In and around South Derbyshire and Leicestershire

Discover historic houses, extensive parkland and the dramatic landscape of the Peak District.

Family having their photo taken in the autumn leaves at Sudbury Hall, Derbyshire

Autumn activities at Sudbury Hall

Crunch your way through fallen leaves and enjoy outdoor adventures before the colder months set in.

Fungi growing on a tree in the woodlands, Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire

Finding fungi at Kedleston Hall

Get outside this autumn and discover up to 90 species of weird and wonderful fungi in the grounds at Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire.

dog on a lead

Explore Ilam Park and Dovedale with your dog

Much of Ilam Park and Dovedale is grazed by sheep and cattle by our tenant farmers. Dogs are always welcome, but please keep them on a lead to help us minimise disturbance to the farm animals.

Squirt's Stable, Calke Abbey, Midlands

Indoor play at Calke Abbey

Visit Squirt's Stable and take part in a whole range of fun and games that are sure to keep your little ones entertained for hours – whatever the weather!

Apples in the orchard at Stoneywell, Leicestershire

A fruitful garden at Stoneywell

It's harvest time at Stoneywell, and there are plenty of treats to savour.

A group of visitors

What's on in Derbyshire  

There are lots of exciting activities and events happening for you to experience.

A guided walk across the Calke Estate

Walking in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire

Pull on your walking books and discover the beautiful landscapes in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire.

Places to visit

Visit Midlands

Situated in the heart of England, the Midlands offers a huge variety of landscapes and places to enjoy and explore.