6 Reasons to Discover Derby

Derby Museum & Art Gallery
Joseph Wright of Derby was one of the most interesting and important painters of the late 18th century. His work graces the walls of world famous galleries in St Petersburg, New York, London and  Australia – but its Derby where you will find the largest collection of his paintings in the world at Derby Museum & Art Gallery.

The Best Ale Houses in England
Travel gurus at the Lonely Planet describe Derby as the "best place to drink real ale in the World" and the folks at CAMRA reckon there is more real ale choice in Derby than anywhere else. From East Midlands Airport discover the best ale houses in England in nearby Derby.

The Cathedral Quarter
Unique independent shops, great cafés, restaurants and bars, stunning arts and cultural venues and historical landmarks - Derby's Cathedral Quarter has it all.  Find a myriad of specialist stores and independent retailers in Derby's Cathedral Quarter.

intu Derby
Attracting over 25 million visitors each year, intu Derby is one of the top shopping destinations in the East Midlands.  Plus, there is a mouth-watering selection of restaurants and a Showcase Cinema de Lux showing all of the latest releases. Shop ‘til you drop in intu Derby.

Fantastic Festivals
Derby has a fantastic range of festivals all year round. Don't miss Derby Festé in September, the FORMAT Photography Festival, Derby Film Festival, Derby Folk Festival and the annual winter CAMRA Beer Festival. Derby really has something for everyone.

Royal Crown Derby
Take a look behind the scenes at Royal Crown Derby’s Osmaston Road Factory, manufactures of fine bone china tableware and home accessories in Derby, England since 1750. Led by experienced guides you can see and meet the crafts people making the full range of Royal Crown Derby products which are exported to over 50 countries, with clients including Royal Families and the world’s finest hotels and restaurants.