What's On

Have a go at Orienteering

16th February 2019 – 27th October 2019

Ilam Hall

Have a go at orienteering at Ilam Park - our permanent course is available all year round, whatever the weather. Ideal for beginners, families, dog walkers and school groups.

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The Dog : A Celebration at Chatsworth

23rd March 2019 – 6th October 2019

Chatsworth House

An exhibition celebrating man and woman's best friend

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Beside the Seaside

25th May 2019 – 2nd June 2019

Crich Tramway Village

Nine days of traditional seaside fun for all the family, including a funfair (small additional charges apply for rides on the funfair).

Vintage trams running from 10.30am – 5.00pm. 

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Spring Half Term Fun

25th May 2019 – 2nd June 2019

Chatsworth House

There's fun for all the family at Chatsworth this spring half-term. 

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Kids Go Free Bank Holiday Weekend

25th May 2019 – 27th May 2019

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

Enjoy a fun-filled Bank Holiday Weekend, with children up to 15 years old travelling free of charge on the Duffield line.

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Jazz and Real Ale on rails

25th May 2019 – 25th May 2019

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

A steam hauled evening with real ales and live music. A fundraising event for our charity, EVRA. Departs 7pm from Wirksworth Station. 

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Nature with Wings Craft

25th May 2019 – 2nd June 2019

Sudbury Hall & Museum of Childhood

Create some wild art and tick off another of your 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾.

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Tabbalabba

25th May 2019 – 2nd June 2019

Gullivers, Matlock Bath

Tabbalabba is the ultimate family festival taking place across nine magical days. It's all about fun, families and fantastic festivities. Discover Tabbalabba traditions in all shapes and sizes, from sock puppets to blue cake.

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Derbyshire Weekend

26th May 2019 – 27th May 2019

Cromford Mills

Celebrating Derbyshire traditions with local craftspeople and producers plus a guest visit from Woodie’s Wings. A great day of entertainment for all ages!

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The Savage Garden Weekend

1st June 2019 – 2nd June 2019

Heights of Abraham

Take a walk on the wildside through the savage garden and learn more about the plants and animals that can be found at the Heights. Garden talks in the Masson Pavilion, plants to buy, and great gardening tips for everyone. Free craft activities for children and collect a sunflower to take home and grow.

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RHS Chatsworth Flower Show

5th June 2019 – 9th June 2019

Chatsworth House

Chatsworth are delighted to welcome the RHS back in 2019.  Bold and innovative, this year is set to be simply amazing. 

Enjoy an inspirational day out packed with stunning show gardens, colourful floral displays, top nurseries, have-a-go workshops, unique shopping and delicious food and drink. 

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Fathers Day Weekend

15th June 2019 – 16th June 2019

Gullivers, Matlock Bath

Dads go FREE throughout Father’s Day Weekend when accompanied by at least one full paying person. This special offer is available at all Gulliver’s Theme Parks on the Saturday and the Sunday.

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Vintage Weekend

22nd June 2019 – 23rd June 2019

Crich Tramway Village

Come along and enjoy music and activities from the 1950s and 1960s and take some vintage tram rides into the countryside.

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Available All Year Round

Clay Pigeon Shooting

Matlock

There are two Clay Pigeon schools that we can recommend, one close to Darwin Forest and one close to Sandybrook Country Park. Please ask for details and make sure you book in advance.

Deception Escape Rooms

Matlock

Do you have what it takes to defeat Deception? Choose from 4 different game experiences and see if you can escape.... 

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Wild Park Derbyshire

Ashbourne

Wild Park Derbyshire is a family run Paintballing, Laser Tag, Quad Biking Trekking and Archery venue. 

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  • 486 Independent Reviews
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018