Photograph © Cromford Mills
Sir Richard Arkwright's Cromford Mills, Cromford
Grid reference: SK 296 570
OS sheet: 119
Postcode: DE4 3RQ
Off A6, 1 mile S of Matlock Bath. Take turning towards Cromford Station & Matlock. Mill is 100yds on L. Car park is beyond mill, on L.
Sir Richard Arkwright began building at Cromford in 1771 and continued to develop the mills until around 1790.
The mills were originally water-powered, and remains of watercourses, etc still exist.
Opening times 2017
All year round, daily, 9.00-17.00.
(closed Christmas Day).
For details of tours, etc, see
National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Saturday and Sunday 9.00-17.00. For details of
events, including guided tours, see
tel. 01629 825995.