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/ Visitor Centres - Wirksworth

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VISITOR CENTRES in & around WIRKSWORTH...

National Stone Centre
Porter Lane, Middleton by Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4LS
Tel: 01629 825403
Set in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales, the site is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest for its geological features. The Discovery Centre tells the story of stone in history, science, technology, art and environment.
Dates Open: Daily all year except Christmas Day
Open Times: 10am - 4pm (Oct-Mar), 10am-5pm (Apr-Sept)
Wirksworth Heritage Centre
Crown Yard, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4ET
Tel: 01629 825225
Email: enquiries@storyofwirksworth.co.uk
URL: www.storyofwirksworth.co.uk
The Centre occupies a building once used for producing silk and velvet cloth. Displays illustrate the life of the town from its inception to modern times. A gift shop, art gallery and restaurant are on site.
Location: Wirksworth
Dates Open: Easter Fri - Sept 30th.Wed - Sun incl & All Bank Hols.
Open Times: 10.30am-4.30pm (Sundays 1.30pm-4.30pm.) Last Admission 4pm.
Entry: Adults 3, Children 1, Consessions 2. Family 7. group rates for 20+
Children Welcome Special Group Rates
Middleton Top Countryside Centre
Middleton By Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4LS
Tel: 01629 533298
The site has a visitor centre, gift shop and cycle hire centre, car park and family pinic area. See www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/countryside/countryside_sites/visitor_centres/middleton_top for more info.
Location: Middleton By Wirksworth
Dates Open: All year.
Open Times: Easter to August: 9.30am to 4.45pm. Sept & Oct: weekends and half term.
Entry: Nov to Easter: weekends only 9.30am to 4.15pm
Car Parking Children Welcome Coach Parties Welcome Disabled Facilities
Middleton Top Engine House
Middleton Top Countryside Centre, Middleton By Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4LS
Tel: 01629 533298
The Middleton Top Countryside Centre houses the restored steam engine house built in 1829 by the Butterley Company to haul wagons up the Middleton incline. The site has a visitor centre, gift shop and cycle hire centre, car park and family pinic area.
Location: Middleton By Wirksworth
Dates Open: The Engine House opens on certain weekends throughout the year. Please enquire.

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