Situated alongside the River Derwent and the Silk Mill, with the Cathedral as a backdrop, Cathedral Green is an oasis of green in Derby City Centre.

Cathedral Green

Bass' Recreation Ground is located within the city centre, close to Intu and Pride Park.

Bass' Recreation Ground

Chester Green is an historic open space located within easy walking distance of Derby City Centre, located approximately 0.6 miles (0.97 km) north of the city centre, on the east bank of the River Derwent.

Chester Green

Derby Arboretum was the first public park in Britain and was a trend-setter in that Central Park in New York was based upon its design!


Darley Park is a large, picturesque and popular park situated within a walking distance of Derby city centre. The Park hosts many events throughout the year, including the free classical Darley Park Concert. 

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Derby is a perfect city destination to experience nature and scenic open spaces. Located near the Peak District National Park and with over 300 parks and open spaces, Derby is full of adventure for you to explore.

Darley Park Road
Darley Abbey
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Markeaton Park has something for everyone to enjoy. Free activities include walking, cycling, paddling pool, playgrounds, the Craft Village and picnics.

Markeaton Park
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Normanton Park opened in 1909 as a place people could escape the heavily populated and industrial area. It remains a popular green space to this day.

Normanton Park
Warwick Avenue
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Chaddesden Park has been a popular open space for the community for over 70 years.

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Alvaston Park is a picturesque, riverside park covering 85 acres. It's situated in the south of Derby, about two miles from the city centre.

Meadow Lane
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The Alvaston Park BMX track is one of the best in the country. The National Standard track has hosted regional and national race meetings.

Meadow Lane
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Allestree Park is the largest and perhaps most scenic of the City’s parks. There's lots to see and do for all the family.

Allestree Park
Duffield Road
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Sinfin Moor Park and Nature Reserve is a wildlife haven with plenty of different habits to see and explore.

Sinfin Moor Park
Sinfin Lane
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Bluebells is a beautiful Ice Cream Tea Rooms located on our farm at Spondon, just two miles from Derby City centre. Our delicious luxury artisan ice cream is made from the milk from our own cows and is available to try and buy on site.

Brunswood Farm
Locko Road
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Located in Derbyshire, near to Derby and Nottingham, Elvaston Castle Country Park encompasses approx 200 acres of open parkland, woodland and more formal historical gardens.

Borrowash Road
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Locko Park is a privately owned 18th-century country house and parkland in between the villages of Stanley and Ockbrook in the borough of Erewash, near Spondon, Derbyshire, England.

Locko Park
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Mercia Marina is Europe’s biggest inland marina, nestled in a tranquil haven between the South Derbyshire villages of Willington and Findern lies 74 acres of what must be Derbyshire’s best kept secret.

Findern Lane
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Wonderful woodland walks, forest experiences, historic houses, sparkling lakes and more - all waiting for you in The National Forest.

Sharpe's Pottery Museum
West Street,
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Carsington Water is a popular visitor attraction with everything you need for a great day out both on and off the water.


Conkers is a unique mix of indoor and outdoor experiences to keep you and your family engaged for hours.

Rawdon Road
nr Swadlincote
South Derbyshire
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Visit the Peak District & Derbyshire and enjoy England's great outdoors. Discover a spectacular landscape in one of the most beautiful & inspiring parts of the British Isles.

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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.

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There's lots to see and do in Derby. Check out Culture & Heritage, Adventure, Family and Shopping itineraries for you to enjoy in a day in our great city. There's something for everyone!