Tabbalabba festival at Gulliver#s Kingdom, Matlock Bath.

12 places to go in Derbyshire on bank holiday weekend

Watch knights in battles, artists at work, churches on parade or sheepdogs rounding up their flocks.

All this and more is in our guide to attractions in Derbyshire this bank holiday weekend. How about this for the youngest members of the family?

Wirksworth will be a hub of entertainment during the well dressings and carnival from May 25 to 27. Attractions include a vintage market, wheelbarrow race and belly dancing.
Wirksworth will be a hub of entertainment during the well dressings and carnival from May 25 to 27. Attractions include a vintage market, wheelbarrow race and belly dancing.
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Punch and Judy shows, a funfair and  a flea circus bring the attractions of the seaside to landlocked Crich Tramway Village until June 2.
Punch and Judy shows, a funfair and a flea circus bring the attractions of the seaside to landlocked Crich Tramway Village until June 2.
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Bamford Sheepdog Trials celebrates its 75th anniversary on bank holiday Monday. Families can watch dogs and their handlers at work.
Bamford Sheepdog Trials celebrates its 75th anniversary on bank holiday Monday. Families can watch dogs and their handlers at work.
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Harness those high spirits at Go Ape Buxton  where there are  zip wires and freefall swings.
Harness those high spirits at Go Ape Buxton where there are zip wires and freefall swings.
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