Outdoors in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire

There are so many wide open spaces to enjoy in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire. From winding footpaths in the dramatic hills of the Peak District, to extensive parklands perfect for a range of activities such as walking, running and cycling.

Stag in autumn

Outdoors at Calke 

A designated National Nature Reserve which plays host to some of the oldest trees in Europe and is a haven for all sorts of wildlife.

The Stepping Stones on the River Dove in Dovedale

Outdoors at Ilam Park and Dovedale 

Situated in the spectacular setting of the Peak District, Ilam Park makes an ideal base to explore the other parts of the White Peak area.

The fishing pavilion by the lake at Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire

Outdoors at Kedleston 

The 820-acre Parkland at Kedleston is almost entirely manmade, and there are some great routes for exploring on foot or on your bike.