Explore Derbyshire In 2019

Are you staying in Derby for a short period of time? Or looking to plan a visit to the area? The county of Derbyshire is known for it’s idyllic villages and stunning landscapes. Pick from some of our top things to do in the Derbyshire area, guaranteeing an excitement-packed trip that’s filled with things to see.

Top Things To Do In Derbyshire

1. Take A Walk In The Peak District

Derbyshire is home to the peak district, the UK’s first national park, with stunning walks and rolling landscapes. There are numerous areas to explore, from Mam Tor to Dovedale, and the district is a haven for both experienced hikers and beginners alike. 

2. Visit Derby Cathedral 

Take in the stunning architecture of the grade 2 listed Cathedral of All Saints, located in the centre of Derby. With a height of 65m, you can take a trip up to the tower to see the views of the city. Afterwards you can enjoy refreshments at the cathedral cafe next door, which won the 2017 annual Derby Food and Drinks Award for customer service.

3. Take A Trip To Cromford

Cromford Mill, located near the village of Cromford, is steeped in rich history as the world’s first water-powered cotton spinning mill. The village itself is beautiful and filled with plenty of walks and small shops for tourists. Plus Crich, the home of the national tramway museum, is close-by to stop off at afterwards. 

4. Taste A Famous Bakewell Tart

The well know English confection is associated with the town of Bakewell. Take a visit to the small market town on the River Wye. Bakewell is closely located to Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall, making it the perfect starting point for a full day out in Derbyshire! 

5. Watch The Shrovetide Match In Derbyshire

The annual Royal Shrovetide Football match in Ashbourne draws tourists from across the world. Played across shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday, the game uses the entire village as a pitch, with goals at each end. The two teams are taken from halves of the village - the Up’ards and the Down’ards. You can see the scores dating back through history on display boards at Ashbourne library. 

Stay In Luxury Serviced Apartments In Derby

Relax in style for the duration of your trip with our serviced apartments. Located in the heart of Derby city centre, the apartments are ideally placed to reach all of Derby’s highlights and attractions. 

Why Choose The Stay Company?

At The Stay Company, we pride ourselves on outstanding customer service. We have a huge wealth of experience specialising in luxury serviced apartments in Derby. Our wide range of serviced accommodation ensures that there’s something for everyone and we’ll find the perfect apartment for you! To find out more about apartments in Derby or for information on the benefits of choosing serviced accommodation, get in touch today to speak to our friendly team. Contact The Stay Company on 0330 223 3033 or via the online contact form.

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