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Derby has a variety of places to visit with friends and family or even on your own. That’s why we’ve selected our top five places to visit on your next trip to Derby, so you don’t have to worry about missing out on all the best bits that the city has to offer.

Visit Derby Museum and Art Gallery

Derby Museum is a must see for anyone visiting Derby with a range of exhibitions from ancient Egypt and mummies to the city’s Viking roots and even a hippo skeleton from the Derwent! There’s a range of things to learn at the museum from such events that took place in Derby and the local wildlife, there’s plenty to keep you fascinated and any children entertained. The Art Gallery also has large collection of artworks including paintings of Derby born world famous painter Richard Arkwright. The museum is free to enter, often with special temporary exhibits.

Visit Bluebell Dairy Farm

Famous for the nationally known ice cream, Bluebells Dairy Farm welcomes visitors throughout the year. The Farm is the perfect place to visit for anyone with young children, as it has an amazing outdoor playground and animal petting area, it’s a great chance to make some memories. You can also try the delicious ice cream which is made on site at the farm and visit the café. Bluebells is a great day out with the chance to enjoy some fresh air and tasty treats.

Visit Pickford’s House

Anyone in the area should definitely make time to visit Pickford’s House. Travel back to the Georgian period in the museum as a beautifully decorated and preserved show house. The various period rooms are a fascinating insight as to how people once lived and the stunning gardens outside make for a romantic walk. The museum also regularly has special exhibitions so be sure to check their website before you plan your visit!

Visit East Midland’s Aeropark

The perfect place to visit on a sunny day; East Midlands Aeropark has a range of preserved aircraft on display from various periods of aviation history, sure to entertain any historian enthusiasts. The site also serves as a great viewing spot to watch modern aircraft take offs from East Midland Airport.

Visit Derbion Shopping Centre

Calling all Shopaholics, Derbion shopping Centre hosts a vast array of well-known brand stores to local run businesses. It’s not just shopping that can take up your time in the centre, in addition to the various cafes and restaurants dotted around the centre there is also a large food court to take a break and recharge at. The third floor also boasts an array of entertainment with a Showcase Cinema De Lux, Bowling, Mini Golf and arcade. You can easily spend a day at the centre with the amount there is to see and do!

This is just a small selection of the places you should visit when you are next in Derby. There’s plenty of other places to explore and discover in Derby and the Derbyshire area, what will you find when you visit Derby?

Derby Accommodation

When booking your next stay in Derby why not book with Pride Apartments? With apartments near Derby City Centre, you won’t have far to go for your business meetings or your leisure time activities.

There are loads of great free extras:

• Free Wi-Fi
• Free Netflix
• Free gated parking
• Complimentary drinks
• Toiletries


If you’re interested in staying in Derby and need some spacious accommodation, give Jas at Pride Apartments a call on 01332 5100, or email, as you will get the best price if you Book Direct.

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