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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Family enjoying a picnic in the grounds at Sudbury Hall, Derbyshire
a dreamcatcher made out of wool and twigs

50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire 

Get your summer off to a flying start with some '50 things' adventures. Find the very best places to look a little closer and add a little extra adventure to your day out.

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

Picnics in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire 

Make the most of longer days with a picnic in one of our beautiful outdoor spaces in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire.

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

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.

Visit Midlands

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