Allestree Park is exceptionally scenic and comprises a mixture of woodland and open parkland. There is a pets corner with rabbits, sheep, ducks, hens and peacocks. Theres a fishing lake, scenic walks and golf course.
Derbyshire, DE21, (0.2 miles, 0.4kms), Tel: 01332 256201
This is a picturesque old village surrounded by woodland. The old hall has served as both a pub and a cob-shop. Breadsall made the headlines in 1914 when local suffragettes outraged the nation by setting the church on fire.
A popular unspoilt spot ideal for picnicking and relaxation just a short walk from the city centre. Darley Park houses the stunning National Collection of Hydrangea as well as a delightful butterfly garden.
Derby - the heart of Britain, where 2,000 years of history and the birthplace of industry sit comfortably with a vibrant contemporary culture. A place where a proud tradition of looking forward is balanced with its ancient heritage.
Discover the beauty and heritage of Derbyshire's River Derwent by following the Derwent Valley Heritage Way. This is a 55-mile walk along the Derwent Valley from Ladybower Reservoir to Journey's end is at Derwent Mouth.
Walk Route: Ladybower to Shardlow
Borrowash Road, Elvaston, Derby, DE72 3EP, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01332 571342, www.derbyshire.gov.uk
Elvaston Castle Country Park has over 200 acres of woodland, parkland and formal gardens to explore. At the heart of the park is the Castle. Due to it's need for restoration, the Castle is only occasionally open to visitors.
Findern is a tranquil village situated about 8 miles west of Derby. It has a traditional village green, originally with a duck pond, overlooked by All Saints Parish Church (which was built in 1864-4), the Post Office, shops and cottages.
Derbyshire, DE21 5EQ, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01332 256201
Little Eaton is surrounded by moors and woodland which offer attractive views over the Derwent Vale, inspiring at least one local artist, James Preston to recapture it in oils and water colour.
Derbyshire, NG10, (0.2 miles, 0.4kms), Tel: 01
Long Eaton, situated 8 miles east of Derby, has a history that goes back earlier than the 7th century. It lies close to the River Trent and straddles Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire
Derby, DE22, (0.2 miles, 0.4kms), Tel: 01332 255802
A suburb of Derby
Derby, DE3 5DA, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01332 255802, Email
Located to the west of the city of Derby. Records of the settlement that became the village of Mickleover (Mikel Urfa) go back to Saxon times.
Derby, DE72 3RJ, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01332 255802
Ockbrook is an attractive, quiet village, the old part of Ockbrook was established by the Anglo Saxons, around the 6th century, and a new part, the Moravian Settlement was founded in 1750, It is one of only three in the country.
Derbyshire, NG10, (0.2 miles, 0.4kms), Tel: 01332 256201
Sandiacre is a town in the Borough of Erewash in Derbyshire, in the East Midlands region of England adjoining the border with Nottinghamshire.