Family Fun Weekend: Scarecrow Festival

Saturday, August 4, 2018 to Sunday, August 5, 2018



FREE ENTRY (There is a small charge for some activities)

Cromford Mills’ Scarecrow Festival returns with fun for all the family.

Meet the living scarecrows, follow the scarecrow trail and enjoy games, crafts and lots more.

Scarecrow Trail – Follow the scarecrow trail and judge which of the scarecrows you think should win first prize! Free prize draw for everyone who completes a judging form.

Why not enter your own scarecrow into the trail – closing date is Thursday 2nd August. Visit or 01629 823256 for details.

Scarecrow Fancy Dress – Come dressed as a scarecrow and win a prize.

Craft Activities – Make your own scarecrow puppet and take your master piece home to show everyone Drop in anytime between 12am-4pm, Charges applies to specific activities (accompanying adults free).

Owls and Parrots – Meet a selection of gorgeous owls and colourful, entertaining parrots and see the mischief they can cause! Discover more about these fascinating birds with talks at 12noon and 2pm. Come and hold an owl and have your photo taken - £2.

Petting Zoo Come along and meet and hold lots of different animals and creatures. Why not hold the animals for a small charge on the day?

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

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

Guided Tours – Celebrating the Cromford Canal Stalls and Demonstrations – Model Boats – Horse Drawn Canal Boat Trips visit to book)