Day Trips

Day Trips - Loughborough Minibus

People who are looking for the perfect day trip experience are sure to love travelling with Loughborough Minibus hire. There are lots of different types of vehicles to choose from that come complete with a professional driver.

Derby is the county town of Derbyshire, with historical connections to the Roman, Saxon and Viking eras and this makes a great day trip destination. Sitting on the banks of the River Derwent, it is a picturesque town providing a gateway to the stunning scenery of the nearby Peak District National Park.

The tower of Derby Cathedral, perhaps the town's most famous building, sits proudly above its skyline. The tower is reputedly the second highest church tower in England and is located above the cathedral's elegant 18th-century nave. Derby Cathedral is a favourite with visitors to the city and perhaps its most popular tourist attraction. Meanwhile, for a little more history, visitors can pay a visit to the Derby Museum and Art Gallery, which is home to a large collection of fascinating exhibits.

Other places that can be visited around Derby with Loughborough Minibus hire include the Derby Arboretum, which is accredited with being England's first official public park and was thought to have been used as inspiration for the renowned Central Park in New York.

Derby also has a number of interesting calendar events including the annual open-air concert held at Darley Park, which sees the Derby Jazz group among other acts performing for the crowds. 'Ponce in the Park' also comes to the city every summer and sees performances by a variety of reputable rock acts. Around the town, visitors will find good shopping in the streets of Cornmarket and Irongate. Elsewhere at Saddler Gate area, a large selection of popular UK retailers is available, as well as smaller independent shops.