Visit Chatsworth House, the historic 'jewel in the crown' of the Peak District, with a wonderful farmyard and woodland adventure playground. See also our feature on a family break on the Chatsworth Estate.
Venture into Poole’s Cavern in Buxton, Derbyshire's most spectacular natural showcave, described as 'The First Wonder of the Peak'. Guided tours take you through spacious illuminated chambers with unique crystal formations. There are also woodland trails with panoramic Peak District views plus a Go Ape tree-top forest adventure course.
Explore award-winning Carsington Water, a haven for watersports enthusiasts, with canoeing, windsurfing and sailing. You can also stroll around the lakeside and enjoy the play areas around the visitor centre. See our feature on a family break in the Peak District including a visit to Carsington Water.
Discover the Heights of Abraham, a unique park on top of a dramatic limestone gorge at Matlock Bath, accessed by cable-car and including two show caverns and play and picnic areas. Matlock Baths also has a small aquarium and a small theme-park.
Roam the Derbyshire section of the National Forest.