Derbyshire Days Out

Derbyshire Days Out

The Peak District is one of the UKs most popular tourist destinations with so many great places to visit. As our museum is under cover it can be enjoyed rain or shine and is a perfect choice for a rainy day in the Peak District (as well as a sunny one)

To help you enjoy our beautiful area we have teamed up with a range of other local attractions to offer reciprocal discounts in 2024 and give you a great Derbyshire Day Out! 

Simply save your Great British Car Journey receipt and present it to any of the below attractions to receive discounted entry or special offers. Alternatively, when you visit any of these attractions, save your receipt and show upon arrival to Great British Car Journey to receive £2 off all tickets.

Crich Tramway Museum

Just 3 miles away you can enjoy the National Tramway Museum with the UKs largest collection of working trams you can ride on.

Cromford Mills

Under 5 miles away is the historic Cromford Mills where the industrial revolution started in the Peak District .

Cromford Canal

Opposite Cromford Mills just under 5 miles up the road is Cromford Canal where you can enjoy walks along the canal.

Wirksworth Heritage Museum

5 miles away in Wirksworth is the Wirksworth heritage Centre.

Peak Rail

10 miles away is another fantastic journey down memory lane with Peak Rail. A preserved railway with steam and diesel train rides through the delightful Derbyshire countryside.

Masson Mills

Just 5 miles away you'll find the finest surviving example of an Arkwright cotton mill in this working textile museum.

National Stone Centre

6 miles away in Wirksworth is the National Stone Centre where you can learn all about the geology of our area.

Old House Museum

15 miles away in Bakewell is the Old House Museum.

Peak District Mining Museum

Just over 5 miles away up the road in Matlock Bath you will find the Peak District Mining Museum.

Pooles Cavern

26 miles away is this wonderful showcave where you can explore the vast limestone caverns.

Buxton Crescent Heritage Experience

Approximately 25 miles away you can take a tour to celebrate the rich history of Buxton spa town and the mineral springs beneath.

Creswell Crags

If you are looking for some excitement a little bit further away then Crewel Crags are just under 30 miles away.