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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.

The Chained Oak


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.

Mileplate on Earl's Drive, Dimmingsdale


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

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29 February 2020

The sale in February is on Saturday 29th at the Guild Hall, Cheadle from 10am - 11.30am. There will be lots of bargains - pottery, jewellery, household items, clothing, bedding, books, jigsaws etc. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available. We hope old friends and new will be able to join us.

1 March 2020

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

6 March 2020

Little Frankenstein by the Lempen Puppet Theatre Company

8 March 2020

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

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See a map with all points of interest colour coded here


See the full list of local accommodation providers here

Swallows Loft
The Annexe at The Old Furnace

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