Richard Arkwrights first cotton mill in Cromford, Derbyshire
The Peak District covers much of Derbyshire and parts of Staffordshire, Cheshire and Yorkshire. There are numerous interesting towns such as Ashbourne, Bakewell, Buxton, Leek, Matlock and Wirksworth, plus many enchanting villages
Arkwright's Mill, Cromford
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How to get there
The mill lies just off the A6 Derby-Matlock road at Cromford. Coming from Derby, turn right at the traffic lights towards Cromford Station. There is a small free car park opposite the mill.
By Bus: the 141 bus from Matlock passes the gate of the mill. The Trans-Peak Derby-Manchester buses pass along the A6 within 200m of the mill, stopping on the main road.
By Train: regular trains running between Derby and Matlock stop at Cromford Station - a walk of about 500m from the mill.
When is it open?
The mill is open 9.00am - 5.00pm every day of the year except Christmas Day. Mill tours run daily at 11am, 1pm and 2.30pm
What does it cost?
Visiting the mill site itself is free but there is a charge for car parking.
Tours are charged separately as follows:
Mill Tour - Adults £3.50/ Children and Concessions £2.50
Village Tour - Adults £3.00/ Children and Concessions £2.50
Combined Tour - Adults £5.00/ Concessions £4.00
Pre-booked Group and School Tour Charges - £2.50 per person plus a Guide fee of
Mill Tour £10.00, Village Tour £15.00, Combined Tour £20.00
Entrance to the mill yard is free and this houses a range of small shops and a cafe. Contact 01629 823256 for times and groups.
Prices and opening times are shown as a guideline only and may vary. See this link for more information on prices and opening
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