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  1. Add High Peak Junction Visitor Centre – Cromford Canal to your Itinerary

    High Peak Junction Visitor Centre – Cromford Canal

    Address:

    off Lea Road,, Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5HN

    Telephone:

    01629 533298

    Type

    Type:

    Industrial Heritage

    Cromford, Matlock

    High Peak Junction Visitor Centre on the Cromford Canal, lies a mile south of Cromford village, in the beautiful Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. Relax, take a stroll and watch the world go by in this tranquil haven of heritage and wildlife…

  2. Add High Peak Trail & Middleton Top Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    High Peak Trail & Middleton Top Visitor Centre

    Address:

    Rise End, Middleton by Wirksworth, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4LS

    Telephone:

    01629 533298

    Type

    Type:

    Industrial Heritage

    Wirksworth

    The High Peak Trail runs for 17.5 miles from High Peak Junction, near Cromford, to Dowlow, 6 miles south of Buxton. Passing through some of Derbyshire's finest countryside, you’ll discover fascinating heritage and breathtaking scenery along the…

  3. Add World of Wedgwood to your Itinerary

    World of Wedgwood

    Address:

    Wedgwood Drive, Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent, ST12 9ER

    Telephone:

    01782 282986

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Barlaston

    Due to the recently announced national lockdown, all areas of World of Wedgwood will be temporarily closed from Thursday 5 November to Wednesday 2 December inclusive.
    World of Wedgwood is the ultimate destination to experience the Wedgwood Brand.…

  4. Add Crich Tramway Village to your Itinerary

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    Crich Tramway Village

    Address:

    Cromford Road, Crich, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5DP

    Telephone:

    01773 854321

    Type

    Type:

    Museum - Transport

    Matlock

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2020We're Good to Go

    We are delighted that we will be open on selected days from Saturday 11th July 2020. (NOT Mondays and Fridays)
    However, following government guidelines, we have made adjustments to our service and facilities. Please read the COVID 19 Crich Tramway…

  5. Add Birdswood Friends of the Cromford Canal to your Itinerary

    Birdswood Friends of the Cromford Canal

    Address:

    Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3RQ

    Telephone:

    07552 055 455

    Type

    Type:

    Canal

    Matlock

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2020We're Good to Go

    Take a much needed break from the 21st Century and glide gently along the historic Cromford Canal for a two hour trip on our 72ft narrow boat, Birdswood. We run special events throughout the year and on selected dates Birdswood is horse drawn-see…

  6. Add Denby Pottery Village to your Itinerary

    Denby Pottery Village

    Address:

    Denby Pottery Village, Denby, Derbyshire, DE5 8NX

    Telephone:

    01773 740799

    Type

    Type:

    Museum - Industrial

    Derbyshire

    Daily pottery tours - paint a plate and make a frog. Attractive courtyard with award winning home, garden, cookery and gift shops, plus extensive Factory Shop. Free daily cookery demonstrations, museum, restaurant and outdoor play area.

  7. Add Arkwright's Cromford Mills to your Itinerary

    Arkwright's Cromford Mills

    Address:

    Mill Road, Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3RQ

    Telephone:

    01629-536831

    Type

    Type:

    Industrial Heritage

    Matlock

    Part of the UNESCO Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage site, Arkwright's Cromford Mill is the world's first successful water powered cotton spinning mill and acclaimed throughout the world.

  8. Add Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site to your Itinerary

    Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site

    Address:

    MATLOCK, Derbyshire, DE4 3AG

    Telephone:

    01629 536831

    Type

    Type:

    Industrial Heritage

    MATLOCK

    The Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site contains a fascinating series of mill complexes, the watercourses that powered them and the settlements developed for the workers, stretching from Cromford to Derby.

  9. Add Creswell Crags to your Itinerary

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    Creswell Crags

    Address:

    Crags Road, Welbeck, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S80 3LH

    Telephone:

    01909 720378

    Price

    Price £2.00 per concession to £13.50 per adult

    Type

    Type:

    Cave/Cavern Attraction

    Worksop

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2020We're Good to Go

    Creswell Crags is a world famous archaeological site, home to Britain's only known Ice Age cave art. A state-of-the-art Visitor Centre and museum provides a wide range of activities and something for everyone of all ages.

