This compact city located close to the Derbyshire Dales district of the Peak District is a haven for those that love the great outdoors. But it has so much more to offer in terms of history, heritage and fun-filled family days out. From shopping by day to ghost walks at night, this is a city of contrasts. Derby Market Hall hosts a number of weekly markets, ideal for those wanting to snap up some locally produced goods to take back to your home away from home. Along with numerous walking paths, suitable for all abilities, this is an area that was made for ramblers and hikers. From the 'home' of Mr Darcy, Chatsworth House, to the thrills and spills of Alton Towers, there is something for everyone. However you wish to explore this area make sure it is from one of our hand-picked Derby cottages.