Getting to Winster Village
Getting to Winster is easy. We’re pretty much right in the middle of the UK!
Woolley’s Yard is in the centre of the village (which must make it the centre of the world!). If you’re coming from Matlock, passing the primary school on the left, Woolley’s Yard is on the left just past the shop.
Coming from Bakewell, Buxton, Ashbourne or Cromford (up the Via Gellia) Woolley’s Yard is half way through the village on the right hand side.
For those with a sat nav our postcode is DE4 2DP.
From the north/northeast take the M1 to J29 and head into Chesterfield. Head left along the A61 for about a mile and turn right on to the A632/St. Augustine’s Road to Matlock. After almost nine miles you will arrive in Matlock. Turn right along the A6 looking for signs to Chatsworth/Bakewell. After 2.5 miles you’ll see Whitworth Park/Barrington’s pub on the left where you should turn left on to the B5057. Winster is at the top of the hill after three miles.
From the south/southeast take the M1 to J25 and head west into Derby. At the Pentagon roundabout take the A61 to the A38. Keep on the A38 for 7.5 miles and take the Ripley/A610 junction. At the roundabout take the A610 towards Ambergate/Matlock. At Ambergate, go right, along the A6 until you reach Cromford after five miles. At the Cromford traffic lights go left, and after 100 yards take the A5012/Via Gellia on the right. Keep going for four miles until you reach the Holly Bush pub/guest house at which point turn right along the B5056. Keep going for 1.5 miles and the Miner’s Standard pub will be on the left. Drop down into Winster on the right hand side.
Coming from the south through Ashbourne head north along the A515 towards Buxton and after about two miles turn right at the Fenny Bentley pub along the B5056. Keep going for almost six miles until you arrive at the Holly Bush pub. Go straight over the cross roads. After 1.5 miles the Miner’s Standard pub will be on your left. Drop down into Winster on the right hand side.
From the west you’ll likely be on the A515 Buxton-Ashbourne road. Once at Newhaven turn left on to the A5012 and after five miles you’ll arrive at the Holly Bush pub. Turn left. After 1.5 miles the Miner’s Standard pub will be on your left. Drop down into Winster on the right hand side.
From the northwest you’ll likely be arriving from Bakewell. Continue along the A6 for 2.5 miles and turn right on to the B5056. After 3.5 miles take a left into Winster.
Bus services run from Matlock and Bakewell throughout the year. The best advice is to check with the local bus timetable to plan your trip.