National Stone Centre is a 40 acre Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), for its geological formations, offering outdoor and indoor activities for all, including Rock Shop and The Blue Lagoon Café within the Discovery Centre. The Stone Centre, adjacent to the High Peak Trail, is a 1.5 mile steep uphill walk from Cromford or just a short bus ride from Cromford market place on bus 6.1 or 110.
National Stone Centre is a 40 acre Site of Special Scientific Interest.
More things to do
Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site is a fascinating series of historic mill complexes.View
Britain’s first National Park, with countless views to enjoy, hills to hike, stately homes and lovely villages.View
Chatsworth home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, is renowned for its rich history and array of art and its garden.View
Cromford Mills, home of Sir Richard Arkwright and part of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.View
Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill, celebrates the area’s rich history of innovation.View
Strutt’s North Mill tells the story of Belper's former cotton spinning industryView
Derby Museum and Art Gallery displays of paintings and artifacts of both local and international importance.View
Ecclesbourne Valley Railway heritage trains connect with the Derwent Valley Line at Duffield for a scenic ride to Wirksworth.
Peak Rail operate steam trains from Matlock to Darley Dale and Rowsley.View
Crich Tramway Village offers unlimited tram rides along a unique period street.View
Great British Car Journey takes you on a 100 year journey of British car companies.View
Stanton Moor is an area of moorland and gritstone rocks and home to the Nine Ladies Stone CircleView
Haddon Hall is one of the most significant and oldest heritage destinations in the country, with a remarkable tapestry and furniture collection.View
Hall Leys Park is a picturesque park with a variety of activities including play area, splash pool, skatepark, electric boats and mini railway.View
Cromford Canal is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and is a haven for water voleView
Belper River Gardens, adjacent to Strutt's North Mill offer a tranquil setting to view the River Derwent.View
Belper Rowing Boats can be hired during the summer at Belper River Gardens.View
Nottingham Castle retells the epic story of Robin Hood and this rebellious city.View
Attenborough Nature Reserve is an outstanding complex of flooded former gravel pits and islands providing exceptional wildlife habitat.View