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Churnet Valley Guide


Explore and appreciate all the characteristics of Staffordshire's precious jewel, the Churnet Valley landscape. These photos and locations showcase the very essence of this wonderful landscape.

Toothill Rock


There are clues all around that reveal the heritage of the valley. Take a look at the man-made heritage features that have made such an impact and consider how it was then and is now.



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Images contributed by Andrew L Cope, Laura Bird and David Cadman

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Upcoming events

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30 March 2017

Tourism Week is 25th March including the Mini Conference on 30th March at Council offices in Stockwell Street. As last year there will be stands, literature swap, networking and social media / digital marketing training session.

30 March 2017

Denstone Players is planning the summer performance and invites anyone with an interest in getting involved to come along. 

The play will be 'short and fun' and will run June 29th 30th and 1st July. Rehearsals will be on Thursday evenings at Denstone Village Hall.

1 April 2017

Come and be creative on Anne Davies's textile art workshop with free machine embroidery using threads, fibres and water soluble stabiliser.

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1 April 2017

**NEW FOR 2017**

Moorlander Brunch Trains

Pre - Booking Recommended

Join us for our brand new dining service, the Moorlander Brunch Train.


See a map with all points of interest colour coded here


See the full list of local accommodation providers here

Trough Ivy House
Barks Holiday Cottage