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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.

Toothill 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.

Oakamoor Park


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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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Churnet Valley Farmers is up and running and we are holding our first event!

24 March 2018

Come along and find a bargain.
Bric-a-brac, CDs, DVDs, clothes, toiletries, books etc.
Free admission
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24 March 2018

Discover more about the Churnet Valley on a guided walk with local historian Byron Machin

24 March 2018

Henry Prince School PTFA is welcoming people to Easter Egg Bingo at Mayfield Memorial Hall, Staffordshire, on Saturday 24 March. The event will help raise funds for iPads to be used in school.


See a map with all points of interest colour coded here


See the full list of local accommodation providers here

Swallows Loft
Lower Micklin Farm Holiday Cottages Near Alton Towers

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