Cromford Mills, Part of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site

Birthplace of the modern factory system. Home of innovation.

This site was rescued by the Arkwright Society charity in the 1970s.

Plan Your Visit

Our tips on how to make the most of your visit to our historic Mill.

Upcoming Events

See what’s happening at Cromford Mills this month.


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There’s plenty at Cromford Mills for learners of all ages.


Education at Cromford Mills

Resources for all ages, including schools, teachers, scouts and more.

Support Us

Find out how you can become a member of the Arkwright Society or a volunteer at Cromford Mills.


Become a member of the Arkwright Society.


We’re always on the lookout for volunteers!