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  • Outdoor Pursuits

    Walkers above Ladybower Reservoir

    Stoney Middleton and its incredible location make it a natural centre for outdoor pursuits. Many come to enjoy the climbing and caving, taking advantage of some of the best facilities in Derbyshire. These and many more outdoor pursuits can be learned from professional trainers who operate from the village. Courses are available to suit all… Learn more

  • Photography

    Longstone Edge Salt Pepper

    Stoney Middleton offers photographers, a unique opportunity to capture a wide range of photogenic subject matter, from the quaint picture postcard backwaters around The Nook, with its collection of listed buildings like the beautiful St Martin’s church. The dramatic limestone gorge of Stoney Middleton Dale has shaped the village into a unique landscape where houses… Learn more

  • Rock Climbing

    Climbing on Castle Rock Windy Buttress Stoney Middleton

    Stoney Middleton’s crags are without doubt home to some of the hardest climbs in the world, the epicentre for British climbers in the 50s 60s and 70s. Principally developed by Jack Street, Geoff Birtles and Tom Proctor who in 1968 established one of the hardest climbs in the world known as Our Father on Windy Buttress. The roadside crags of Middleton… Learn more

  • Stoney Middleton Heritage Film – Short Clip

    The Stoney Middleton Heritage Trails have been portrayed in a 35-minute documentary film. The film is presented in a ‘Countryfile’ style and features a professional journalist to introduce and narrate the film. It was written and produced by a personal historian, film maker and editor. Nine local people are used to present individual aspects of… Learn more

  • Stoney Middleton walk to Eyam and back

    Splendid views and regular reminders of the terrible hardships endured by the neighbouring village of Eyam, make this a very special walk. The first part of the walk leads you down to the River Derwent for a short stroll along the riverbank, before turning west at Froggatt Bridge and climbing steadily up towards Eyam. Walk… Learn more