The National Tramway Museum, situated in the heart of the Derbyshire countryside is a world from a bygone age, where vintage trams transport visitors along cobbled streets, past enchanting buildings, and into breathtaking scenery.
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.
A unique hilltop Park set on top of a dramatic limestone gorge, amid great natural beauty. Journey in a state of the art cable car. Follow a guide underground to our spectacular showcaves. Explore over 60 acres of Wooded hillside.
The High Peak Trail is a 17.5 mile trail from High Peak Junction to Dowlow near Buxton. It lies a mile to the south east of Cromford village in the beautiful Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.
Cycle Route: High Peak Junction, Cromford to Dowlow
Derbyshire, DE4 3AT, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01629 761103, www.visitpeakdistrict.com
On the busy A6 road mid-way between Buxton and Derby, once famed for its hydros and spa treatments, Matlock is a bustling commercial centre for the Derbyshire Dales. Matlock is a good base for touring the many local attractions.
Derbyshire, DE4 3NR, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01629 760645, www.visitpeakdistrict.com
Developed as one of the country's first tourist destinations, it retains much of the character and interest that impressed early visitors. 1.5 miles south of the town of Matlock, on the busy A6, Matlock Bath is set in the beautiful gorge.
Derbyshire, DE5 3BT, (5 miles, 8kms), www.visitambervalley.com
Aldercar is an old area of what is now a joint parish with Langley Mill - it is hard to know where one starts and the other finishes. Today, the administrative parish is named Aldercar & Langley Mill.
Derbyshire, DE55 7BD, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 01773 841485
Alfreton is a small market town about 14 miles north north east of Derby. Legend has it that the town takes its name from Alfred the Great, there is however no proof of this.
Alport Lane, Ashley Hay, Belper, DE56 2DQ, (3 miles, 4kms), Tel: 01909 486411
Alport Heights is a hill near Wirksworth in Derbyshire. It is a popular picnic site, since it has extensive views to the South, and is the first hill over 1,000 ft within easy reach of Derby, it is in the care of the National Trust.
Derbyshire, DE56 2ES, (2 miles, 4kms), Tel: 01773 841485
Ambergate is a small village between Belper and Matlock. The main Derby to Matlock Road (A6) goes through the village and runs parallel with the beautiful River Derwent.
Matlock Road, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1BE, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01773 570222, Email, www.ambervalley.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/parks-and-gardens.aspx#
The unique Belper River Gardens are situated at a point where the River Derwent is at its widest.
An attractive village rising up the hillside, half a mile north of Wirksworth. Sheltered below Barrel Edge, there are some magnificent panoramic views from Bolehill. The village looks to its larger neighbour Wirksworth for its' facilities.
Brackenfield was probably originally known as 'Brackenthwaite' meaning a bracken clearing. Today it is a scattered village centred around the very large Village Green. Well dressings are held here at the end of May.
Derbyshire, DE4 5DF, (1 miles, 2kms), Tel: 01773 841485, Email
Crich is a pretty Derbyshire village on the edge of the Derbyshire Dales. It is the home of the Crich Tramway Village and Crich Stand - the memorial to the Worcesteshire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment.
In December 2001, the Derwent Valley Mills became inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This international designation confirms the outstanding importance of the area as the birthplace of the factory system. Location Cromford - Derby.
Dethick is a small village comprising of a church, a farm and a few other buildings. The village dates back many centuries. The family of Anthony Babington, a keen supporter of Mary Queen of Scots, inherited the estate from the Dethicks.
We operate tourist passenger services between Wirksworth and Idridgehay (3½ miles) and Ravenstor (½ mile up a 1 in 27 incline) using Diesel Multiple Units and sone Steam services
Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3NN, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01629 761252
Eyam Moor is the location for one freestanding and two embanked stone circles.
Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3AP, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01629 761377, Email, www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/leisure-a-culture/parks-a-open-spaces/hall-leys-park-matlock
Hall Leys Park is officially one of the best in the UK after being awarded its fourth consecutive Green Flag Award in July 2011.
Derbyshire, DE56 2HU, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01773 841485
Heage is a scattered village lying between the larger towns of Ripley and Belper. The village ls in two main parts, Heage itself, and Nether Heage (or formerly High Heage and Low Heage).