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Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

It’s easy to visit Kedleston Hall car-free.

Buses from Derby (25 mins) and Ashbourne (30 mins) stop at the hall on Summer Saturdays, and at the Smithy/Mercaston Lane bus stop.

There are direct trains to Derby from: Birmingham New Street (35 mins), Crewe (70 mins), Leicester (30 mins), Nottingham (20 mins), Sheffield (30 mins), Stoke-on-Trent (45 mins) and other towns.

There are direct buses to Derby from: Belper (30 mins), Burton-on-Trent (40 mins), Nottingham (35 mins), Leicester (40 mins), Uttoxeter (80 mins) and other towns.

Check out our recommended route (below) and then use our journey planner (above) for door-to-door train, bus and walking routes.

Enjoy a free hot drink when arriving by train, bus or bike, with a valid train or bus ticket or bike helmet.

Derbyshire Wayfarer train and bus tickets are valid. Standard High Peak bus tickets are valid. For more money-saving tips see our handy guides to trains and buses.

Derby is on the Derwent Valley Line (which has a downloadable activity book) and North Staffordshire Line.

Plan your cycle route here, but note that there are no cycle paths. Bicycle parking is located in the main car park. Please enter site from Kedleston Road entrance and exit via Mercaston Lane. Please stick to the driveways and avoid walking routes.

The Derby Nomad Way goes around the South and East sides of the estate. Centenary Way lies beyond to the North and the Bonnie Prince Charlie Walk.

Derby train station has a taxi rank. Request an electric taxi from: City Taxis – 01332 757 575 or Albatross Cars – 01332 345 345 or otherwise book ahead with Western Cars Taxis – 01332 331 331.

Here’s some information on access to attractions, buses and trains, and here’s some information on accessibility at Kedleston Hall.

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About Kedleston Hall

Kedleston Hall is an extravagant temple to the arts designed by the architect Robert Adam (commissioned in the 1750s by Nathaniel Curzon). The house is framed by historic parkland and boasts opulent interiors intended to impress.

The Museum at Kedleston has over 1,000 objects from across the Asian continent. This collection was brought together by George Nathaniel Curzon, Viceroy of India between 1899 and 1905, and houses the many objects he amassed during his travels in South Asia and the Middle East. Research is now underway to conserve and inform a re-presentation of this colonial collection.

From spring to autumn Kedleston’s formal garden offers a colourful interpretation of its original 18th century design. The expansive grounds with both long and short walks, feature sweeping vistas of Kedleston’s parkland and provide access to a rich array of wildlife.

For any queries about visiting contact Kedleston Hall on 01332842191 or kedlestonhall@nationaltrust.org.uk

Address: Kedleston Hall, Kedleston Road, near Quarndon, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 5JH. Visit Website