The only interactive museum designed especially for children aged 3-12, opens up a fascinating world of hands on exploration. Visit the Museum website
Yorkshire Sculpture Park
One of the county’s most thriving attractions, Yorkshire Sculpture Park is the ideal location for a family day out. The park hosts a plethora of exhibitions from some of the world’s leading sculptors, and has become world-renowned as a thriving centre for modern and contemporary art. With four galleries, indoor and outdoor exhibitions and a thriving restaurant, this free-to-enter attraction should be a must visit.
Monday: 10am - 5pm
Tuesday: 10am - 5pm
Wednesday: 10am - 5pm
Thursday: 10am - 5pm
Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 10am - 5pm
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Other things to do nearby
11.7 miles A Grade 1 listed Georgian masterpiece, it’s now home to a host of shops and cafes with events throughout the year. Visit the website
10 miles The dark waters of the Derwent Valley hide two flooded villages. The dams were also used to develop the ‘Dambusters’ bouncing bomb. Visit the website
If you’re looking for a healthy mix of road and off road cycling then Hathersage has it all.
Built as a village for textile workers, the old mill has been transformed into an art gallery housing David Hockney artwork.
Enjoy the delights of what Doe Park Water Sports Centre has to offer.
If you enjoy climbing, head for Stanage Edge. Along this 4-mile stretch of gritstone there’s a choice of 1000 challenges covering all grades.
Try one of the excellent half day walks to the Druid's Stone and Madwoman's Stones or a full day hike around Kinder plateau to the Woolpacks and Kinder Downfall.
Perfect for first timers who want to get out and experience life on the water. Instructor-led lessons are available for kayaking and canoeing, so why not dive in and have a go?
Prefer tarmac? You’ll find well-known hill climbs on our local roads. And there are family-friendly routes around Derwent Reservoir and the marvellous Monsal Trail.
Explore more of the area with Discovering Britain’s walks, trails and views. From stunning viewpoints to family-friendly strolls, from day long hikes in the countryside to urban trails – there's pl
YHA Castleton Losehill Hall is in a great location where the limestone dales and grit-stone moors meet.
Join our long weekend of trail run training from the beautiful village of Castleton. Develop your trail and mountain running experience on our carefully designed running camp.
Surprisingly, this large outdoor public swimming pool is located in the small Derbyshire village of Hathersage.