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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Deck chairs in Calke garden, Calke Abbey, National Trust, Midlands

Picnics in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire 

Make the most of the summer with a picnic outside. Choose from a range of beautiful, cherished places.

summer gardens in bloom, Calke Abbey, Midlands

Summer colour in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire 

Bright and scented gardens are in their prime across South Derbyshire and Leicestershire.

Places to visit

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.

A guided walk across the Calke Estate

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.


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Visit Midlands

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