the collectable peak by wuyunqing



the collectable

      a timeless journey
 around the peak district’s
      interesting antiques

Art from nature
Antiques enthusiasts have a                  fascinating
wonderful chance to                          insights into
discover something for                       community
every taste in the Peak                      histories, like
District.                                    Eyam Museum
                                             and the Old
                                             Museum in Bakewell.
                                             Of course there are major
                                             antiques buying centres in                         Leek
                                             Leek, Buxton and
                                                                                                Leek was once famous         antiques and
                                                                                                for silks and dyes.William   reproduction furniture
“jewelled with stately                       Travelling between the Peak                        Morris, founder of the       stores. Here you’ll
homes”                                       District’s many antiques                           Arts and Crafts              discover everything from
                                             centres and special                                                             furniture, kitchens and
You’ll find prestigious                      collections is a treat in itself.                                               lighting to mirrors and
collections in some of                       The undulating green hills                                                      glassware.
Britain’s finest stately                     and valleys are dotted with
                                                                                                                             The legacy of William
homes, such as Chatsworth                    market towns and artists’
                                                                                                                             Morris lives on in the
and Tissington Hall.                         studios, and jewelled with
                                                                                                                             town’s art and
Local museums give you                       stately homes.
                                                                                                                             architecture. Find out
                                                                                                “ antique lovers’       more with the self-guided
                                                                                                                             town trail available from
                                                                                                                             the Tourist Information
                                                                                                                             Centre.There are guided
                                                                                                movement, visited
                                                                                                                             walks too in summer.
                                                                                                frequently in 1875–1878
                                                                                                                             Leek guides can be
                                                                                                to experiment with using
                                                                                                                             booked for groups at any
                                                                                                organic dyes on silk.
                                                                                                                             time by contacting the
                                                                                                These days Leek is an        TIC.
                                                                                                antiques lovers’ paradise
                                                                                                with indoor and outdoor
Written by Alexandra Sinclair and Georgia Litherland
Photographs by Alexandra Sinclair,Tissington Hall, Eyam Hall, Haddon Estate and Mary Rudd PR,   markets, dating back to
Chatsworth Estate, Old House Museum, PDNPA,William Morris Society, Buxton Museum,               1208. A converted silk
N.Tryner, David Slade, National Trust.
Design by                                                                mill houses specialist
Many thanks to Trevor Brighton for his knowledgable help.
Opening times can vary. Contact halls and museums for their current opening times using
the contact details provided.

    Antiques shopping in Leek

Antiques Within                               Leeks Antique Centre
Ground Floor, Compton Mill, Leek,             4-6 Brook Street, Leek, Staffordshire
Staffordshire ST13 5NJ                        ST13 5JE
Contact:   Robert Hickes                      Contact: Mr Lumley
Tel:       01538 387848                       Tel:     01538 398475
Email:            Specializing in dining tables and chairs,
Web:             furniture, upholstered furniture, chests of
Original antiques, pottery, bric-a-brac and   drawers, paintings, glassware, decorative
reproduction furniture, shipping service.     items.

Anvil Antiques
                                              Odeon Antiques
Buxton Road, Leek, Staffordshire ST13 6EJ
                                              78 St Edward Street, Leek, Staffordshire
Contact: Mr Spooner                           ST13 5DL
Tel:     01538 384522
                                              Contact: Steve Ford
Selling antique and reproduction furniture    Tel:     01538 387188
and decorative items.
Christopher Mudd Designs                      Rustic pine, painted furniture, original
Compton Mill, Compton, Leek,                  restored lighting, country-style furniture.
Staffordshire ST13 5NJ
Contact: Christopher Mudd
Tel:     01538 371284                         Simpsons
Selling country furniture.                    39 St Edward Street, Leek, Staffordshire
                                              ST13 5DN
Compton Mill Antiques                         Contact: Mark & Justine Simpson
Emporium                                      Tel:     01538 371515
Compton Mill, Compton, Leek,                  Original and hand-painted furniture, antique
Staffordshire ST13 5NJ                        French mirrors, decorative items, interior
                                              decoration, lighting and beautiful things.
Contact: KJ Butler
Tel:     01538 373396
Many dealers under one roof. Antique and      The Antique Store
reproduction furniture, bespoke kitchens,
                                              4b Broad Street, Leek, Staffordshire
fabrics and more.
                                              ST13 5HE
                                              Contact: Julian Beynan
Jonathan Charles Antiques
                                              Tel:     07973 502092
6 Broad Street, Leek Staffordshire ST13
                                              Decorative items including mirrors,
                                              chandeliers, all the things for the home.
Contact: Mr Heath
Tel:     01538 381883
Lighting, mirrors and accessories.

