Walks & Rides

Over 40 walks to explore from short family discovery walks to long distance footpaths and routes for cyclists.

1 miles

This traffic free walking and cycling route, offers an alternative route from Derby Station alongside the River Derwent, into the heart of the city. 

9 miles

From Derby Station the southern section of Derwent Valley Heritage Way can be followed for 9 miles to Derwent Mouth at Shardlow.

55 miles

Derwent Valley Heritage Way is a 55 mile long distance footpath following the length of the River Derwent. Sections of the route may be undertaken as linear walks using the train between Derby and Matlock or other local bus services between Derby and Shardlow or between Matlock and Chatsworth.

17 miles

National Cycle Network Route 6 runs between Derby, West Park in Long Eaton, Attenborough and Beeston to Nottingham.