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  • Friar Gate Ghost Walk at DerbySat 21 Mar 2015Friar Gate Ghost Walk begins from and ends at Derby Gaol, we set off on a tour featuring stories of ghosts, executions, hauntings, and murders.
    Leek Food and Drink FestivalSat 21 - Sun 22 Mar 2015Leek Food & Drink Festival will be held throughout the town centre of Leek; pubs, cafes, boutique shops, along the main shopping street, linking into the historic 800 year old market place at the heart of the town & indoor Victorian market.
    Techno Tyro's Over 50's Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 2 - Tue 31 Mar 2015Exhibition of original digital artwork by Techno Tyros Over 50's in the Coffee Shop.
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  • Leek Food and Drink FestivalSat 21 - Sun 22 Mar 2015Leek Food & Drink Festival will be held throughout the town centre of Leek; pubs, cafes, boutique shops, along the main shopping street, linking into the historic 800 year old market place at the heart of the town & indoor Victorian market.
    Techno Tyro's Over 50's Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 2 - Tue 31 Mar 2015Exhibition of original digital artwork by Techno Tyros Over 50's in the Coffee Shop.
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07 March 2015 to 07 March 2015

Friar Gate Ghost Walk at DerbySat 7 Mar 2015Friar Gate Ghost Walk begins from and ends at Derby Gaol, we set off on a tour featuring stories of ghosts, executions, hauntings, and murders.

09 March 2015 to 09 March 2015

Friar Gate Ghost Walk at DerbyMon 9 Mar 2015Friar Gate Ghost Walk begins from and ends at Derby Gaol, we set off on a tour featuring stories of ghosts, executions, hauntings, and murders.

10 March 2015 to 10 March 2015

City Centre Ghost Walk at DerbyTue 10 Mar 2015Starting from the The Bell Inn in Sadlergate, explore Derby's haunted and gory past on the City Centre Ghostwalk. Prepare for tales of the Black Death, brutal murders, and hauntings.

13 March 2015 to 13 March 2015

Sprited Supper with Richard Felix at Marriott Breadsall Priory HotelFri 13 Mar 2015New exclusive event to Breadsall Priory, come and join "Richard for dinner and learn about the ghosts of Breadsall. Limited spaces available

18 March 2015 to 18 March 2015

City Centre Ghost Walk at DerbyWed 18 Mar 2015Starting from the The Bell Inn in Sadlergate, explore Derby's haunted and gory past on the City Centre Ghostwalk. Prepare for tales of the Black Death, brutal murders, and hauntings.

18 March 2015 to 18 March 2015

Friar Gate Ghost Walk at DerbyWed 18 Mar 2015Friar Gate Ghost Walk begins from and ends at Derby Gaol, we set off on a tour featuring stories of ghosts, executions, hauntings, and murders.

21 March 2015 to 21 March 2015

Friar Gate Ghost Walk at DerbySat 21 Mar 2015Friar Gate Ghost Walk begins from and ends at Derby Gaol, we set off on a tour featuring stories of ghosts, executions, hauntings, and murders.

21 March 2015 to 22 March 2015

Leek Food and Drink FestivalSat 21 - Sun 22 Mar 2015Leek Food & Drink Festival will be held throughout the town centre of Leek; pubs, cafes, boutique shops, along the main shopping street, linking into the historic 800 year old market place at the heart of the town & indoor Victorian market.

26 March 2015 to 26 March 2015

City Centre Ghost Walk at DerbyThu 26 Mar 2015Starting from the The Bell Inn in Sadlergate, explore Derby's haunted and gory past on the City Centre Ghostwalk. Prepare for tales of the Black Death, brutal murders, and hauntings.

26 March 2015 to 26 March 2015

Friar Gate Ghost Walk at DerbyThu 26 Mar 2015Friar Gate Ghost Walk begins from and ends at Derby Gaol, we set off on a tour featuring stories of ghosts, executions, hauntings, and murders.

26 March 2015 to 26 March 2015

Swadlincote Farmers' & Producers' Market at Swadlincote MarketThu 26 Mar 2015You are invited to come along and see what is on offer from our local producers, see what is Grown, Raised, Made, Brewed, Pickled, Bottled, Baked or Caught within 35 miles of The National Forest. Free Entry & Free Parking in Swadlincote

28 March 2015 to 28 March 2015

Easter & Spring Activities with the RSPB at Peak Shopping VillageSat 28 Mar 2015Easter & Spring Activities with the RSPB Fun learning and activities from the nature experts

29 March 2015 to 29 March 2015

Belper Antique, Vintage & Collecters Fair at Belper Leisure CentreSun 29 Mar 2015We are pleased to announce the new indoor Antique, Vintage & Collectors Fairs at Belper Leisure Centre, where we will have up to 50 stalls.

