Chatsworth House

Known as one of the wonders of the Derbyshire Peaks, Chatsworth House is the home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire


Conkers is an the award winning attraction in The Heart of the National Forest with a unique mix of indoor and outdoor experiences.

Drum Castle

Famously the oldest building in the care of the National Trust and the oldest occupied castle in Scotland.

High Peak Rail

Find out about local rail travel within this beautifully scenic area and leave the car behind! The local rail service calls at many of the pretty Peak District villages in the region and is ideal for exploring and walks from the station. But check train times first!. 01629 538093.

Upper Derwent Visitor Centre

Situated in the middle of the Howden, Derwent and Ladybower Reservoirs complex, this centre is just 500 metres from the Derwent Dam. The centre is ideal if you are planning a trip in the Upper Derwent Valley with local maps and guides available.

Hopton Hall Summer Gardens

As the name suggests these beautiful gardens are open every day between July and August.

Frogatt Edge
Frogatt Edge

Frogatt Edge is a steep slope popular with hill walkers and rock climbers throughout the year.

The High Peak Trail

The Cromford and High Peak Railways was built in the 1830's but was converted in the 1970's to a 17 mile bridleway from High Peak Junction on the Cromford Canal to Dowlow near Buxton.

Renishaw Hall and Gardens

Renishaw Hall and its impressive gardens have been the home of the Sitwell family for almost 400 years.

Carsington Water

Carsington Water has been a very popular visitor attraction since the reservoir was opened by the Queen in May 1992.

Castle Of Bolsover

A romantic residence built by Sir Charles Cavendish in 1612 and completed by his son William Bolsover Castle is an example of some truly wonderful craftsmanship.

Donington Park

Donington Park is Britain's oldest and newest grand prix motor racing circuit. It hosts a busy and varied programme of sporting action between March and October including the British round of the World Superbike Championship. Tel: 01332 810048

Sudbury Hall

A late 17th century house with beautiful interiors and home to the Museum of Childhood.

Peak Cavern

Set in a spectacular limestone gorge Peak Cavern has the largest natural cave entrance in Britain.

Churnet Valley Railway

Hidden in the Churnet Valley, this preserved railway is Staffordshire's best kept secret - the 10 � mile return journey incorporates Cheddleton-Victorian station; Froghall-award winning tearooms; Consall Forde- in idyllic surrounding. Tel: 01538 750755

Derby Museum and Art Gallery

Derby Museum and Art Gallery houses a wide range of attractive collections, covering porcelain, paintings, archaeology, history, local regiments, geology and wildlife. Tel: 01332 641901

Crich Tramway Village

Ride this world renowned vintage tramway whilst enjoying open countryside views, and exploring fascinating exhibitions in the workshop viewing gallery. You can also take a woodland walk through a sculpture trail and round off at the Red Lion pub for lunch!

Wild Park Brailsford

Just 10 minutes from Ashbourne is Wild Park Brailsford one of the Midlands Premier Paintball, Laser Tag and Quad Bike Trekking Centres. They provide activities, equipment and great food - making for an excellent day out for you and your friends or family. Tel: 01335 360485

Hassop Station

This award winning cafe, gift shop, book shop and ice cream kiosk is on the spectacular Monsal Trail just outside Bakewell.

Hathersage Open Pool

Hathersage open pool is a heated swimming pool set in the open air amidst the stunning Peak district scenery. The water is set at a comfortable 28C and is open during the summer months. Tel: 01433 650843

The Chestnut Centre

A conservation and wildlife park set in 25 acres of woodland and home to one of Europe's largest gatherings of indigenous wildlife.

Bakewell Visitor Centre

Bakewell Visitor Centre is an ideal place to find out all about Bakewell and the `White Peak' area. The centre is a joint venture between the PDNP and Derbyshire Dales Council and is located in the atmospheric 17th century Old Market Hall. Tel: 01629 816558

Speedwell Cavern

Enter the inner world of the underground cave system in the heart of the Peak District National Park at the foot of the spectacular Winnats Pass, high above the village of Castleton. Tel: 01433 620512

Lea Garden
Lea Garden

A unique, peaceful experience of Rhododendrons, Azaleas and Alpines in woodland. Restaurant open during peak months with a wide range of food on offer.

The National Forest

Woodland walks, indoor and outdoor play areas, cycle hire, craft shops and restaurants are all at Rosliston Forestry Centre in the National Forest. There are also educational programmes, birds of prey, archery and laser clay shooting. Open daily. 01283 551211

Denby Visitor Centre

Award-winning home, cookery, garden and gift shops. Extensive factory shop of discontinued and current Denby seconds, plus exclusive bargains.

Man Tor and the High Peak Estate

The views from the summit of Man Tor are superb, with a fine view of Edale and Kinder to the north and Hope valley to the east.

Kinder Scout

Kinder Scout is an upland gritstone plateau standing over 600 metres above sea level. It is often referred to as `Dark Peak' because of the colour of the rock and the imposing, fascinating geology.

Derby Roundhouse Tours

Commencing life in 1839 this Grade II listed building has been restored to its former glory and is now the legendary centrepiece of Derby College.

Peak Village Shopping Centre

Peak Village is located in the stunning Derbyshire countryside just two miles from the world famous Chatsworth Estate.

Winnats Pass

Winnats means `wind gates' and this road is now the only route out of the western end of the Hope Valley.

Tittesworth Reservoir

Tittesworth Water, located near Leek, is an ideal place to visit as part of a day out in the Peak District.

The Pavillion Gardens

The Pavilion Gardens is a wonderful historic venue situated in the heart of Buxton.

