We are please to say that our cafes are open for takeaways and all of our fabulous independent shops are open! Come and enjoy the historic mill yard and support local businesses.

Conservation & Restoration Event

Conservation & Restoration Event
Saturday, May 22, 2021 to Sunday, May 23, 2021

Come celebrate the Arkwright Society’s achievements over the last 50 years as we reflect on their remarkable effort in restoring the site and surrounding area.

Discover the skills that helped rebuild Cromford Mills from a derelict industrial site into a beautiful tourist attraction, small business hub, and world heritage site. Watch expert demonstrations and try out a new skill with hands-on activities. Learn about lime plastering, watch spinning demonstrations, and have a go at pond dipping. Explore the power of Cromford water and find out how we will be harnessing it again one day soon!  

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