Heritage Open Days

28 of the unique historic buildings, churches and venues across Derbyshire open to the public for free this month

A number of buildings, churches and venues will be opening their doors for free this month as part of the national Heritage Open Days scheme.

Some of the buildings aren't usually open to the public, giving people a rare chance to get a glimpse inside. Heritage Open Days is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and as well as the buildings that are opening as part of the event, there will also be a talks and other celebrations. Full details here.

Take a tour of the Leawood Pumphouse on September 14 and 15 from 12noon to 4.30pm.

5. Leawood Pump, Cromford

Take a tour of the Leawood Pumphouse on September 14 and 15 from 12noon to 4.30pm.
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The last surviving complete winding engine house built by the Cromford & High Peak Railway Co will be open from 1pm to 4.30pm on September 15.

6. Middleton Top Engine House, Middleton by Wirksworth

The last surviving complete winding engine house built by the Cromford & High Peak Railway Co will be open from 1pm to 4.30pm on September 15.
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Learn more about the history of the stunning Frank Matcham Theatre on September 21, from 11am to 3pm

7. Buxton Opera House

Learn more about the history of the stunning Frank Matcham Theatre on September 21, from 11am to 3pm
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The medieval gatehouse will be open from 11am to 4.30pm on Sunday September 15.

8. Padley Chapel, Manor Gatehouse and Martyrs Shrine

The medieval gatehouse will be open from 11am to 4.30pm on Sunday September 15.
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