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Railway Event, Sat 29 - Sun 30 Oct 2016

High Peak Junction Visitor Centre

High Peak Junction Visitor Centre


Middleton Top Visitor Centre

01629 823204


off Lea Road,

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 29 - Sun 30 Oct Railway Workshop Open Day


Visit some of the oldest railway workshops in the world and see them come alive. Have-a-go on the forge and, with the help of our Engine House Wardens, make a useful poker to take home and keep. You will also be able to learn the fascinating
history of this building and the industry it served.

Meet: High Peak Junction Visitor Centre.
Equipment: Suitable clothing and footwear.

Location: OS ref SK314 560 Sat Nav DE4 5AA.
Follow the brown tourist signs from Cromford.

Coach parties acceptedGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 29 - Sun 30 Oct 2016 11:00 to 15:00


FREE workshop entry and hire of the High Peak Junction and Railway Workshops Audio Tour.
£10 charge to have-a-go on the forge and for each poker you make. Parking charges apply

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Map reference: SK 312559  Lat: 53.10007 Long: -1.53496

High Peak Junction and Cromford Wharf car parks are signed from the A6 at Cromford. There are regular bus services. Railway stations at Cromford, Whatstandwell and Ambergate are only a few minutes walk away from the canal.
High Peak Junction Visitor Centre - the centre is signposted from the A6 at Cromford

Parking: with charge


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups