Welcome to Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Gateway to the Peak District National Park.

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Your Ultimate Derbyshire Destination

A thriving picturesque market town on the edge of The Peak District, rich in history, Ashbourne is the perfect destination for couples, families and groups.

Combining a medieval street pattern and historic buildings with a wealth of high quality shops. The cobbled market place, hidden alleys and yards are a delight to explore.

Our town hosts a wide range of restaurants, cafés and family friendly pubs and there is something for every budget and taste.

Ashbourne is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is an ideal base for a short break or longer holiday. If you enjoy stately homes, you are in for a treat with Chatsworth, Sudbury Hall, Hardwick Hall, Kedleston Hall, Tissington Hall just to name a few within easy drive from Ashbourne.

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Christmas Displays 10:00 am
Christmas Displays @ Methodist Church
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
 
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Charity Christmas Tree Sales at Ilam Park 10:00 am
Charity Christmas Tree Sales at Ilam Park @ Ilam Park
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Raising money to support conservation work in the Peak District. A wide range of British sustainably grown trees for you to choose from, potted and cut. Sales each weekend in December until Christmas, 10am to 4pm.
Christmas Displays 10:00 am
Christmas Displays @ Methodist Church
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
 
Lantern Workshop 10:00 am
Lantern Workshop @ Methodist Church
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
If you would like to take part by making a lantern, contact Ashbourne Arts on info@ashbournefestivals.org or call 01335 348707
Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unique handmade crafts and art alongside an eclectic mix of everything vintage and pre-loved. Refreshments available too!
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Indoor Car Boot Sale 9:00 am
Indoor Car Boot Sale @ The Town Hall
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Ashbourne Town Council is pleased to announce an indoor car boot sale is to be held on the first Sunday of every month commencing Sunday 1st November. Tables are £5 each. Bring your pre-loved items and maybe make a bit … Read More
Christmas Displays 10:00 am
Christmas Displays @ Methodist Church
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
 
Christingle 4:00 pm
Christingle @ Holy Trinity Clifton
Dec 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Advent Candle-lit Carol Service 6:30 pm
Advent Candle-lit Carol Service @ St Oswald's Church
Dec 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Dec 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Christmas Displays 10:00 am
Christmas Displays @ Methodist Church
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
 
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Christmas Displays 10:00 am
Christmas Displays @ Methodist Church
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
 
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Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Dec 6 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Ashbourne Artisan Market 9:00 am
Ashbourne Artisan Market @ Ashbourne Market Place
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Ashbourne Artisan Market (Malt Market) will be filled to bursting with eclectic treasures, delicious seasonal temptations and quirky handcrafted gifts from the very finest artisans of the region. Positioned centrally on the Market Place, a magnificent spectacle, an opportunity to … Read More
Late Night Shopping 6:00 pm
Late Night Shopping @ Various shops in the town
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lantern procession & local artisan market.
Christmas Lantern Procession 6:30 pm
Christmas Lantern Procession @ St Oswald's Church
Dec 8 @ 6:30 pm
A highlight of Ashbourne Christmas celebrations, this year we will be joined by large illuminated characters to create an even more enchanting procession, ending with carols outside the Town Hall organised by Ashbourne Churches Together. The fantasic but easy-to-make lantersn … Read More
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Ashbourne Artisan Market 9:00 am
Ashbourne Artisan Market @ Ashbourne Market Place
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Ashbourne Artisan Market (Malt Market) will be filled to bursting with eclectic treasures, delicious seasonal temptations and quirky handcrafted gifts from the very finest artisans of the region. Positioned centrally on the Market Place, a magnificent spectacle, an opportunity to … Read More
Charity Christmas Tree Sales at Ilam Park 10:00 am
Charity Christmas Tree Sales at Ilam Park @ Ilam Park
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Raising money to support conservation work in the Peak District. A wide range of British sustainably grown trees for you to choose from, potted and cut. Sales each weekend in December until Christmas, 10am to 4pm.
Stanton Waites Recorder Group and Singers 10:00 am
Stanton Waites Recorder Group and Singers @ Ashbourne Library
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
 
Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unique handmade crafts and art alongside an eclectic mix of everything vintage and pre-loved. Refreshments available too!
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Ashbourne Artisan Market 9:00 am
Ashbourne Artisan Market @ Ashbourne Market Place
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Ashbourne Artisan Market (Malt Market) will be filled to bursting with eclectic treasures, delicious seasonal temptations and quirky handcrafted gifts from the very finest artisans of the region. Positioned centrally on the Market Place, a magnificent spectacle, an opportunity to … Read More
Ashbourne Animal Welfare’s Celebration of Animals Service 2:00 pm
Ashbourne Animal Welfare’s Celebration of Animals Service @ St Oswald's Church
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm
All welcome including your pets. Dogs on leads please and other small pets in secure baskets. Donkey from the Donkey Sanctuary Derbyshire Centre attending. This special service gives thanks for pleasure and companionship that our pets give to us.
Mayor’s Charity Carol Service 5:00 pm
Mayor’s Charity Carol Service @ St Oswald's Church
Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Dec 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Dec 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Charity Christmas Tree Sales at Ilam Park 10:00 am
Charity Christmas Tree Sales at Ilam Park @ Ilam Park
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Raising money to support conservation work in the Peak District. A wide range of British sustainably grown trees for you to choose from, potted and cut. Sales each weekend in December until Christmas, 10am to 4pm.
Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Dec 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unique handmade crafts and art alongside an eclectic mix of everything vintage and pre-loved. Refreshments available too!
Carol Service 7:00 pm
Carol Service @ St Mary's Tissington
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Morning Service 10:30 am
Morning Service @ Methodist Church
Dec 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
 
