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Escape the Everyday

It's time for a well-earned break. Escape the everyday and ditch the daily routine for unbeatable views, long, mellow walks or heart-pumping adventures and discover the Peak District & Derbyshire together with the vibrant city of Derby. Enjoy an adrenaline-filled adventure, get hands-on and learn something new, sample great local food and drink or simply switch-off and put some time aside to focus on yourself. Check out our bookable experiences below and find out how you can escape the everyday.

Share how you're exploring this summer and tag us in your adventures on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using #EscapeTheEveryday.

Image for Make a splash on a canoe experience on the River Derwent

Make a splash on a canoe experience on the River Derwent

Various dates available

Take to the water with Twin Peaks and enjoy fun on the water whilst soaking up the peace and quiet of the River Derwent.

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Enjoy animal antics on an alpaca walking experience in the Amber Valley

Available daily except Mondays

Get up close and personal to lovely alpacas. The experience includes an induction where you'll find out how to handle an alpaca.

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Step back in time to our industrial past on a Museum of Making Tour

Available on Fridays and Saturdays

Discover this fascinating building and it’s collections with our knowledgeable guides, who will uncover 300 years of Derby’s making.

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Start the day with a champagne breakfast with rolling countryside views

Various dates available

Join us for breakfast in the beautiful surroundings of The Kedleston Country House with a glass of champagne.

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Take a leap of faith on an adrenaline-filled abseiling experience in the Peak District

18th September 2022

The thrill of abseiling is something to remember as you abseil from the Millersdale Viaduct.

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Conquer the Peak District's highest point on a guided tour

18th September 2022

MyGuidedWalks offers private tours of the Peak District National Park and on this walk up to Kinder Scout you'll discover iconic views.

Image for Get to grips with the Peak District's famous gritstone edges on a climbing taster day

Get to grips with the Peak District's famous gritstone edges on a climbing taster day

Try climbing, abseiling and scrambling for the first time or develop your skills with local experts.

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Immerse yourself in a spellbounding escape room experience

15th August 2022 - 31st August 2022

Have you got what it takes to solve this spellbinding puzzle at Derby's Make Your Escape?

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Take a ride around a velodrome track at Derby Arena

Available Sundays

Whether its your first go at track cycling or a one-off taster session just for fun, you're sure to progress on the Derby Rider session.

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Enjoy a magical twist on the classic afternoon tea

Available Saturdays

Would they dare ask to make magic, create theatre and re-invent such a quintessentially British tradition?

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Enjoy an awesome kayaking trip down the lovely River Derwent

Various dates available

Take to the water with Twin Peaks and enjoy fun on the water whilst soaking up the peace and quiet of the River Derwent.

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Enjoy a two-wheeled adventure on a mountain bike taster day in the Peak District

31st December 2022

On this fun and action-packed one day course you'll get the tools you'll need to begin mountain biking.

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Discover the truth in a signalling escape room experience

14th August 2022 - 1st September 2022

Have you got what it takes to solve the signal puzzle at Derby's Make Your Escape?

Image for Follow in the footsteps of Olympic athletes with a track cycling session at Derby Arena

Follow in the footsteps of Olympic athletes with a track cycling session at Derby Arena

18th August 2022, 27th August 2022

Enjoy a track cycling taster session at Derby Arena.

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Perfect yourself in a utopian escape room experience

14th August 2022 - 1st September 2022

Have you got what it takes to solve this utopia puzzle at Derby's Make Your Escape?

Image for Submerge yourself in a dystopian escape room experience

Submerge yourself in a dystopian escape room experience

13th August 2022 - 1st September 2022

Have you got what it takes to solve this dystopia puzzle at Derby's Make Your Escape?

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Discover Derby's delicious street food scene at Bustler Market

12th August 2022 - 14th August 2022

Sample fresh street food, listen to live music and sip on craft beer and cocktails in this vibrant city centre hub.

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Discover Derby's delicious street food scene at Bustler Market

18th August 2022 - 21st August 2022

Sample fresh street food, listen to live music and sip on craft beer and cocktails in this vibrant city centre hub.

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Forest for the Future

12th August 2022 - 27th August 2022

The Market Place has been transformed into a woodland wonderland bringing a new, vibrant space for alfresco dining and outdoor events

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Discover Derby's delicious street food scene at Bustler Market

25th August 2022 - 28th August 2022

Sample fresh street food, listen to live music and sip on craft beer and cocktails in this vibrant city centre hub.

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Discover a home away from home in the centre of the city

The Stay Company offer high quality serviced apartments in the heart of Derby city.

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Discover Radical Horizons: The Art of Burning Man at Chatsworth

12th August 2022 - 1st October 2022

This large-scale exhibition of 12 sculptures is free to access and enjoy for all in the beautiful parklands of Chatsworth.

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Enjoy a luxury break at Makeney Hall Hotel

Discover elegant rooms with modern amenities in the heart of the historic Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage site.

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Treat yourself to a stay in a boutique bolthole at The Coach House

The Coach House is a boutique guest house with 6 individually designed double or family rooms.

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Rest and recuperate with a luxurious stop over in the Derbyshire countryside

Stay for a night of luxury in one of 5 individually decorated boutique rooms at The Kedleston Country House.

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