                                                        crafted at Ashford for the   Buxton Museum and Art
                                                        new wing.                    Gallery has over 300
                                                                                     pieces, including the
                                                        The craft developed as       masterpiece ‘Grapes’
                                                        Henry Watson of              table-top, urns and
                                                        Bakewell began turning       jewellery.
                                                        the stone in 1748.
                                                        Geometric inlay designs      “a spectacular inlaid
                                                        were popular.Then in          table-top”
                                                        1835 William Adam began
                                                        working floral inlay

                                                        At the 1851 Great
                                                        Exhibition, Ashford
                                                        marble put even
                                                        prestigious Italian
                                                        workmanship in the
                                                        shade. Pieces were on
                                                        sale from Derbyshire to
Black Marble                                            London.
Ashford Black Marble
                                                        Bakewell Old House
Geologically, Black Marble   the-Water produce the      Museum has a spectacular
is not marble but a grey     right limestone.           inlaid table-top.
limestone that includes
bitumen, a type of coal.     At Chatsworth, Bess of
                             Hardwick commissioned
“decorative building         a Black Marble
 work and ornaments”         chimneypiece in 1580.The
                             chapel features Black
The grey stone turns         Marble columns. In the
deep glossy black when       1830s the 6th Duke had
skilfully polished, making   massive marble doorways
it popular for decorative
building work and
ornaments. Only two
quarries near Ashford-in-

Buxton and the High Peak                                         Antiques shopping in Buxton

                               Check the Buxton             Antiques Warehouse
                               Antiques Fair web site to    25 Lightwood Road, Buxton, Derbyshire
                                                            SK17 7BJ
                               find out where and when
                                                            Contact: Nigel Thompson
                               the antiques fairs are       Tel:       01298 72967
                               held.                        Specialising in furniture pre-1920, mainly
                                                            mahogany and pottery – Wedgwood and
                        Staffordshire – paintings and watercolours.
                               Buxton Museum and Art        Back to Front
                               Gallery hosts special        9-11 Market Street, Buxton, Derbyshire
                                                            SK17 6JY
Buxton’s high-quality          collections of Peak
                                                            Contact: S J Lomas
antiques and arts fairs        District arts, including     Tel:       01298 23969
attract enthusiasts from       outstanding examples of      Textiles from before 1980.
all over the world to the      Black Marble and Blue
delightful Pavilion            John, locally mined in       Maggie Mays
Gardens. So it’s no            Castleton.                   11-12 Grove Parade, Buxton, Derbyshire
surprise to find plenty of                                  SK17 6AJ
specialist shops in the                                     Contact: Julia Wild
                                                            Tel:      07831 606003
town and surrounding                                        Buys and sells an eclectic mix of Edwardian and
area.Whether your                                           Victorian furniture and effects and specialises in
interest is in Staffordshire
pottery, clocks, textiles,                                  Peter Greenfield Antiques
paintings,Victorian                                         9 Hardwick Mount, Buxton, Derbyshire
                                                            SK17 6PR
furniture or collectables,
                                                            Contact: Peter Greenfield
you’ll find something to                                    Tel:     01298 23738
excite you.                                                 Clock restorers.

                                                            What Now Antiques
                                                            Unit 8, Cavendish Arcade,The Crescent, Buxton,
                                                            Derbyshire SK17 6BQ
                                                            Contact: Mrs Carruthers
                                                            Tel:       01298 27178
                                                            Specialising in affordable antiques for all.

                                                            Buxton Museum and Art Gallery
                                                            Terrace Road, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 6DA
                                                            Contact: Roz Westwood
                                                            Tel:     01298 24658
                                                            Open All Year (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New
                                                            Year’s Day).Times:Tuesday to Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm,
                                                            Saturday 9am to 5pm (and Sundays 10.30am to 5.00pm
                                                            from Easter until the end of September).
                                                            Unique collections of Ashford Black Marble and Blue John in The Wonders of the Peak exhibition
                                                            on the second floor. Many events and festivals throughout the year.