30 March 2015 to 30 March 2015

Wanted, At Cromford, Children Of All Ages at Arkwright's Cromford MillsMon 30 Mar 2015The Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site Discovery Days. What was it like to live and work in Richard Arkwright's Cromford? Step back in time and learn about the jobs in the mills and the way of life of both children and adults.

02 March 2015 to 31 March 2015

Techno Tyro's Over 50's Exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery MuseumMon 2 - Tue 31 Mar 2015Exhibition of original digital artwork by Techno Tyros Over 50's in the Coffee Shop.

Featured Attraction

Conkers Adventure in the National Forest

Swadlincote 01283 216633

A full day of adventures,1 20 acres of discovery in the National Forest. The enchanted Forest indoor adventure, the 450m barefoot walk the Conkerchoo Two Train.

 
 

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Visit Accessible Derbyshire
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  • Underground at Poole's Cavern & Country Park
  • Alton Towers
  • Tree Top Adventure at Go Ape

Family Fun Attractions

There's a huge variety of thngs to do in the Peak District and Derbyshire, with visitor attractions to keep everyone entertained - something for everyone to enjoy! Why not take a cable car ride at the Heights of Abraham, with sweeping views that you'll never forget. Go Ape on a high wire adventure course in the treetops, take a spectacular subterranean journey in one of our famous caverns or for the thrill seekers, drop into Oblivion at Alton Towers.

Family fun at Go Ape Tree Top AdventureSwinging through the canopy, wiping out at the bottom of zip wires and going on an adventure brings the family together like nothing else!
Visit The Heights of AbrahamTake a cable car ride with sweeping views that you'll never forget, plus two show caverns to explore, exhibitions, picnic and play areas.
Visit Alton Towers

More Family Fun Ideas

Escape to the Alton Towers Resort

Alton Towers Resort

Alton Towers area

Alton Towers Resort is Britain’s Greatest Escape and home to the UK’s favourite theme park with endless family fun and ground-breaking rollercoasters, fabulous hotels, splash-tastic waterpark, extraordinary golf and superb spa.

Home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire

Chatsworth

Chatsworth

Chatsworth is renowned for the quality of its art, landscape and hospitality. Home of the Cavendish family since the 1550s, it has evolved through the centuries to reflect the tastes, passions and interests of succeeding generations.

Come and see our 17 species of owls

Chestnut Centre Otter, Owl & Wildlife

High Peak

Stroll through the deer meadow and join the Nature Trail to see 4 species of otters including the endanged Giant otter from South America, 15 species of owls, foxes, pine marten, Scottish wildcats, polecats etc.

Conkers Adventures in the National Forest

Conkers

Swadlincote

A full day of adventures,1 20 acres of discovery in the National Forest. The enchanted Forest indoor adventure, the 450m barefoot walk the Conkerchoo Two Train.

Enjoy The Drop Tower!

Gulliver's

Matlock Bath

With more than 40 rides & attractions aimed at children aged 2-13 years, Gulliver's provides the complete family entertainment experience. Fun & adventure with Gully Mouse, Dora the explorer, Diego and The Lost World.

Heage Windmill

Heage Windmill

Ripley (Derbyshire)

Built in 1797 and restored in 2002, Heage Windmill is a Grade II listed building and is the only working, stone-towered, multi-sailed windmill in England. See www.heagewindmill.co.uk

Highfields Happy Hens

Highfields Happy Hens

Derby

Highfields Happy Hens is an open farm set within the beautiful South Derbyshire countryside. Runner up in the 2011 National Farm Attraction Award Category C. All the fun of the farm at your finger tips!

Meerkats at Matlock Farm Park

Matlock Farm Park

Matlock

Set in part of a 600 acre working farm, the Park provides a great day out with varied activities for all the family and offers hours of fun and learning. Meet the animals, try out the Adventure Playground or have a go on the Go-Kart Track.

Pavilion Gardens

The Pavilion Gardens

Buxton

A wonderful Grade 2 Listed Building with 23 acres of beautiful Victorian landscaped gardens, in the centre of Buxton, on the banks of the River Wye.

Girl and snake at the Tropical Butterfly House

Tropical Butterfly House

Sheffield

Discover a wild family day out, catch a glimpse into a faraway world and make friends with animals great and small. Meet the residents of Meerkat Mansion, wander among free-flying birds, bats & butterflies and see amazing falconry displays.

The Mansion

Tatton Park (NT)

Knutsford

Mansion with 50-acre garden, traditional working farm, Tudor manor-house, 1,000-acre deer park and children's adventure playground. National Trust.