Visit Stoney Middleton!

Stoney Middleton is a quaint English village set in the beautiful limestone countryside of the Peak District National Park. It has a long and colourful history that has left us with a rich heritage.

NEW

Visitor Centre

coming soon

We will soon be opening a new visitor centre. An exciting multi-sensory exhibition where you can learn about the rich and diverse history of Stoney Middleton.

A few reasons to visit Stoney Middleton

There’s plenty to see and do in and around Stoney Middleton. Activities range from short heritage trails around the village, birdwatching and nature trails to more energetic walks, climbing, caving, and mountain biking.

We are proud of our heritage and would love to share it with you

Our village has some beautiful listed buildings such as St. Martin’s church, the Bathhouse, and the locally famous octagonal Toll House.

Learn about the exciting history of Stoney Middleton

Stoney Middleton was first settled by Ancient Britons around 4,000 BC who may have been drawn by the thermal waters which flow through the village today.

EXPLORING THE AREA

Walking, riding and biking trails

You’ll find plenty to see and do in and around Stoney Middleton.

Activities range from short heritage trails around the village, to more energetic pursuits like mountain biking.

Those looking for longer Peak District walks should try a hike up Coombs Dale which is home to a wide range of rare plants and animals.

Visit the lagoons on Stoney Middleton moor where you can watch rare birds. It is one of the best places in the country to witness huge flocks of starlings performing their spectacular aerial acrobatics.

Middleton Dale is well known for its caving and rock climbing opportunities. The village is a centre for outdoor pursuits training, so if you feel the urge to learn a new skill we can cater for that too.

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News & Events

Derbyshire's link to the most famous WW2 Battle of Britain fighter squadron

Eyam and Stoney Middleton were alive with the sounds of a silver band, singing, and dramatic voices as local people commemorated the 100th anniversary of the boot and shoemakers strike of 1918. Parade April 2018 A lively ‘re-enactment’ captured the passion of the bitter dispute, which lasted for over 2 years.
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History come alive in Derbyshire villages

The bombing of the Tarmac plant at Dalton quarry during WWII was witnessed by local people in the village and their recollections are to be found elsewhere on this website. However, little was known about the details raid until now.
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