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Calke Abbey
Ranked #1 of 30 attractions in Derby
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Historic great house, which has remained largely unchanged for most of the 20th century, features unique collections, a... more » Owner description: Historic great house, which has remained largely unchanged for most of the 20th century, features unique collections, a landscaped park and walled gardens. « less
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Ranked #2 of 30 attractions in Derby
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals

If you are visiting Derby, take a trip to the Cathedral and attempt to spot the pair of Peregrine falcons that nest high on the east face of the tower. Try and attend one of the... more »

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Ranked #3 of 30 attractions in Derby
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Derby Museums is an independent trust and organisation run for, and on behalf of, the people of Derby. We provide a museums... more » Owner description: Derby Museums is an independent trust and organisation run for, and on behalf of, the people of Derby. We provide a museums and arts service, accessible to everyone, and are responsible for the curation of all the artefacts and works of art entrusted to us, and the buildings in which these are held. Our aim as a new organisation is to bring as many of these objects into the public domain as is practically possible and exhibit them in ways that delight and inspire. We also run education and learning programmes, and hold events and exhibitions with the purpose of sharing knowledge and inspiring creativity and making amongst the people of Derby. As well as schools and student learning, we run many events for adults and groups, as well as families. Our collections and the information we hold about them are as unique as our location and history; we are a city continually shaped and driven by creativity and innovation, located in a valley that changed the world. The services we provide are also designed to promote the city: using its rich and important past to inspire its future. « less
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Ranked #4 of 30 attractions in Derby
Category: Sports Complexes
Owner description: Field sport UK offer a range of clay shooting, Archery, Air Rifle & Pistol Speed shooting activity packages including... more » Owner description: Field sport UK offer a range of clay shooting, Archery, Air Rifle & Pistol Speed shooting activity packages including lessons, courses & have a go experiences, suiting both the novice and the experienced. Our outdoor activities are fantastic for corporate entertainment, entertain clients, motivate staff, social get togethers or birthday parties, no previous experience required, full instruction provided by qualified instructors. Our Team of qualified staff spend extra time with our clients with a non rushed approach, delivering our shooting activities / lessons / have a go experiences in a safe, understandable manner making sure our groups have fun. We can tailor your shooting packages to suit most budgets, easily combined with fine dining, buffet or a BBQ. The clay shooting ground's facilities are perfect for corporate events, Stag/Hen parties, birthdays, gift experiences, Christmas parties or, perhaps a group of friends wanting to try something different. It is situated in stunning surroundings and is so passionately kept, easily accessible from the Midlands, Birmingham, Leicester, Coventry, Nottingham, Sutton Coldfield, Derby, Tamworth, Burton upon Trent, Atherstone, Nuneaton, Coalville, Rugeley, Rugby, Hinckley, Loughborough, Stoke, Sheffield, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire. « less
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Ranked #5 of 30 attractions in Derby
Category: Caverns/ Caves
Owner description: Started as a Blue John mine over 300 years ago, Treak Cliff Cavern continues to mine, process and manufacture ornamental... more » Owner description: Started as a Blue John mine over 300 years ago, Treak Cliff Cavern continues to mine, process and manufacture ornamental items and jewellery from Blue John Stone today. On the 40 minute guided tour visitors can see the most abundant veins of Blue John Stone in the world and some of the 'finest stalactites' in the Peak District. « less
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Ranked #6 of 30 attractions in Derby
Category: Race Car Tracks
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Ranked #7 of 30 attractions in Derby
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #8 of 30 attractions in Derby
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #9 of 30 attractions in Derby
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #10 of 30 attractions in Derby
Category: Art Galleries; Movie Theaters
Owner description: QUAD is a CINEMA, GALLERY, CAFE BAR and WORKSHOP that anyone can use.CINEMAShowing the best in World, Hollywood and... more » Owner description: QUAD is a CINEMA, GALLERY, CAFE BAR and WORKSHOP that anyone can use.CINEMAShowing the best in World, Hollywood and Independent films.GALLERYThe exhibition programme includes work from local, national and international artists, it is exciting, diverse and open to new ideas and experimentation.CAFE BARCome and relax in our fully licenced Cafe Bar with a drink or choose from a range of delicious home made dishes.WORKSHOPQUAD brings individuals, communities and artists together to create exciting new art and film. We are committed to providing access to the arts for everyone. QUAD provides facilities and services that connect people and businesses to art and film, creating opportunities for entertainment, education and participation.QUAD's Patrons are actor John Hurt CBE, actor/director Paddy Considine, local actor Jack O'Connell and actor/musician John Tams. « less
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Ranked #11 of 30 attractions in Derby
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Ranked #12 of 30 attractions in Derby
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Ranked #13 of 30 attractions in Derby
Category: Museums
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Ranked #14 of 30 attractions in Derby
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Ranked #15 of 30 attractions in Derby
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Owner description: Derby Tourist Information Centre offers all the information you need when visiting Derby.>Cheap Local Attraction Tickets>Hotel... more » Owner description: Derby Tourist Information Centre offers all the information you need when visiting Derby.>Cheap Local Attraction Tickets>Hotel Bookings>Transport Timetables...or maybe some inspiration to discover the best of Derby! « less
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Ranked #16 of 30 attractions in Derby
Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #17 of 30 attractions in Derby
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Ranked #18 of 30 attractions in Derby
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: At 6,120 yards, par 72, this championship 18-hole golf course winds through rolling parkland requiring great accuracy and... more » Owner description: At 6,120 yards, par 72, this championship 18-hole golf course winds through rolling parkland requiring great accuracy and skill from its players. « less
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Ranked #19 of 30 attractions in Derby
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #20 of 30 attractions in Derby
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Ranked #22 of 30 attractions in Derby
Category: Museums
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Ranked #23 of 30 attractions in Derby
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Ranked #24 of 30 attractions in Derby
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