The Best Things To Do In Derbyshire Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

Best Things To Do & Days Out In Derbyshire

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1133 fun things to do in Derbyshire for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Swadlincote, Long Eaton, Derby and Buxton.

What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 863 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Derbyshire day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Derbyshire with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

  1. Crich Tramway Village

    Crich Tramway Village

    Crich

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (3 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
  2. Family petting horse at Chatsworth House & Farmyard in Bakewell Fun family day out

    Chatsworth House & Farmyard

    Bakewell

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (6 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  3. Swadlincote Snowsports Centre Top Pick

    Swadlincote Snowsports Centre

    Swadlincote

    Skiing and SnowboardingSkiing and Snowboarding

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor
  4. Peak District Lead Mining Museum on Curious About The Matlocks trail

    Curious About The Matlocks

    Matlock Bath

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor
  5. Ruins at Peak District Lead Mining Museum in Matlock

    Peak District Lead Mining Museum

    Matlock

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  6. Girls in Temple Mine at Matlock Bath

    Temple Mine

    Matlock Bath

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor
  7. Visitors on Cycle Monorail ride at Gulliver's Kingdom in Matlock Bath

    Gulliver's Kingdom

    Matlock Bath

    Theme Parks and FunfairsTheme Parks and Funfairs

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  8. Kids playing Nerf War at Nerf Zone Matlock Bath

    Nerf Zone Matlock Bath

    Matlock Bath

    Activity CentresActivity Centres

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor
  9. Boy playing at Gulliver's Blast Arena Matlock Bath

    Gulliver's Blast Arena Matlock Bath

    Matlock Bath

    Laser TagLaser Tag

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor
  10. Fishes at Matlock Bath Aquarium

    Matlock Bath Aquarium

    Matlock Bath

    AquariumsAquariums

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor
  11. Toddler soft play area at Tree Top Tumble in Bath

    Tree Top Tumble

    Matlock Bath

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-8 Indoor
  12. Outside view of Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills in Bath

    Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills

    Matlock Bath

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
  13. Cable cars at The Heights of Abraham in Matlock Bath

    The Heights of Abraham

    Matlock Bath

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  14. Family on Treasure Hunt Trail

    Cromford Treasure Hunt Trail

    Cromford

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor
  15. Peak Wildlife Park Fun family events

    Peak Wildlife Park

    Leek

    Zoos and Wildlife ParksZoos and Wildlife Parks

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  16. Map and booklet for Matlock Bath Treasure Trail

    Matlock Bath Treasure Trail

    Matlock Bath

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor
  17. Indoor soft play frame at The Play Mill in Bonsall

    The Play Mill

    Bonsall

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor
  18. Train at Peak Rail in Matlock

    Peak Rail

    Matlock

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  19. Water play area at Hall Leys Park in Matlock

    Hall Leys Park

    Matlock

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  20. Entrance at Deception Escape Rooms in Matlock

    Deception Escape Rooms

    Matlock

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor