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Things to See and Do

Wirksworth is a small, pretty, Market Town. Situated just outside the peak district surrounded by stunning scenery and nature that you would expect from Derbyshire. Full of industrial and archological history 

Around Wirksworth 

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Wander to the Star Disc

​Location: Stoney Wood, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, UK 

StarDisc is a 21st century stone circle and celestial amphitheatre. It spans 12 meters. Carved into black granite is a star chart that mirrors the northern hemisphere’s night sky. Dark skies sensitive lighting illuminates StarDsic powered by our nearest star the Sun.

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Guided encounter space walks available through site

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The Northern Light Cinema

Location: The Malthouse, 13A North End, 
Wirksworth, Derbyshire 

The great thing about small independent cinemas is just that, they’re small. And with small comes better service, a better atmosphere and better conversation. So make yourself at home, order yourself a drink to two from the bar and maybe something from the kitchen. Sit back, and relax

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Head to the site to book tickets

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Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

Location: Station Road
Coldwell Street
Wirksworth

The Ecclesboume Valley line, at nine miles, is Derbyshire's longest heritage railway. The line runs through some of the most pleasant scenery in the White Peak, from its joint station with the main line at Duffield to its northern terminus at Ravenstor, close to the High Peak Trail and the National Stone Centre. The line provides services mainly operated by heritage diesel railcars, with four trains a day on summer weekends and on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in the high summer. 

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Timetables and tickets available online

Surrounding Area

Derbyshire and the Peak District has offers year round entertainment. Stunning Countryside, Beautiful Scenery, Pretty Villages, independent shops, Well dressings and village fates, Stately Homes, Christmas Markets, Theme Parks and even A World Heritage Site.