Things To Do

Nature & Parks

Explore a diverse range of nature reserves, woodlands, wetlands, parkland and wildlife.

Matlock

Peak District National Park

Britain’s first National Park, with countless views to enjoy, hills to hike, stately homes and lovely villages.

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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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Attenborough

Attenborough Nature Reserve

Attenborough Nature Reserve is an outstanding complex of flooded former gravel pits and islands providing exceptional wildlife habitat.

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Matlock

Hall Leys Park

Hall Leys Park is a picturesque park with a variety of activities including play area, splash pool, skatepark, electric boats and mini railway.

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Matlock Bath

Derwent Gardens

Derwent Gardens comprise thermal springs creating pools, with grotos and alcoves creating unique riverside gardens

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Matlock Bath

Whistlestop Café

Whistlestop Café and Discovery Centre in the Grade II listed station building provide a welcoming gateway for passengers at Matlock Bath.

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Cromford

Black Rocks

Black Rocks is a popular walking and climbing area off the High Peak Trail. with superb views over Cromford and Matlock Bath.

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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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Cromford

High Peak Trail

High Peak Trail is a 17.5 mile walking and cycling trail near Cromford

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Cromford

Lea Wood

Lea Wood is a semi-natural ancient woodland between Cromford and Whatstandwell.

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Cromford

Middleton Top

Middleton Top Countryside Centre on the High Peak Trail offers delightful views.

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Cromford

National Stone Centre

National Stone Centre is a 40 acre Site of Special Scientific Interest.

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Belper

Belper Parks

Belper Parks is an extensive area of woodland and grassland along with recreation and play facilities.

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Belper

Belper River Gardens

Belper River Gardens, adjacent to Strutt's North Mill offer a tranquil setting to view the River Derwent.

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