Campsites in Derby
Now that you’ve sorted out your motorhome hire in Derby with Goboony, it is time to find a place to pitch for the night! The only difficult part of finding campsites in Derby will be choosing between all the options! There is a wide selection of campsites, ranging from cheap to luxurious, rural to touristic. At Dale Farm Rural Campsite, you’ll be resting your head at a working farm in the heart of the Peak District. It is situated near Bakewell, with numerous activities and attractions nearby. Those who enjoy cycling or hiking will appreciate that the Monsal Trail is a short distance away, and will take you on a beautiful traffic-free journey from Topley Pike to Darley Dale. There is a small shop on site selling produce and award-winning baked goods. If you’d prefer to stay closer to a town, then Duke of York is the ideal campsite. It is situated next to a pub, dining room and dog-friendly bar. There is easy access to Buxton, Bakewell and Ashbourne from the campsite. Those who stay here recommend trying the Limestone Way, the Midshires Way, the High Peak and Tissington trails, for a wonderful breath of fresh air and way to stretch your legs.
Things to do in Derby
Of all the things to do in Derby, a visit to Darley Park should be high on the list. Darley Park provides the ideal combination of history and beauty, located at the River Derwent. It features the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Derwent Valley Mills. Visit the heritage site and explore the gardens, wildlife and nature reserve. Collectors will enjoy the arboretum, with collections displayed that span the globe. At Derby Museum and Art Gallery, you’ll be able to view a variety of exhibitions, ranging from paintings by Joseph Wright, weaponry exhibits, the Royal Crown Derby pottery collection and more. The collections are regularly updated, ensuring there is always something new to view. And of course don't forget to head to the Peak District for spectacular views and wonderful walks!
Events in Derby
If you’re looking for events in Derby to quench your thirst, look no further than the Gin & Rum Festival on the second weekend of October. Set in Roundhouse Road Pride Park, prepare yourself for an incredible weekend of succulent street food, incredible entertainment and of course, plenty of drinks! There will be over 80 different gins and 80 different rums offered, and a great opportunity to learn more about your favourite drinks. If gin isn’t quite the drink you had in mind, perhaps the Great British Tea Festival will satisfy your thirst. Taking place in October, this is a day that brings together independent tea brands from across the country for tastings, presentations and more.