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#2 of 4 things to do in Rowsley
Since childhood I've always taken an interest in steam locomotives and a bucket list item was ticked off when, over a two hour period I drove and fired an 0-6-0 Hunslet locomotive ably guided by John and David.
What an amazing day we all had, Dad absolutely loved the experience, we managed to took loads of photos for him to look back on.


Cromford, UK 6.1 mi away
#1 of 12 things to do in Cromford
Had a fantastic day on the canal, weather was beautiful and the volunteers made the trip memorable, excellent value for money and refreshments were also very reasonable, we will definitely return
A gentle tour along the canal whilst sipping a coffee , listenening to the local history by the wonderful volunteers that both run these trips and maintain the canal side .

Edward and Vintage

Tissington 9.7 mi away
#1 of 3 things to do in Tissington
Fantastic fudge, sweets of every kind you can imagine, indulgent ice cream and most excitingly there's even a treat counter for dogs watched over by an adorable, vintage wire-haired fox terrier push along toy.
Dave, the owner, has created a fabulous little shop, dating back to the 40's and 50's, selling all the sweets we remember from back then, along with freshly made chocolates and fudge.

Monsal Trail

Bakewell 3.1 mi away
#1 of 24 things to do in Bakewell
Fantastic well maintained and accessible path, really opens up some of the most beautiful countryside for people of all abilities, with plenty of places to park, rest, eat, drink and relax along the way
The view is fantastic the waterfalls and the by dock is a must see for photography great picnic and the pub near the parking lot reasonable enough for a pint of beer while enjoying the view!
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Hall Leys Park

Matlock, UK 4.6 mi away
#5 of 49 things to do in Matlock
The gardens are immaculately maintained in seasonal bloom by the Council gardeners and there is a weekly Farmer's market which attracts many local people and visitors to the area.The lovely Victorian Bandstand at...
The gracious flowerbeds, the kiddies fountain and pool, the boating lake, the bandstand, the bowls club, the riverside walk and, of course, that little train that seemed so much bigger in childhood days.

Cromford Canal

Matlock, UK 6.2 mi away
#3 of 49 things to do in Matlock
Flat walk along lovely quite canal , plenty of wildlife, seats interesting things to see, can divert up to woods, deer park, if you go from Whatstandwell to Cromfkrd nice cafe, mill and little shops, also Birdwood...
... lots of history attached to it and special events with a horse drawn barge and a lovely café with picnic benches ,swans are nestling this time of year and plenty of wild life to see and flowers and plants .als...

Crich Tramway Village

Matlock, UK 8.8 mi away
#2 of 49 things to do in Matlock
Tram rides, museums, pub, tea shop, sweet shop, ice cream parlour, souvenir shop, playground, woodland walk with great wood sculptures plus picnic area and large open grassed area with seating etc and fantastic vi...
What a great place to visit - lots to do - ride on all the trams - unlimited rides all day - tram workshop where you can view trams being restored - the museum where you can see examples of the evolution of the tr...

Linacre Reservoir

Chesterfield, UK 6.8 mi away
#5 of 49 things to do in Chesterfield
I love this place at any time of the year!! It’s great, the dog loves it and I love that you can walk all the way round, across the reservoir twice and back to the car park!!
Fantastic walk to do short or long with wonderful views of the three lakes and plenty of wildlife keep going back time and time again only thing that spoils it is people who insist on letting their dogs off the le...

Tissington Trail and High Peak Trail

Peak District National Park, UK 9.8 mi away
#14 of 95 things to do in Peak District National Park
The well-marked trail takes you in stunning countryside with enough challenge, with a few side trails for those who want to scramble.
Cycled along the Tissington and High Peak trail a few times and always enjoyed it, even though I got royally soaked on one occasion when it poured down for the entire return journey.

