Found at the very heart of Britain, Derby is a vibrant, contemporary city which still holds on to its ancient heritage as birthplace of the industrial revolution. A thriving city with beautiful surrounding countryside, Derby has a whole host of things to do.
Visit Derby by catching an Arriva bus on routes 20, 22/24, 26, 28/29, 32, 33/33A, 36/36A, 37, 38, 40/41, 42/43, 44/45, 60/61, 109, X38, X40.
Derby Museum and Art Gallery houses a wide range of important and attractive collections and artefacts. It includes paintings by the celebrated 18th Century Derby artist Joseph Wright.
A great idea for a day out, entry to this destination is free!
Visit the lovely Georgian house, recreated to look as it might have been in Joseph Pickford's time. See what life was like for the servants working below stairs, and One of the cellars equipped as an air-raid shelter of the 1940s.
The fine traditional skills that go into making Royal Crown Derby china have led to an international reputation for quality and creativity. Visit to gain insight into these skills, and the traditions and history that go into making Royal Crown Derby so special.
Visit the creepy Derby Gaol, reputedly haunted with the ghosts of those who were imprisoned and died there. Featured in TV's 'Most Haunted', Derby Gaol is a popular destination lovers of the paranormal...and anyone who likes to be spooked!
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