The peak District has much to offer the seasonal visitor, with many Local Attractions.
It's not all about stunning countryside and beautiful scenery! Hidden amongst the many towns and villages are some of the countries finest attractions and places of interest. From the excitement of Alton Towers to the wonders of the Blue John Mines, you are sure to find something of interest to make your stay at Dannah even more enjoyable.
Alton Towers is one of the worlds leading theme parks! With a host of rides and attractions spread over 500 acres of countryside, truly a fantastic day out for the whole family. Really clean and well kept, though it can get very very busy, so to get the most out of your admission fee it is well worth trying to get there early.
Gulliver’s Matlock Bath is nestled in a stunning hillside where much of the magic comes from the amazing scenery and views.You can get away from it all and enter a world of wonder and fantasy, where anything is possible and your imagination is inspired. Especially suitable for younger guests.
Crich Tramway Village offers a superb family day out in the relaxing atmosphere of a bygone era. Explore the recreated period street with its genuine buildings and features, fascinating exhibitions and most importantly, its trams. Plus shops, tea-rooms, play areas, Red Lion Pub, workshop viewing gallery , woodland walk and sculpture trail. Extremely well done and well worth a visit even if trams are not your thing!
Since opening to the public in 1780 people have travelled from all over the world to the Heights of Abraham to explore its underground caverns, wander the woodland paths and enjoy the breathtaking views. Since 1984 visitors have arrived using the country’s first ever alpine style cable car system.
Carsington Water offers a wide range of activities for the whole family, such as bird watching, canoeing, coarse fishing, game fishing, cycling, horse riding, sailing, walking and water skiing. There are numerous shops on site that cater for everybody, selling a wide variety of food, gifts, souvenirs, books, clothing and much more. Carsington is set in a lovely area with wonderful views.
Underground wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites, rocks and fossils. Home of Blue John stone.The Castleton Caverns comprise of The Blue John Cavern, Treak Cliff Cavern, Speedwell Cavern and the great Peak Cavern.
Our closest riding stables and livery. Activities include hacking, riding tuition by qualified BHS instructors, pony mornings, evening rides, exam training. Indoor and outdoor school, separate classroom and cloakroom. Booking is essential.
Wild Park Leisure is a family run paintballing, off road karting and quad biking site, established for over 17 years, situated in the heart of Derbyshire but only 10 minutes from the City of Derby, and very convenient for Dannah Farm.