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Strutt's North Mill

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An interesting visit for our large group

What a fascinating place to visit! Although we had nearly eighty people from two coaches on our... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
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Strutt's North Mill, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, makes for a fascinating and educational visit... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
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Strutt's North Mill played a vital role in the UK's Industrial Revolution and is of architectural and historic importance. It is one of a chain of mills that form part of UNESCO's Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage site. Our knowledgeable guides...more
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

What a fascinating place to visit! Although we had nearly eighty people from two coaches on our Leigh Orpheus Male Voice Choir tour the knowledgeable volunteers here couldn't have done more to provide our groups with interesting insights into the history of this mill and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Strutt's North Mill, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, makes for a fascinating and educational visit for both adults and children. We were given a tour by David, an enthusiastic, entertaining and knowledgeable volunteer, who explained both its significance as the cradle of the Industrial Revolution...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

From the outside the building looks a little run down but you should not let that put you off. This historic mill is on the riverside close to the very attractive garden. Inside we were given a guided tour by a knowledgeable and entertaining volunteer....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We are now Members of this charming little cinema in the centre of Belper close to free parking and good restaurants and pubs. It is like stepping back in time to an era before very commercial multiplex cinemas because with a single screen, very pleasant...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

The guy who did the talk knew his stuff and made the tour interesting. Got to see how stockings were made and how Queen victoria wouldnt give them her seal of approval as the machines did workers out of a job-good for her. Down in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Not the easiest place to find but you can’t miss it once you are in the area as the building is huge. Individual businesses renting space. Usually have to telephone ahead to book appointment. Like a rabbit warren inside.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 11am in time for it opening and parked in the spaces round the back tk the side of the front entrance of the building. We were warmly greeted by friendly volunteers. We went on the guided tour that lasted an hour or...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

Well worth the admission price (included ticket for a return visit within a year) which includes a tour Guide. The tour guide, David, very knowledgeable and pleasant. As there was only two of us, it felt as if it was a private tour. Made the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

This is the first fireproof mill in the world and its fascinating to see how silk spinning changed into the cotton spinning mills developed here in the world heritage valley. The Strutts and Arkwright developed the cotton industry in the valley and the Strutts developed...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

My cousin suggested a visit to the mill and I was not disappointed. The guide was so knowledgeable and it was fascinating to learn the history of the mill and the machines. I had aunts who worked in similar mills in the area so it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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See other answers, but suggest you phone: 01773 880 474. Regards, Alan B
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