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VISITOR CENTRES in & around BUXTON...
Green Lane, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9DHTel:
01298 26978 Fax:
01298 73563 Email: [email protected]
Fantastic cave in the care of Buxton Civic Association, with fabulous stalactites including the 'Mary,Queen of Scot's Pillar'.
VISITOR CENTRES in & around CASTLE DONINGTON...
|East Midlands Airport Aeropark
Aeropark Volunteer Association, Castle Donington, Derby, Derbyshire, DE74 2SATel:
07917 021990 Email: [email protected]
The Aeropark is both an aviation museum and a viewing area where you can study the preserved planes of yesteryear or watch the modern jets of today landing and taking off.
VISITOR CENTRES in & around CASTLETON...
|Blue John Cavern
Buxton Road, Castleton, Hope Valley, South Yorkshire, S33 8WPTel:
01433 620638 Email: [email protected]
The Blue John Cavern contains the unique Fluorospar only found in Castleton. Mining machinery is on show and guided tours are available.
VISITOR CENTRES in & around CHAPEL-EN-LE-FRITH...
|Chestnut Centre Otter, Owl & Wildlife Park
Castleton Road, Chapel-en-le-Frith, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23 0QRTel:
01298 814099 Fax:
Wildlife sanctuary with the largest collection of multi-specied otters and owls in Europe. Educational facilities, conservation programme and nature walks.
VISITOR CENTRES in & around DERBY...
|Staunton Harold Reservoir
Calke Road, Melbourne, Derbyshire, DE73 1DLTel:
01332 865081 Fax:
Situated in the heart of the National Forest, near Melbourne, the site offers a range of attractive walks and other leisure activities including fishing, bird watching, sailing, cycling and adventure playgrounds.
VISITOR CENTRES in & around LEEK...
|Cheddleton Flint Mill
Flint Mill, Cheadle Road, Cheddleton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST13 7HLTel:
0161 408 508 3 Email: [email protected]
A complex of buildings, formerly housing a corn mill, later converted to grind flint for the production of pottery. Visitors can trace the history of its arrival originally by narrow-boat, through the calcining, grinding, settling and drying processes. The museum building provides the historical background.
|Tittesworth Water Visitor Centre
Meerbrook, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8SWTel:
Located near Leek, Tittesworth Water offers a myriad attractions for lovers of the open air. The Visitor Centre includes a restaurant, and provides information about numerous walks offering views of The Roaches or the top of the dam.
VISITOR CENTRES in & around MATLOCK...
|Matlock Bath Aquarium & Exhibitions
110 North Parade, Matlock Bath, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3NSTel:
01629 583624 / 582350 Fax:
Native, tropical and marine fish housed in the former Matlock Bath Hydro. Exhibits include a petrifying well, a hologram gallery, gemstone and fossil collections, the original Victorian stone staircase and the spring-fed, thermal pool.
Matlock Bath, Matlock , Derbyshire, DE4 3PSTel:
01629 583834 Email: [email protected]
Temple Mine, with its network of tunnels was acquired by the ancient custom of 'Nicking'. The mine has been worked since 1922 for flueorite and lead ore, and shows the variety of mining methods used.
VISITOR CENTRES in & around NEW MILLS...
|New Mills Heritage Centre
New Mills, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK22 3BNTel:
01663 746904 Email: [email protected]
Housed in a converted stone building of great character, the Centre houses a shop and sales area, a variety of displays, an exhibition area and urban studies centre. A viewing platform looks out over Torrs gorge.
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