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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Nature
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“A classical Palladian Mansion built by Robert Adam, near Derby. Home of the Curzon family and Lords Scarsdale, it is filled with memorabilia of Lord Curzon's time as Viceroy of India.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“you will need to drive to our larger shopping areas, however you can reach them within an hour.”
  • 5 locals recommend
History Museum
“A lovely museum with an amazing collection of Joseph Wright of Derby paintings. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Paddling pool, open May to August Bank Holiday. Donkey rides, zip line, bouncy castles, mini golf, boat hire. Ideal for a walk and a picnic. Only a few pounds to park up. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“Elvaston Castle is a stately home in Elvaston. The Gothic Revival castle and surrounding parkland is run and owned by Derbyshire County Council as a country park known as, Elvaston Castle Country Park. The country park has 200 acres of woodlands, parkland and formal gardens”
  • 5 locals recommend
Soccer Stadium
“Home to the greatest football team on the planet!!! Not much else to say about this one.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Church
“ The cathedral quarter of Derby is the oldest and in our view the nicest part of Derby. The cathedral is very pretty and you may want to climb the tower and see the views from the top (when open so best to check). This area is also home to Bennetts a very traditional department store and some lovely clothing boutiques and restaurants. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Fab place to go on a Thursday night. Often there is a live band / salsa DJ or even a salsa show. Free entrance and always lots of dancers there from 10pm til late. Often have live music at other times or special events on. General nice vibe. Often offers on the food on a Sunday if you fancy a Sunday Tapas .”
  • 3 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
  • 1 local recommends
Bus Station
“Large shopping mall in Derby City Centre, good selection of main brand shops.”
  • 1 local recommends
Track Stadium
  • 4 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Cinema, cafe bar, and art gallery all rolled into one place. You can even educate yourself in a QUAD film, photography, or digital and visual art workshop.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Premise
“great pub and restaurant lovely staff and food amazing cocktails wide selection of wines and beers.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Soccer Stadium
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful large park with river setting, ample grassed areas, cafe & ancient pub in old monastry (The Abbey).”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Lovely restaurant opposite to the studio. You can book a table through their app. Great early dinner deals”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Half-timbered pub with a cosy oak-beamed bar, Sunday roasts and a reputation for being haunted.Be sure to pop inn for beer if you are passing”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A restaurant for a special occasion - Delicious top class food in a lovely setting next to the weir in Darley Abbey. Has a separate interesting and varied vegetarian and vegan menu too. The set lunch is great value.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Night Club
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Bar / Restaurant in City centre - 5-10 mins walk. Good for breakfast, lunch and dinner.Also open late for drinks every day. Great atmosphere and reasonable prices. Expect £20-£30 p/head inc. food and drinks”
  • 1 local recommends

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