The Grand Tour
This summer the Grand Tour invites visitors to emulate the adventures of the 18th century gentleman, seeing the historic treasures of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire through the eyes of today’s leading artists.
School Summer Holidays
Derby is bursting with fun things to occupy and entertain kids over the school summer holidays.
Fantastic family-friendly Festé returns for a ninth incredible year. Derby City Centre will once again transform, for a ninth year, into a world-class festival site and, through a multitude of exciting outdoor performance areas, act as the perfect platform to play host to Derby Festé 2015, the ever-popular post-summer annual extravaganza of city-wide live performances and breath-taking acts.
Real Ale Capital
Derby is described as the "best place to sample real-ale in the world" by Lonely Planet. Come and sample the local drinks in our quirky pubs and annual beer festivals.
Derby is the UK's most central city, a great place for a cultural break and a great base to explore nearby Peak District delights. A really friendly place, great value for money and very easy to get around, you'll feel welcome right from the start, so visit soon and discover Derby for yourself!
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Derby makes a great base for exploring the attractions in the city AND the national attractions on our doorstep. Choose from a wide range of places to stay in Derby including trusted hotel brands, luxury boutique and budget hotels, B&B's or self catering apartments.