Access and Interpretation

exploring the landscape

Cromford Canal

C1

To improve access for all along the Cromford Canal

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Canal Bridge

Learning My Landscape

C2

Linking schools to their local landscape and raising awareness of the distinctness and richness of the Lower Derwent Valley as a resource for learning.

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Muddy Fun

Derwent Explorers

C3

This project aims to provide opportunities for selected young people to go on an adventure into the Derwent Valley. They will plan and carry out an overnight residential visit to a remote hostel in Shining Cliff woods in the Lower Derwent Valley, gaining the knowledge and confidence in the process to enable them to make further visits to the project area with family and friends.

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Quarry Heritage

C4

The project is designed to stimulate and empower people, particularly from quarry communities, to investigate the industrial, social and technical history of this key industry in the Dark Peak (sandstone/gritstone) and White Peak (limestone) areas.

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Heritage Way

C5 & C8

The Derwent Valley Heritage Way is a key walking route linking the attractions of the valley. It currently has little sense of ownership, and no community involvement. This prject aims to involve the community in the management and promotion of the Derwent Valley Heritage Way.

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Crich Tramway Lead Mine

C7

Project to improve the visitor experience to Critch Tramway Museum

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Connecting the Valley

C9

A strategic approach to interpretation

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Warp & Weft

C12

This project will provide interpretation panels at important historical sites around the project area. These will be sites which have been identified as needing interpretation through community engagement or through the specialist studies undertaken.

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Interpretation

C13

Project to install more interpretation of sites within the valley

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Trail Guide

C17

The Derwent Valley Heritage Way is a key walking route linking the attractions of the valley. It extends beyond the boundaries of the DerwentWISE project but provides a route for walkers entering and leaving it as well as a passage through. This project will To review and republish the Guide to the Derwent Valley Heritage Way.

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Access Grants

C19

Access grants funding

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