The 10 Best Reasons to Visit Derby

Are you ready for a trip to Derby? This inspiring city has got us fired up to share with you 10 fantastic reasons why you simply must come and say 'Hey Up!'

Updated 14/05/2024
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Whether you're a history buff, foodie, culture vulture or outdoor enthusiast, Derby has something for everyone. So, what are you waiting for? Check out our top 10 reasons to visit Derby and start planning your trip today!

Check out our 10 great reasons to visit Derby.

1. The Culture

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

Are you a culture vulture eager to explore the history and arts scene of Derby? Satisfy your thirst for knowledge by visiting the Museum, home to an impressive collection of historical artefacts, including the world's largest exhibit of Joseph Wright of Derby's work.

Discover the tale of Bonnie Prince Charlie's visit to the city and immerse yourself in the wonders of natural history. For a taste of contemporary art and cinema, head to Derby QUAD, the hub of the city's cultural scene.

With regular exhibitions and two cinema screens showcasing a diverse range of films, there's something to pique everyone's interest. Best of all, entry to the museum is free, so you can indulge your curiosity without breaking the bank!


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