The Dove Valley Centre

Make the most of the Peak District National Park

TexDove Valley Centre,

     Under Whitle Farm,

     Sheen, Longnor,

     Buxton, Derbyshire,

     SK17 0PRu


Free Farm Visits 2016 supported by the higher level stewardship scheme


School groups can book to visit the farm for a range of educational farm related activities.


  • For Primary aged children we can offer half day workshops.....


Get close up to the wild flowers of our hay meadows

Capture the beauty, structure & diversity of these wild flowers: & through observation & painting contribute to our patchwork haymeadow project.

Late May & June


Drink an apple

Make apples into juice with apples from the orchard & enjoy tasting different varieties from the Beeley Pippin to the Bramley Seedling.

Late September & October


         For Secondary pupils: Key Stage 3 & 4 we can offer tailored workshops


These visits are lead by a qualified ecologist & teacher & can include investigations of habitats on the farm, mini beasts in the river & eco systems in the wood.




Farm Visits and Events

Community archaeology project


Last event here was the very successful Survey Open Day on March 25th


Following on from this will be the excavations from June 20th until July 9th. See Peeling back the layers website for more info & how to get involved