Denby Pottery Visitors Centre
Derby Rd, Denby DE5 8NX Tel: 01773 740799

Description:
Museum, guided factory tours and factory shop of Denby Pottery

Location:
8m North of Denby on B6179

Opening Times:
Full factory tours, Mon-Thu 10.30 & 1, Fri 10.30. Craftroom only 10-3.30 daily. Factory shop Mon-Sat 9-5.

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
Factory tours; £3.25, children £2.25. Craftroom; £2.25, Children £1.75

 

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Derby Museum & Art Gallery
The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS Tel: 01332 255586/255587

Description:
Museum & Art Gallery. Features include works by local artist Joseph wright, and displays of Derby Porcelain

Location:
Derby centre

Opening Times:
Mon 11-5, Tue-Sat 10-5, Sun & Bank Holidays 2-5

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
Free

 

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Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Rd, Elvaston, DE72 3EP Tel: 01332 571342

Description:
Impressive 19c 200 acre park, which became one of Britain's first country parks in 1968. The original estate workshops have been converted into a museum with exhibitions of blacksmithing, saddlery and other traditional crafts associated with country houses at the turn of the century. Ring for details of special events.

Location:
A6 from Derby, then off B5010 (signposted)

Opening Times:
Dawn-dusk. Museum; Apr-Oct, Wed-Sat 1-4.30, Sun & Bank Holidays 11-4.30

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
Museum; £1.20, children 60p

 

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Eyam Hall
Eyam, S30 1QW Tel: 01433 631976

Description:
17c manor house still occupied by the original family owners - the Wright family. Special events, including concerts, plays and themed events held throughout year - ring for details.

Location:
A623 between Chapel-en-le-Frith & Chesterfield, off B6521

Opening Times:
30 Mar-2 Nov, Wed Thu Sun & Bank Holiday Mondays, 11-4.30. 29 Nov-14Dec, tours for booked parties.

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
£3.50, children £2.50

 

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Haddon Hall
Haddon Hall, DE45 1LA Tel: 01629 812855

Description:
Well preserved medieval manor house, circa 12-14c.

Location:
SE of Bakewell off A6

Opening Times:
Apr-Sep daily (Mon-sat Jul-Aug) 11-5.45

Disabled Access:

Admission Prices:
Unconfirmed

 

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Hardwick Hall
Hardwick Hall, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, S44 5QJ Tel: 01246 850430

Description:
A late 16c 'prodigy house' designed by Robert Smythson. The house contains outstanding 17c-contemporary furniture, tapestries and needlework. The country park contains Whiteface Woodland sheep, and Longhorn Cattle. Fishing permits available.

Location:
M1 J29 (2m S of)

Opening Times:
26 Mar-2 Nov Wed Thu Sat Sun & Bank Holiday Mon 12.30-5. Garden 26 Mar-2Nov 12-5.30. Park all year dawn-dusk.

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
House & garden £5.80, children £2.90. Garden only £2.50, children £1

 

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Heights Of Abraham
Matlock Bath, DE4 3PD Tel: 01629 582365

Description:
Visit the 'Heights Of Abraham' via alpine-style cable car. The cable car ticket includes tours down 2 great caverns, the 'Miner's Tale', all the attractions in the grounds and more.

Location:
Off A6 at Matlock

Opening Times:
Easter-Oct 10-5. Ring for Autumn and winter openings

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
£5.95, children £3.90

 

 

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