: East Midlands
: Junction 24 M1
: Nags Head
: Swadlincote Artificial Ski Slopes
: The Red Lion
Carsington water Only twenty minutes walk to the water. Carsington Water offers offers water sports, cycling/ cycle hire cafe & shops, exhibitions and children’s play area. You can either cycle or walk around the picturesque 9 mile perimeter or simply enjoy the shops and visitor centre. Alternately you can hire sail boats, wind surf, kayaking, canoeing or try your hand at craft building.
Alton towers For the ultimate excitement and lasting family memories enjoy your day at arguably the best theme park in England. Explore the haunted Towers, discover the enchanting Gardens or even just be pampered at the Spa. Alton Towers is a fantastic day out for all the family.
Chatsworth house Known as 'The Palace of the Peak' Chatsworth House in Derbyshire is the home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire The house and gardens have attracted visitors, from all over the world for many generations.
Climbs, walking and cycling Or if you prefer the open countryside then experience the exhilarating climbs and rambles around the Derbyshire dales and tracks. Try your luck at the stepping stones at Dovedale, Near Ashbourne or walk the Tissington Trail. Both offer nearby breath-taking scenery blended with interesting walks taking you along rivers and hills. On trail there are quiet tea rooms and ice-cream parlours to tempt you and and make the day more enjoyable. Local reclaimed rail tracks provide cycle trails for the energetic as well as walks through the spectacular scenery along the Dove and Manifold valleys.
Heights of Abraham Matlock Bath provides a cable car ride across the stunning Derwent Valley to the 60 acre summit. Picnic and play areas are available as well as exciting underground tours.
Crich tramway museum Nestling in the heart of Derbyshire over looking the famous Derwent Valley, Chrich tramway is open almost throughout the year, Chrich Tramway Village is a lovingly restored period village that is also home to the National Tramway Museum and its world renowned archives.