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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Kedleston Hall fireplace decorated for Christmas with presents and Father Christmas

Celebrate Christmas in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire 

Get into the Christmas spirit by visiting one of our South Derbyshire and Leicestershire places. Each is beautifully decorated and many have seasonal activities and events you can join in with. Look out for Father Christmas who will be dropping in.

golden autumn colour at Kedleston hall

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.

Places to visit

A volunteer at Calke Abbey in Derbyshire

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.

Shopping at a craft fair

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.