Contact us

The Derbyshire village of             Castleton in the Peak District

Disclaimer & Copyright

Welcome to Castleton Village Website




Local Links

Hope Parish Council

Bradwell Parish Council

Hathersage Parish Council

Ruth George MP for High Peak

High Peak Borough Council

Derbyshire County Council

Hope Valley Borough & County Councillors, PDNPA members

Peak District National Park

Local Transport, timetables etc.

Local Libraries


High Peak Volunteering

Transition Hope Valley

Derbyshire Directory

‘Stamp out Fraud’ (Derbyshire Police website)

Hope Valley University of the 3rd Age


Top of page


Earlier photos have been moved to

The Gallery





Village Links

St Edmund’s Church

Castleton Methodist Church

Parish Council

Parish News

Peveril Post

Post Office

Sport & Fitness groups

Village Hall

Village Organisations

Chamber of Trade

Castleton Silver Band


Contact us



Castleton Calendar

What’s On in the Village

Find us on

John Craven was the special guest at the opening of Castleton’s refurbished Visitor Centre and Museum.  The Centre, which is designed to be a flagship centre for the Peak District National Park, now includes a cafe, remodelled retail area and digital information displays and the Museum has a new layout, redesigned displays and a wall size screen for digital presentations.  See the Historical Society website and blog for photos.


There were plenty of other attractions, and visitors could participate in well dressing, river dipping, face painting and the other activities on offer.  See below.

Cutting the Ribbon

Left to right:-Sarah Fowler (PDNPA Chief Executive), John Craven, Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire, Willie Tucker & Lesley Roberts, Chair, PDNPA.

River dipping, face painting, well dressing were just some of the activities on offer

Notice Board

Castleton Duck Race

See the Video of the Race by clicking on the image on the left

& a short report by clicking here.

Waterlicht at Winnats

You can see a short video clip by clicking on the image on the left.  Then share your photos, videos & impressions at



Castleton Lights Switch-On 18 November










Derbyshire Alert  13 November 2017:  Employment Fraud

Job seekers who register with job-seeking websites or The Student Room website may be targeted by fraudsters trying to obtain their personal information, banking details etc.  More details on the Derbyshire Alert website here


Proposals for New Parking Meters Scrapped

Read the Parish Council’s full report here

Olympus camera lost by a visitor to Castleton on 26 Sept.   If anyone has found a camera, please email


2 New Local Accessible Bus Services

Derbyshire Connect replaces Dial-A-Bus (DAB)  This DCC service requires advance booking.  


New Easy Shopping Service View Poster.   Community Transport service (BECT)

More details of both services here


John Craven Opens Visitor Centre - August 9 2017