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Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020
If you've been thinking about a trip with your children, the historic destination of Derby is a good choice. The kayaking spots, museums and archaeological sites are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Arrange a flight into East Midlands (EMA), which is the closest airport, or Nottingham (NQT), which is located 16.5 mi (26.5 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where to stay in Derby, you might want to consider one of the 32 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.
Families on holiday have positive things to say about these places to stay:
Kegworth Hotel & Conference Centre: Offers a restaurant, free parking and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3-star hotel.
Days Inn Donington A50 – Offers free cots and a picnic area. Guests like the quiet location and helpful staff at this 3-star hotel.
You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to decide when to pack up the children and head to Derby.
While you and your family are holidaying in Derby, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Derby Museum and Art Gallery and Derby Theatre. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Ashby de la Zouch Castle, Nottingham Cathedral and Nottingham Castle.Derby is also well-known for the:
If you want to journey outside of the city, ride aboard a train from Derby Midland Station, Peartree Station or Spondon Station. Derby might not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.