Our cafes are open for takeaways and all of our fabulous independent shops are open! From Monday 17 May we are offering guided tours, including the Arkwright Experience, and you can sit inside our cafes again! Click Book Tickets for our guided tours.

Venue & Room Hire

Whatever the occasion...

In addition to our business bookings we welcome many local clubs and societies for their weekly or monthly gatherings and we are always glad to discuss a bespoke event for our customers. Over the years the Cromford Mills team have gained valuable experience hosting many unique events including wedding receptions, family celebrations and parties.

Not only will you receive great hospitality and catering, but your visit will be enhanced by a selection on site facilities including a variety of shops, cafés and galleries. This sense of community has built close and lasting working relationships with many of our regular clients.


  • 2 spacious rooms with a range of layout (theatre style up to 60 people)
  • 2 smaller meeting rooms (Boardroom up to 12)
  • Wheatcrofts Wharf function room
  • Small and Large Marquee
  • On-site parking (charges may apply)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Audio/ Visual Equipment hire
  • Licensed bar available

In addition to our meeting rooms and marquees you may also consider a group meal at Wheatcroft’s Wharf at Cromford Canal.  Our 1st floor function room can accommodate up to 40 guests and is available to hire for party bookings and private dining.

If you have a special request or would like to design your own menu please contact our Conference Officer for more information at conference@arkwrightsociety.org.uk or call us on 01629 823256.