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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.

Consall Station


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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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25 August 2019

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

26 August 2019

***** CANCELLED *****
Due to lack of bookings

Annual fundraising event for Whiston Village Hall.

Bank Holiday Monday 26th August from 8:30am to 12:30pm.

Refreshments and parking available.

Stalls can be booked via Elsie Fallows on 01538 266272

26 August 2019

In 2019 we are running a series of supervised pond dipping wild challenge days. Our fantastic volunteers will be on hand to help to see what you can discover in our underwater world, including the chance to see great crested newt up close.

31 August 2019

This years show is on Saturday 31st August which is also the first day of the Scarecrow Festival so it will be a busy weekend in and around the village and we hope to see as many people as we can at the show. This year is the 77th consecutive show and we want to see it continue.

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See a map with all points of interest colour coded here


See the full list of local accommodation providers here

Trough Ivy House
Barks Holiday Cottage

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