The school summer holidays are in full swing as parents desperately search for fun yet affordable ways to keep their children entertained.
In Derbyshire, there’s a huge range of attractions and venues to visit this summer both indoor and outdoor, since we can’t rely on the great British weather.
Here’s our round-up of just 14 of them.
Hardwick Hall, Doe Lea, Chesterfield. See more at www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hardwick/
Poole’s Cavern, Buxton - www.poolescavern.co.uk
Crich Tramway Museum, Crich - www.tramway.co.uk
Heights of Abraham, Matlock Bath - www.heightsofabraham.com
Speedwell Cavern, Castleton - www.speedwellcavern.co.uk/
Carsington Water, Ashbourne - www.carsingtonwater.com
Bolsover Castle, Bolsover - www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/bolsover-castle
Gulliver’s Kingdom, Matlock Bath - www.gulliversfun.co.uk/matlock-bath
Queen’s Park, Chesterfield - www.chesterfield.gov.uk/Queens-Park-288.html
Chatsworth House, Bakewell - www.chatsworth.org/
Peveril Castle, Castleton - www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/peveril-castle/
Strutts North Mill, Belper - www.belpernorthmill.org/
Haddon Hall, Bakewell - www.haddonhall.co.uk/
Midland Railway, Butterley, Ripley - www.midlandrailway-butterley.co.uk/home/