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.
Derbyshire, DE4 3NR, (5 miles, 8kms), 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.
Nr Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 4HW, (1 miles, 2kms), Tel: 01629 583388
A tiny agricultural hamlet set in the remote White Peak uplands. Traces of a Roman road and the former route of the Cromford and High Peak Railway, now the High Peak Trail, run close to Aldwark.
A picturesque hamlet set in the glorious countryside of the White Peak. Just off the A515 north of Ashbourne, a narrow lane winds down to this peaceful little backwater. There is a cluster of houses and a lovely old church.
A tiny White Peak hamlet in an isolated location, somewhat overshadowed by its' limestone quarry. There are just a few farms and scattered cottages in the hamlet, which is all that remains of a larger medieval settlement.
A small village set high in the spectacular White Peak landscape. A very popular area with walkers. Just off the A515 midway between Ashbourne and Buxton, Biggin is typical of a White Peak village, running along a single street.
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.
A remote hill village in quiet limestone countryside, overlooking Havenhill Dale with Haven Hill to the south. The tiny cluster of limestone buildings here are grouped by the Elizabethan Bradbourne Hall and the noble church of All Saints.
Carsington, Ashbourne, DE6 1ST, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01629 540696, www.moretoexperience.co.uk
Carsington Water has everything you need for a great day out - and best of all most facilities are free! On site shops cater for everybody, these include our new outdoor clothes shop 'Water Rail'. The Gallery Cafe & Main Sail Restaurant.
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
High up on the limestone plateau, there are some stunning views from this small village. Elton developed around lead mining and agriculture and both are still in evidence. Mining may have gone, but the surrounding area is rich in remnants.
A charming village on the Bentley Brook bisected by the Ashbourne to Buxton road. Many people pass through Fenny Bentley, 2 miles north of Ashbourne, going elsewhere, but it is a rewarding little place to stop for a while.
Derbyshire Dales, SK17 0DY, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 0845 833 0970
Friden is a hamlet in the civil parish of Hartington Nether Quarter, Derbyshire, England. It is located 11 miles south-east of Buxton just off the Newhaven to Cromford Via Gellia road and lies within the Peak District National Park.
A small hamlet at a junction of roads set in the limestone country of the White Peak. 3 miles west of Cromford, most peoples pass through Grangemill on the way elsewhere on one of the five roads that all meet here.
A tiny, remote hamlet set in glorious dales scenery. Gratton is really a group of scattered farms and isolated cottages set in narrow lanes the between Elton and Youlgreave. Some of the buildings are surprisingly grand.
Close by the dam wall of Carsington Reservoir, Hognaston is a peaceful little village with some pretty cottages. Hognaston is an ancient settlement, with a pleasant south facing location off the Ashbourne to Wirksworth road.
A tiny, peaceful hamlet set in the remote limestone hills of the White Peak. In the hills above the Griffe Grange Valley, there is just a scattering of isolated cottages and farms in this remote spot well off the beaten track.
Cromford Canal, Cromford, Derbyshire, DE4 5HN, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01629 823204, www.middleton-leawood.org.uk
Built in 1849 to pump water from the River Derwent to Cromford Canal, Leawood Pump is capable of lifting approximately five tons of water each minute, up to a height of 30 feet.
An old lead mining village dominated by nearby quarrying activities. Old limestone cottages climb along the single street so typical of an old mining community. Still a busy working village, with pubs and a small shop.
A charming little village where only the seasons seem to change over the years. There was once a castle here that disappeared after a skirmish in the Civil War; now the village is a haven of peace and tranquillity.
A small hamlet at a junction of roads high up on the limestone plateau of the White Peak. An old coaching inn, which has sadly seen better days, stands on the Ashbourne to Buxton road surrounded by some beautiful countryside.