The Derwent Valley Line web pages point to a wide range of leisure activities and visits near one of their railway stations.

Derbyshire Dales District Council website lists local leisure centres and swimming pools and a wide range of sports and health activities.

See also our Footpaths and Walking page for a variety of suggestions for exploring and enjoying the countryside around us.

The Whitworth centre in Darley Dale hosts a wide variety of leisure and well-being activities in its main building where there is a cafe, table tennis and a snooker and billiards club.

Whitworth Park has ornamental ponds, bowling, croquet football pitches, a skate bowl and a children’s playground.

You can get to Chatsworth and Haddon Hall using Hulley’s buses – see their local attractions page.