Riverside House : Places to Visit
This Medieval and Tudor manor house is a Peak District gem. Inside, there is a fine example of a medieval kitchen; and an Elizabethan long gallery - the most modern room in the house! The exterior walls are adorned with climbing roses whilst the garden brims with roses, delphiniums and clematis.
Haddon Hall is a popular choice as a film and TV location. Most recently The Other Boleyn Girl and Jane Eyre.
A restaurant and gift shop complete the visitor's experience
To find out more, see: Haddon Hall
Derbyshire's most spectacular natural showcave, which has been described as "The First Wonder of the Peak'.
Expert guided tours through spacious illuminated chambers - unique crystal formations, including Derbyshire's largest stalactite. New woodland trails with panoramic Peak District views.
There is a restaurant, shop and visitor centre.
Open 1 March - Christmas 10am - 5pm daily.
To find out more, see: Poole's Cavern & Country Park
A limestone gorge with stone tools and remains of animals found in numerous caves. It also contains Britain's only known Ice Age rock art.
A new visitor centre and museum are now open and there are also walks around the gorge as well as longer walks. The visitor centre runs two types of tours, the young travellers tour geared towards younger visitors and their families and the Life in the Ice Age Tour where you can explore what life was like here thousands of years ago. Visitors can take a gentle walk around the lake, pausing to read the information boards located near the caves.
Opening times Feb to the end of October 10.30 am - 4.30 pm daily. Nov to the end of Jan 10.30 am to 4.30 pm Sundays only. Please check dates and times before going and it is advisable to book tours as places are limited.
Tel; +44 1909 720378.
Creswell Crags would be a great day out for all the family. Allow approximately one hour each way from Riverside House.
To find out more, see Creswell Crags.
Chatsworth is one of Britain’s best loved historic houses and estates, offering something for everyone, from famous works of art and the spectacular fountains in the garden to the finest shopping, food & drink and many miles of free walks.There is a very good farm shop and excellent children's play area. The working farmyard lets you meet the animals including sheep, horses, goats and many others
To find out more, see: Chatsworth