Explore Derby

Discover some of Derby’s finest focal locations, for both business and leisure. The city is full of things to do during your stay, no matter what the reason for your visit. See some of our top recommendations for discovering the Derby area!

Delicious Food & Drink in Derbyshire

Derby is full of well established restaurants, bars and coffee shops, meaning you’re never short of a food or refreshment outlet to enjoy during your visit. Enjoy fine dining at Bistrot Pierre or a quality evening meal at the Blacksmiths Lounge, just a short walk away from our serviced apartments. Or venture out a bit further to the famous gastro-pub The Joiners Arms, Quarndon, which serves delights like Yakitore sicks and stone baked pizza from both the main dining room and a midsummer-nights-dream inspired garden room.


Bustling & Innovative Industry

Located at the centre of the UK, and with it’s strong transport links, Derby is a hub for businesses internationally. Rolls Royce bases a huge part of its operations from its Derby offices, as does motoring giant Toyota. With a number of huge business parks, including Pride Park, Derby welcomes a huge amount of business travellers on a regular basis.

Stunning Peak District Walks

Derbyshire is the location of Peak District, the UK’s first National Park. The area draws huge numbers of seasoned and new walkers every year, with routes including the hills of Mam Tor or the river based walk from Dovedale and Edale. The rolling landscapes make for stunning scenic views - perfected for budding photographers!


Rich History & Architecture

Take some time to explore Derby’s rich heritage, including the city centre-located Cathedral and a number of mills, like Cromford Mill. Derby is also home to a number of stately houses including Kedleston Hall, Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall.

Art & Culture

The Quad in Derby is a hub for contemporary art and film, playing host to many major exhibitions and indie film screenings. You can see what’s on during your stay by visiting their website, here.

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