DVL Children's Activity Guide published


The Derwent Valley Line Activity Book has been produced to inspire families to take a train ridebetween Nottingham, Derby and Matlock and explore the wonderful history,wildlife and landscape of the Derwent Valley. The Activity Book includes a fun family walking trail from each station on the Derwent Valley Line between Duffield and Matlock.  

Throughout the Activity Book, Perri the Peregrine invites children to ‘Spot things and do stuff’ with numerous family orientated quizzes and activities to take part in.  Whether it be the Green Man Trail in Matlock Bath, learning about the Heroines of Whatstandwell, Tunnel Talk or being a Gongoozler, the Derwent Valley Line Activity Book is a great way to discover the Derwent Valley Line.  

The character of Perri the Peregrine has been based upon the Peregrine Falcons that nest in the Derwent Valley at Derby Cathedral and on Belper Mill.

The booklet has been published with the support of ACoRP, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, DVLCRP, Derwentwise, & East Midlands Trains together with the Heritage Lottery Fund. 

Download the Booklet HERE or look out for it at major stations and other outlets







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