The Stone Centre is a charity and dependent on a team of passionate volunteers and public donations.
Just 30 minutes north of Derby in the Derbyshire Dales, on the edge of the Peak District and easily accessible from the High Peak trail.
The National Stone Center is a 40-acre site of natural landscape to explore. Open all year round and free to access.
Activities for the family include geo-trails to find fossils, gem-panning and a children's playground.
There is an onsite cafe for welcome refreshments and a Rock Shop with interesting objects that can be purchased as a memento of your visit.