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    ILLUSTRATION OF THE PEAK DISTRICT VISITOR GUIDE

    PLAN YOUR PERFECT TRIP...


    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.

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    Our Seven Wonders


    Read all about out our Seven Wonders of the Peak District & Derbyshire for the modern day! From Chatsworth to Hardwick, Bakewell Pudding to Blue John stone.

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    Great days out!


    The summer holidays are here again and this is the perfect place to find your next adventure! From castles to caverns and cable cars, the Peak District & Derbyshire has something for your little explorers to enjoy this summer.

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    join us on a grand tour


    The Grand Tour is the formative cultural experience of the 18th century traveller – made modern day. It invites you to view the treasures of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire through the eyes of today’s leading artists.

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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.

  • Walking holidays

    Take a breath


    With nearly 2,000 miles of rights of way and 65 miles of traffic-free trails you can walk, cycle, ride or climb to your heart's content. Start your adventure here overlooking the Derwent Valley.

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    SPECTACULAR


    There's so much to do, you’re spoilt for choice. Scale the Heights of Abraham at Matlock Bath or delve the depths of Poole's Cavern at Buxton ~ there is something for all the family in the Peak District & Derbyshire.
  • Eroica Britannia

    TAKE A SEAT


    Be our guest at some of England's most unique events such as Eroica Britannia, where retro clad cyclists pit their might against three ciruclar routes all ending in the beautiful market town of Bakewell, and that's when the party really gets started!

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What's On This Month

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  • Benedict Drew at QUADSat 27 Jun - Sun 6 Sep 2015This exhibition of new work by artist Benedict Drew will question different modes of learning and the power and privilege of the acquisition of knowledge.
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  • Benedict Drew at QUADSat 27 Jun - Sun 6 Sep 2015This exhibition of new work by artist Benedict Drew will question different modes of learning and the power and privilege of the acquisition of knowledge.
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  • Benedict Drew at QUADSat 27 Jun - Sun 6 Sep 2015This exhibition of new work by artist Benedict Drew will question different modes of learning and the power and privilege of the acquisition of knowledge.
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  • Benedict Drew at QUADSat 27 Jun - Sun 6 Sep 2015This exhibition of new work by artist Benedict Drew will question different modes of learning and the power and privilege of the acquisition of knowledge.
    Chatsworth Country FairFri 4 - Sun 6 Sep 2015For a true taste of the very best the countryside has to offer, there's nowhere quite like the annual Country Fair here at Chatsworth.
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05 September 2015 to 06 September 2015

Cavalier Horsemanship at Bolsover CastleSat 5 - Sun 6 Sep 2015Witness expert horsemen in flamboyant 17th century costume put horses through their paces to baroque music in the spectacular surroundings of the Riding School at Bolsover Castle. Shows at 11am, 1pm and 3pm.

27 June 2015 to 06 September 2015

Benedict Drew at QUADSat 27 Jun - Sun 6 Sep 2015This exhibition of new work by artist Benedict Drew will question different modes of learning and the power and privilege of the acquisition of knowledge.

04 September 2015 to 06 September 2015

Chatsworth Country FairFri 4 - Sun 6 Sep 2015For a true taste of the very best the countryside has to offer, there's nowhere quite like the annual Country Fair here at Chatsworth.

05 September 2015 to 06 September 2015

Barlow Show-A Showing and Working Hunter Showcase at Bakewell ShowgroundSat 5 - Sun 6 Sep 2015Barlow Show on Bakewell Showground.

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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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Featured Events

Chatsworth Country Fair

Chatsworth Country Fair

Chatsworth

Fri 4 - Sun 6 Sep 2015

For a true taste of the very best the countryside has to offer, there's nowhere quite like the annual Country Fair here at Chatsworth.

Come at enjoy a leading rural arts festival

Wirksworth Festival

Wirksworth

Thu 10 - Sun 20 Sep 2015

Every September the historic market town of Wirksworth throws open its doors and warmly invites you to see great art in a truly wonderful place. Inspirational work from both international and local artists fill the streets and houses.

