The Derby Ram Trail Auction takes place at the Museum of Making. Head across Cathedral Green towards the front of the Silk Mill. Look for the famous Bakewell Gates and enter through the large glass atrium entrance.

By bike

The Museum of Making is on cycle routes 6, 54 and 68, part of the Derby City Cycle Map. There is outdoor bicycle parking available.


By car

Derby is just 15 minutes from the M1 junction 24 and accessible via the A6, A50, A38 and A52.

Follow the brown signs in the city and county for Derby Silk Mill. Offsite parking is available nearby at the Assembly Rooms, Bold Lane and Chapel Street car parks. There are four accessible parking bays on Silk Mill Lane which are for use by Blue Badge holders only.


By train

Derby is only 93 minutes from London St. Pancras with 35 direct services everyday with East Midlands Railway. Journeys take less than 30 minutes if you are travelling from nearby Nottingham, Leicester and Birmingham. Call us on 03457 125 678. Lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For trips to Derby and Derbyshire you can also purchase a Derbyshire Wayfarer ticket, providing unlimited rail and bus journeys within the county and other selected destinations. You can purchase tickets from the Sales and Information Centre on Full Street in Derby city centre.


By bus

National Express Coaches operate daily to Derby from across the UK

Trent Barton and Arriva operate services from the Derby Bus Station around the city and into the Peak District. There are frequent and regular bus services into the Derby city centre. Derby bus station is a 10 minute walk away along the River Derwent directly to the Museum of Making.


By aeroplane

East Midlands Airport connects you to Derby from over 80 destinations worldwide. Visit East Midlands Airport for further detail and a full list of destinations.

Train connections are available from East Midlands Parkway via a Railink shuttle service or the Skylink bus operates every 30 mins 24/7 from just outside the terminal.

Alternatively, there is a wide range of car rental options based at the airport as well as an onsite private taxi service.