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Kids Days Out In Derbyshire

Derbyshire is a beautiful county with plenty of things to do and days out for kids aged between 1 -100! We have plenty of activities and attractions for all the family young and old plus ideas for school trips. If you have not tried bushcraft give it a go. If you are confined to a wheelchair we have access details.

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check

Little Monkeys, Matlock

Indoor play and party venue.

Adventure play frame, 4 lane Astra slide, double helix slide, soft play, sports pitch. Book your children's party.

 
  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check

Creswell Crags

Learn all about the last Ice Age!

Stone tools, rock art & animal remains found in the caves tell the fascinating story of life during the last Ice Age between 50,000 and 10,000 years ago.

Scenic walking, museum, café, gift shop & play area.
 
  • Free Attraction: Yes
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Hall Leys Park, Matlock

A great park in Matlock for a Kids Day Out

This family friendly park in Matlock is an ideal place to go for a day out with the kids.
 
  • Free Attraction: Yes
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Chaddesden Park, Derby

A great family park in Derby

Lots here for kids including water play area and BMX track, and small nature reserve
 
  • Free Attraction: Yes
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

The Pavillion Gardens, Buxton

A great park in Buxton for kids

The Pavillion Gardens in Buxton is just the place to take kids with play areas in the Park and more - take a look to see what you can do.
 
  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: No

Chestnut Centre Otter Haven & Owl Sanctuary, Chapel -en-le-Frith

Set in 50 acres of grounds

Enjoy a nature trail of 1.25 miles at this owl and otter sanctuary in Derbyshire . Enjoy seeing otters and owls in their natural surroundings. Looking for things to do then this is it.

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Bolsover Castle, Bolsover

Seventeenth-century castle with regular children's events.

Discovery Centre in the Stables, with audio-visual displays.  Special jousting events.

  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check

Hargate Hill Equestrian Centre

Perfect for animal lovers!

Hargate Hill Equestrian Centre offers riding lessons for a wide range of ages. 
 
  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check

Chucklebutties Play & Party Centre, Belper

Enjoy the beautiful view

Enjoy our award - winning cafe and help yourself to a well-earned break as your children play, and play, and play.

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Markeaton Park, Derby

Markeaton Park, Derby has an impressive Play Centre

Wondering what to do in Derby then the Mundy Play Centre within Markeaton Park is the place to go with your kids.
 
  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

The Play Mill, Matlock

Indoor play for under 9's.

Climbing frame, large sand pit, enclosed area for under 3's, various sized sit'n ride toys. Home-cooked hot and cold food available all day.

  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills, Matlock

Take a trip to this family friendly museum in Matlock

 A working textile museum in Matlock  illustrating Arkwright’s legacy. Shopping village, restaurant, conference centre and onsite parking facilities.
 
  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Michael Elliott Trust Freshfields, Buxton

A permanent home for rescued donkeys!

A place for children who have special needs to have a holiday for one to seven days.

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check

Matlock Bath Aquarium & Hologram Gallery, Matlock

Aquarium containing a selection of British and Tropical freshwater species.

From Piranhas to Terrapins and many interesting fish from different regions of the world including the beautiful Malawi Cichlids.

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: No

Peveril Castle, Castleton

Great views of the Peak District from the Castle.

Set high above the village of Castleton, near Sheffield. you can visit Peveril Castle, which is a lovely place to wander around with many shops and eating places. ould be a stop off point on one of your days out.

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Freshfields Donkey Village, Buxton

A permanent home for rescued donkeys!

A fun place for children who have special needs to have a holiday for one to seven days.

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Tropical Butterfly House, Near Sheffield

Discover a wild family day out!

Make friends with creatures great and small. Meet the residents of Meerkat Mansion, feed marmoset monkeys and get close to free-flying butterflies!

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Matlock Farm Park, Matlock

Set in a 600-acre working farm

We provide a great day out with a variety of activities for all. Lots of animals, playground, go-kart track. 

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Staunton Harold Reservoir, Derbyshire

Staunton Harold Reservoir in Derbyshire - a great place to go for a day out with your picnic

Looking for a day out in the Derbyshire countryside then visit Staunton Harold Reservoir - click to find out more!
 
  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes
  • Offers: Under 2s are FREE, buy your tickets online to save £££s

National Forest Adventure Farm, Burton on Trent

Great fun at this adventure farm

A day of adventure awaits, whatever the weather! Meet and feed the animals, explore the outdoor Funfield and have fun the huge playbarn.
 
  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check

The Heights of Abraham, Matlock Bath

Cable cars, spectacular caverns and hilltop park in Derbyshire

Cable cars, Caverns & Hilltop Park. A great day out for all the family. Plus 2 large outdoor play areas too! Satnav: DE4 3NT
 
  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Donington Grand Prix Collection, Castle Donnington

Largest collection of McLaren racing cars on public display

Along with many other makes and models. The only complete collection of Vanwalls anywhere in the world. Cafe.

  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Lea Green Centre, Matlock

Outdoor activities and adventures for groups

Lea Green Learning and Development Centre is one of the country’s leading outdoor education and adventurous activity centres. Includes activities for kids with disabilities and additional needs.
 
  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: No

Woodland Ways Ltd, Catton Hall Estate

Learn bushcraft and survival skills

Learn fire lighting, game preparation & campfire cooking. Build your own woodland shelter and spend the night in it! 

  • Free Attraction: No

Go Ape - England, Scotland and Wales

You need to Go Ape - tree top adventures. Special offers on our site!

Discounts on Go Ape Tree Top Adventures & Segway with 29 centres around the UK in some of Britains best forests.