The 10 Best Reasons to Visit Derby.

Time to visit Derby? It is the city that inspires us to do what we do, and here are 10 reasons why we think you should come and say 'Hey Up!'

The 10 Best Reasons to Visit Derby Artwork in the Joseph Wright gallery in Derby.

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1. The Culture

Derby has the largest Joseph Wright art collection in the world.

If you’re someone who needs to quench your cultural thirst then take a trip into Derby history by visiting the Museum.

It’s free to enter and exhibits many historical pieces, such as the largest Joseph Wright of Derby collection in the world, the story of Bonnie Prince Charlie who visited the city on his famous march to London, and a large natural history section.

For those who want a bit of art and culture there is the Derby QUAD, home of Derby’s growing arts scene.

Derby QUAD hosts frequent exhibitions, and with 2 cinema screens showing modern, classical and world cinema, there is something to suit a variety of tastes.

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There’s so much to do here, so whether it’s a day or a weekend you can keep yourself occupied.

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It was voted the UK’s third safest large city in 2018 by Compare the Market.

Also, crime levels in Derby are fairly low for a city of its size and health and social care also rated highly in the survey.

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Bluebell Dairy
Bluebell Dairy

Bluebell Dairy to indulge in our Ice Cream, relax in our cosy Tea Rooms, pet the animals on our Animal Patch, or let the kids loose on our Play Park!

Bluebell Dairy Ice Cream Farm, Locko Road, Derby, UK
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National Sikh Heritage Centre & Holocaust Museum
National Sikh Heritage Centre & Holocaust Museum

The First National Sikh Museum in the UK

National Sikh Heritage Centre and Holocaust Museum, Princes Street, Pear Tree, Derby, UK

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Injoy Derby
Injoy Derby

Climbing walls, soft play, interactive rooms and trampoline park

Injoy Centre Derby, Morledge, Derby, UK
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