Adrenaline Junkie

If you live life at full speed and always chase new and exciting experiences, then Derby and the surrounding countryside are a great base for adventures that will get your adrenaline going.

Lakes, sports facilities and race tracks give you a great choice of activities including car racing, paintballing, quad biking and watersports. Love bikes? Alvaston Park has one of the best BMX tracks in the country while Derby Arena boasts a 250-metre indoor velodrome cycling track. Being right on the edge of the Peak District makes Derby the perfect location for mountain biking, rock climbing, bouldering, abseiling, caving, kayaking, hang- and para-gliding and more.

So join us and live for the moment by embracing all the adventures that Derbyshire has to offer.

A University of Derby Outdoor student flies through the air on a mountain bike scaling grassy terrain and trees
Derby Kayaking
A University of Derby Outdoor student climbs rocks concentrating on her next move