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  • Autumn Inspiration

    Autumn Inspiration

    Autumn is a wonderful time of year to explore the Peak District & Derbyshire. Spend the days exploring and kicking up the leaves on a woodland walk followed by cosying up in the evening by a welcoming open fire.
  • Spooky Peaks!

    Halloween in the Peak District & Derbyshire

    There're loads of scary things to do for Halloween in the Peak District & Derbyshire- whether that be a family event or a full-on scarefest!

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    Order the Peak District & Derbyshire Guide today and discover a world of experiences on a short break this year. Enjoy a diverse range of scenery, great places to stay, eat and drink, with plenty things to see and do all within the Peak District & Derbyshire.

  • family walking through Calke Abbey gardens

    year of the english garden

    This year is the 300th birthday of Capability Brown, one of England's best known gardeners. To celebrate gardens throughout the country are showcasing their links to this great man, see ours here.

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    classic england

    A land of literary classics and spectacular stately homes. Chatsworth is the jewel amongst the abundance of treasure houses, English Heritage and National Trust properties in the Peak District & Derbyshire for you to discover.

  • Meet our photographers

    meet our photographers

    We are delighted and proud to work with a collection of some of the finest landscape photographers in the country who go out every day to capture wonderful pictures of the Peak District and Derbyshire. Meet them here and browse their outstanding collection of work.
  • Embrace winter

    Wrap up warm, brave the chill in the air and take a bracing walk in the winter landscape of the Peak District & Derbyshire.
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Welcome to the Peak District & Derbyshire

Visit the Peak District and Derbyshire. A world of contrasting natural beauty, with moors and dales, rivers, springs and caverns and at its heart the Peak District National Park, known and loved by millions for its breath-taking views, relaxation, inspiration and adventure. Spanning areas of Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Cheshire and Yorkshire in the heart of England and home to market townspretty villages, historic houses, famous attractions and hundreds of traditional events.


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Grand Tour

A Grand Tour of The Devonshire Collection


Sat 19 Mar - Sun 23 Oct 2016

From the Grand Tour of the 2nd Earl in the company of his tutor, the famous philosopher Thomas Hobbes, to Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire’s exile on the continent.

Cromford Mills

Discovery Days Festival


Sat 22 - Sun 30 Oct 2016

There’s so much to see and enjoy during the Discovery Days Festival held in the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site during the October half term break.

Firework Nights


Matlock Bath

Sat 22 Oct 2016

There's a fantastic firework display every Saturday evening from 17th September, which sees the skies around Matlock Bath lit up in multi-colours.

Scarefest at Alton Towers Resort


Alton Towers area

Fri 21 - Mon 31 Oct 2016

With thrilling rollercoasters and terrifying scare mazes available to experience in the dark, and spooktacular family entertainment; 2016 Scarefest at Alton Towers Resort promises to bring great entertainment for the whole family!

Illuminated Trams as night falls at Crich

Starlight Spectacular


Mon 24 - Sat 29 Oct 2016

A chance to ride the trams into the evening with special lighting effects and activities throughout the week.

Bakewell Christmas Weekend

Bakewell Christmas Weekend


Sat 26 - Sun 27 Nov 2016

Visitors are welcomed to this beautiful town and its traditional Christmas Market, where you will enjoy cultural entertainment and stroll around stalls nestled within the beautiful streets and marketplace.

Meet Santa in his Grotto

Waterside Winter Wonderland


Sat 3 - Sun 4 Dec 2016

Waterside Christmas Winter Wonderland is back again. Arrive at Waterside where Santa’s chief elf and his team of elves will lead you through the enchanted forest and the valley of Christmas lights to Santa’s woodland grotto.

Christmas at Cromford Mills

Family Fun-Christmas Weekend


Sat 10 - Sun 11 Dec 2016

A Christmas weekend for all the family. MEET SANTA . Tell him how good you’ve been this year and what you would like for Christmas.

Shrovetide Football

Royal Shrovetide Football


Tue 28 Feb - Wed 1 Mar 2017

Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football is a game played in the Derbyshire town of Ashbourne on Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday. Unlike a conventional football match the game is played over two eight hour periods with goals are 3 miles apart!

Walking in the Drone Valley

Chesterfield Area Walking Festival


Sat 6 - Sun 14 May 2017

Enjoy the Chesterfield area on foot on a guided walk through our pretty countryside. Most walks are free so there’s no excuse not to join us, and every excuse to have a pint at the end of several of them. Programmes available in January.