Derby for Families

Derby is a Great Place to stay with a family, a great city experience with so much right on your doorstep for everyone to enjoy. You know how hard it can be to keep the whole family entertained.  Well Derby has something for everyone! From free museums, top indoor shopping, cinemas, parks and lots of festivals .  Derby is also a great family base for visiting the fantastic selection of national attractions on our doorstep.

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Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Silk Mill Lane

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Bluebells

Bluebells, Brunswood Farm, Locko Road

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Moorways Sports Village & Waterpark

Moorways Sports Village & Waterpark, Moor Lane, Allenton

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Pickford's House

41 Friar Gate

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Go Ape Buxton

Buxton Country Park, Pooles Cavern

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Derbyshire County Cricket Club

The Incora County Ground, Nottingham Road

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Derby Museum & Art Gallery

The Strand

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Derby Arena

Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Park

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Heights of Abraham

Matlock Bath

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A Christmas Carol

22 Nov 2024 - 4 Jan 2025 Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter

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Shardlow Inland Port Festival

7 Sep 2024 - 8 Sep 2024 Sharlow Village

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Chester Green

Chester Green

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Pop up Theatre: Red Fairy Storybook

22 Jun 2024 - 23 Jun 2024 Markeaton Park, Markeaton Park

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Sinfin Moor Park and Nature Reserve

Sinfin Moor Park, Sinfin Lane

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Barbie (12A)

3 Aug 2024 Markeaton Park, Markeaton Park

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Derby Arboretum

Arboretum Square

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Messy Cathedral

Until Dec Derby Cathedral, 18-19 Iron Gate

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Elvaston Castle Country Park

Elvaston Castle Country Park, Borrowash Road , Elvaston

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Summer Activities – Animate at Pickford’s House

13 Aug 2024 Pickford's House, 41 Friar Gate

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Pride Park Stadium

Pride Park

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Alice in Wonderland

22 Jun 2024 - 6 Jul 2024 Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter

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Hickory Dickory's Playhouse

Unit C Kingsway Industrial Park, Kingsway Park Close

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Summer Derby Book Festival 2024

30 May 2024 - 5 Jun 2024 Various Derby venues

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Famous Trains Model Railway

Markeaton Park, Markeaton

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