Welcome back to Cromford Mills! Open daily from 10am to 5pm. Audio tours are available, Guided Tours and the Arkwright Experience will be opening soon - go to the 'Visit' page for more information. The Lumsdale Valley site remains closed to public access.

Sir Richard Arkwright's Cromford Mills

Cromford Mills is the home of Sir Richard Arkwright’s first mill complex, birthplace of the modern factory system and internationally recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Current Opening Times

Visitor Centre: Closed

Public Tours: Closed

The Mill Yard, Mill Shop and Cafés are free to explore between 10am and 4pm daily.

Getting Here

Located in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales, Cromford Mills is accessible by local public transport. Pay and display parking is also available on site.

Finding Us


Make the most of your visit by discovering more about the amazing history of the site with one of our visitor passes, valid for 12 months.

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Latest News

03/08/2020 - 17:58
Arkwright’s Special Pass! Book your own tour guide for an exclusive and informative outdoor tour of Cromford Mills! Discover how...

Upcoming Events

Re-starting on Sunday 19 July! A marvellous Artisan Market  showcasing local makers, artisans and producers. Don't miss spinning...