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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.

Swineholes Wood Nature Reserve

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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.

St John the Baptist Catholic Church

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

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22 January 2018

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.

26 January 2018

Starts 7pm until late,

Band ( Moody Food) and piper,

Tickets £10 including Haggis, Neeps and Tatties!

Bar

29 January 2018

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.

3 February 2018

Despite operating its most successful Santa & Steam Specials in the line's 25 Year existence, the volunteers of the Churnet Valley Railway are not resting on their laurels as they plan ahead for their traditional season opener in February 2018 with the annual Winter Steam Gala.

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

Trough Ivy House
Lower Micklin Touring Park

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