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

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Best Things To Do Outdoors In Derbyshire

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Family petting horse at Chatsworth House & Farmyard in Bakewell

Chatsworth House & Farmyard5 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...

Crich Tramway Village

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...

Peak District Lead Mining Museum on Curious About The Matlocks trail

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...

Ruins at Peak District Lead Mining Museum in Matlock

Peak District Lead Mining Museum

  • Matlock
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Peak District Lead Mining Museum gives you a great chance to explore the fascinating history of the lead mining industry in Derbyshire, and of the fa...

Visitors on Cycle Monorail ride at Gulliver's Kingdom in Matlock Bath

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...

Outside view of Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills in Bath

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...

Cable cars at The Heights of Abraham in Matlock Bath

The Heights of Abraham5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Matlock Bath
  • Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Welcome to one of the Peak District's oldest and most popular days out, an attraction where stunning natural beauty is matched by human achievement a...

Family on Treasure Hunt Trail

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...

Peak Wildlife Park

Peak Wildlife Park

  • Leek
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Have you ever tried to walk like a penguin? Or jump like a lemur? Well you’ll be able to practice at Peak Wildlife Park. Get up close to the animals...

Map and booklet for Matlock Bath Treasure Trail

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...

Train at Peak Rail in Matlock

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...

Water play area at Hall Leys Park in Matlock

Hall Leys Park

  • Matlock
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Hall Leys Park is a wonderful park with a variety of attractions to keep everyone amused. It is open all year and free to visit. There are fountains...

Ashbourne Recreation Ground

  • Ashbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Ashbourne Recreation Ground is a great place to go, whether you fancy an active day, a peaceful one, or both! It is open all year and is free to visi...

Wheelchair basketball players at Lea Green Centre in Matlock

Lea Green Centre

  • Matlock
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Lea Green Centre is a magical place for children! Set in the heart of Derbyshire countryside it comprises a mansion house that resembles Hogwarts, 25...

Grounds of Steeple Grange Light Railway in Wirksworth

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...

People river rafting at Rapid Horizons Matlock

Rapid Horizons Matlock

  • Matlock
  • Outdoor
  • Water Sports

Rapid Horizons offer a day full of excitement and splashtastic fun with their friendly staff members. It's ideal for active and up-for-it types who c...

Swadlincote Snowsports Centre

Swadlincote Snowsports Centre

  • Swadlincote
  • Outdoor
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

Love winter sports? Head out to Swadlincote Snowsports Centre to enjoy everything from skiing to toboggan rides, any time of the year. Situated right...

Mother sheep and her babies at Matlock Farm Park

Matlock Farm Park

  • Matlock
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

If your day-to-day life is a little hectic (and whose isn’t?) then you’ll definitely benefit from a slice of countryside tranquillity at Matlock Farm...

Mr Mulligan's Pirate Golf Nottingham

Mr Mulligan's Pirate Golf Nottingham

  • Calverton
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Love mini golf? You’ve got to try Mr Mulligan's Pirate Golf Nottingham! This 18-hole crazy golf will take you and the kids on a wild swashbuckling ad...

Carsington Water

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...

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