Derby Riverboat trips will be launched in 2021 offering zero emission electric powered boat trips up and down the River Derwent from Exeter Bridge in the centre of Derby. The 45-minute return trip to Darley Abbey will include audio commentary and offer refreshments and educational activities for children. Exeter bridge is a 15 to 20 minute walk from Derby Station.
Derby Riverboat offers electric powered boat trips on the River Derwent.
More things to do
Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site is a fascinating series of historic mill complexes.View
Britain’s first National Park, with countless views to enjoy, hills to hike, stately homes and lovely villages.View
Cable car ride to Heights of Abraham hilltop park, two famous caverns, adventure playgrounds and much more.View
Gulliver’s Kingdom theme park has over 35 rides for children including pirate ship, drop tower, and log flume.View
Chatsworth home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, is renowned for its rich history and array of art and its garden.View
Cromford Mills, home of Sir Richard Arkwright and part of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.View
Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill, celebrates the area’s rich history of innovation.View
Ecclesbourne Valley Railway heritage trains connect with the Derwent Valley Line at Duffield for a scenic ride to Wirksworth.
Peak Rail steam trains operate from platform 2 at Matlock Station to Darley Dale and Rowsley.View
Crich Tramway Village offers unlimited tram rides along a unique period street.View
Great British Car Journey takes you on a 100 year journey of British car companies.View
Nottingham Castle retells the epic story of Robin Hood and this rebellious city.View
Attenborough Nature Reserve is an outstanding complex of flooded former gravel pits and islands providing exceptional wildlife habitat.View
Hall Leys Park is a picturesque park with a variety of activities including play area, splash pool, skatepark, electric boats and mini railway.View
Matlock Boats and Train operate electric motorboats and a miniature electric locomotive ‘Little David’.View
Derwent Gardens comprise thermal springs creating pools, with grotos and alcoves creating unique riverside gardens
Matlock Bath Aquarium is a collection of unique attractions including holograms, thermal pool and over 50 species of fish.View
Peak District Mining Museum explores the world of a Derbyshire Lead Miner with panning for gold and numerous artefacts.View
Whistlestop Café and Discovery Centre in the Grade II listed station building provide a welcoming gateway for passengers at Matlock Bath.View