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Best Sightseeing Days Out In Carr Vale, Derbyshire

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Hardwick Hall

  • Chesterfield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • National Parks

Head over to Hardwick Hall and explore the beautiful house from the 1500s, before stretching your legs and discovering the outside grounds. Take a ge...

Creswell Crags5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Worksop
  • Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Creswell Crags is an ancient limestone gorge honeycombed with intriguing caves and smaller fissures. Cool stone tools and remains of animals found in...

Crich Tramway Village4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Crich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Go back in time with Crich Tramway Village in Derbyshire and take a ride on a vintage tram, running alongside a period street, and climbing up a mile...

Robin Hoods Wheelgate Park

  • Farnsfield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Get ready for non-stop rides, thrills and waterpark fun, right at the edge of Sherwood forest at Robin Hood’s Wheelgate Park! Explore a 30-acre theme...

Sherwood Forest Railway3.6666666666666665 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Edwinstowe
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Sherwood Forest Railway is home to the only Narrow Gauge Steam Railway in Nottinghamshire, and it's in miniature! A real steam railway, reduced to 5...

Sherwood Forest Fun Park

  • Edwinstowe
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Sherwood Forest Fun Park is a family operated children's fair located in Sherwood Country Park, offering a great little range of kids' fairground tre...

Robin Hoods Major Oak Treasure Trail

  • Edwinstowe
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Robin Hood's Major Oak self guided themed Treasure Trail is a walking treasure hunt through the town of Edwinstowe and the heart of Sherwood Fore...

Steeple Grange Light Railway

  • Wirksworth
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Established back in sunny 1985, the Steeple Grange Light Railway is a charming 18 inch gauge railway line built on a branch trackbed of the old Cromf...



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Newstead Abbey

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Newstead Abbey is an ideal place for a family day out, especially during good weather, as the gardens are a great spot for a picnic. The Abbey is onl...

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Abbeydale Works was once the largest water-powered industrial site on the River Sheaf: a dedicated place of highly skilled metal working from 1697 to...

West Shed Museum

  • Ripley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Visit the West Shed Museum: home to historic steam locomotives. Train enthusiasts will have plenty to get excited about, with films and hands on acti...

Midland Railway-Butterley

  • Ripley
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Whether you intend your visit to be an hour or two or you wish to stay for a full day, here at the Midland Railway Butterley, there are plenty of thi...

Deception Escape Rooms

  • Matlock
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Looking for a new and exciting experience for the whole family? If your kids are over 11, Deception Escape Rooms in Matlock is just the thing you nee...

Sheffield Manor Lodge

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Sheffield Manor Lodge Sheffield Manor Lodge is the last remains of what was once the Great Sheffield Deer Park. Today you can visit the Discovery Cen...

The National Videogame Museum

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Do your little ones love video games? Who doesn’t! At The National Videogame Museum in Sheffield, you can play them, make them, and even learn about...

Peak Rail

  • Matlock
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Peak Rail welcomes your family to journey back (baaack) to a bygone age and experience the historic thrill of steam and diesel on their preserved rai...

Matlock Bath Treasure Trail

  • Matlock Bath
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Follow the directions on the Matlock Bath self-guided themed Treasure Trail. As you hunt for the answers to our sneaky clues can you and the family s...

The Sheffield Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Sheffield Treasure Hunt Trail is a sure winner for aspiring spies or pirates in training. After cracking clues and working as a team, any gold do...

Curious About The Matlocks

  • Matlock Bath
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About The Matlocks comprise two fabulous walks of discovery: clues to find, pictures to spot, stories of people and places, plus a detailed m...

Chatsworth House & Farmyard4.833333333333333 out of 5 starstotal reviews(6)

  • Bakewell
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Chatsworth House and Farmyard is home to the Duke of Devonshire, as well as all sorts of unexpected treats like zip wires, face painting and Princess...

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