There is lots to do in Derby to keep you and your family entertained.
Children like to be given the opportunity to try new things and explore.
From visiting the Derby Museum, to a walk in the park, to Rollerskating, going to the farm or swimming.
You might have just moved into the area and looking for clubs or activities for your child to join or for you to make friends.
You may be looking for fun day out or a sporting activity for you and your child.
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Are you looking for an activity to do with your family, or new to the area and wondering where to take your children over the weekend, half term or school holidays. This website is full of up to date events, attractions and clubs.
Do you want to keep the family active, or want to try a new sport. Derby Active has listings of all the leisure centers around Derby and other family activities.
Hoop is website and app which aims to make it easy to find and book kids activities from newborn to 11 years old. Type in your postcode and it will bring up a listing of events, to workshops, activities, classes and lots of family fun.
Derby Community Trust play a huge role in the community and offer a wide range of programmes to get people healthier and more active. Have a look at their website to see what they offer.
There is something for everyone, for ever. The National Trust is Europe's largest conservation charity, who look after nature, beauty and history for the nation to enjoy. Situated in the heart of England, the Midlands offers a huge variety of landscapes and places to enjoy and explore. The Peak District, Duffield Castle, Kedleston Hall, Sudbury Hall and Musuem of Childhood, Calke Abbey and many more beautiful landscapes.
Go on a long walk, or take a picnic or make it an adventure, children, adults, dogs all love the freedom of the outdoors.
We have found this great list of children friendly museums around the UK - children love to learn in fun and exciting ways and most of the time they do not know they are learning. Museums are a great way to enjoy a day out, we do have a wonderful range of museums in the Midlands - National Space Centre in Leicester, the Think Tank in Birmingham, Derby Museums and Nottingham Museums have a range of programmes on all year round.
Day Out With The Kids - the biggest website for finding family days out in the UK, featuring over 7,000 attractions across the country. If it is a trip to the farm or bowling or a soft play. The website has money saving ideas, on how to be savvy when organising trips and days out and gives you information on what there is to explore around Derbyshire and the East Midlands.
Primary Times the definitive what’s on and where to go family guide of activities and events for children of primary school age.
Things to do with your kids during the school holidays including arts and craft activities, music and theatre for children, parties, competitions, days out, and family attractions along with term time drama schools, dance classes, after school clubs and sports activities.
#This is Derby provides a website that you can see what activities and events taking place across communities in Derby. Find out what is going on your doorstep.
The official website for to find out whats on in Derby, things to do, shopping and dining.
Safer Derby City is a website which has information about all sorts of things, from gangs to knife crime and anti-social behaviour to sexting (and much more).
You can also find information about activities, groups, clubs and sports going on around the City too.
The National Trust has announced it will open up its parks and gardens for free amidst the coronavirus outbreak. Indoor areas will shut but out door open areas will open to keep on providing public benefit.
Follow the guidance on social distancing to keep yourself safe whilst out and about.