Family days out in Derbyshire and the Peak District

The gardens, parkland and wide open spaces found at our places in Derbyshire and the Peak District are the perfect backdrop for summer adventures with the family.

Children in the garden, at Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire, with the house behind


Join in with a summer of play at Hardwick

Carousel horse in the Museum

The Children's Country House at Sudbury 

The Children’s Country House Museum and Gardens are open every weekend and during school holidays, for a fun day out with history.

playing in the woods

Kedleston Hall 

This month the parkland is alive with new colours and young wildlife. Explore outdoors and create family memories.

Calke Explore natural outdoor play area at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Calke Abbey 

Get the family together for playful summer days at Calke Abbey. Find out what's on this summer here.

A small boy runs ascross the grass flying a kite at a National Trust site

Ilam and Dovedale 

There are plenty of opportunities to play, get creative and have lots of adventures at Ilam Park and across the White Peak this summer.

Children enjoying archery

Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors 

Make some lasting memories in the great outdoors this summer. Explore Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors or join us for sporting activities, insect spotting or our festival of archaeology.


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