Our cafes are open for takeaways and all of our fabulous independent shops are open! From Monday 17 May we are offering guided tours, including the Arkwright Experience, and you can sit inside our cafes again! Click Book Tickets for our guided tours.

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

Public Tours and The Arkwright Experience open daily. Booking required.

The Mill Yard, Mill Shop and Cafés are free to explore between 10am and 5pm 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

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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

21/07/2021 - 14:17
Although the Government relaxed restrictions on Monday 19 July we will be maintaining many of our safety measures at Cromford...

Upcoming Events

25/07/2021
Join The HandleBards all-female troupe at Cromford Mills for a bicycle-powered, farcical production of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’. Forget the...