Set in the East Midlands of England on the bank of the river Derwent, Derby boasts over 2000 years of rich cultural history. Located within the greater shire county of Derbyshire, in the heart of England, the city has seen many changes in that time. Roman, Saxon and Viking inhabitants have all left their mark on this diverse modern city. Accommodation in the city is plentiful and the traditional Derby Bed and Breakfast is a good first stop for comfortable rooms and knowledge of the local area.
Engineering, cotton and silk production provided the main focus of Derby's economic rise during the industrial revolution and many of these processes and buildings survive as tourist attractions most notably in the World Heritage sites of Derwent Valley Mills and Derby Industrial Museum which houses displays of Rolls Royce aero engines.
The world famous Rolls Royce company operates from Derby to this day. Other notable tourist attractions include Derby Cathedral, Derby Heritage centre and Derby Gaol.
In addition to the industrialised sites of Derby, Darley Park hosts rock, jazz, and classical performances and Arboretum, said to provide the inspiration for Central Park in New York, was the first public park in England. Derby also boasts a modern shopping centre and many café bars, restaurants, pubs and clubs with a vibrant modern music scene. Due to its centralised location, Derby operates extensive road and rail links to local and wider areas with direct links south to London and north to Sheffield and Leeds.
There is a considerable range of accommodation in the city with a choice of lodgings that range from small guest houses and family run Derby Bed and Breakfast properties to traditional Inns, independent hotels and larger hotel chains. The focus here at Derby Bed and Breakfast is on the B&B and Guest House range of accommodation where the local knowledge of owner proprietors provides useful tourist information.
From city culture to country walks, the area has much to offer and quality bed and breakfast accommodation provides the ideal tourist base to explore this important area in the heart of England. Please click on any of the B&Bs above to view further details, including pictures of the guest Houses, facilities and tariffs.
Derby Bed and Breakfast