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Best Days Out In Cowers Lane, Derbyshire For Older Children

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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...

Chucklebutties5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Belper
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Chucklebutties Play and Party Centre is an Award Winning indoor soft play area with a difference: adults love it too! With views from massive windows...

Strutts North Mill

  • Belper
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Strutts North Mill was built in 1804 and is one of the oldest surviving examples of a ‘fire proof' industrialised building. It is recognised as...

Kedleston Hall

  • Derby
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Go back in time to the 1760’s at Kedleston Hall, and discover the beautifully lavish mansion, surrounded by gorgeous gardens with plenty of places fo...

Carsington Water

  • Ashbourne
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Take your family to Carsington-Water - the 9th largest reservoir in the UK, and discover the beautiful nature around it. There are 3 cycling and 3 wa...

Carsington Sports and Leisure

  • Ashbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

There's a 90 minute taster on offer for families to try out stand-up paddle boarding, sailing, windsurfing and kayaking! No excuse not to find to you...

Planet Happy

  • Ripley
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Planet Happy is a fantastic place to take the kids to play, with friendly staff, clean and bright play facilities, and a café serving refreshments. T...

Paint a Pot

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Paint a Pot is based in the craft village at the heart of Markeaton Park, Derby. We have a wide range of blank pottery shapes for you to decorate. Gr...



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Cromford Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Cromford
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Ahoy there! Fancy joining a hunt for buried loot? The Cromford Treasure Hunt Trail has one all wrapped up with historic spots and a World Heritage Si...

Markeaton Park

  • Derby
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Markeaton Park is a family friendly open space with lots going on! A large free play area is ideal to help blow the cobwebs away and there’s a high r...

ODEON Derby

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

From the latest Pixar outing to classic black and whites, there’s always something fantastic to goggle at on the big screen at ODEON Derby. With 10 s...

Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills

  • Matlock Bath
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills allows you to step back in time, from the moment you ‘clock in' with your entrance tickets and experience t...

Rollerworld of Derby

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Situated on Mansfield Road, just outside the heart of Derby city centre, Rollerworld boasts the biggest maple floored rink in the UK and also boast t...

The Play Mill

  • Bonsall
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Play Mill offers other activities as well as those listed above. During term time there is Drama on Monday mornings, Dancing on Tuesday afternoon...

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...

Gulliver's Kingdom

  • Matlock Bath
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

For non-stop adventure, specifically aimed at children aged 2 to 13, visit Gulliver’s Kingdom in Derbyshire. There are plenty of rides to choose from...

Hickory Dickory's Playhouse

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Hickory Dickory's Playhouse is frankly a treat for the lot of you! Well organised, well-spaced, well designed and well located, even dad's going to a...

Nerf Zone Matlock Bath

  • Matlock Bath
  • Indoor
  • Activity Centres

Sharpen your shooting skills at Nerf Zone Matlock, Bath, which is part of Gulliver’s Kingdom Matlock, Bath but a separate, paid for attraction. Suita...

Gulliver's Blast Arena Matlock Bath

  • Matlock Bath
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Experience your own action-packed adventure with the kids at Gulliver's Blast Arena Matlock Bath. Take part in 3 indoor live shooting games in 1 hour...

Pickford's House

  • Derby
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Pickford’s House is a window to the past for kids, full of historic objects and interactive activities, all in the heart of Derby. As part of Derby M...

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