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The Briars Catholic Youth Retreat Centre,

Crich Common,
Crich, Matlock,

Derbyshire, DE4 5BW


 01773 852 044


The Briars is 7 miles south east of Matlock and 7 miles from the M1 (Exits 28 & 26). From M1 Exit 28 travel via A38 towards Derby as far as A610 (Ripley/Nottingham exit). Take Ambergate Road until you reach Sawmills, take right turn for Bullbridge, Fritchley, Crich, (Bullbridge is 12’9″ high). The Briars is 1/2 mile uphill on the left hand side.


Alfreton and Mansfield Parkway and Derby are the nearest Mainline stations. The local rail service from Derby to Matlock stops at Ambergate.


National buses stop at Matlock and Alfreton. Local buses run from Matlock, Alfreton and Ripley to Crich.


01773 852 044