Great For Groups

Tours and Attractions

Derby is a great place for group visits, enjoy shopping, tours, great value attractions and group friendly hotels and restaurants. Here are a few of our top suggestions in and around Derby.

Derby Roundhouse Tour

Derby Roundhouse Tour

Tours and Walks, Tours & Walks

Roundhouse Road, Pride Park, Derby, DE24 8JE

Join us on a journey to explore the oldest turning shed in the World where the golden age of steam once ruled!

Council House Tours

Council House Tours

Tours & Walks

The Council House, Corporation Street, Derby, DE1 2FS

An amazing transformation of the Council House happened in 2012, so here’s your chance to see how new life has been breathed into the original 1930s structure.

Derby ARENA Tours

Derby ARENA Tours

Tours and Walks, Tours & Walks

Here’s your chance to take a tour around Derby Arena – the UK’s most central and newest velodrome and so much more.

Royal Crown Derby Factory Tour

194 Osmaston Road, Derby, DE238JZ

See how each item of Royal Crown Derby English Fine Bone China is made, see how our artisans create the beautiful pieces that are cherished throughout the world.

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.

Derventio Brewery Tasting Tour

The Brew Shed, Darley Abbey Mills, Darley Abbey , Derby, DE22 1DZ

Learn the art of the brewing with one of our master brewers and sample some of our real ales including Emperor’s Whim, Venus, Barbarian and Cleopatra.

Derby Ghost Walks

Derby Ghost Walks

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

Denby Pottery Visitor Centre

Denby Pottery Visitor Centre

For Children, Nearby, Shopping, Tours & Walks

Derby Road, Denby, DE5 8NX

Enjoy a great day out at Denby Pottery Visitor Centre, shop in the Factory Shop, take a Factory Tour or browse the Gift Shops.

Chatsworth

Chatsworth

Art & Culture, For Children, History & Heritage, Nearby, Parks & Outdoors, Tours & Walks

Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1PP

Chatsworth, home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, has evolved through the centuries to reflect the tastes, passions and interests of 16 generations of the Cavendish family.

Kedleston Hall

Kedleston Hall

For Children, History & Heritage, Nearby

near Quarndon, Derbyshire, DE22 5JH

Take a trip back in time to the National Trust's Kedleston Hall, a spectacular Neo-classical mansion framed by historic parkland.

Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood

Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood

For Children, History & Heritage, Nearby

Sudbury, Ashbourne, DE6 5HT

The National Trust's Sudbury Hall is a late 17th-century house with sumptuous interiors, while the Museum of Childhood is a place where you can reminisce about your childhood.

Calke Abbey

Calke Abbey

For Children, History & Heritage, Nearby

Ticknall, Derbyshire, DE73 7LE

At the National Trust's Calke Abbey, step back in time and discover the tales of an eccentric family who amassed a vast collection of hidden treasures.

Uttoxeter Racecourse

Uttoxeter Racecourse

Nearby, Sport & Leisure

Wood Ln, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 8BD

Place your bets! Enjoy a fantastic day out with top sporting action, a glass of bubbly and a win on your favourite horse!