Things to do

If you’re sticking around after our Open Day or making a weekend of it with family and friends, take a look at our top things to do in Derby…

Things to do in DerbyDetails
intu Derby

Shop ‘til you drop in Derby! With over 160 stores, intu Derby is the place to go shopping in the East Midlands. There's a mouth-watering selection of restaurants, plus leisure activities keeping you busy - Paradise Golf, Hollywood Bowl and Showcase Cinema de Lux showing all of the latest releases.


Derby QUAD & Cinema

QUAD has to offer for everyone including a cinema, gallery, café bar and workshop.

Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby, DE1 3AS

Derby Theatre

Home to captivating comedy and drama productions, and hub for creative drama in the city, Derby Theatre is a brilliant venue for evening entertainment.

15 Theatre Walk, Eagle Centre, Derby, DE1 2NF

Derby Museum & Art Gallery

Home to the largest collection of Joseph Wright paintings in the world as well as a huge collection of intriguing treasures including an Egyptian Mummy!

The Strand, Derby, DE1 1BR

Cathedral Quarter Ghost Walk

Starting from The Bell, explore Derby's haunted and gory past on the Cathedral Quarter Ghost Walk. Prepare for tales of the Black Death, brutal murders and hauntings ...

The Old Bell Hotel Tudor Bar, 51 Sadlergate, Derby, DE1 3NQ

Showcase Cinema De Lux

A luxurious cinematic experience awaits you in one of the UK's most desirable movie venues.

Level 3 West Mall, Intu Derby, Derby, DE1 2PQ

Genting Casino Riverlights

Genting Casino Riverlights offers a vibrant and exciting environment to drink, eat, relax & play in Derby.

Derby Riverlights, Morledge, Derby, DE1 2AY

Escape Rooms

Derby is thriving with themed options of the ultimate leisure activity for groups of friends or family. Spend an hour trying to solve clues and puzzles in order to escape the room!

Check out Make Your Escape, Game Over, The Escape Room Guys, or Unescapable. 


The Derby ARENA offers fantastic, first-class sporting and cultural opportunities for all.

Derby ARENA, Royal Way, Pride Park, Derby, DE24 8JB

Elvaston Castle Country Park

Located in Derbyshire, near to Derby and Nottingham, Elvaston Castle Country Park encompasses approx 200 acres of open parkland, woodland and more formal historical gardens.

Borrowash Road , Elvaston , Derby, DE72 3EP