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Your Ultimate Derbyshire Destination

A thriving picturesque market town on the edge of The Peak District, rich in history, Ashbourne is the perfect destination for couples, families and groups.

Combining a medieval street pattern and historic buildings with a wealth of high quality shops. The cobbled market place, hidden alleys and yards are a delight to explore.

Our town hosts a wide range of restaurants, cafés and family friendly pubs and there is something for every budget and taste.

Ashbourne is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is an ideal base for a short break or longer holiday. If you enjoy stately homes, you are in for a treat with Chatsworth, Sudbury Hall, Hardwick Hall, Kedleston Hall, Tissington Hall just to name a few within easy drive from Ashbourne.

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Spring Wildlife Trail at Ilam Park 11:00 am
Spring Wildlife Trail at Ilam Park @ Ilam Park
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am – May 1 @ 5:00 pm
Spot spring wildlife as you explore Ilam Park on a fun self led trail for families. Dogs on leads are welcome. Ideal for children aged 4-11 years. Just £1 per trail map.
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Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
May 3 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre 11:00 am
Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre @ Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Please contact Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre for more information.
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Anna Thomas Exhibition ‘Songs from the Land’ 5:00 pm
Anna Thomas Exhibition ‘Songs from the Land’ @ St John Street Gallery
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Preview 5th April from 5-8pm – Join us for wine and snacks. The exhibition will be on from the 5th to 20th May. Free entry.
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Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre 11:00 am
Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre @ Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Please contact Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre for more information.
Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unique handmade crafts and art alongside an eclectic mix of everything vintage and pre-loved. Refreshments available too!
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Indoor Car Boot Sale 9:00 am
Indoor Car Boot Sale @ The Town Hall
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Ashbourne Town Council is pleased to announce an indoor car boot sale is to be held on the first Sunday of every month commencing Sunday 1st November. Tables are £5 each. Bring your pre-loved items and maybe make a bit … Read More
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
May 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
May 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre 11:00 am
Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre @ Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Please contact Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre for more information.
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Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre 11:00 am
Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre @ Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre
May 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Please contact Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre for more information.
Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
May 13 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unique handmade crafts and art alongside an eclectic mix of everything vintage and pre-loved. Refreshments available too!
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Open Day and Fun Dog Show at The Ark 11:00 am
Open Day and Fun Dog Show at The Ark @ The Ark, Ashbourne Animal Welfare
May 14 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Allsorts Dog Show starts at 12.30 and as you would guess has classes for all sorts of dogs including waggie tails, good looks, shining coats, puppies and just all round great dogs. Visit the kennels and cattery, home-made lunches … Read More
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
May 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Lewis Noble Workshop 9:30 am
Lewis Noble Workshop @ St John Street Gallery
May 15 @ 9:30 am – May 17 @ 4:00 pm
Sketching and Painting the Derbyshire Landscape: This inspirational workshop includes drawing and sketching out in the Derbyshire landscape, followed by studio work back at the gallery. Suitable for all abilities and designed to provide a solid working practice that will … Read More
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Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
May 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre 11:00 am
Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre @ Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Please contact Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre for more information.
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Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre 11:00 am
Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre @ Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Please contact Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre for more information.
Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unique handmade crafts and art alongside an eclectic mix of everything vintage and pre-loved. Refreshments available too!
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Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
May 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Wendy Darker Workshop ‘Highland Cows’ 1:00 pm
Wendy Darker Workshop ‘Highland Cows’ @ St John Street Gallery
May 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Highland cows with thick painted textures in acrylic. A one and a half day workshop painting these two highland beasties – starting at 1:00pm on Tue – 4pm on Wed. Suitable for all abilities. The cost includes all materials, refreshments … Read More
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Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
May 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre 11:00 am
Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre @ Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Please contact Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre for more information.
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Colin Halliday Exhibition ‘A fresh view on the Landscape’ 5:00 pm
Colin Halliday Exhibition ‘A fresh view on the Landscape’ @ St John Street Gallery
May 26 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 10 @ 8:00 pm
Preview on the 26th May from 5 – 8pm. Join us for wine and snacks. The exhibition will be on from 26th May to 10th June. Free entry.
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Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre 11:00 am
Free Guided Walks at Ashbourne Visitor Centre @ Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Please contact Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre for more information.
Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unique handmade crafts and art alongside an eclectic mix of everything vintage and pre-loved. Refreshments available too!
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Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
May 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Specialist Plant Fair at Carsington Water 10:00 am
Specialist Plant Fair at Carsington Water @ Carsington Water
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
FREE ENTRY to this popular Plant Hunters’ Fair at Carsington Water, Derbyshire featuring highly respected specialist nurseries with a really great mix of plants and specialities to delight plant lovers of every level of experience. It’s just the right time … Read More
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Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
May 31 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.