1st January 2017 – 31st December 2018
We have some fantastic National Properties throughout Derbyshire with many open throughout the Year
14th October 2017 – 31st December 2018
Take a walk through the wonderful grounds of Ilam hall and enjoy a drink in the tea rooms.
12th December 2017 – 1st February 2019
Take an incredible Underground Journey by Boat. Enter the inner world of the underground cave system in the heart of the Peak District National Park and absorb the atmosphere as a watery silence echoes all around you.
20th December 2017 – 31st January 2019
Take a journey beneath the earth with expert guides, explore the vast limestone caverns see how crystal stalactites have lined the chambers over millions of years. Stroll though beautiful woodland trails to a panoramic Peak District hilltop viewpoint.
1st February 2018 – 31st July 2018
Have a fun filled day at the Peak Widlife Park. Lots of animal experiences for the family to enjoy.
17th February 2018 – 31st December 2018
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. Open at weekends throughout the year and selected dates. Please see the timetable.
24th March 2018 – 8th April 2018
Join us for Easter in the house, garden and farmyard, and make sure you look out for the Easter Bunny, who will be in the garden and farmyard during the bank holiday weekend. In addition to our daily activities, we have a whole host of special Easter activities.
24th March 2018 – 15th April 2018
Join us for an Easter hunt around the grounds of Sandybrook Country Park and earn a Cadbury's Easter Egg. Start at Reception. Cost £2.
30th March 2018 – 2nd April 2018
National Trust Properties
Easter Egg hunts are taking place across Derbyshire and beyond courtesty of National Trust and Cadburys. Close by are Ilam, Sudbury and Kedleston.
1st April 2018 – 1st April 2018
On Easter Sunday, the annual Duck Race and family fun day takes place at Dovedale stepping stones. You can purchase racing ducks on the day for a £1 donation.
6th May 2018 – 16th September 2018
Colour your world with the ancient art of Well Dressing, unique to the Peak District and Derbyshire. Town and village communities come together to create living art installations from natural materials between May and September.
11th May 2018 – 13th May 2018
Chatsworth Country Park
The Dodson & Horrell Chatsworth International Horse Trials is three days of thrilling equestrian sport, combined with entertainment for all the family in the beautiful surroundings of the Chatsworth Park.
Join them to enjoy world class competition, from elegant dressage, to exciting show jumping and thrilling cross country. You can also get involved in an array of entertainment and activities for the whole family, or browse their shopping village with trade stands offering country wear and crafts.
6th June 2018 – 10th June 2018
The first RHS Chatsworth Flower Show is the must see event of 2018. A show that breaks boundaries and blends tradition with unexpected, innovative design.
15th June 2018 – 17th June 2018
The Eroica Britannia vintage bicycle event, known as the most handsome bike event in the world is coming from Tuscany, Italy to the Peak District and taking form as a 3 day festival and bike ride.
The ride has 3 routes to choose from all offering stunning scenery, iconic locations and amazing food stops offering local produce and drinks.
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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- 406 Independent Reviews
- Certificate of Excellence 2017
Lovely Lodges27 September 2017
The Sandybrook site is close to the lovely Georgian town of Ashbourne plus other Peak District towns such as Bakewell. It is... Read Full Review
Ideal base for cycling5 September 2017
We found it a great base for the nearby cycling trails and were blown away by the beauty of the area and will definitely be back. Read Full Review
Great, welcoming and relaxing visit1 September 2017
Really enjoyable stay in 3 berth lodge, with our dog. Immaculate site and lodges and really welcoming and friendly staff. Felt... Read Full Review
Great Holiday21 August 2017
I would recommend this Country Park to other families as it's in a beautiful area and the facilities are great. Read Full Review