The Counting House Coffee Stop is open daily for takeaway food and drink, 10am to 4pm. Located at the Cromford Canal Wharf. Cromford Mills, mill yard is currently closed and will reopen when government guidelines permit in December.

Learning at Cromford Mills

Educational Visits for Schools, Colleges and Universities

Sandford Award Winner 2016 LogoCromford Mills have developed a schools resource of high quality using methodology which acts as a model for all. The attention to detail, quality and best practice, which pervades the learning experience is admirable’.

- From Sandford Award judge’s citation

What was it like to be a child working in the cotton mills?

What was Sir Richard Arkwright really like?

Why is Cromford Important?

A visit to Cromford Mills will give all the answers and much more!

Learning Resources

Packs of learning resources for teachers and students are available to download free of charge.


Costs for educational visits start from as little as £4 per student but vary depending on course content and equipment used. There is a small additional charge for the Arkwright Experience audio visual.


If you need further information, or would like to book a visit, please email our Education Officer: Michael Ledger