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Artisan Market

A marvellous Artisan Market showcasing local makers, artisans and producers. The market runs each third Sunday of the month in Arkwright's historic mill yard. With a focus on accomplished producers and skilled craftspeople, the market is the perfect destination for holiday makers and locals alike. Please email for stall bookings and more information.

Cromford’s Georgian Mill Tour

Cromford Mills Mill Rd, Cromford, Matlock

Join our Mill Manager and step back in time to 1797 when he was running the world’s first successful water powered cotton mill in its most profitable year. Hear tales of Sir Richard Arkwright and just what jobs the Mill Manager made the workers do! Then hear what the workers themselves have to say as

Model Railway Exhibition

Cromford Mills Mill Rd, Cromford, Matlock

In conjunction with The Arkwright Society, The Chesterfield Railway Modellers (incl: Wingfield Railway Group) present a Model Railway Exhibition. Featuring: Wingfield Junction 'OO' gauge freelance layout based in N. Derbyshire 1948-1972. Free entry. Donations in aid of Special Care Baby Units at Sheffield & Chesterfield Hospitals.

Update: Due to adverse weather and road conditions, Cromford Mills will be closing the site at 2.00pm today (28/11)