Rock and Minerals – natural formations to prized antiques

Rock art at Gardom's EdgeToads mouthPenelope Boothby at Ashbourne Church

The Peak District and Derbyshire is made up of numerous different rocks and minerals, many of which have been found to have house hold or decorative use. From weathered gritstone tors to limestone paving see the natural formations and how they have been used throughout history. Along side this are the special minerals which abound in the region and have created amazing industries throughout the past and now are the prized antiques of the future.

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