"A day in Derby" Top 5 Page for this destination Derby by jayhawk2000
Derby Travel Guide: 104 reviews and 202 photos
Derby is a pleasant town with a small but handsome city centre, a thriving cafe scene and some terrific pubs.
Derby bills itself as the 'Real Ale Capital' in England which would be enough for me to want to move here!
This was one of the pubs recommended to us, the Old Silk Mill, in the shadow of the cathedral tower. Another nearby pub, The Old Dolphin, is full of character...and ghosts! But for our fave pub from our visit check the nightlife tip.
The week we visited Derby was hosting a Pot Fair in the Market Place. No, not wacky tobacky, but some local pottery. The city is home to Royal Crown Derby and you can visit their factory to see their artisans at work.
- Pros:lots of quality pubs and indepedent coffee shops
The Silk Mill, one of Britain's first factories, is the centrepiece of an industrial museum on the riverside that... more travel advice
The fine cathedral tower lords it over Derby and approaching it along crooked Iron Gate builds up a lot of anticipation.... more travel advice
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