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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 Memorial Free Church


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

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11 April 2020

Our Easter Breakfast’s are fast becoming an institution in the village. Last years saw over 90 breakfast’s cooked and we hope for a similarly successful one this year.

This year’s event is on Saturday 11th April from 9am to 12 midday.

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The Annexe at The Old Furnace
The Orchards, Ilam