Things To Do

Heritage & Museums

Discover historic mills, stately homes and a variety of museums to explore.

Things To Do

Derwent Valley Mills

Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site is a fascinating series of historic mill complexes.

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Matlock

Chatsworth

Chatsworth home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, is renowned for its rich history and array of art and its garden.

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Cromford

Cromford Mills

Cromford Mills, home of Sir Richard Arkwright and part of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.

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Derby

Museum of Making

Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill, celebrates the area’s rich history of innovation. 

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Derby

Museum & Art Gallery

Derby Museum and Art Gallery displays of paintings and artifacts of both local and international importance.

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Belper

Strutt’s North Mill

Strutt’s North Mill tells the story of Belper's former cotton spinning industry

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Duffield

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway heritage trains connect with the Derwent Valley Line at Duffield for a scenic ride to Wirksworth.

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Matlock

Peak Rail

Peak Rail steam trains operate from platform 2 at Matlock Station to Darley Dale and Rowsley.

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Whatstandwell

Crich Tramway

Crich Tramway Village offers unlimited tram rides along a unique period street.

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Ambergate

Great British Car Journey

Great British Car Journey takes you on a 100 year journey of British car companies.

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Nottingham

Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle retells the epic story of Robin Hood and this rebellious city.

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Matlock

Haddon Hall

Haddon Hall is one of the most significant and oldest heritage destinations in the country, with a remarkable tapestry and furniture collection.

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Matlock Bath

Mining Museum

Peak District Mining Museum explores the world of a Derbyshire Lead Miner with panning for gold and numerous artefacts.

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Cromford

Cromford Canal

Cromford Canal is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and is a haven for water vole

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Cromford

Cromford Canal Boat

Cromford Canal Narrow Boat Cruises operate the historic narrow boat Birdswood.

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Cromford

High Peak Junction

High Peak Junction is home some of the earliest railway buildings in the world.

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