Derby is a compact and historic little city that provides a perfect base for exploring the Peak District. Located alongside the River Derwent, the city has a strong industrial heritage which you can explore at the Silk Mill Museum. See Joseph Wright paintings at the local art gallery and the impressive gothic cathedral or enjoy a football match at the iPro stadium. Nearby Markeaton Park has a superb boating lake and interesting craft village and there are plenty of shops, bars, cafes and food spots to enjoy in town. If Mediterranean food takes your fancy then why not seek out one of the Spanish restaurants in Derby for a real foodie treat.