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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.

Rough Rock


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.

Whiston Pinfold


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

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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.

26 September 2018

FREE Habitat Design Workshop. 26th Sept 9:45am to 4:30pm. Including species ID, woodland edge management, grassland restoration and a field exercise.
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29 September 2018

Come and learn the traditional skill of hedge-laying in the Churnet Valley.

Meet at Tittesworth Reservoir Visitor Centre carpark at 10.00am, finishing around 3.00pm.

Wear suitable outdoor clothes and boots and bring waterproofs and a pack lunch. 

29 September 2018

The annual wartime weekend, as the Churnet Valley is transported back to the 1940s and World War II.





See a map with all points of interest colour coded here


See the full list of local accommodation providers here

Lower Micklin Touring Park
Trough Ivy House

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