Cromford Sands is temporarily closed. Watch this space to find out when the beach is reopened.


Saturday, March 31, 2018 to Monday, April 2, 2018

Time: 10am – 4pm

Location:  Mill Yard

FREE ENTRY (small charge for some activities)

Visit Cromford Mills for a weekend full of fun and excitement. A day full of animals and crafts for all the family to enjoy.  Discover all the different market stalls on site and why not exchange your story books for something new.

Easter Egg Hunt Trail – Follow the clues around the site to find all the hidden eggs. Once you have got all the eggs you will find the secret word. Can you find all the eggs and the hidden word? Find them all and win a prize! £1

Indoor and Outdoor Games – A variety of games to play that are fun for all the family.

Animals – Meet a variety of animals such as rabbits, chicks and more. Discover more about these fascinating animals.

Owls – Find out about and meet the Barn Owls, the White Faced Scops Owl, the Great Grey Owl and all their fluffy friends. Why not hold an owl for just £2?

Easter Themed Craft Workshop – Make your own Easter duck. Drop in anytime between 12noon-4pm. There will be a small charge for this activity.

Arkwright’s Café Treats – Visit our fantastic onsite café in the mill yard. Here you will be able to enjoy plenty of tasty treats.

Once Upon A Time at the Canal – Literacy crafts and stalls, storytelling for children including a signing workshop from Tiny Talk, and guided storytelling walks around the wharf.

St Mary's Church will also be open on all 3 days from 12 noon to 2.30pm.

Face Painting Glitter Tattoo -Barbeque - Guided Tours – Canal Boat Trips – Arkwright Experience- Gift Shop – Wheatcroft’s Wharf – Arkwright’s Café- Market Stalls