Derbyshire Eco Centre
Find out about our eco-friendly building at Middleton-by-Wirksworth, our courses, how to book the centre for your own activities, how to get involved and where to find us.
Derbyshire Eco Centre is the county hub for sustainability learning. It is at the heart of our drive to combat climate change. The eco centre offers a high quality, enjoyable and supportive environment in which to learn the skills we need to enjoy living sustainably and lead lower carbon lifestyles.
The eco centre encourages learning that brings together the interests of people, places and prosperity. It is the first centre of its kind in the country.
You can now book courses online using our course search (opens in a new window) or over the phone using a card, tel: 01629 533038.
We're here to help, so you can phone or email: firstname.lastname@example.org for advice or further information.
Our courses develop skills that unite the community, environment and local economy. There's a wide choice of taster and longer courses. For help, get in touch and we'll help you find what's right for you.
A 'one of a kind' centre
Derbyshire Eco Centre is a building designed for learning for sustainability. Find out more about it in our building section.
You can also hire space at the centre for your own course, meeting or exhibition. Find out more about bespoke courses, our project work across the county and volunteering on our working together page.
Contact us for more information:
tel: 01629 533038
Green Gown Awards
We were finalists in the Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges' Green Gown Award 2012. The information we submitted is on our building page
To find out more about what we do, watch our video about Derbyshire Eco Centre (opens in a new window) on YouTube.
The following documents are in Portable Document Format (PDF). You can download software to view PDF documents for free from the Adobe website (opens in a new window)
- Derbyshire Eco Centre welcome leaflet (409KB)
- Adult education courses - Eco Centre - Summer 2018 (1559KB)
- Get Hands On - Dry stone walling 2017-18 (946KB)
- Get Hands On - RHS Horticulture 2017-18 (798KB)