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Exploring the Local Area

Derbyshire offers something for everyone and within 25 miles of Stainsborough Hall there are literally hundreds of things to see and do. We've listed just some of the highlights.  


If you would like any recommendations or help in arranging activities for during your stay please let us know.

[Please note: Due to COVID 19 not all businesses are operating as usual.  We will provide you with COVID 19 specific information in an email before your arrival]

Food and Drink
Potato Wedges

Pubs and Restaurants

Find a pub to walk to or a special occasion restaurant - we've got a number of recommendations.

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Tasting the Local Brews

We have a number of local brewers and our own distillery - tours and tastings are available at all. 

Get Active


We are perfectly placed for amateur and keen cyclists alike! Cycling is one of the most popular things to do in Derbyshire.  There are miles of cycle tracks and many places to hire bikes from if you don't bring your own.

Hiking Boots


We have many walks from our door and the expansive Peak National Park is local.  The countryside of Derbyshire and the Peak District offers some of the most scenic walks in the country.  We've got many recommendations of where you can go. 

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Outdoor Pursuits

If you want to try watersports, climbing, clay pigeon shooting - there are a lot of options to choose from. 


Local Attractions
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Family Fun

Find out about some of the local attractions and activities that are geared towards family.                                                                                                                                                                      

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Great for Groups

Whether it is a hen or stag party, university reunion, or just a group of friends getting together - there are plenty of things you can try that are more suitable for adult groups.                                                                                                            

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Historical Attractions

Derbyshire is steeped in history - from the lead mining industry that fueled the building of homes such as Stainsborough Hall to the Arkwright mills that lead the industrial revolution and the stately homes of Chatsworth and Haddon Hall.  There is plenty to see.

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