  10. Add Peak District Mining Museum to your Itinerary

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    Peak District Mining Museum

    Address:

    The Pavilion, Matlock Bath, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3NR

    Telephone:

    01629 583834

    Type

    Type:

    Museum - Industrial

    Matlock

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2020We're Good to Go

    Visit a hands on museum where you can experience and wonder at the almost forgotten world of a Derbyshire lead miner.

  11. Add Strutt's North Mill Museum & Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    Strutt's North Mill Museum & Visitor Centre

    Address:

    Derwent Valley Visitor Centre, North Mill, Bridgefoot, Belper, DE56 1YD

    Telephone:

    01773 880474

    Type

    Type:

    Museum - Industrial

    Bridgefoot

    Visit the worlds first iron-framed fire-proof cotton mill 1804, the most technologically advanced building of its time. We now display and explain the history of spinning, framework knitting, hosiery, chevening and nailmaking.

  12. Add Derby Silk Mill CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

    Derby Silk Mill CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    Address:

    Derby Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, Derby, DE1 1BS

    Telephone:

    01332 641901

    Type

    Type:

    Museum - Industrial

    Derby

    The Silk Mill is undergoing a process of significant development to create Derby Silk Mill – Museum of Making due to open in summer 2020.

  13. Add Heage Windmill-CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

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    Heage Windmill-CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    Address:

    Chesterfield Road, Heage, Derbyshire, DE56 2BH

    Telephone:

    01773 853579

    Type

    Type:

    Windmill

    Heage

    Built in 1797 and restored in 2002, Heage Windmill is a Grade II listed building and is the only working, stone-towered, six-sailed windmill in England. See www.heagewindmill.co.uk

  14. Add Wirksworth Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

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    Wirksworth Heritage Centre

    Address:

    31 St Johns Street, Wirksworth, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 4DS

    Telephone:

    01629 707000

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage Centre

    Wirksworth, Matlock

    This new museum, opened in April 2019, brings to life the stories of this fascinating town, illustrating Wirksworth's long history, the town's quirky qualities, famous characters, industries and its long-established rural customs and celebrations.…

  15. Add The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust-The West Shed CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

    The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust-The West Shed CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    Address:

    c/o Midland Railway-Butterley Station, Ripley, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3QZ

    Telephone:

    01773 743986

    Type

    Type:

    Museum - Transport

    Ripley

    WE ARE SORRY - THE WEST SHED AND MIDLAND RAILWAY-BUTTERLEY SITE IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. WE ARE HOPING TO REOPEN EARLY 2021 (TO BE CONFIRMED).

    Visit the WEST SHED to see historic steam locomotives and railway carriages and learn about them…

  16. Add Cromford Wharf to your Itinerary

    Cromford Wharf

    Address:

    Mill Road, Cromford, Derbyshire, DE4 3RP

    Telephone:

    01629 533298

    Type

    Type:

    Industrial Heritage

    Cromford

    Cromford Wharf is the historic terminus of Cromford Canal. Built at the end of the 18th century, the wharf was designed to cater for large amounts of both incoming and outgoing traffic.

  17. Add Cundy House to your Itinerary

    Cundy House

    Address:

    Bolsover, Derbyshire, S44 6PR

    Telephone:

    0370 333 1181

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    The Cundy House was built in the early 17th century to provide a water supply for Bolsover Castle, about 300 metres (328 yards) away.The name ‘Cundy’ is a corruption of the French word ‘conduit’, or water pipe.

  18. Add The National Brewery Centre to your Itinerary

    The National Brewery Centre

    Address:

    Horninglow Street, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 1NG

    Telephone:

    01283 532880

    Type

    Type:

    Industrial Heritage

    Burton upon Trent

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2020We're Good to Go

    The National Brewery Centre celebrates Burton upon Trent's proud brewing heritage and its influence worldwide. Visitors are told the story of brewing by actors in period costume, multi-media interactive displays and hundreds of exhibits.

  19. Add Leawood Pumphouse to your Itinerary

    Leawood Pumphouse

    Address:

    Middleton by Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4LS

    Telephone:

    01629 533298

    Type

    Type:

    Industrial Heritage

    Derbyshire

    Leawood Pumphouse was built in 1849 to pump water from the River Derwent into Cromford Canal

  20. Add Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery CLOSED  UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

    Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    Address:

    The Nicholson, Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6DW

    Telephone:

    01538 483741

    Type

    Type:

    Art Gallery

    Leek

    The Nicholson Gallery is housed within the Nicholson Institute and is a living example of late Victorian philanthropy. The Gallery features a mixed programme of community based exhibitions and local history.