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Buxton Visitor Centre at The Pump Room, Buxton

The Tourist Information Centre is staffed by knowledgeable staff who know the area of Buxton and its surroundings well. They are always more than happy to help you plan your trip to ensure you get the best adventure possible.

The Peak District offers excellent walks, cycling, attractions and things to see and do for all of the family. Buxton is at the very centre of the Peak District and is home to the Buxton Water springs.

For opening times and contact information visit the Buxton Visitor Centre website.

New Mills Heritage and Information Centre, Rock Mill Lane, New Mills

This centre includes the Museum, Information Centre, shop and a small café where you can get publications, maps, trails, sundries, and light refreshments.

Opening Times

Tuesday - Friday 10.30am - 4pm Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays 10.30am - 4pm (4.30pm BST)

Contact details

New Mills Heritage and Information Centre, Rock Mill Lane, New Mills, High Peak, Derbyshire SK22 3BN

Tel: 01663 746904

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This centre is currently closed for remodelling however we aim to reopen in May 2017. The car park and toilets next to the visitor centre are still open and are operated by High Peak Borough Council.  

Edale Visitor Centre, Fieldhead, Edale S33 7ZA 

Located in Edale, this flagship centre of the Moors for the Future Partnership provides a national focus for moorland research and an inspirational experience for visitors to the Peak District National Park.

The Moorland Centre's design and interactive exhibitions reflect its upland setting. It has a living roof of sedum turf, intersected by a waterfall tumbling over glass panels into a pool at the entrance. The turf acts as an eco-friendly insulator, and the building is fuelled by an energy saving ground-source heat pump.

Edale is at the start of the Pennine Way and our experienced team are here to help you make the most of your visit to this spectacular area.

Opening times

January 2017: Open daily, 9:30am—3:30pm.
February & March 2017: Open daily, 9:30am -4:00pm (½  hour lunch closure).
1st April to 30th September: Open daily, 9:30am—5:00pm (½ hour lunch closure).
October: Weekends, 9:30am-4:30pm (½ hour lunch closure);  Weekdays, 10:00am - 3:30pm.
November:  Weekends only, 9:30am—4:30pm (½ hour lunch closure)
December: Closed.  Open Boxing Day - 1st January, 9:30am-3:30pm (½ hour lunch closure)

Contact details 

Telephone: 01433 670207

Upper Derwent Visitor Centre - Fairholmes

The centre is an ideal base from which to explore the Upper Derwent Valley and surrounding moorlands and staff can easily advise you on a wealth of places to explore and enjoy.

Opening times

Weekdays 10:00am - 3:30pm
Weekends & Public Holidays 9:30am - 4:30pm (closed 30 minutes for lunch)

Christmas Eve: 9:30am - 3:00pm
Closed Christmas Day

Contact details

Telephone: 01433 650953