Lying on the banks of the River Derwent, Derby is a cosmopolitan city with a remarkably wide heritage. It was one of the manufacturing centres of Britain's Industrial Revolution and was als the site of the first ever water powdered silk mill in 1717.
Today, visitors to this city can enjoy the Derby Museum & Art Gallery, which will fill your head with everything you need to know about Derby's famous artist and philosopher Joseph Wright. There's also the National Sikh Heritage centre and Holocaust Museum which tells the complicated story of Sikh heritage in the region.
If you're looking for a more family friendly experience then you could do worse than check out the Conkers Discovery Centre, which offers a unique mix of indoor and outdoor experiences, and is sure to keep guests of all ages entertained.