Derbyshire incorporates some of the most beautiful countryside in Britain - the Peak District. Deep wooded valleys, charming stone villages, high mountains that provide excellent walking, these are attractions that bring people back again and again.

If you are into the outdoor life but don't really enjoy hanging off cliffs by your fingernails, then Derbyshire is the place for you.

On the other hand, Derbyshire also has a rich cultural life, not orchestras and oil paintings but folk art and folk customs that date back to mediaeval times and beyond.