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Derwent Valley Mills

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Derwent Valley Mills

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Angie C wrote a review Sep 2019
Alton, United Kingdom26 contributions6 helpful votes
The museum at the bottom of this mill is very interesting and is manned by 2 well informed gentlemen. We had a wonderfully informative talk by one of them regarding the different weaving machines, a wicked looking cleaning machine - which has probably been the cause of many an
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Angela H wrote a review Jun 2019
Derby, United Kingdom564 contributions92 helpful votes
Lovely old mills the Derwent valley formed a great history for this area of Belper and the mills now sports lovely old antiquities over 4 floors of the old mill adequate free parking, some old machinery still in situ.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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PatriciaDE24 wrote a review Aug 2017
Derbyshire, United Kingdom197 contributions34 helpful votes
Very interesting place with lots of historic significance for the surrounding area. John Smedley is an iconic brand and it is well worth visiting their factory and shop.
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Date of experience: August 2017
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Andykeithharris wrote a review Aug 2017
Reading, United Kingdom184 contributions31 helpful votes
An interesting World Heritage Site, that illustrates the early years of the industrial revolution spread throughout the Derwent Valley, well worth a visit for people of all ages. Several of the sites have restaurants and tea rooms providing reasonable value for money food. Lots
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Date of experience: August 2017
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swpratt wrote a review Feb 2017
London, United Kingdom674 contributions228 helpful votes
A bit out of matlock you will find the pretty buildings of john smedleys mill with its lovely bridged room with its iconic clock. We just went to buy the knitwear which is all john smedley and all top quality and fantastic value. On the clearance rack I bought 3 quality mens
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Date of experience: February 2017
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