About Wirksworth

the heart of the derbyshire dales

Wirksworth has many period buildings including a fine church and The Moot Hall. A maze of pathways weave through the town offering spectacular views of the countryside and the architecture, and during September there is the annual Wirksworth Arts Festival.

Geographically, Wirksworth offers many differing facilities; walking, picnic sites, cycling, restaurants, traditional public houses, shops, architecture, world heritage mills, gardens, galleries, castles and country houses.

Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Kedleston Hall, Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, The National Stone Centre & Carsington Water with its sailing facilities are all within a short drive.

The High Peak Trail, Black Rocks, The Wirksworth Heritage Centre and The Ecclesbourne Valley Railway are within walking distance of the apartment.

Local Towns

  • Matlock 4 miles
  • Ashbourne 10 miles
  • Bakewell 15 miles
  • Derby 15 miles
  • Chesterfield 15 miles