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Visitor Centre

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Derwent Valley Visitor Centre,
North Mill,
DE56 1YD


The Derwent Valley Visitor Centre provides visitor information on the Amber Valley region of Derbyshire including the four towns of the area - Alfreton, Belper, Heanor and Ripley. Together with information of Derbyshire attractions, the National Heritage Corridor and Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessSmoking not allowed

Opening details

March to October
Wednesday to Sunday & Bank Holidays
11am to 4pm

November and February
Saturday and Sunday

11am to 4pm

CLOSED December and January (see website for special events)

Pre-booked groups at any time
Tel: 01773 880474


Free entry to the information centre, but admission charges apply for entry to the museum.



See location of Strutt's North Mill on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 345481  Lat: 53.02943 Long: -1.48657

Belper North Mill is in Bridgefoot (A517) at the junction with Bridge Street (A6) and Matlock Road. Entrance and car park is right by the river bridge (southern end) just off A517 at the north end of Belper.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Belper station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed