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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

Derbyshire Eco Centre is the county hub for sustainability learning. It's at the heart of our drive to combat climate change. The 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 centre encourages learning that brings together the interests of people, places and prosperity. It's the first centre of its kind in the country.

You can book courses online using our course search or over the phone using a card, tel: 01629 533038.

We're here to help, so you can phone or email: for advice or further information.

Our courses

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.

You can see photos of our courses in action on Flickr.

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.

Contact us for more information:

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 on YouTube.