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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.

Bluebells in Carr Wood, Oakamoor


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.

Oakamoor railway 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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26 May 2019

Supporting Animal Charities
Every Sunday
(excluding Easter Sunday, 21st April)
£6.00 per car

27 May 2019

Annual fundraising event for Whiston Village Hall.

Bank Holiday Monday 27th May from 8:30am to 12:30pm.

Refreshments and parking available.

Stalls can be booked via Elsie Fallows on 01538 266272

2 June 2019

Supporting Animal Charities
Every Sunday
(excluding Easter Sunday, 21st April)
£6.00 per car

7 June 2019

A fun evening of mental stimulation, with an element of randomness thrown in!

Friday 7th June from 7:30pm at Whiston Village Hall

£4-00 per person.

One team per table.

Drinks from the bar, but please bring your own food.

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See a map with all points of interest colour coded here


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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