Alton Towers Resort

The largest theme park in the UK covering 550 acres, Alton Towers is home to over 40 rides and attractions for all ages, including everything from adrenaline pumping rides like The Smiler and Wickerman to CBeebies Land. We recommend you book at least 7 days in advance for the best ticket prices.

30 mins drive from Atlow Mill, 35mins from Fern Cottage. Alton Towers

Chatsworth House & Gardens

One of the most stunning stately homes in the country, Chatsworth House has over 30 rooms to explore, plus the Devonshire Collection - one of Europe's most significant art collections. 105 acres of spectacular gardens, a working farmyard, shops, restaurants, an adventure playground and packed events programme ensure there is something for everyone.

40mins drive from Atlow Mill, 30mins from Fern Cottage. Chatsworth House

Heights of Abraham

Located in Matlock Bath, The Heights of Abraham is famous for its cable cars that take you high over the Derwent Valley to the top of Masson Hill and a 60 acre hilltop park. At the summit you can visit underground caverns, exhibitions, adventure playgrounds, heritage gardens and the Vista restaurant.

25mins drive from Atlow Mill, 20mins from Fern Cottage. Heights of Abraham

Haddon Hall

Over 900 years old, Haddon Hall is one of the country's most elegant, historically important and timeless stately homes. Enjoy the stunning Tudor and Elizabethan architecture, beautiful Elizabethan walled gardens, medieval parkland, restaurant, gift shop and a packed calendar of events.

35mins drive from Atlow Mill, 25mins from Fern Cottage. Haddon Hall

Gulliver's Kingdom

A family-run theme park in Matlock Bath, Gulliver's Kingdom is perfect for younger children offering over 60 rides and attractions including play areas just for toddlers. The JCB Zone is a particular hit, as is the giant waterslide and the Nerf Zone for kids over 6 years old. Great day out for young families.

25mins drive from Atlow Mill, 20mins from Fern Cottage. Gullivers Kingdom

Peak Wildlife Park

Take a walk on the wild side at Peak Wildlife Park. It has large walkthrough exhibits that allow you to get up close and personal with exotic animals from three continents including lemurs, penguins and wallabies (you can even hand feed some of them!). Great value day out for the whole family.

30mins drive from Atlow Mill or Fern Cottage. Peak Wildlife Park

Crich Tramway Village

Take a tram ride through time at the Crich Tramway Village, home of The National Tramway Museum. Ride a vintage tram through the unique period street and out into the countryside. Stroll along the woodland walk and visit the tea rooms, shops and a good old fashioned pub.

25mins drive from Atlow Mill or Fern Cottage. Crich Tramway Village