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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.

Trickle Ridge

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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.

Parkhouse Wood Lift Bridge

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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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18 August 2018

To celebrate RSPB’s Wild Challenge this year staff and volunteers at RSPB Coombes Valley are inviting visitors to join them on Saturday 18th August to enjoy a unique, out of hours experience to explore the nature reserve at night.

19 August 2018

Supporting Animal Charities
Every Sunday
(excluding Easter Sunday 1st April)
£6.00 per car

20 August 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.

21 August 2018

Blore pastures, Ilam.

Runs over two days.

Map

See a map with all points of interest colour coded here

Stay

See the full list of local accommodation providers here

Swallows Loft
Foxtwood Holiday Cottages

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