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Strutt's and the river that changed the world!

  • Location Belper
  • Price from £5.00
  • Historical
  • Tours
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Mindful escape
  • Digital detox


The Strutt Mill complex, built by Jedediah Strutt in the late 18th century and developed over many years, lies over a hidden system of channels which conducted water from the River Derwent to the various Mill buildings.
Join your knowledgeable guide and explore the watercourses and beauties of the Gardens with their historic structures and fascinating history of music and entertainment. Find out about our link with round-the-world yachtswoman, Ellen MacArthur. Keep an eye out for wildlife, such as river birds and the resident peregrine falcons. Find hidden poems and modern sculpture as well as marvelling at a mill built over water. 

 This is a fully-accessible walk on level ground and footpaths. It lasts about one hour

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Charity fundraising
  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties
  • School groups
  • Dog Friendly

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Effort Level

Relax and unwind whilst exploring the great outdoors

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough


Flexible Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the activity is scheduled to start.




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Strutt's North Mill, Belper

Strutt's North Mill, Belper is the experience provider for Strutt's and the river that changed the world!