Derbyshire: A Winter Guide

Derbyshire is a fantastic place to visit all year round, and the winter months are no exception. This time of year is perfect for discovering all this great county has to offer. So here we give a quick guide to what to do in Derbyshire this winter, for the perfect winter-inspired holiday adventure.

Take a Walk

The winter season can provide the perfect backdrop to an outdoor adventure, and is an ideal time to wrap up warm, dust off your walking boots, and discover the stunning Derbyshire countryside on foot. The county of Derbyshire is one of the UK’s most popular walking spots, and is home to a number of fantastic walking locations, including a variety of routes that traverse the beautiful Peak District National Park. For example, why not try exploring the Pennine Way which is steeped in history, and offers some of the best walking experiences to be had in England.

Visit Alice in Wonderland!

This Christmas, one of Derbyshire’s most iconic historic buildings, Chatsworth House, will be hosting a special Alice in Wonderland-inspired event, which is sure to be a delight for all the family. Visitors to the Derbyshire estate can expect to head down the rabbit hole and through the looking glass, and be immersed in the fantastic world of Alice in Wonderland. The attraction has already opened and will be running until the 4th of January, so there’s still plenty of time to visit.

Ice Skating

With Christmas just around the corner, why not get into the festive sprit and embrace the winter season by visiting one of the fantastic ice rinks in Derbyshire this winter. This is the perfect winter sport that can be enjoyed by adults and children alike. There are a number of great ice skating spots to choose from, such as the Derby Christmas ice rink, which is open until the 5th of January.

These are just a few of the many amazing events and activities happening in Derbyshire this winter, which makes this area the ideal destination for your perfect winter break. Here at Offcote Grange Cottage Holidays we have great selection of holiday cottages in Derbyshire, which are perfect base from which to explore all this great region has to offer. For more information please don’t hesitate to contact us and a member of our friendly team will be happy to help you with your enquiries.

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