Belper has a rich industrial past and lies at the heart of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. Discover the story of Jedediah Strutt’s North Mill and relax in the adjacent riverside gardens.
In 2019, Belper was crowned The Best High Street in England and offers a mix of local independent shops, cafes and restaurants thriving alongside national retailers.
Belper is also home to the independent, art deco Ritz Cinema showing art house films and blockbuster movies.
- Ticket Machine
- Step Free Access
- Parking in District Council car park
- Toilets on Strutt Street, five minutes walk.
Did you know?
Belper is the birthplace of the world’s ground breaking skyscraper technology. The re-building of Stutt’s North Mill in 1803 using the world’s first fire-proof iron frame was the template for skyscrapers and modern high-rise engineering.