Revolution House
High St, Old Whittington, S41 9LA tel: 01246 453554/345727

Description:
17c cottage, once the 'Cock and Pynot' alehouse, where local noblemen planned their part in the revolution of 1688. Includes video & exhibition room.

Location:
A61 N of Chesterfield, off B6052

Opening Times:
28 Mar-3 Nov, 13-24 Dec & 27 Dec-1 Jan daily 10-4

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
Free

 

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Riber Castle Wildlife Park
Matlock, DE4 5JU Tel: 01629 582073

Description:
Set in the grounds of the 19c Riber Castle, this wildlife park is home to an interesting collection of rare and endangered animals and birds.

Location:

Opening Times:
Daily 10-5 (summer), 10-3/4.30 (winter)

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
£4, children £2.50

 

 

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Speedwell Cavern
Winnats Pass, Castleton, S30 2WA Tel: 01433 620512

Description:
A mile long underground boat ride through the cavern.

Location:
Off A625

Opening Times:
Daily 9.30-5 (closed Xmas day)

Disabled Access:
No

Admission Prices:
Unconfirmed

 

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Sudbury Hall
Sudbury, DE6 5HT Tel: 01283 585305

Description:
One of the most individual of late 17c houses, begun by George Vernon c.1661. The rich decoration includes wood carvings by Gibbons and pierce, superb plasterwork, mythological decorative paintings by Laguerre. The great Staircase is one of the finest of its kinds in an English house. The museum of Childhood illustrates the working lives of children in the early 19c

Location:
Off A50 SE from Stoke-on-Trent (past Uttoxeter). Or A516 SW from Derby, off A50

Opening Times:
29 Mar-2 Nov Wed-Sun & Bank Holiday Mon, 1-5.30. Gardens 12.30-6

Disabled Access:
Yes. Braille Guide

Admission Prices:
House £3.50, children £1.50. Museum of Childhood £3.00. Both £5

 

 

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Temple Mine
Temple Rd, Matlock Bath, DE4 3NR Tel: 01629 583834

Description:
Restored lead mine illustrating the mining process

Location:
Off A6

Opening Times:
Oct-Mar 11-4, Apr-Sep 12-4

Disabled Access:
No

Admission Prices:
Museum & Mine; £3, children £2.25. Museum or Mine only; £2, children £1.50

 

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Treak Cliff Cavern
Castleton S30 2WP Tel: 01433 620571

Description:
A forty minute tour of this rich source of the Blue John Stone. Features include stalactites and stalagmites and the 'Pillar' - the largest Blue John Stone ever found.

Location:
On A625

Opening Times:
Mar-Oct 9.30-5.30, Nov-Feb 10-4. (closed Xmas day)

Disabled Access:
No

Admission Prices:
£4.50, children £2, students £2.40

 

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Wirksworth Heritage Centre
Crown Yard, Wirksworth, DE4 4ET Tel: 01629 825225

Description:
The Centre, housed in an old silk and velvet mill, illustrates the history of the lead mining industry through displays games and workshops.

Location:
On B5023 off A6

Opening Times:
Mid feb-Easter & Nov, Wed -Sat 11-4, Sun 1-4. Easter- Mid Jul & mid Sep-Oct, Tue-Sat 10.30-4.30, Sun 1-4.30. Mid Jul-Mid Sep daily 10-5

Disabled Access:

Admission Prices:
£1, children 75p

 

 

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