Whatstandwell has an attractive setting surrounded by hillsides of open farmland and ancient woodland.
It is a great place for walks and discovering local wildlife with the Cromford Canal running past the station.
Nearby are Crich Tramway Village and Crich Stand, both of which command great views over the Derwent Valley.
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Did you know?
Whatstandwell boasts two famous and heroic women. Florence Nightingale spent her early childhood and many summers at Lea Hurst (about a mile from the village) and returned here in 1856, after nursing soldiers during the Crimean War. Ellen MacArthur grew up in Whatstandwell and became at the age of 28, the fastest person to sail solo around the world.