Cromford Mill
Mill Lane, Cromford, Matlock DE4 3RQ Route Planner
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9am-5pm - closed Christmas - Guided tour available daily except Fri-11am, 1pm and 2.30pm


The most famous cotton mill in England, Cromford Mill was built in 1771 by Richard Arkwright. Copied far and wide, in Germany and the USA, it is a blueprint for modern factories, which has earned it a place on UNESCO's World Heritage list, alongside its Derwent Valley counterparts.


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