There is lots to see and do in our beautiful village. Use the map to explore what we have to offer...
Community shop in the courtyard at Eyam Hall selling second hand books, CDs and DVDs. Open from the end of March. Wed, Thu, Fri 12-3 and Sat and Sun 11 - 4
Eyam Church, dating from the 12th Century welcomes visitors. www.eyamchurch.org
Ralph Weston Jewellery
Eyam Museum is open in 2020 from from 21 Mar to early Nov Tue - Sun 10 -4, and tells the story of the village with a focus on the Plague years. www.eyam-museum.org.uk
This historic house and garden has been the home of the Wright family since 1672. Learn more about Eyam Hall and enjoy the family history. In 2020 it is open in April and May. www.eyamhall.net.
Hannah Bennett's sculpture garden on Glebe Park is open from May to October Thu, Fri and Sat
Above the village is the well where people used to leave money
Where 8 members of the same family were buried in 1666
On the boundary of the village between Eyam and Stoney Middleton
We warmly welcome groups to the village of Eyam. Eyam Hall, Eyam Church and Eyam Museum all offer specific facilities and can be contacted as follows:
Eyam Hall 01433 630080
Eyam Church 01433 630930
Eyam Museum 0114 2305723
Arriving by car:
The best place to park is at the free car park on Hawkhill Road, opposite the museum
- Hawkhill Road, Derbyshire, Eyam, S32 5QP.
From the M1....Take the Chesterfield exit and then follow signs for Bakewell. In Baslow (past the Chatsworth estate gates), take the right turn at the second large roundabout, past the church, and follow the road to the crossroads at Calver. Travel straight ahead, through Stoney Middleton, and then look out for signs to Eyam on the right. As you come into the village, take the first left turn and head past the church to find the car park.
From Sheffield... Take the Hathersage and Castelton road out of the city and over the moor. At the Fox House inn, take care as the road makes a sharp right turn, then immediately after the pub, turn left down to Grindleford. At the bottom of the hill, cross the bridge, and follow the road through the village until you reach the crossroads at Calver. Turn right here, through Stoney Middleton, and then look out for signs to Eyam on the right. As you come into the village, take the first left turn and head past the church to find the car park.
From the M6, Macclesfield or Buxton... If travelling northbound on the M6 - from junction 17 through Congleton then Macclesfield. Coming southbound on the M6 - junction 19 and follow signs through Knutsford. Both routes - follow signs to Buxton then A6 eastbound towards Bakewell. Approximately 4 miles east of Buxton turn onto the B6049 north-east until it crosses the A623, turn east towards Chesterfield. Approx 2 miles east turn north onto small road to Foolow. Turn east in Foolow towards Eyam.
To avoid the centre of the village on holidays, approach from Foolow, or over the Sir William Hill from Grindleford.
Arriving by public transport:
The 65 bus service runs to and from Sheffield and Buxton via Eyam.
The 66 bus service runs to and from Chesterfield via Eyam.
There are a couple of buses a day between Bakewell and Eyam.
Exploring on foot:
There are information boards on a number of the buildings in the village, as well as interpretation boards at the car park and on the green opposite the hall. The museum has a range of pamphlets on the village's history, and these and others may be obtained from shops in the village.
Although the residents of Eyam welcome tourists, please do remember that these are our homes. Respect the 'no parking' signs where they occur, Eyam was not designed to cater for large numbers of cars.
Some houses have plaques commemorating victims of the plague, or relating information about the history of Eyam, but please remember these buildings are still lived in.