Nativity 10:30 am
Nativity @ Elim Pentecostal
Dec 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Carol Service with Norbury Primary School 11:00 am
Carol Service with Norbury Primary School @ St Mary & St Barlocks Norbury
Dec 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
Carol Service 2:30 pm
Carol Service @ Hulland Bourne Methodist Chapel
Dec 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 
Carol Service 4:00 pm
Carol Service @ Tissington Methodist Chapel
Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Carol Service 4:00 pm
Carol Service @ St Mary's Mappleton
Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Carol Service 4:30 pm
Carol Service @ St Peter's Snelston
Dec 17 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
 
Carol Service 6:30 pm
Carol Service @ Holy Trinity Clifton
Dec 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Carol Service 6:30 pm
Carol Service @ Kniveton Methodist Chapel
Dec 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Carols by Candlelight 6:30 pm
Carols by Candlelight @ Methodist Church
Dec 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Service of Nine Lessons & Carols 6:30 pm
Service of Nine Lessons & Carols @ St Oswald's Church
Dec 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Dec 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Dec 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Messy Church 10:00 am
Messy Church @ Methodist Church
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
The Story-Time Before Christmas 10:00 am
The Story-Time Before Christmas @ Ashbourne Library
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am
For children of ALL ages: songs, carols and Christmas stories.
Carol Service 6:00 pm
Carol Service @ Brailsford Methodist Church
Dec 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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Charity Christmas Tree Sales at Ilam Park 10:00 am
Charity Christmas Tree Sales at Ilam Park @ Ilam Park
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Raising money to support conservation work in the Peak District. A wide range of British sustainably grown trees for you to choose from, potted and cut. Sales each weekend in December until Christmas, 10am to 4pm.
Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Dec 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unique handmade crafts and art alongside an eclectic mix of everything vintage and pre-loved. Refreshments available too!
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Christmas Even Sunday Mass 9:30 am
Christmas Even Sunday Mass @ All Saints Catholic
Dec 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Carol Service 10:30 am
Carol Service @ Elim Pentecostal
Dec 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
 
Morning Communion 10:30 am
Morning Communion @ Methodist Church
Dec 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
 
Christmas Eve Service 4:00 pm
Christmas Eve Service @ Milldale Methodist Chapel
Dec 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Crib Service 4:00 pm
Crib Service @ Holy Trinity Clifton
Dec 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Childrens Crib Service 4:30 pm
Childrens Crib Service @ St Oswald's Church
Dec 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Please come dressed as a Nativity character.
Carols 5:30 pm
Carols @ All Saints Catholic
Dec 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
 
First Mass of Christmas 6:00 pm
First Mass of Christmas @ All Saints Catholic
Dec 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Dec 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
Carols Around the Christmas Tree 7:30 pm
Carols Around the Christmas Tree @ Ashbourne Market Place
Dec 24 @ 7:30 pm
Get into the spirit of Christmas and join Ashbourne Town Council for carols around the tree accompanied by Ashbourne Town Band starting at 7.30pm.
Christmas Eve Communion 11:30 pm
Christmas Eve Communion @ Methodist Church
Dec 24 @ 11:30 pm – Dec 25 @ 12:00 am
 
Midnight Mass 11:30 pm
Midnight Mass @ St Mary & St Barlocks Norbury
Dec 24 @ 11:30 pm – Dec 25 @ 12:00 am
 
Midnight Mass, First Communion of Christmas 11:30 pm
Midnight Mass, First Communion of Christmas @ St Oswald's Church
Dec 24 @ 11:30 pm – Dec 25 @ 12:00 am
 
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Traditional Christmas Communion 8:00 am
Traditional Christmas Communion @ St Oswald's Church
Dec 25 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Christmas Day Mass of Dawn 9:30 am
Christmas Day Mass of Dawn @ All Saints Catholic
Dec 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Christmas Day Family Service 10:00 am
Christmas Day Family Service @ Methodist Church
Dec 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
 
Christmas Day Service 10:00 am
Christmas Day Service @ Elim Pentecostal
Dec 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Christmas Day Parish Communion 10:30 am
Christmas Day Parish Communion @ St Oswald's Church
Dec 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
 
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Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 8:00 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Dec 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.
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Handmade & Vintage Fair 11:00 am
Handmade & Vintage Fair @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Dec 30 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unique handmade crafts and art alongside an eclectic mix of everything vintage and pre-loved. Refreshments available too!
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Family Service 10:30 am
Family Service @ Methodist Church
Dec 31 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
 
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall 7:30 pm
Bingo at Ashbourne Town Hall @ Ashbourne Town Hall
Dec 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
EYES DOWN! at Ashbourne Town Hall each Wednesday from 8.00pm till 10.00pm and Sunday from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. New members are always welcome and there is a great prize fund! Refreshments are also served.

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