Many of Derbyshire’s key attractions are located near to Dovedale, so it is a convenient place to base yourself. Among the places not to miss are the marvelous Alton Towers and the incredible Derby Cathedral. Two other worthy points of interest nearby Dovedale are the Derby Museum and Art Gallery and Westfield Centre.
To gain a deeper understanding of Derbyshire, take a trip to one of its fabulous cultural destinations. Explore, learn and discover in the variety of museums such as the Gladstone Pottery Museum in Stoke-on-Trent. To catch home-grown and touring acts, reserve seats at the Buxton Opera House in Buxton, one of the region’s best-loved concert venues. The area is a great place for art lovers. Visit the Buxton Museum and Art Gallery in Buxton.
If the weather is good get outdoors and appreciate the nearby parks and reserves. To discover the native flora and fauna, head out to the Parkhall Country Park in Newcastle-Under-Lyme and the Peak District National Park Authority in Bakewell.
Derbyshire offers a range of interesting sights including Chatsworth House in Bakewell, The Crescent in Buxton and the Heights of Abraham in Matlock. See some places of worship such as the All Saints Church in Bakewell and the Melbourne Parish Church in Derby. Breathe in the atmosphere and gain a deeper understanding of the impotence of faith in Dovedale.
To browse through stores or enjoy a snack, visit the East Midlands Designer Outlet in Alfreton.
If you're crazy about sports, be sure to catch local favorites, the Derbyshire County, take to the field in nearby Derbyshire County Cricket Club, Derby. On game days follow the river of blue and white, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join fellow sports lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
To make the most of Dovedale, think about booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Make reservations for the Best Western Stuart Hotel, the Hampton By Hilton Derby City Centre, or the pentahotel Derby.