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was declared a city by HM The Queen in 1977.
About one third of the nation lives within 60 miles of Derby
- many in cities like Manchester, Sheffield, Nottingham, Leicester,
Coventry and Birmingham.
Derby lies less than 20 miles from the Peak District National
Park, which attracts around 22 million visitors a year.
have undergone rigorous training and eximinations to earn their
coveted Blue Badge, awarded by the Tourism Society.
They take pride in constantly updating their knowledge to enable
their visitors to enjoy the county's immense, unique and varied
The Derby guides can be contacted through the Tourist Information
Centre in Derby's Market Place or through Keith Blood on 01332 514957.
The guides operate a series of walks around the city or can be booked
for coach tours of Derby and Derbyshire.
also give illustrated talks to interested groups on a variety of
subjects and locations assocaited with Derbyshire.
Our virtual tour of Derby starts at the north end of what was once
the A6 trunk road through the city centre and which is now a fine
pedestrian shopping area.
of the photos on this tour have been provided by Derby photographer
Andy Savage. You can see more pictures of Derby and Derbyshire on
his site at www.derbyphotos.co.uk