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Belper River Gardens

These unique riverside gardens have been offering visitors for over 100 years a tranquil setting to view the River Derwent.

Located within the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage site adjacent to Strutt's historic North Mill the riverside promenade sanctions flat facile access to the gardens and riverside. 

The resplendent gardens include shrubberies and colourful flowerbeds together with a central bandstand.  A featured play area offers children play facilities inspired by the history of Belper and the cotton mill industry of the world heritage site.
Rowing boats may be hired in the summer along  three miles of the river.

Throughout the summer months there are band concerts, outdoor theatre and other special events in the grounds.

Features include:

   Boat house & Rowing Boats

   Childrens Play area


   Beths Poetry Trail

   Park keeper

   Mill Lade pond and ducks

   Car parking

   Public Toilets



Belper River Gardens, Derby Road, Belper, Derbyshire. DE56 1BE

Telephone  Enquiries 

01773 570222