Carsington Water

Ashbourne, UK 9.0 mi away
#3 of 13 things to do in Ashbourne
A walk from along Carsington water in the brisk Autumn weather was a great visit, sunny shinning, wind blowing a lovely place to have a walk with friends and soak up some great English countryside, well worth a vi...
Water sports, cycling and walking (the route around the lake - about 8 miles - is lovely), big playground, exploring the "island" and making stone sculptures, large open grass area to play or picnic, birdwatching,...

Longshaw Estate

Peak District National Park, UK 8.8 mi away
#17 of 95 things to do in Peak District National Park
It is National Trust land which comprises woodland walks and the opportunity to walk across managed grassland with grazing sheep surrounded by a panoramic view of upland moors.
A lovely (if wet and windy - thanks to Storm Dennis) walk alongside a rushing, swollen river, we enjoyed the sights and sounds and our dogs ran about happily.

Heights of Abraham

Matlock Bath, UK 5.2 mi away
#1 of 13 things to do in Matlock Bath
A cable car ride Up to the top where you will find, a restaurant, Ice-cream parlour, Punch and Judy show, play & picnic areas, underground tours of the mining caves, information areas and WOW the most fantastic br...
... cave (led by a funny and informative tour guide), ate some amazing rhubarb and custard ice creams, went around the museum and let the kids loose in the well equipped adventure playground with its very long slide.

Bakewell Old House Museum

Bakewell 3.0 mi away
#2 of 24 things to do in Bakewell
Set on a hill behind the church (also worth a visit), the house is fascinating in its own right, but it's also packed with fascinating artefacts from all periods.
A house, with so much history, that was saved from demolition by the local historical society and then brought back to life for us all to marvel at.
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Peak District Lead Mining Museum

Matlock Bath, UK 5.4 mi away
#2 of 13 things to do in Matlock Bath
I really enjoyed my visit to the mining museum, the tunnels to crawl through were great fun and a bit of a challenge but give you a good idea of what it was like for the miners.
Well worth a visit and if I were a child I would have loved all the mock passages and shafts but as an adult with back problems they were sadly beyond my physical abilities, interesting and informative for adults...

The Church Inn

Chelmorton 9.1 mi away
#1 of 1 things to do in Chelmorton
we stayed at a cottage belonging to this fab pub, couldnt fault any of it, the cottage was amazing and had everything you could wish for, the pub had a lovely atmosphere, great bar staff and friendly locals and th...
Been to this lovely little village pub for Sunday dinner it was excellent good choice of food there is a menu to look at or a big special board with a good selection off dishes you certainly get plenty for your mo...

River Wye

Bakewell 5.6 mi away
#4 of 24 things to do in Bakewell
The river makes for a picturesque setting for the cricket field adjoining the town centre and provides many an elegant rest or picnic stop along it's path to boot.
... its also right next to two good chip shops.There is a pub just across the water but only the garden is dog friendly.Despite the sandwich and chip wrappings its a lovely clean healthy location and a must when i...

Gulliver's Kingdom

Matlock Bath, UK 5.4 mi away
#5 of 13 things to do in Matlock Bath
One of the best places I have taken the children great day out take a picnic downside is lots of walking up hills need to be fit and healthy brilliant for children aged 10 and under lots of picnic areas parking ca...
The best bits - Great value even at full price - Rides suitable for young children but great for adults too - Very short queues for everything - Plenty of places to rest - Friendly staff - Themed days add variety...

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

Wirksworth, UK 7.6 mi away
#1 of 12 things to do in Wirksworth
Afterwards Eric made sure we were settled in first class buffet car and gave us more info regarding the railway and local area, Margaret his wife had prepared a lovely afternoon tea, we were able to stay as requir...
A nice gentle ride through the Derbyshire countryside, in a 1954 built and lovingly restored unit was sheer bliss.

Vintage Adventure Tours

Winster 3.6 mi away
#1 of 2 things to do in Winster
Greeted in Winster by a smiling, friendly Steven and his spectacular car, we set off on a Mr. Darcy's Dale tour, with Steven sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm for this beautiful part of the country.
... the area; brilliant places to stop (various houses/buildings/views including stepping stones, sweet shop, cheese shop & a cafe/coffee shop) and the picnic with prosecco, tea and proper china etc just topped it.

