Online Dating in Derbyshire

Derby is a melting pot for cultural exploration, with its cathedral quarter offering the theatre lover four venues to choose from, as well as a wealth of independent shops and cafés to while away the hours. This is the most central city in the country but you’ll not feel claustrophobic, with the Peak District on your doorstep and the Heights of Abraham mining history up in the hills, this city is one to be discovered, and washed down with a locally-brewed ale.

1. Moonsha

Moonsha_DerbyBringing the Far East to Derby, dining at this authentic Japanese restaurant will leave a lasting impression on your date. You can either have a romantic hidden away table, or sit up high and watch the talented chefs cook and prepare your food in front of you. There’s nothing quite like the entertainment of watching a true master at work and with such a bustling atmosphere there will be no need to worry about those first date nerves!

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2. Derby Theatre

Stage_DerbyThe Derby Theatre has a long and rich history with showcasing top quality shows. The variety is endless so you’re sure to find something that you’ll enjoy, from amateur performance to big stage productions. The theatre also has a bistro, cafe and and a bar which will be great for getting to know your date over a drink or some nibbles beforehand!

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3. Shooting

Shooting_DerbyIf you want your date to go off with a bang, why not try shooting? Field Sport UK offer several shooting courses for all levels. The clay target shooting is a favourite and the friendly instructors will guide you through, this fun date is sure to get your heart racing!

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4. Donington Park

Donington Park_DerbyThe heart of British Motorsport, why not take your date to one of the many race days and watch as the engines speed by! The Park also offers driving experiences, so you could both get behind the wheel and feel the adrenaline for yourself! There’s a museum inside so you can really get a whole day of fun out of this date!

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5. Calke Abbey

Calke Abbey_DerbyThis National Trust Site will be a stunning backdrop for a romantic date. Explore the walled gardens, perhaps trek along the 600 acre land or take a stroll to the beautifully historic church. The 20th century house is teeming with unique treasures and is worth a visit.

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6. Drinks in the Cathedral Quarter

Coffee_DerbyDerby’s cathedral quarter is home to a myriad of independent shops, cafes and bars and wherever you choose to pull up a chair, you’re guaranteed great views of the city’s most notable landmarks. If you’re visiting in the daytime swing by the Bookcafé for coffee and a cake in the comfort of a grade II listed building. In the evenings Bookcafé doubles up as a live acoustic music venue and at any time of the day books and gifts can be bought as a reminder of a great date.

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7. Jack Rabbits Kitchen

Bread_DerbyTo prepare for a hike or amble in the Peak District make sure you visit Jack Rabbits Kitchen. Known locally as the peoples grocer, this continental deli in the castle quarter is home to over 60 cheeses, cured meats, olives and artisan breads – perfect fuel for an afternoon hike!

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8. Home of Ale

Ale_DerbyDerby is known as the home of Ale, so it would be a crime (whether you like the drink or not) to come here without visiting a microbrewery. The Derby Brewing Company is a family-run establishment offering brewery tours to take you through the process of ale making finished off by a top notch lunch at the Brewery Tap and a tasting of many different varieties.

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Want to meet singles in Derby?

If you still need a partner, we can help! There’s a number of good online websites for Derbyshire Dating – just sign-up for free on WeLoveDates and then you can start meeting local singles and get planning for your first date! Meet singles over 40 in Derbyshire. If you’re tired of the drama, stress and boredom that comes along with serious relationships and you want to enjoy the Derbyshire Sex scene, then there are plenty of people out there for your.