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Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway



01629 823076


Wirksworth Station,
Station Road,

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We operate tourist passenger services on a 9 mile route between Wirksworth and Duffield using Diesel Multiple Units, the longest heritage railway in the Peak District. We run from the Midland Main Line at Duffield providing a service which connects with the national rail network. Heritage trains operate every Saturday throughout the year and on Sundays and some weekdays in the summer. Wirksworth station is open for viewing every day except Mondays from 9.30am to 5.00pm and there is ample parking, with the buffet being open on days where trains are operating.
Visitor facilities, buffet and a small museum.

Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site catering

Children welcome

Opening details

Trains weekends Easter to October and other dates. Wirksworth Station normally open Tuesday to Sunday from 9.30-5pm
Please see our website for train times


Adults £13.00, Children £6.50, Concessions £12.00 (Day Rover Tickets)
Family Return 2+3 £33.00



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Map reference: SK 286544  Lat: 53.08613 Long: -1.57339

From Carsington Water take B5035 to Wirksworth Market Place. From Cromford take B5036 to Wirksworth Market Place. Station on Coldwell Street.
Bus 6.1 From Derby or Bakewell

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Cromford station


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair