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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.

Swineholes Wood Nature Reserve


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.

Village pump & trough, Alton


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Farming and the environment

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19 December 2021

candle light Carol service

18 December 2022

candle light Carol service

17 December 2023 to 18 December 2023

candle light Carol service

15 December 2024

candle light Carol service

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See a map with all points of interest colour coded here


See the full list of local accommodation providers here

The Annexe at The Old Furnace
The Laurels Bed & Breakfast