      Antiques shopping in the High Peak                                        Ashbourne
Dauphin                                                                                                     one of the last remaining
Market Place, Hartington, Derbyshire SK17 0AU                                                               cross-street gallows signs
Contact: Mrs J Robinson
Tel:      01298 687149                                                                                      in Britain. It’s been
Furniture, pottery, glassware, paintings,                                                                   described as
grandfather clocks.                                                                                         ‘architecturally the best
                                                                                                            street in Derbyshire’.
Derbyshire Clocks                                                                                           Antiques enthusiasts can
104 High Street West, Glossop, Derbyshire
                                                                                Ashbourne is noted for      enjoy browsing inside
SK13 8BB                                                                        its ancient cobbled
Contact: T P Lees                                                               market, its fine
Tel:      01457 862677
Complete restorations of period clocks and
                                                                                architecture and
antique barometers. Retail of fully restored                                    abundance of antiques
clocks and barometers.
                                                                                shops.You’ll find it hard
Furness Vale Antiques                                                           to believe how many
95 Buxton Road, Furness Vale, High Peak,                                        there are in one town.
Derbyshire SK23 7PL
Contact: Kay Thomas                                                             Specialisms range through
Tel:      01663 747183                                                          metalware, paintings and    many attractive shop
Furniture, pottery and brassware.                                               porcelains to furniture,    buildings on this historic
                                                                                fabrics, chandeliers,       street.
George House                                                                    jewellery and clocks.
Bridge Street,Whaley Bridge, High Peak,
Derbyshire SK23 7NA                                                             St John Street runs into    “the best street in
Contact: Val Fallon                                                             Church Street and has       Derbyshire...”
Tel:      01633 734323
Furniture, ornaments and kitchenware.

Nimbus Antiques
14 Chapel Road,Whaley Bridge, High Peak,
Derbyshire SK23 7JZ
Contact: HC & LM Brobbin
Tel:       01663 734248
Georgian and Victorian furniture.

Paul Pickford Antiques
Top o’the Town and Phoside Farm, Hayfield,
High Peak, Derbyshire SK22 2JE
Contact: Paul Pickford
Tel:      01663 743356
General antiques, French and traditional-style wrought iron garden furniture,
stripped pine furniture, and wide selection of antique lighting.

                                                                  Tissington Hall
                                                                  Jacobean Tissington Hall
                                                                  is open to the public just
                                                                  a few days each year -
                                                                  and well worth the visit!
                                                                  Friendly, knowledgeable
                                                                  guides full of anecdotes
                                                                  about the FitzHerberts,
                                                                  the Hall and its wide-
                                                                  ranging collection reveal
                                                                  the very human face of a
                                                                  lived-in family home full
                                                                  of priceless antiques.
                                                                 “ home full of
  Sudbury Hall                                                    priceless antiques...”

  Late 17th century             ‘Below Stairs’ tours and a        The Chippendale
  Sudbury Hall has              treasure chest of objects         furniture and magnificent
  Jacobean and classical        to touch and feel bring           library are particular         Contact
  architectural influences.     Sudbury’s past to life.           thrills for antiques lovers.   The Estate Office,Tissington
  Perhaps you recognize it      New for the 2007 season           Meissen pieces are a           Hall,Tissington, Ashbourne,
  from the BBC Pride and        is a Regency Costume              highlight among the 17th       Derbyshire DE6 1RA
  Prejudice?                    Trail.                            and 18th century               Tel: 01335 352200, Email:
                                                                  porcelains.You’ll find         Web:
“...magnificent decorative Contact
                                                                  radiant Blue John pieces       Check web site or phone for
 plasterwork...”           Sudbury Hall, Sudbury,
                                Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 5HT     too and many fine              open days or to arrange a
                                Tel: 01283 585337                 paintings.                     group tour.
  The lavish interiors boast
                                Open: 10 March - end October
  magnificent decorative        1pm - 5pm (4.30pm last entry).
  plasterwork, woodcarving
  by Grinling Gibbons,
  including a splendid
  overmantel and painted
  ceilings by Louis Laguerre.
  The long gallery and
  staircase are among the
  grandest in any English
  country house.

