Culture, entertainment and great Indian restaurants in Derby. Whether you're visiting for the afternoon or for a short break, Derby is a great little city with plenty to see and do. Located in Derbyshire alongside the River Derwent, Derby is the UK's most central city and ideally placed to explore the beautiful Peak District. Other key visitor attractions include the Silk Mill museum of industry in Derwent Valley, the city museum and art gallery and the gothic cathedral. Head to Markeaton Park in the northwest to see a beautiful boating lake and craft village and visit the iPro stadium to cheer on a county football match. After a busy day of sightseeing and activity, you can enjoy a lavish meal at one of Derby's excellent Indian restaurants.