National Stone Centre
Places to Visit in Derbyshire 2017

Attractions in Derbyshire and the Peak District 2017

National Stone Centre

National Stone Centre
Middleton by Wirksworth
Derbyshire DE4 4LS
Tel: 01629 824833

Website : www.nationalstonecentre.org.uk

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Opening Times


10am - 4 pm Oct - Mar 10am - 5pm April - September
10am - 4pm October - March
Open seven days a week all year (closed Christmas Day)


Telling the Story of Stone - history, science, technology, art, environment - in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales on the edge of the Peak District. A dramatic site steeped in industrial history, ecology, displaying 330 million year old fossil tropical reefs.

ACTIVITIES... EVERY DAY Gem panning
Story of Stone exhibition
Fossil rubbing
General site trails

BY PRE BOOKING
Fossil casting (for groups of 10-25 only)
Guided site trails
Visit to large operational quarry
Themed guided trails


dry stone wall

See also
Peak District Accommodation , Activities and Attractions

Accommodation in the Ripley area

Return to Derbyshire Peak District Attractions


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