Derbyshire has a wealth of brilliant pubs and bars to choose to have a mulled wine on Christmas Eve or a sparkling cocktail to welcome in the new year. But, if you are looking for ideas, here is nine amazing pubs and bars and when they open over Christmas and New Year’s.
1. Red Willow, Buxton
This pub has an "excellent range" of craft and cask beers and a "great rage" of various spirits. Open noon to 10.30pm on December 24, 26 and New Year's Eve and is closed December 25 and New Year's Day.
2. Einstein's, Chesterfield
Einstein's opens its doors on Christmas Day but only to serve Christmas dinner to people who are underprivileged, homeless and elderly. If you want to pop down for a drink they are open noon to midnight Boxing Day, noon to 2am New Year's Eve and noon to midnight New Year's Day.
3. Blue Stoops, Dronfield
This pub which has a "lovely festive set up" is open Christmas Eve and Boxing Day, 11.30am to 2am, Christmas Day 11.30am to 6pm, New Year's Eve 11.30am to 3am and 11.30am to 7pm on New Year's Day.
4. Monk Bar, Chesterfield, Matlock and Belper
With "brilliant cocktails" and bars across Derbyshire the Matlock bar is open Christmas Eve 1pm to 3am, closed on Christmas Day, 4pm to 5am Boxing Day, New Year's Eve 4pm to 5am and closed on New Year's Day.