American Adventure Theme Park
Pit Ln, Ilkeston DE7 5SX tel; 01773 769931/531521

Description:
Many attractions and rides based on the legends of America, such as the Niagra Rapids ride, Cherokee Falls Log Flume, and the Missile Rollercoaster.

Location:
Off A6007 N of Ilkeston. For Ilkeston follow A52 then A6096 from Derby, or A52 then A6007 from Nottingham

Opening Times:
30 Mar-8 Sep - ring for times

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
Unconfirmed

 

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Blue John Cavern & Mine
Buxton Road, Castleton, S30 2WP Tel: 01433 620638/620642

Description:
Over third of a mile long water worn cavern with impressive 200foot high chambers. A major source of the Blue John stone.

Location:
A625 from Chapel-en-le-Frith

Opening Times:
9.30-6 (or dusk). Tours every 10-15 mins (lasting 40-45 mins.

Disabled Access:
No

Admission Prices:
£4.50, children £1.50

 

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Bolsover Castle
Bolsover S44 6PR Tel: 01246 823349

Description:
Built on the site of a Norman Castle, this is largely an early 17c mansion. Explore the 'little castle' or 'keep', a unique celebration of Jacobean romanticism with its elaborate fireplaces, panelling and wall paintings. There is also an impressive 17c indoor Riding School, built by the Duke of Newcastle.

Location:
Off A632 East of Chesterfield

Opening Times:
22 Mar-Oct, daily 10-6; mid Nov-Mar, Wed-Sun 10-4

Disabled Access:
Keep not accessible

Admission Prices:
£2.80, children £1.40

 

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Calke Abbey
Ticknall, Derby DE 73 1LE Tel: 01332 865272

Description:
Baroque mansion, built 1701-3 for Sir John Harpur, virtually unaltered since the death of the last baronet in 1924.

Location:
Off A514 south of Derby

Opening Times:
House, Garden & Church: 30 Mar-Oct, Sat-Wed (inc Bank Holiday Mondays) 1-5.30 (garden from 11). Park open all year.

Disabled Access:
above ground floor difficult, moderate access to garden, park & church.

Admission Prices:
£4.85, children £2.40

 

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Chatsworth
Chatsworth, DE45 1PP Tel: 01246 582204

Description:
Spectacular house & gardens. Ring for details of special events.

Location:
West of Chesterfield on A619, then off B6012

Opening Times:
House & Gardens; 19 Mar-2 Nov 11-4.30. Farmyard & Adventure Playground; 19 Mar-28 Sep 10.30-4.30

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
£5.90, children £3. Farmyard & Adventure Playground £2.30

 

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Creswell Crags Visitor Centre
off Crags Rd, Creswell, S80 3LH Tel: 01909 720378

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Cromford Mill
Mill Ln, Cromford DE4 3RQ Tel: 01629 824297

Description:
The world's first successful water powered cotton spinning mill, established by Sir Richard Arkwright in 1771

Location:
On A6 S of Matlock

Opening Times:
daily 9-5 (closed xmas day)

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
Guided tour & exhibitions £2, children & OAPs £1.50. Mill site free.

 

 

 

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