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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Brockhampton lambs

What to do at Easter in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire 

There's so much to do all through the Easter holidays

Sheep and a lamb grazing

Discover spring in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire 

Take a walk or stroll and see signs of spring everywhere

spring at the hermitage

Garden Conservation in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire 

There is always work to be done in our gardens. some jobs are simple and you can do these at home too. Others, like repairing Kedleston's Hermitage or building dry stone walls at Stoneywell and Calke Abbey take a bit more time. Don't forget to talk to our teams when you next visit.

Calke Abbey parkland water in winter

Winter walks in and around South Derbyshire 

Choose from parkland, woodland and some fantastic breathtaking scenery with walks from our places in and around South Derbyshire this month.

Volunteering with visitor at Stoneywell, Leicestershire

How our volunteers make our places in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire 

In South Derbyshire and Leicestershire our volunteers do everything from telling you the stories of Calke Abbey to winding up the train set at Stoneywell. They've certainly taken the photos you enjoy looking at.

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.