Derwent Valley Line

Ticket info and tips for this trail


  • Planning is essential. You must match the train times with the pub opening hours, to avoid being ‘stranded’ at a station until the next train
  • The Derwent Inn at Whatstandwell is currently closed
  • An off peak return from Derby to Matlock costs £5.80
  • It is possible to visit each station on this ticket provided you keep travelling in a forward direction
  • An alternative ticket is the ‘Derbyshire Wayfarer’ which currently costs £11 .60 and allows you 1 day’s unlimited travel on all busses and trains within Derbyshire. You can also travel via Sheffield. This ticket can only be purchased from staffed stations, or Derbyshire tourist information centres – not on the train
  • A group ‘Derbyshire Wayfarer’ costs £21 for 2 adults travelling together.
  • Check for any alterations to the train timetable for engineering works etc via the East Midlands Trains website.

Check the timetable

It is possible to visit each station on this ticket provided you keep travelling in a forward direction?

View the Timetable