The city of Derby in Derbyshire County sits along the shores of the River Derwent and is famed for its museums, art galleries, sporting franchises and living museums. For football fans looking to cheer on the home team, the iPro Stadium is the home of the Derby County Football Club. Kids will thrill to the living museum at the Markeaton Park craft village and boating lake. The Derby Museum and Art Gallery host thousands of artefacts from history and an impressive collection of paintings from Joseph Wright. Architecture fans will enjoy the Gothic Derby Cathedral.

    Derby also houses several National Trust sites, including Calke Abbey, Hardwick Hall and Kedleston Hall. At the Museum of Making at Derby Silk, visitors explore the history of industry in the region. The Derwent Valley Mills offer several museums spread among authentic historic mills. At places like Markeaton Park, Shipley Country Park and Darley Park, couples and families can just get away from the crowds and relax in green spaces with sports and leisure facilities.

    Where to shop & what to buy in Derby

    • 10 Best Places to Go Shopping in Derby

      Some of the best places to go shopping in Derby include modern air-conditioned shopping malls and outdoor street markets. Like many cities around the world, you’ll find a mix of high-street chain stores and independent retailers selling unique products. Cathedral Quarter and the car-free streets of St Peter’s Quarter are pleasant places to shop in Derby. You...

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