     Antiques shopping in Ashbourne                  Spurrier-Smith Antiques
                                                     39 Church Street,Ashbourne, Derbyshire
                                                     DE6 1AJ
Ashbourne Antiques Centre
                                                     Contact: Ivan Spurrier-Smith
28A Church Street,Ashbourne, Derbyshire
                                                     Tel:       01335 342198
                                                     16th to 20th century fine art, furniture, pottery,
Contact: Barbara Acres
                                                     porcelain, bronzes, clocks, instruments and
Tel:      01335 300820
                                                     decorative items. Pictures, portraits, unusual and
Antiques and collectables. Denby, Beswick,           large pieces, fire-surrounds, etc.
chandeliers, jewellery, furniture, silverware,
flowers and more.                                    Top Drawer Living
JHS Antiques Ltd (LAPADA)                            28 Church Street,Ashbourne, Derbyshire
                                                     DE6 1AE
45 and 47 Church Street,Ashbourne, Derbyshire
DE6 1AJ                                              Tel:     01335 343669
Contact: Julian Shousdin                             Wide variety of antiques, especially mahogany,
Tel:       01335 347733                              oak and decorative items.
Specialising in 17th to early 18th century English
oak furniture, carvings, metalware and pewter.

MF Morris Antiques
45 Church Street,Ashbourne, Derbyshire
                                                      Antiques of the Future
Contact: MF Morris                                                                                    Peak District
Tel:     01335 348491                                                                                 Products
Oil and watercolour paintings, specialising in                                                        showcases
Derbyshire and the surrounding area.
                                                                                                      the work of
Poole and Sons                                                                                        artists living
33-35 Church Street,Ashbourne, Derbyshire                                                             and working
DE6 1AE                                                                                               across the Peak District.
Contact: B Poole
Tel:       01335 347150
                                                                                                      Over 50 artists are
17th to 20th century: oil paintings, watercolours,                                                    involved, including
prints, period furniture, bronzes, clocks and                                                         furniture makers, potters,
objets d’art.
                                                                                                      textile designers,
Rose Antiques                                                                                         photographers, painters,
37 Church Street,Ashbourne, Derbyshire                                                                local food producers,
                                                                                                      jewellers and a sculptor.
Contact: Colin Rose
Tel:     01335 343822                                                                                 Snap up an Antique of the
Oak, mahogany, silver, porcelain, copper and                                                          Future at a Peak District
brass.                                                                                                Products exhibition
Scotch Corner
                                                                                                      or fair.
30B Church Street,Ashbourne, Derbyshire,
                                                                                                      For more information visit
Contact: James Sinclair
Tel:      01773 744730                                                                      
Period brass, copper, iron and pewter,
country goods.

                                                      Blue John
                                                                                  White House and the
                                                      “Blue John ornaments        Vatican all boast Blue
                                                      can be found in many        John items.
                                                      great collections around    Luckily, you can find it
                                                      the world”                  closer to home too.
                                                                                  Buxton Museum and
                                                      Semiprecious Blue John
                                                      is a real treasure of the
                                                      Peak District’s heritage.
                                                      It is a unique form of
                                                      the common fluorspar
                                                      mineral – found only
                                                      in Castleton! The
                                                      unusual name derives
                                                      from the French ‘Bleu
                                                      et Jaune’, meaning ‘Blue
The Hope Valley                                       and Yellow’.                Art
The Hope Valley has          Tour the area to visit                               Gallery
                                                      Blue John ornaments and
plenty in store for adults   local museums in Eyam                                has a beautiful
                                                      jewellery can be found in
and children alike.          and Castleton and the                                collection on display,
                                                      many great collections
                             antiques collection on                               including a locally crafted
Visit one of Castleton’s                              around the world.
                             show in Eyam Hall.                                   window! alongside urns,
show caves to see the                                 Windsor Castle, the
                             Soak up the dramatic                                 bowls and jewellery.
region’s unique, world-
                             limestone scenery on
famous Blue John stone -
                             the way.
still mined and crafted
into jewellery and fine      “...dramatic limestone
chalices to this day!         scenery...”
Browse the antiques
shops in Bradwell,
Bamford and Tideswell.
Castleton Visitor Centre
has fascinating displays
and a great little shop.
Local artists and
craftspeople show their
work here too.

