Take a guided tour of the valley and discover the fascinating history of the Derwent Valley Mills, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the groundbreaking technological advancements that took place in these mills during the Industrial Revolution, and how they helped to shape the modern world. Visit the historic town of Belper, which boasts a rich architectural heritage and a thriving cultural scene. Explore the stunning Georgian and Victorian architecture, browse local shops, and sample delicious food and drink in one of the many cafes and restaurants. For nature lovers, the Derwent Valley is a haven of wildlife, flora and fauna. Hike or cycle along the Derwent Valley Heritage Way, passing by some of the area's most beautiful sights and landscapes.
You can visit Derwent Valley Mills from Nottingham.