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Where is Ashbourne

Ashbourne is really easy to get to with lots of modes of transport available to you. It is one of the most beautiful towns in the Peak District and certainly a great centre to base your holiday because of its wonderful walking and picturesque scenery, coupled with a place with a wonderful history and lots of great shops. It's easy to get to by car, by coach or by bike.


Directions to Ashbourne From the M1 (south) : From here you must take junction 24, the A453 exit to Nottingham. When you arrive at roundabout, take the 2nd exit on to A50 towards Stoke/Derby and proceed through to the next roundabout. Then you must take A515 towards and keep on this road to Ashbourne.



 
Directions to Ashbourne From the M1 (north): From here take junction 28 and follow the A38 to Ripley and then the A610 to Ambergate. Turn left on to the A6 towards Belper, then turn right on to A517 to Ashbourne.


Directions to Ashbourne From Derby: Head north-west on the A52 Ashbourne Rd. Go straight across two roundabouts and at the third, take the 3rd exit onto A515 straight to Ashbourne.


Directions to Ashbourne From Manchester: Head south-east on A6, and go through Furness Vale. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto A5004 towards Whaley Bridge; continue on this road to Buxton. At the A53 turn left and then, at this roundabout, take 2nd exit to A515 and follow this road all the way to Ashbourne.



 
Directions to Ashbourne By Bus: There are numerous bus services pass through the town, although most are infrequent , so you do need to either look online or contact the bus companies. Operators include D&G (Uttoxeter 409), Arriva (Derby 109), Holmes (Belper 113), TM Travel (Matlock 411), Bowers (Buxton 442). Check also to find out if any buses are running if the weather is particularly wintry to make sure the bus services are still running.


By Coach: The National Express services go only as far as Derby but then there are several services or taxis which can then transport you into Ashbourne


By Rail: The nearest mainline railway station is Derby and then there are several bus services or taxis, which can then transport you into Ashbourne


 Airport: The nearest airports are Nottingham East Midlands, Manchester and Birmingham.

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