1st January 2017 – 31st December 2017
We have some fantastic National Properties throughout Derbyshire with many open throughout the Year
1st April 2017 – 31st December 2017
Wirksworth - Duffield
The Ecclesbourne Valley Railway is a 9-mile long picturesque heritage railway in Derbyshire. The services operate in both directions between Wirksworth and Duffield and are open most weekends and other dates throughout the year. See website.
12th May 2017 – 30th September 2017
Well Dressings take place throughout the summer in the Derbyshire Dales and the delicate pictures made from natural materials are a lovely site to see.
1st August 2017 – 3rd August 2017
A diverse agricultural show, events will include, Cattle Judging, Show Jumping, Goat Show, Rabbit Show, Arab & Palomino Classes, Working Hunter Ponies, Dog Show, Vintage Farm Machinery, Floral Art Show, Craft Tent, Cookery demonstrations and Children’s Fairground Rides
1st September 2017 – 3rd September 2017
Chatsworth Country Park
For a true taste of the very best the countryside has to offer, there's nowhere quite like the annual Country Fair here at Chatsworth. Come and sample some superb local produce, find some exquisite crafts and spend a weekend enjoying a whole host of family activities, displays and performances. Massed pipe and military bands, demonstrations and parades, hot air balloons, parachuting and over 300 varied trade stands and rural crafts make this a memorable event with something for everyone. Many of England's heritage of Country Sports and pastimes are on show including Armed service displays, horse shoeing, Ferret racing, archery and sheep dog trials.
Available All Year Round
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.
Take a walk around the stunning Chatsworth Estate. The House aand Gardens reopen at Easter but you can still view the House from the grounds and visit the famous farm shop.
Sandybrook Country Park
Go Active provides a range of fun activities that the whole family will enjoy and take place at our sister site Sandybrook Country Park near Ashbourne. Activities such as archery, fencing and Body Zorbs, in addition to fun and creative activities designed for 3-7 year olds, are delivered by our qualified instructors who will ensure you not only learn a great new skill but also have a fantastic time.
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- 347 Independent Reviews
- Certificate of Excellence 2017
"Fantastic resort, cannot fault a thing!"12 June 2017
Well where do I start?! I booked a weekend at Sandybrook as a surprise for our 5th Wedding Anniversary last weekend and we had... Read Full Review
Great weekend with Friends4 June 2017
A group on 21 of us (17 Adults & 4 kids) stayed here for a long weekend in May. We had 3 lodges, one of which the... Read Full Review
“Beautiful lodge wonderful place”1 June 2017
It's our Last night here of our weeks stay and really quite sad to go home tomorrow. So quite and peaceful. Read Full Review
“Great place to relax”10 May 2017
Fantastic short break , very relaxing, dog friendly lodges and the bonus of having a hot tub. Read Full Review