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Road Directions

Wirksworth is situated on the edge of the Peak District National Park at the centre of the Derbyshire Dales. The main roads into the town are the B5035 (from Ashbourne or via the A6) and the B5023 from Derby or Cromford.  For Sat Nav use the town centre postcode DE4 4EU.

Public Transport Directions

From Birmingham, Derby and the South

Take the A38 or A6 towards Derby and follow signs for the A6 and Matlock. Follow the A6 until you reach the outskirts of Duffield. Turn left at the traffic lights onto the B5023, which is signposted Wirksworth and follow this road for about 9 miles.

From Nottingham, Yorkshire and the North and East

Take the A38 or A610 towards Ripley and follow signs for the A6 and Matlock. Follow the A6 towards Cromford. Turn left at either the B5035 or B5036 following signs for Wirksworth.

From Ashbourne, Leek and the West

Take the B5035 and follow signs for Wirksworth.

From Cromford, Matlock and the North West

Take the A6 and when entering Cromford take the B5036 junction, signposted Wirksworth and travel up Cromford Hill towards Wirksworth.


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