This is one of the oldest surviving cotton mills in the world, a world heritage site and well worth a visit. A walking tour round Belper is sometimes available from here taking you through the Cluster housing, past a nailmaker's workshop, along the jittys (aka gennels, channels, alleys, snickets, passageways) up to St John's Chapel (13th century) and finishing in one of the 30 or so pubs within a short walk. The North Mill website has a printable guide to the walk.
offers installations of poems throughout the town and is a memorial to Beth Fender, the founder of Belper's two poetry groups.
are also pleasant, especially on Sunday afternoons in summer when free concerts are on.
an independent one-screen cinema opened in late 2006.
fantastic deli for breakfast and lunch.
sells excellent fish and chips