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The Whistlestop Discovery Centre















Opening hours during October 2017 – Saturday and Sunday 11am – 4pm

The old station building in Matlock Bath is a beautiful and iconic Grade II listed building set in the heart of a popular tourist area. Derbyshire Wildlife Trust. It was reopened as a visitor centre in summer 2017, with a pop up shop and café, work will be continuing throughout the winter, including efforts to bring our wildlife garden back to life. Our winter opening times will be regularly updated on this page.

Call in and take a look at this beautiful old station building and have a chat about our plans for the future! We want it to be a community hub and gateway to the Peak District, and we need your help to make this happen. If you are interested in getting involved please get in touch at


To volunteer at the Whistlestop Centre, be it gardening, retail or helping us to create a model railway, click here.

See you at the Whistlestop!




..and now!