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