Things to do in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire this summer

Have a family adventure at our places in and around South Derbyshire and Leicestershire. There are trails, games, natural play areas and beautiful open spaces where you can while away those carefree summer days.

children playing in Sudbury Stable yard

Come out to play this summer at Sudbury Hall 

Come out and play with us this summer. Enjoy a picnic by the lake and get hands on with some of the museum's toy collection. Get adventurous in the Woodland Play Area and take a leisurely stroll to the boathouse.

Family enjoying garden games at Calke Abbey, Midlands

Family fun at Calke Abbey 

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

Promotional image for Kedleston's summer in the stables

Summer at Kedleston Hall 

From outdoor theatre and films to indoor tours of the hall, there are plenty of reasons to visit Kedleston this summer.

Families play tradition garden games at Stoneywell

Stoneywell's playful garden 

The gardens are as much a part of the Gimsons' family home as the cottage at Stoneywell.

Bertram's bridge in Ilam Park

Explore Ilam Park this summer

Visit the limestone hills this month for walks, picnics, play time and far reaching views.