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Churnet Valley Guide

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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.

Dimmingsdale, Forestry Commission

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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.

Leekbrook Junction

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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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20 October 2017

Join us to celebrate 25 Years since the CVR was first formed, as the home fleet is joined by a guest locomotive to operate services along the Churnet Valley and onto the Cauldon Lowe branch.

21 October 2017

Frogwarts casts a spell over Coombes Valley this Halloween
Harry Otter-themed Halloween trail will run from Saturday 21 to Sunday 29 October.

23 October 2017

Come and join us every Monday as we walk around Cheddleton taking in the scenic views around the Churnet Valley, the Canal etc. Walks are usually of 60 to 90 minutes duration and cover an average distance of between 2 and 3 miles.

25 October 2017

Come and enjoy a ride aboard our heritage train, as our Children's entertainers provide a selection of activities along the railway.

Map

See a map with all points of interest colour coded here

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See the full list of local accommodation providers here

Lower Micklin Touring Park
Lower Micklin Farm Holiday Cottages Near Alton Towers

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