Fairwinds on Tour 2015 – Wirksworth Railway

Leaving the cities in the background we headed to the breath-taking countryside of the Derbyshire Dales. We were escorted by the station master to our platform for our 12.15 train. The train chugged along through many picturesque villages, where you could get on and off at your leisure along the way.

Finishing at Duffield we picked our spot for the scrumptious picnic supplied by our amazing Kitchen Staff. The picnic tables are set between two lines, to the left the modern day interchange and to the right the 1956 track taking us back in time. The end of the perfect day has to be a traditional ice cream by the river at Matlock……

Blog written by: Debra Jones, Activities Co-ordinator, Fairwinds.