Content relating to, or inside, the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site
Browse the Wonders
Simply start typing to begin exploring the collection.
Start your search at an address or location on a map.
The Themes are a great way to dive into the Wonders of the Peak collection and to understand how it is organised.
Find out more about the built environment, as well as some long-lost buildings and features of the landscape.
In addition to the two examples above, there are 9 more Themes to explore.
You might find that some of the Themes have corresponding spaces within the Museum where you can see a selection of related objects in one place.
By registering for free with Wonders of the Peak you'll get access to all the great features listed below.
Find Wonders in the wild
Use the Pocket Wonders mobile app to track down Wonders outdoors in Buxton and the Peak District. Your phone or tablet will help you uncover something new each time you step outside.
Personalise your day out
Pick the Wonders that grab your interest as you browse the website, then send your personalised route to the Pocket Wonders mobile app or print yourself off a paper guide.
Get involved in improving and expanding our collection of Wonders by responding to Challenges. Click here for a quick look at our current Challenge.
Buxton Museum & Art Gallery
The Wonders out in the landscape are linked to the Wonders of the Peak exhibits in Buxton Museum & Art Gallery. The Museum is a great place to start your trip to the Peak District.
Creeping Toad begins a series of events in celebration of the museum's 125th birthday.
One field of grass,
rustling and bustling with life
Buxton Museum and Art Gallery is 125 this year and to mark that anniversary, the BM125 project will bring together experienced with new and emerging artists with 12 months of artistic initiatives (we were hoping for a cake but the weight of the candles and their collective fieriness might prove inhibiting: a cake barbecued by its own candles?) Over the next few weeks, these new artists will be introduced and the shapes of their work will unfoldRead his full blog here: https://creepingtoad.blogspot.com/2018/07/rustling-and-bustling-with-life.html