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Local Businesses & Services

This section of the site is currently under construction. Local Churnet Valley businesses are now able to add their details and links to their websites.
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Staffordshire Farm Supplies, Ipstones

As a long running family business we strive to deliver excellent customer service whether you pop in-store, email or shop online. Taking care of customers is central to how we work as a business and is the strong foundation as to which our business is built on.

The Lorna Knight Sewing Academy

Our light and airy studio/shop, in a converted 19th century barn, provides the perfect environment to sew. Our one day workshops and regular classes are perfect for beginners of all ages and for more experienced sewers who wish to develop their skills and learn specific techniques.

The Old Stables Hairdressing, Alton

The Old Stables Hairdressing in Alton is a father and son business specialising in contemporary cutting and colouring techniques. Between Phillip and Steve, the salon offers over 40 years of hairdressing experience. An extensive retail section offers products from the Wella range as well as American Crew and Moroccan Oil.


Waymark has been the interpretation partner for the Churnet Valley Living Landscape. We wrote the original interpretation strategy that was submitted as part of the winning bid. We then delivered the majority of the interpretation items... including this site!


Rachel Evans is a basketmaker and willow artist, based at Froghall Wharf in the Old Ranger Station, sharing a workshop with her husband, Martin Evans of Churnet Woodland Crafts.