Pennine Helicopters
Pennine Helicopters

Helicopter pleasure flights from 14 different pub locations serving the Peak District. Flights vary from 30 mins to full family days out! Tel: 01457 820152

National Stone Centre

The National Stone Centre is in Middleton by Wirksworth in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales, on the edge of the Peak National Park.

Rudyard Lake Steam Railway

This narrow gauge steam railway travels a scenic three mile return trip alongside Rudyard Lake. Open from 11am on Sundays, March to October and on Saturdays until September and also midweek during school holidays. 01538 306704

Chesterfield Market

General Market - Mon, Fri, Sat. Flea Market - Thurs, Farmers market - various days. Market Hall - Mon to Sat. Tel: 01246 345777

Calke Abbey

Come and discover the house where time has stood still and see a huge collection of hidden treasures.

The Silk Mill

Located on the River Derwent The Silk Mill Museum is on the site of the world's oldest factories. The displays tell the story of the industrial heritage and achievement of Derby and its people. Tel: 01332 255308

Buxton Opera House

Buxton Opera House is one of Britain's leading receiving theatres, presenting around 450 performances each year.

Haddon Hall

Haddon Hall sits on the River Wye just outside Bakewell in Derbyshire. It is a 12th Century fortified medieval manor and is generally considered to be perhaps the most perfect example of a medieval manor house in the country.

Heage Windmill

Built in 1797, Heage Windmill is Grade II listed and was restored to working order in 2002. Unusually it has six sails.

Zantium Studios Craft Courses

An exciting programme of craft courses throughout the year. Choose from Mosaic, Stained Glass, Willow and Jewellery.

The Moorland Centre

Located in Edale, this flagship centre of the Moors for the Future Partnership provides a national focus for moorland research.

Masson Mills

Sir Richard Arkwright's 1783 showpiece Masson Mills, on the River Derwent are the finest surviving and best preserved example of one of Arkwright's famous cotton mills. There is a working museum, shopping village and restaurant on site. 01629 581001.

Highfields Happy Hens

Highfields Happy Hens is an open farm surrounded by beautiful countryside in the south of Derbyshire.

The Old House Museum

This is the oldest house in Bakewell dating back from the 1530s and now a local museum housing a collection of costumes, textiles, toys and tells the tail of the areas agricultural and industrial heritage from years long since gone. 01629 813642.

The Heights of Abraham

The Heights of Abraham is one of the most popular destinations for visitors to The Peak District.

Royal Crown Derby Visitor Centre

Manufacturer of fine bone china paperweights, giftware and tableware made exclusively in England. Tour the factory, visit the world famous museum and then finish your visit at the shop and cafe. Tel 01332 712833

Creswell Crags

Opened by Sir David Attenborough this high tech visitors centre explains the surrounding limestone gorge and caves.

Marsden Moor

The estate covering nearly 2,248 hectares of unenclosed common moorland, takes in the northern part of the Peak District National Park.

Poole's Cavern & Country Park

Poole's Cavern dates back some two million years and is situated in Buxton Country Park.

High Wire Forest Adventure!

Set in the heart of The Peak District and within walking distance of the historic spa town of Buxton Go Ape is a popular adventure park.

The Play Mill

An exciting and safe place for children to play, The Play Mill includes a climbing frame, bumpy slide, diggers, and sit on toys. Tel: 01629 824777

Blue John Cavern

The Blue John Cavern is one of the four show caves in Castleton, Derbyshire. The cave is considered to be the finest that can be seen by the general public in Western Europe.

Gulliver's Kingdom Theme Park

Gulliver's is a family theme park designed to cater for families with children between the age of two and thirteen.

Treak Cliff Cavern

Enter an ancient underground wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites, rocks, minerals and fossils.

Black Rocks Country Park

The Black Rocks is an outcrop of gritstone sculpted naturally by wind and rain. It has been designated a country park because of its popularity.

Castleton Visitor Centre

The main centre for exploring the Hope Valley. Located in the village of Castleton, the centre is a `must see'.

Upper Derwent Valley

The valley and its surrounding moorland contains a wealth of places to explore and enjoy. From majestic reservoirs, quiet forests to the wild open moorland there is something for everyone.

Ilam Park and South Peak Estate

Ilam Park and the South Peak Estate are situated in a spectacular setting enjoying amazing views of Dovedale.

Solomon's Temple
Solomon's Temple

Dominating the skyline towards the south of Buxton, is Solomon's Temple. It is a 1,440 foot Bronze Age barrow built in the 1890s and on a clear day, it offers exhilarating views across the town and as far away as Mam Tor. It is also close to where the Pennine Way begins at The Nags Head pub - Edale.

Little Moreton Hall

Little Moreton Hall is a moated 15th-century half-timbered manor house four miles southwest of Congleton, Cheshire.

Peveril Castle

Perched high above the village of Castleton, the castle was founded soon after the Norman Conquest of 1066 and offers spectacular views over the surrounding countryside. Explore the Keep of Henry II and discover the castle's colourful past. 01433 620613.

Pickford's House Museum

View the dining room, drawing room and morning room as they might have been in Joseph Pickford's time. Upper floors feature displays of toys and toy theatres, and several rooms showing some of the Museum's excellent collection of historic costumes and textiles. Tel: 01332 715181

Biddulph Grange Garden

An unusual Victorian garden and geological gallery, owned by the national trust , containing a series of connected gardens, including a Chinese temple, Egyptian court, Dahlia walk, Himalayan glen and other settings. National Trust members go free! Tel: 01782 517999

Lyme Park

Lyme Park is a National Trust site on the edge of the Peak District between Buxton and Manchester.

Hardwick Hall

A spectacular Elizabethan property set amongst delightful gardens and parkland.