Things to do in Derbyshire

Posted on 23/02/15

If you are attending a Seasoned cookery course and your partner needs something to do for the day or you just fancy a get away for the weekend here is a selection of the top things to do in Derbyshire.



Places to visit

Seasoned Cookery School –    If you have a love for cooking or baking and want to learn a few more skills from talents chefs, some of whom are rose to fame on TV shows such as Masterchef and The Great British Bake Off.

Walking in the Peak District –     The Peak Districts and Derbyshire is one of the UK’s most popular walking destinations. So if you are looking to be one with nature this is a perfect activity for you. You can also have a guided walk if the fear of getting lost is putting you off.

The George Pub –    The George is an incredible family run business with great food. The Observer said, “ The George is at the heart of the village, elegant but simple with roaring fires”.  

Town of Ashbourne –    Ashbourne is one of Derbyshire’s oldest market towns with a whole host of historical and fun activities to get involved in.

Alton Towers – For a fun, family day out Alton Towers is one of the biggest attractions in Derbyshire bring people for all over the country.

Chatsworth –  Chatsworth is home to a beautiful manor house, gardens, tearooms and even farmyard. If you are looking for a family day out this is perfect for the adults as well the children.


Swinfen Hall


Place to stay

Swinfen Hall –    Swinfen Hall is a picturesque hotel set in 100 acres of the beautiful countryside, which offer a range of services from a simple afternoon tea to deluxe weekends away.

Oak Tree Farm –   The Oak tree farm is an award winning 5* bed & breakfast, which is ideal for a weekend away. They have excellent features such as en-suite bedrooms and a heated indoor pool that is available to use in the winter.

Hoar Cross Hall –    If you are looking for a spa weekend in a beautiful setting then take a look at Hoar Cross Hall!



If you would like more information about any of Seasoned’s cookery courses then please do get in touch.

We are located in South Derbyshire just off the A38, 20 minute drive from Lichfield City Centre.