                                                          Eyam Hall
The world-famous                                          This charming small
Chatsworth tazza is the                                   manor house in the
largest vase ever crafted                                 famous plague village of
from a single piece of                                    Eyam has been the home
Blue John.                                                of the Wright family since
Tissington Hall holds Blue                                it was built in 1671.
John works too.                                           The unusual Tapestry
                                                          Room is wallpapered with      The delightfully restored
                                                          tapestries from the 15th      walled garden includes a
                                                          and 16th centuries.           knot garden and a rose
                              Visit Castleton’s Treak
                                                          Each room is furnished        walk.
                              Cliff Cavern or Blue John
                                                          with furniture, portraits,
                              Cavern to see beautifully                                 Craft workshops in the
                                                          costumes, china and
                              lit natural veins of Blue                                 converted farmyard form
                                                          textiles collected over the
                              John stone. Afterwards,                                   a pleasant courtyard with
                                                          last three centuries,
                              why not treat yourself to                                 a restaurant, tearoom and
                                                          including a magnificent
                              a Blue John souvenir from                                 giftshop.
                                                          tester bed.
                              one of the many gift
                                                                                        Eyam Hall, Eyam, Hope Valley,
                              shops?                                                    Derbyshire S32 5QW
                                                                                        Tel: 01433 631976
                             “...see beautifully lit                                    House Opening times: Easter
                                                                                        week, Bank Holiday weekends
                              natural veins of Blue                                     and Wed,Thurs and Sun through
                              John stone.”                                              July and August: 12.00 to
                                                                                        Party bookings: Easter - October
                                                                                        Courtyard: March - Christmas
                                                                                        daily except Mondays.

     Antiques shopping in the Hope Valley                Bakewell
Bradwell Antiques Centre
Newburgh Hall, Netherside, Bradwell,                     The attractive market town
Hope Valley, Derbyshire S33 9NT                          of Bakewell is a pleasure to
Contact: Nicholas Cotton
Tel:       01433 621000                                  explore. Browse around the
Email:                     numerous antiques shops
Selling a wide range of furniture and collectables
from books to furniture, antiques from 50                and visit the fascinating local
dealers for sale.                                        museums. There’s plenty to
Darbrook Pianos                                          see – from Bakewell’s oldest
Buxton Road,Tideswell, Derbyshire SK17 8PQ
Contact: R Mellors
                                                         toilet to historic
Tel:      01298 872155                                   motorcycles!
Web:                      Nearby Chatsworth House
A showroom selling a wide range of new and
restored pianos and stools.                              and Haddon Hall cannot be
                                                         missed. See Chatsworth’s
High Peak Antiques
High Peaks Garden Centre, Sickleholme,
                                                         glittering collections and
                                                                                           Marble souvenirs and the
Bamford, Hope Valley S33 0AH                             enjoy getting to know these
Tel:        01433 659029                                                                   museum has an outstanding
                                                         film-star locations for real.
Furniture, jewellery, paintings, linen, silver, silver                                     inlaid table-top.
plate, collectables such as upholstered chairs,          Local Ashford Black Marble
throws and mirrors.
                                                         is prized by collectors past
     Visitor Attractions                                 and present. Bakewell was         “...Bakewell is a pleasure
                                                         once a centre for Black           to explore...”
Treak Cliff Cavern, Castleton
Contact: Vicky Turner
Tel:      01433 620571
Open daily 10.00am to 4.15pm (closed 24 & 25
Guided tours reveal Blue John in its natural state
adorning cave walls. Dramatic colourful rock
formations. Photography permitted.
Blue John Cavern, Castleton
Tel:      01433 620638
Open every day except 25 December
Summer: 9.30am to 5.30pm
Winter: 10.00am to dusk
Take a guided tour through fantastic water-hewn
caverns with dramatic stalactites and stalagmites.
Blue John mining equipment on display.

Eyam Museum
Eyam Museum, Hawkhill Road, Eyam, Derbyshire
S32 5QP
Contact: Dr John Beck
Tel:        01433 631371
Opening Times: End March - End October
Tuesday to Sunday and Bank Holidays
10.00am to 4.30pm.
Displays on local lead mining and Eyam’s plague
story, including a grisly model plague victim!

The Old House Museum, Bakewell
The museum building has a
fascinating history and now
houses splendid collections
of costumes, furniture,
ceramics, lace, lighting and
tools. Discover Bakewell’s
oldest toilet and a prettier
Ashford Black Marble
Cunningham Place, Bakewell,
Tel: 01629 813642                                               Chatsworth House
Open: 1 April - end October                                     Chatsworth House, home             Famous
11.00am to 4.00pm                                               of the Dukes of Devonshire,        curiosities
                                                                houses magnificent displays         include four royal
                                                                of paintings, furniture, silver,   thrones, the
The M&C Motorcycle Collection                                   tapestries and porcelain.          unique Blue John
                                                                                                   tazza, a lace
The M&C Collection traces      collection of period             “...home of the Dukes              cravat carved
motorcycle development         memorabilia.
                                                                of Devonshire...”                  from wood and
from the early 20th century,   Contact                                                             the popular ‘trompe l’oeil’ of
through the vintage period     Matlock Street, Bakewell,                                           a violin hanging on a door.
to the classic post WWII       Derbyshire DE451EE
                               Tel: 01629 815011                                                   Outside, the vast complex
period. The exhibits are       Please phone for opening dates                                      gardens, water features,
surrounded by a fascinating    and times.                                                          follies and deer park cannot
                                                                                                   fail to impress you.
                                                                                                   Chatsworth, Bakewell, Derbyshire
                                                                There’s a lavishly painted         DE45 1PP
                                                                hall and a neo-classical           Tel: 01246 565300
                                                                sculpture gallery. You’ll find     Web:
                                                                Ashford Black Marble inlaid        Opening Times:
                                                                                                   11.00am - 5.30pm, last
                                                                table-tops in the Oak Room         admission 4.30pm
                                                                and Black Marble columns           open mid March until 23
                                                                in the chapel.                     December.
                                                                 THE BLOODY

