In and around South Derbyshire and Leicestershire

Historic houses, arts and crafts cottages and the spectacular southern Peak District make up this varied part of the Midlands.

Places to visit

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Autumn at Ilam Park

Enjoy autumn in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire 

So many places come into their own at this time of year. Colours which are brighter than ever, gardens with their own seasonal elements and lots of activities in the outdoors and inside to keep you busy and having fun.

The orchard at Stoneywell, Leicestershire

Autumn harvest in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire 

This is the time when the orchards and kitchen gardens of the places we take care of come into their own with a vast selection of fruit and vegetables available for you to try.

Calke Abbey, Midlands, autumn pumpkins gourds auricular theatre

October half-term in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire 

Now is the time to start looking forward to the half-term break. Whether it is spooky goings on, pumpkin crafts, walks in the gardens and parkland or a snack in our tea-rooms and restaurants, there is plenty to choose from in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire.

Places to visit

Calke Abbey, Midlands, deer during rutting season

What's on in Derbyshire  

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

Walkers standing with volunteer walk leader

Volunteering in Derbyshire 

Find out what amazing places and amazing people await with all sorts of volunteering opportunities across Derbyshire.

Visit Midlands

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