Chatsworth House

Bakewell 2.7 mi away
#6 of 24 things to do in Bakewell
There’s a brilliant adventure playground, acres and acres of gorgeously landscaped gardens with plenty of activities for the kids and stimulating sculptures and art work and then in the house there is currently a...
A wonderful family home steeped in history, amazing gardens to wander around at your leisure and just up the road a brilliant farm shop full of delicious goodies.
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Matlock Farm Park

Matlock, UK 4.0 mi away
#14 of 49 things to do in Matlock
Great for young children to feed the lambs and meerkats & learn more about all the animals on the farm, their lifestyle, habitat and have a multitude of different animals on their laps to give parents and grandpar...
We walked around the park and hand fed and stroked many animals; cows, lambs, donkeys, ponies, Pygmy goats, horses, alpacas, pigs, ducks, chickens, wallabies ....
#1 of 7 things to do in Eyam
At 10 am we were the first in to explore the details of the plaque & the men of the village who gave there lives in the Great War A great welcome & the exhibits were well presented & a small shop to conclude the v...
I visited here as a child with school to learn about the bubonic plague and the stories origins have always stayed with me,thanks to this well preserved village full of valuable history and insight into how it aff...

Matlock Bath Aquarium & Exhibitions

Matlock Bath, UK 5.2 mi away
#6 of 13 things to do in Matlock Bath
Went here it was great value for money and great selection of fish and holograms were great the thermal pool was good and great to feed the fish
It's a great place, just big enough to keep small children entertained, as there are different sections.
#2 of 7 things to do in Eyam
In the church, a beautiful and typically English setting, is a further memorial and a beautiful book with the names of those who perished.
The history of the bravery and sacrifice of the village, protecting the surrounding villages from the plague, is preserved in the beautiful windows.


Wirksworth, UK 7.3 mi away
#4 of 12 things to do in Wirksworth
Stunning views over Wirksworth and the Ecclesbourne valley from this modern stone circle, even more special on dark and cloudless night with the stars in the sky as well as on the disk.
The wonderful views of Wirksworth, Black Rocks and beyond make this spot a great place to visit.

Holmebrook Valley Park

Chesterfield, UK 7.7 mi away
#10 of 49 things to do in Chesterfield
Gorgeous place for walking and enjoying the countryside whatever the weather
There is also outside seating and plenty of dishes of water for the dogs.

Queen's Park

Chesterfield, UK 8.2 mi away
#11 of 49 things to do in Chesterfield
Lots for all ages.We always go for a stroll here when visiting Chesterfield.
Really lovely place park could spend hours here nice cafe to great people lovely very nice park would come again

Black Rocks

Cromford, UK 6.7 mi away
#3 of 12 things to do in Cromford
We decided to visit Black Rocks near Wirksworth as the October weather was wonderful.There is a huge car park there but it is a NT Pay and Display and it is very easy to park for free on the approach road provided...
Had a lovely afternoon walking here, plenty to see amazing scenery walked over 5 miles down into Cromford then back up a 1 in 8 our dog really enjoyed the walk as well.
#1 of 49 things to do in Chesterfield
... windows are magnificent and should there be a concert on in the evening the venue is perfect,the acoustics marvellous......you can also take a souvenir away from the small shop inside......DONT MISS IT .......
Nice place to visit with plenty of parking and lots of shops well worth a visit basically it's a typical market town on the outside of matlock and the peak district national park it's also got a pretty good nightl...

Peak Rail

Matlock, UK 4.4 mi away
#15 of 49 things to do in Matlock
Peak Rail is an elegant short heritage railway, the journeys maybe a bit shaky but the owners aren't Network Rail who can afford the best infrastructure possible, the locomotives are really well kept, the staff ar...
We rode through beautiful countryside, waving at people and feeling very important, we went one way on the steam footplate and returned in the diesel cab, to make my day I was given the important role of sounding...