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Historical Event, Sun 23 Oct 2016

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Derwent Valley Visitor Centre,
North Mill,
DE56 1YD

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A 1.5 mile walk through one of the world’s first industrial communities, built to attract and support families working in the new water-powered cotton mills. See how the Strutt family transformed the town. The walk ends at the Lion Hotel with a family friendly exhibition of the Lion’s history in photos, models and artefacts.

Terrain: On road, rough in places and slight uphill. Walkers are invited to park their cars at the Lion Hotel car park and walk the short distance to the North Mill.
Not suitable for wheelchair users.

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

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 23 Oct 2016 14:00 to 16:00


Cost: FREE.
Pre-booking recommended on 01629 536831.



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