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National Stone Centre


National Stone Centre

We are an educational charity run by a small group of volunteers and set within six former limestone quarries in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales, on the edge of the Peak District National Park.

The National Stone Centre is also a 40 acre Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), for its geological formations, offering outdoor and indoor activities for all.

We offer:
• Circular Walks
• Gem Panning
• Discovery Centre
• Free Exhibition
• Café & Rock Shop
• Dogs Welcome
• Children’s Play Area
and activity packs
• Dry Stone Walling and
Stone Carving courses

Open every day from 10am Porter Lane, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4LS
(for sat nav: National Stone Centre then postcode) (for sat nav: National Stone Centre then postcode)
01629 824833 (office)
01629 825537 (café)

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