Belper attractions

Belper attractions

BelperBelper lies in Derbyshire, a county associated with the Peak District (as well as parts of Staffordshire, Yorkshire and Cheshire), while the northern part of the county overlaps into the Pennines. Wedged in between Manchester, Sheffield and Derby, the landscape comes in two forms with the harsh grey gritstone of the Dark Peak contrasting with the pale southern limestone hills of the White Peak. Here the deep-forested dales are populated with small stone villages, walking trails along former railway routes, complex cave systems and spectacular historic country houses, the seats of the Dukes of Devonshire and Rutland.

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Attractions Derwent Valley Visitor Centre & Strutt's North Mill museum. North Mill, Bridgefoot, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1YD. Tel: 01773 880474. Jedediah Strutt began building mills here from 1776. The original North Mill was completed in 1786 but was destroyed by fire in 1803. Its replacement, the present mill, was built in 1804. belpernorthmill.org.uk. Location: In the centre of Belper.

Derwent Valley Visitor Centre

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Attractions Crich Tramway Village, nr Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5DP.
Tel: 01773 854321. Trams run to and fro every few minutes as visitors ride over the cobbles of our period street, past the original facades of historic buildings from the around the country before heading up the valley to views that will take your breath away.
tramway.co.uk. About 5 miles north of Belper.

Crich Tramway Village

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