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What's on in the Amber Valley

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Amber Valley

Just a stone's throw from the Peak District National Park lies Amber Valley, an area of rolling countryside, gentle valleys, dales and woodland including much of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site which follows the path of the river south to Derby. 

Historic villages nestle perfectly alongside market towns shaped by the industrial revloution and the area boasts a number of iconic mills, historic houses, heritage museums and gardens.

things to see and do in the Amber Valley

Not to be missed...

Belper Well Dressing

Belper Well Dressing


There are 17 wells prepared. Most of them are displayed in the historic and beautiful River Gardens. Blessing Service 17th July 2.15pm from Christ Church Belper to the River Gardens

Try one of our Horse-Drawn Tram Weekends!

Crich Tramway Village


Take a tram ride through time at Crich Tramway Village, home of The National Tramway Museum - an ideal destination for all ages. Visitors can ride our renowned vintage trams through our unique period street and out into the open countryside

Heage Windmill

Heage Windmill

Ripley (Derbyshire)

Built in 1797 and restored in 2002 Heage Windmill, a Grade II listed building, is the only working, stone-towered, six-sailed windmill in England. She is set in the Derbyshire countryside, providing spectacular views.

The Old Granary

VisitEngland 5 Star Self-catering £525-£1285 pupw sleeps 2-8, Matlock, 01629 530941

The Manor Farmhouse, Dethick, Derbyshire

Peak District Environmental Quality Mark £85-£110 prpnb, Matlock, 01629 534302

Riverdale Guest House

VisitEngland 4 Star Bed & Breakfast £35 pppnb, Matlock, 01773 853905

Old Village School

£50-£75 pppnb, Ripley (Derbyshire), 01773 748746

The Old Cheese Factory

VisitEngland 5 Star Self-catering £1030-£2200 pupw sleeps 8, Belper, 01773 550947