Leek Town Centre
One of the UK’s best show caves, this huge limestone cavern is colourfully lit to reveal wondrous rock and crystal formations.
You can fill your own bottle of spring water from the permanent flow at St Ann’s Well, which is just in front of the stunning Georgian Crescent.
This exquisite Edwardian theatre is one of Britain’s finest and busiest, with performances ranging from dance and drama to fringe and of course opera.
Bigger than St Paul’s Cathedral, this magnificent dome was built in 1779 for horses and servants and is now the University of Derby campus.
It’d be rude not to explore the beautifully rugged moorlands of the Peak District National Park, which surrounds Buxton town.