The Cathedral Quarter

Unique independent shops, great cafés, restaurants and bars, stunning arts and cultural venues and historical landmarks - Derby's Cathedral Quarter has it all.

Meander through historical streets with arcades and hidden entrances and discover a myriad of specialist stores and independent retailers.

Vibrant Café Culture

There is a wealth of unique eateries nestled in the Cathedral Quarter. People who are passionate about food serving local and fresh produce.

The Bookcafé

21 Cornmarket, Cathedral Quarter, Derby, DE1 1QH

The Bookcafé has a grand atmosphere and is a unique place to shop, browse, eat and meet and now hosts unplugged live music events.

QUAD Café Bar

Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby, DE1 3AS

Situated in Derby's arts and media hub, The QUAD Café Bar is great for brunch, lunch, snacks or something to eat before watching a film at the venue.

Independent Retailers

Quirky and unique boutiques line the streets. Don't miss 'Bennetts', an independent department store retailing top quality brands since 1734.

Cathedral Quarter

Cathedral Quarter

Art & Culture, Early Evening, History & Heritage, Nightlife, Shopping

Derby, DE1 3FJ

Unique independent shops, great cafés, restaurants and bars, stunning arts and cultural venues and historical landmarks - Derby’s Cathedral Quarter has it all.

Historical Landmarks

As the historic heart of the city centre, a visit to the Cathedral Quarter is a must to learn more about the importance of Derby and its many famous sons and daughters.

Derby Cathedral

Derby Cathedral

History & Heritage

18-19 Iron Gate, Derby, DE1 3GP

With one of the highest church towers in the country, Derby Cathedral is a magnificent gothic building overlooking the city.

Derby Cathedral Quarter Ghost Walk

Derby Cathedral Quarter Ghost Walk

Tours and Walks, Tours & Walks

Derby Gaol, 50-51 Friar Gate, Derby, DE1 1DF

The World famous Derby Ghost Walks run throughout the year, and continue to be a success since they were started by Most Haunted’s, Richard Felix over 25 years ago

Cultural Venues

The Cathedral Quarter is the creative hub of the city. This is where you will find some of the great cultural venues on offer in Derby.

Derby QUAD & Cinema

Derby QUAD & Cinema

Art & Culture, Early Evening, For Children, Nightlife

Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby, DE1 3AS

QUAD is a CINEMA, GALLERY, CAFÉ BAR and WORKSHOP that anyone can use.

Déda

Déda

Art & Culture, Early Evening, For Children, Nightlife

Chapel Street, Derby, DE1 3GU

Déda is a leading creative centre for Dance, Contemporary Circus and Outdoor Work – connecting locally, nationally and internationally.