Essential Info

Wirksworth is a friendly town, easy to get around with great facilities to make your visit enjoyable. Easily accessible by road, bus and rail, there is town centre parking. Tourist info is provided at the Heritage Centre and by Town Ambassadors, just look for their sign in shop windows.

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Getting Here

Wirksworth is in the middle of England and well-connected by road and public transport from Derby, Nottingham, and Sheffield. The town is served by two bus services – the ‘sixes’ travelling between Derby and Bakewell and the 110-111b between Matlock and Ashbourne.

Parking

There are three town centre car parks. Pay and Display car parks can be found at the Market Place and Barmote Croft, just off Coldwell Street. There is a free car park off Canterbury Road, behind the Wheatsheaf Inn. Each has disabled parking spaces. Short on-street parking is available in the town centre and a long-stay free car park is half a mile north on Cromford Rd. Two electric car charging points in town are findable on Zap Map.
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Toilets

Town centre beside Barmote Croft car park.

Medical

Payne’s pharmacy is opposite the Market Place car park. Hannage Brook Medical Centre is near the town centre. There are four defibrillators in town – if needed, ring 999 for instructions on where to go.

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Tourist Info

Pick up maps, trails and other info at Wirksworth Heritage Centre, Ecclesbourne Valley Railway and Wirksworth Library.

Town Ambassadors

Several shopkeepers can answer your questions in the town centre – look for their logo in the shop windows.
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Play Parks

There are a number of parks around town, which are best found by asking for directions to Fanny Shaws, Gorsey Bank, the Rec, Yokecliffe, and The Dale. Stoney Wood and the StarDisc are on the edge of town.

Wirksworth Mini Guide

Download the perfect introduction for visiting Wirksworth. It has a map, 10 things to see and do and a short history. You can also pick it up as a compact fold-out printed version at any of the Tourist Info sites.

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