Critchley is a small village in Derbyshire South of Crich and North of Ambergate. To the west of the village is the ruin of a windmill.

Critchley has a Quaker meeting house with an active Quaker meeting, but there is no church. A tiny place, there is a pub, the Red Lion but the post office closed in 2009. The village is famous for a steam Rally which is hosted there every August