Haddon Hall                                                          Antiques shopping around Bakewell

Haddon Hall boasts nearly      King Henry VIII to Lord           Chappells Antique Centre
1,000 years of architectural   Vernon, the then owner.           1-4 King Street, Bakewell, Derbyshire
heritage. It has been in the   There’s a medieval painted        DE45 1DZ
Manners family since 1563.     chapel and one of the finest      Tel:       01629 812496
                               surviving examples of a
The medieval banqueting                                          Web:
                               Tudor kitchen. Haddon’s
hall houses a tapestry                                           Quality antique furniture, furnishings,
                               collection of ‘dole’              decorative and collectors’ items, 17th to
reputed to be a gift from
                               cupboards is among the            20th centuries.
“1,000 years of                best in the world.
                                                                 GW Ford and Son
architectural heritage”        Film crews love Haddon –          Chappells Antiques Centre, 1-4 King Street,
                               spot the ‘locations’ as you       Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1DZ
                               take in the Hall.                 Contact: Ian Thompson
                                                                 Tel:        01246 410512
                                                                 Old established antiques dealers offering a
                               The Estate Office, Haddon Hall,   range of 18th and 19th century mahogany
                               Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1LA     and country furniture, collectors’ items,
                               Tel: 01629 812855                 sculpture, silver and Sheffield plate.
                               Web:         Martin & Dorothy Harper
                               Opening Times:                    King Street, Bakewell, Derbyshire
                               May - Sept: Daily (closed 30      DE45 1DZ
                               June and 1 July)
                               April and October: Saturday -     Tel:        01629 814757
                               Monday 12noon - 5pm (last         18th, 19th and early 20th century furniture
                               admission 4pm)                    and accessories.

                                                                 Michael Pembery Antiques
                                                                 Peppercorn House, South Church Street,
                                                                 Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1FD
                                                                 Contact: Michael Pembrey
                                                                 Tel:      01629 814161
                                                                 17th and 18th century oak furniture.

                                                                 Antiques in Baslow
                                                                 Barbrook House, Nether End, Baslow, nr
                                                                 Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1SR
                                                                 Tel:       01246 583659
                                                                 Wide range of antiques, concentrating on
                                                                 clocks and nostalgia, including toys and
                                                                 rocking horses.
This leaflet is one of a series of
new Peak Experience guides
to the heritage of the Peak
District. Explore the wild and the
historic starting from here. Inside,
you’ll find places to visit in the
Peak’s beautiful countryside and
historic villages, well-served by
holiday accommodation, cafés,
restaurants and shops. Look out
for other guides in the series or
visit the web site for further
details and even more places to visit.
TRAVELINE 0870 608 2 608
            funded with
            support from the
            European Union
Visitor Centres
Ashbourne 13 Market Place, DE6 1EU Tel: 01335 343666
Bakewell Old Market Hall, Bridge Street, DE45 1DS Tel: 01629 813227
Buxton The Crescent, SK17 6BQ Tel: 01298 25106
Castleton Buxton Road, S33 8WN Tel: 01433 620679
Edale Main Street, S33 7HA Tel: 01433 670207
Glossop Heritage & Information Centre Henry Street, Glossop,
Derbyshire, SK13 8BW Tel: 01457 855920
Leek 1 Market Place, ST13 5HH Tel: 01538 483741
Matlock Crown Square, DE4 3AT Tel: 01629 583388
Matlock Bath The Pavilion, DE4 3NR Tel: 01629 55082
Upper Derwent Valley Derwent Bamford, S33 0AQ Tel: 01433 650953

            Antiques Attraction      B6106     Secondary Road
            Motorway                           Other Road
    A619    Main Road

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