What's on at Strutt's North Mill

Wed 25th Oct 2017
Bridge Hill – Ice House and Observatory
2pm
A steep walk up Bridge Hill, to look inside the Ice House, the only substantial surviving structure belonging to the Strutt’s remarkable Belper mansion. Then a chance to discover what else
has survived, hidden away, including the recently rediscovered remains of the Strutt Observatory. Sorry, no dogs.

£4 per person, Under 16s free.

Start point: Strutt’s North Mill (DE56 1YD).

Leader: Adrian Farmer.
Thurs 26th Oct 2017
Jewel in the Crown: Belper River Gardens
2pm
A look at the history of Belper’s beautiful River Gardens. Fully accessible to wheelchair users.

£4 per person, Under 16s free.

Start point: Strutt’s North Mill (DE56 1YD).

Leader: Christine Smith.
Fri 27th Oct 2017
Heage & the Duffield Frith
2.15pm
Four mile walk to see and hear how a former medieval deer park lying at the northern edge of the Duffield Frith was acquired by the Hurt family using profits from mineral extraction to make them yet more money. Start time is bus friendly.

£4 per person, Under 16s free.

Start point: Eagle Tavern Car Park, Heage (DE56 2HU - GR 372505).

Leader: John Morrissey.
Tues 26th Dec 2017
Boxing Day Heritage Walk
2pm
Walk off the Christmas excess with a walk around Belper's town centre, looking at some of the hidden heritage you wouldn't find on your own. Ends at the Strutt-built Unitarian Chapel with a warm drink and a bite to eat.

£4 per person, Under 16s free.

Start point: Strutt’s North Mill (DE56 1YD).

Leader: Adrian Farmer.
Mon 1st Jan 2018
New Years Day Heritage Walk
2pm
A town-based walk, looking at the history of Belper’s schools and education. Visiting buildings that were once schools, sites where schools previously stood and one still functioning school that celebrates its bicentenary this year! Includes refreshments at the end of the walk, in the Unitarian Chapel.

£4 per person, Under 16s free.

Start point: Strutt’s North Mill (DE56 1YD).

Leader: Dawn Churchill.