Things to do
in erewash

Fabulous food, adventurous activities and stylish shopping can all be found in Erewash.

There’s a whole host of things to do in Erewash, with something for every age and interest. Classes, therapies, wellbeing courses and workshops are on offer at the Elephant Rooms for those who want to look after their health and wellbeing. For retail therapy, head to The Bottle Kiln and browse the boutique shops before taking a refreshment break in the cafe or the Japanese tea garden. 

Derby College runs the Broomfield Plant Centre, where you can browse and buy plants grown by the students. Stock your allotment with vegetables or add some annuals to your gardens – all at very competitive prices. The Equestrian Centre is also a product of the College and is open to the public who can take riding lessons and explore the estate ride.

If it’s outdoors and adrenaline you’re after, head to Spring Lakes. Catapult off the swing at the Aquapark or try wakeboarding in the lakes to get the heart rate up. Take a kayak or paddleboard out for a gentler experience on the water, then relax on the beach with a picnic and a good book.

At Bluebells Farm Park everyone can enjoy the perfect combination of ice cream, animals, play areas, tractor rides and a cafe. Bring a picnic and make a day of it – no need to pack pudding because you’ll have 26 flavours of award-winning ice cream to choose from.

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Broomfield Hall Plant Centre and Florist

A student run plant nursery at Derby College.

Selling very competitively priced plants grown by the students, Broomfield Hall Plant Centre is a haven for plant lovers. The range includes seasonal bedding, vegetable and herb plants, alpines and perennials.

Derby College Equestrian Centre

Everything equine, from competitions and courses to facilities for hire.

There are a range of equine facilities for hire, from an indoor arena to an outdoor school plus schooling fields, an estate ride and even a weighbridge.

Elephant Rooms Health and Wellbeing

There’s a range of classes, therapies, workshops, wellbeing groups and courses to improve your mental and physical health.

Take time out for a class or meditation, find a therapy from life coaching to relational astrology, or join one of the groups like the book club, craft group or creative writing.