Dukes of Devonshire, it includes a magnificent monument to Bess of Hardwick, and is now the unlikely home of a family of peregrine falcons!

    Nearby Derby Museum and Art Gallery houses the largest collection of paintings by the city's 18th century landscape and portrait master Joseph Wright; the Silk Mill is home to the new Museum of Making; while a short distance from the city centre you can pay a visit to Royal Crown Derby, renowned for its luxury fine bone china, manufactured solely in England.

    In The Area




    Oaklands Country Lodges

    Three beautifully styled and smartly furnished timber lodges surrounded by an acre of peaceful landscaped grounds with a wildlife pond and fine…


    Elvaston Castle Country Park

    Elvaston Castle Country Park is truly magical and steeped in history. Its formal gardens and wider parkland still inspire and surprise today.

    River Derwent

    The River Derwent is 66 miles long and full of history- this river was once highly important to the Industrial Revolution.


    Pickford's House Museum

    A museum of Georgian life and historic costume built in 1769 - 70, displaying period room settings and costume exhibitions


    The Joiners Arms

    Homely pub serving a huge range of craft beers and gins and wood-fired pizza in old-timey surrounds.


    Museum of Making

    Celebrating the area’s rich history of innovation, the Museum of Making in the Derby Silk Mill.


    The Gallery

    Breakfast, brunch, lunch, Tapas and cocktails restaurant


    Derby Arena

    A 250m velodrome track and high-spec gym with indoor sports.


    Angelo's at The Kings head

    Fresh, authenic and relaxing Italian dining in the heart of Duffield. Offering a range of pasta, meat and vegetarian/vegan dishes all freshly…


    Denby Pottery Village

    Open all year round, Denby Pottery Village is next to the working Denby Pottery, set in a cobbled courtyard with award winning Home, Garden, Cookery…


    University of Derby

    This site offers a number of fantastic facilities including; a general shop, a book shop, an on-site hairdresser and a really good choice of cafes…


    Derby Cathedral

    With its story going back to the tenth century, fascinating historical monuments and thriving contemporary life, Derby Cathedral offers a unique…

    Our Great Itineraries

    City Heritage, Culture and Cocktails!

    Visit Derby, the UK’s most central city, with a rich history of creativity and making, a busy cultural calendar, a varied shopping offer and the…

    Events in Derby


    Christmas at Calke Abbey

    Make magical memories at Calke Abbey this Christmas. Family favourites are back this year with a special twist, making it the perfect place to…


    The Cathedral Quarter Christmas Grotto

    The Cathedral Quarter Christmas Grotto and Northern Lights Experience will transport you to a festive wonderland beyond your wildest imagination.


    St Helen's Church Christmas Tree Festival in…

    A festival of Christmas trees with over 40 community groups participating.

    Trails nearby

    Derby Heritage Walk

    Discover the southern gateway to the Derwent Valley Milld World Heritage Site.


    Special Offer

    Steak Sensation for Two | Friday & Saturday

    Featuring 16oz Walton Lodge steak, side dishes, and a bottle red wine, all for just £50.

    Special Offer

    Happy Hour | Half Price Cocktails

    Every Friday, between 4pm and 5pm, enjoy half price on selected cocktails.

    Villages nearby




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