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Ashbourne Town Council & Town Hall

Main office01335 342 291 enquiries@ashbournetowncouncil.gov.uk Tourist info01335 343 666 vic@ashbournetowncouncil.gov.uk

Tourist Information Office


Please note that during renovations to Ashbourne Town Hall, both the building and the Visitor Information Centre are open as usual.  The Visitor Information Centre is open Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 10am-4pm.

Come in to Ashbourne Visitor Information Centre and take a look at our mini Shrovetide exhibition with pictures and balls from years gone by, and learn more about this historic event and talk to one of the current ball painters.

Our local heritage guides are now doing their FREE guided walk on various dates throughout the Spring & Summer.  These walks begin from the Visitor Information Centre at 11am, and take you on a journey through the town learning about the buildings and history of Ashbourne.  to book your place please call 01335 343666 or arrive at the Visitor Information Centre on the day or the tour a few minutes before it is due to start.  For a full list of the dates the guided walks are taking place please click on the link http://www.ashbournetowncouncil.gov.uk/family/guided-walks/

Need something to do or somewhere to stay? Looking for accommodation, somewhere to eat, transport or car parks, unsure about an event? Your first port of call should be our friendly Visitor Information Centre. Call on our knowledgeable staff, or if you’re in the area call in to pick up guidebooks, leaflets, souvenirs, or simply local knowledge!

Our Visitor Information Centre provides a range of services which includes a comprehensive selection of local books and maps in addition to walking leaflets and guides, plus a large range of free leaflets about attractions and events for both Ashbourne and the Peak District. Brochures are also available for your next destination.

We are now selling tickets for Alton Towers.  Adults cost £33 and chidlren aged 3-11 cost £28 (under 3’s have FREE entry).  No need to book in adance, just call in to the Visitor Information Centre or call us on 01335 343666.


We are ticket agents for Buxton Opera House and sell discounted pre-show tickets for many of our local traditional events.  If you are looking for a place to stay our staff will be able to assist you with accommodation availability.

We can also stock local Wayfarers and Derbyshire Dales car park passes.




Stuck for a holiday gift or memento? We sell gifts, souvenirs and cards many locally sourced including Ashbourne Gingerbread.




For further information about the town of Ashbourne you can call us on the number below or visit: www.visitashbourne.co.uk
Contact Details
Town Hall
Market Place

Tel:    01335 343666
Email: vic@ashbournetowncouncil.gov.uk

Web: www.visitpeakdistrict.com

Months Days Opening Times
Jan – Feb (Closed Sat & Sun) Mon & Fri 10.30 am – 2.00 pm
Tues – Thurs 10.30 am – 1.30 pm
March Mon – Fri 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
Sat 10.00 am – 2.00 pm
April – May Mon – Sat 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
June – October Mon – Sat 10.00 am – 5.00 pm
Sun 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
November – December Mon – Fri 10.00 am – 3.30 pm
Saturday 10.00 am – 2.00 pm

Some useful links

Visit Ashbourne

Visit Peak District

Wayfarer Tickets

Our Ashbourne