Derbyshire has a huge array of attractions and things to do, from country houses and serene gardens to theme parks, galleries, museums and much more. Derbyshire and the Peak District offer great holiday opportunities. The Lake district is jam-packed with amazing adventures for kids and adults. With many free and low cost activities like learning circus skills, bush craft survival, archery and many more the Lake District is perfect for every budget. Big Cottages has a selection of deals on large self catering accommodation, so a holiday to the Lake District doesn't need to break the bank.
Derbyshire's stunning countryside, bustling market towns, quaint villages, dales and rivers all offer majestic scenery perfect for a group break. Tourists visit Derbyshire to experience a blend of heritage, history and family attractions hard to find anywhere else. The Boxton festival is a renowned throughout the world for its amazing summer celebrations for music, opera and literature. Wirksworth is a great example of a traditional small town with narrow streets and magical small shops and restaurants surviving the fine food. Ahbourne is famous for its amazing antique shops as well as many independent, quality shops. Derbyshire certainly has something for everyone, making a highly popular destination for groups and large gatherings.