Holidays in the Peak District - Peak District Holidays
Peak District Attractions
Places to visit in Derbyshire and the Peak District 2011 / 2012
National Stone Centre
Middleton by Wirksworth
Tel: 01629 824833
Website : www.nationalstonecentre.org.uk
10am - 5pm April - September
10am - 4pm October - March
The Discovery Centre will be closing on 24th December 2016 for approximately two months for re-furbishment.
The National Stone Centre site will remain open to the public for their enjoyment as usual during this period. Please note that no facilities will be available whilst the Discovery Centre is closed.
The Discovery Centre will re-open in March 2017 with a new exhibition, new re-located cafe, new educational area and new toilets.
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.
• 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