Nestling besides the banks of the beautiful River Derwent, is the beautiful city of Derby, which attracts millions of tourists every year. Midway between Manchester and Northampton in England, it is officially part of the ceremonial County of Derbyshire. The city has had a vibrant history and has made a significant contribution to the English economy since times immemorial. Today, it is one of the most well frequented cities of the UK’s, with both intellectuals and fun-lovers.
Tourists flock to Derby in the anticipation of an enjoyable holiday, but leave with so much more. The city not only has multiple historic sites and monuments, but various means for entertainment and amusement. While the public transport system is a most popular and convenient means to travel, many tourists often get a car for hire in Derby and explore the city at their own leisure. In fact, many also drive down to nearby towns of Nottingham, Carlton and Long Eaton, since they are in close proximity.
If one can hire a car in Derby, they should not hesitate, for it shall come in plenty of use. History buffs should most definitely visit Derby Museum and Art Gallery, Royal Crown Derby Visitor Center and QUAD Derby, all of which have unique, rare collections. Music lovers should visit the Darley Park which holds free concerts while the theatre enthusiasts must go to the Derby Playhouse and the Robert Ludlam Theatre. Derby also has a strong sports-base with football, rugby and cricket being the primere sports. Several stadiums host live games that tourists can enjoy watching.
Derby has numerous places for dining, shopping and partying. It has award-winning restaurants like The European, New Watermargin, Le Bistro Pierre and so on, as well as popular cafes like The Bean Café, CUBE @ Deda and The Book Café in the Cathedral Quarter. For the shopaholics, there are three main locales - Cathedral Quarter, Derby, the St Peters Quarter and Westfield Shopping Centre. Derby’s nightlife is also worth experiencing and Friar Gate has numerous clubs and pubs that attract both young and adult crowds. If one gets a car for rent in Derby, they can hop across various parties and have the time of their life.
Derby is a holiday spot which is perfect for family holidays, romantic getaways as well as trips with friends. And if one hires a car, they are good to go!
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