Chesterfield Well Dressing 2013

Chesterfield Well Dressing

Chesterfield

Sat 12 - Sat 19 Sep 2015

Chesterfield began well dressing in 1864 when the Town Pump in Market Place was decorated after a very dry summer. Blessing Service on Saturday 12 September 2015, 10 am at ‘Crooked Spire’ Church (S40 1XJ).

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Matlock Bath Illuminations

Matlock Bath

Sat 12 Sep - Sat 31 Oct 2015

The annual Matlock Bath Illuminations will run from 12th September to 31st October in 2015, with a lively entertainment programme on the bandstand in Derwent Gardens from 7pm every Saturday.

Firework Nights

Fireworks

Matlock Bath

Sat 19 - Sun 20 Sep 2015

On firework nights the boats will parade at 7.45 & 9.15pm. Clifftop firework displays will take place at 9pm.

Melbourne Arts Festival

Melbourne Festival - Art and Architecture Trail

Derby

Sat 19 - Sun 20 Sep 2015

Don't miss this opportunity to see 100 of the Midlands most talented artists in over 60 locations in the heart of this gem of a village! A Fantastic weekend for just £5! See Melbourne come alive in a blur of colour and activity.

Derby Feste 2014

Derby Feste

Derby

Fri 25 - Sat 26 Sep 2015

Derby City Centre will once again transform, for a ninth year, into a world-class festival site and, through a multitude of outdoor performance areas, act as the perfect platform to play host to Derby Festé 2015.

Firework Nights

Fireworks

Matlock Bath

Sat 26 Sep 2015

On firework nights the boats will parade at 7.45 & 9.15pm. Clifftop firework displays will take place at 9pm.

Firework Nights

Fireworks

Matlock Bath

Sat 3 Oct 2015

On firework nights the boats will parade at 7.45 & 9.15pm. Clifftop firework displays will take place at 9pm.

Firework Nights

Fireworks

Matlock Bath

Sat 10 Oct 2015

On firework nights the boats will parade at 7.45 & 9.15pm. Clifftop firework displays will take place at 9pm.

Firework Nights

Fireworks

Matlock Bath

Sat 17 Oct 2015

On firework nights the boats will parade at 7.45 & 9.15pm. Clifftop firework displays will take place at 9pm.

Scarefest

Scarefest

Alton Towers area

Sat 17 Oct - Sun 1 Nov 2015

With thrilling rollercoasters and terrifying scare mazes available to experience in the dark, and also spooktacular family entertainment; 2015 Scarefest promises to bring great entertainment for the whole family!

Firework Nights

Fireworks

Matlock Bath

Sat 24 Oct 2015

On firework nights the boats will parade at 7.45 & 9.15pm. Clifftop firework displays will take place at 9pm.

Illuminated Trams as night falls at Crich

Starlight Specials

Matlock

Mon 26 - Sat 31 Oct 2015

We are illuminating the site with special lighting effects and trams in the dark for our Starlight Special Week. Come along and celebrate Halloween on 31st October.

Enter Bolsover Castle if you dare!

Ghost Tours

Bolsover

Wed 28 Oct - Sat 28 Nov 2015

Join our eerie evening tour around Bolsover Castle and hear tales of dark deeds, ghostly apparitions and scary happenings. (Over 16s only).

Bolsover Castle at night

Creepy Castle at Night

Bolsover

Fri 30 - Sat 31 Oct 2015

Have you got what it takes to brave the castle after dark? Discover deadly deeds and freaky fun around every corner as residents past and present invite you into a terrfying world of tricks and treats at Bolsover Castle.

Firework Nights

Fireworks

Matlock Bath

Sat 31 Oct 2015

On firework nights the boats will parade at 7.45 & 9.15pm. Clifftop firework displays will take place at 9pm.

Fireworks at Alton Towers Resort

Ultimate Fireworks

Alton Towers area

Fri 6 - Sun 8 Nov 2015

Celebrate the end of the Theme Park season and enjoy a day of rides and entertainment, see a world class Fireworks show and then ride the rides afterwards in the dark!

Shrovetide Football

Royal Shrovetide Football

Ashbourne

Tue 9 - Wed 10 Feb 2016

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!

Shrovetide Football

Royal Shrovetide Football

Ashbourne

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!