Best Things To Do in Derby, United Kingdom

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Derby.

Derby may not be as popular as other cities in United Kingdom, but don’t let that fool you. Derby is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You can definitely plan a few hours of a side trip here while traveling to Manchester or Liverpool. You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Derby.

If you have plans to visit United Kingdom and are not sure if Derby should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Derby and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Derby

Here is the list of things to do in Derby and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Anoki

    Address: 129 London Rd, Derby DE1 2QN, United Kingdom

    This is one of the best Indian restaurants in Derby, located on London Road. It was voted UK’s top 10 Indian restaurants by The Times. For all your Indian Cuisine, this is the place to go. Phone Number :- +44 1332 292888
  2. Westfield Derby

    Address: Westfield Derby, Derby, DE1 2PQ, United Kingdom

    This is Derby’s main shopping center and it opened in 2007. A wide range of shops are here all selling merchandise at competitive prices. The mall has a state of the art 12 screen cinema de lux and a spacious food court. Phone number :-  01332 366383
  3. Cathedral Quarter Hotel

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    Cathedral Quarter Hotel

    Address: 16 St Mary's Gate, Derby DE1 3JR, United Kingdom

    The hotel is a Grade II listed hotel and has 38 luxury rooms with modern hi tech technology and is equipped with a mini spa and treatment, conference rooms, residents’ bar and a fine dining restaurant. It is one of the finest hotels in th area. Phone number :- +44 1332 546080
  4. Derby Market Hall

    Address: Derby Market Hall, Tenant Street, Cathedral Quarter, Derby, DE1 2DB

    The market place is a Grade II listed building- the work of a Melbourne engineer, Rowland Mason Ordish and it was completed in 1866. The iron work roof is a great sight to behold. Fantastic stalls selling everything are also a fascinating sight, from vegetables, fruits to cell phones. Phone number :- 01332 642266
  5. The Thomas Leaper

    Address: 27 Iron Gate Derby Derbyshire DE1 3GL

    It is located directly to the Standing Order. This pub offers an added bonus to patrons of playing music in the evenings. It has two floors which both have bars. The second floor is more suited for eating food which is ordered from the bar. Phone Number :- 01332 867850
  6. Porters Pantry

    Address: 11 The Strand, Derby DE1 1BJ, United Kingdom

    This English restaurant offers the best traditional English roast pork and beef dinners. All day breakfast is also served and Derby cobs are served in historic surooundings. The meals are quite cheap. Phone number :- +44 1332 295817
  7. Royal Crown Derby

    Specialty Shop

    Address: 194 Osmaston Rd, Derby DE23 8JZ, UK

    Do you wish to serve your guests at home in the finest quality of crockery? Step in at Royal Crown Derby which is considered to be the oldest English porcelain manufacturer serving since 1751. The place has a rich history going behind its established name and when you visit Royal Crown Derby you will come to know why it enjoys such reputation. T...Read more
  8. Derby Museum And Art Gallery

    Address: The Strand, Derby DE1 1BR, United Kingdom

    The Museum features collections of porcelaincreated in the city since 1750. Other displays in the museum include archeology, military history, geology and natural history. The art gallery has a large collection of paintings by Joseph Wright of Derby. Phone Number :- 01332 641901
  9. The Silk Mill Formerly Derby Industrial Museum

    Address: Silk Mill Lane, Derby, DE1 3AF, United Kingdom

    This building is one of Britain’s first factory and is part of the Derwent Valley Mills, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Museum in the building is currently closed due to the council’s spending cuts but visitors can still view the building. Phone Number :- 01332 255308