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County - Derbyshire | Map
Tel code: 01773 | code search
Postcode: DE56 | code search
Population: 21000
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Lion Hotel
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Bulls Head
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Bulls Head
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Set in the heart of Derbyshire, Amber Valley offers glorious scenery which forms the background for tranquil villages and bustling market towns. Within the green fields and dense woodlands are a range of attractions that will appeal to all ages and interests. The River Derwent flows through Amber Valley, forging the route of the National Heritage Corridor®.
There are excellent transport attractions: at the Midland Railway Centre, enjoy the nostalgia of the era of steam and take in the numerous exhibits at the impressive Museum. Just a few miles away, CrichTramway Village is the home of the National Tramway Museum which offers unlimited journeys along the tramway route with spectacular views across open countryside.
Wingfield Manor is set on the hillside overlooking South Wingfield village. This was the setting for the famous Babington plot involving Mary Queen of Scots, that changed the course of history. To the south is Kedleston Hall, which is one of the largest collections of rhododendrons and azaleas to be found anywhere in the country. Adjacent to the River Gardens at Belper, the Derwent Valley Visitor Centre is based in the historic North Mill, part of a recently granted World Heritage Site.
The history and heritage of the Amber Valley links it with famous names worldwide. Samuel Slater was a Belper apprentice who travelled to Pawtucket in Rhode Island to establish America's cotton mass production. Another local man, Robert Watchorn became a Commissioner of Immigration at Ellis Island in 1905, whilst Florence Nightingale of Holloway was the daughter of a local landowner and became perhaps the most famous woman in the world.
Easily accessible from National and Regional airports or by rail or road, Amber Valley is well worth including in your visit.

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Belper Book-Keeping Agency
L & S Accountancy Services
Roberts & Saunders Associates
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Attraction

Belper North Mill Trust
Belper River Gardens
Derwent Valley Visitor Centre
Heage Windmill
St John's Chapel & Heritage Centre

Caravan Park

Broadholme Lane Caravan Park

Classes

Learn To Belly Dance
Yoga - Rachel Jennings

Dentist

Belper Dental Practice
West House Dental Practice

Doctor

Cooke D
Morrissey JJ

Estate Agent

Black Horse Agencies
Everington & Ruddle
Halifax Property Services
Hall & Partners

Parkin Richard & Co

Farmers Market

Belper Farmers Market

Health and Fitness Club

Belper Natural Health Centre

Inn

Bear Inn and Hotel
Lion Hotel

Market

Belper Farmers Market
Belper Indoor Car Boot

Pub and Bar

Bulls Head
Nags Head
New Inn
Railway
Royal Oak
Tavern
Thorn Tree Inn
White Hart
White Swan

Restaurant

Angelo’s Restaurant
Bear Inn and Hotel
Black Swan
Bulls Head

Carusone
Godfreys
Old Siam Thai
River Garden

Solicitor

Flint Bishop & Barnett
Walker Terry & Wilson

Taxi

A6 Cabs
Belper Cars
Derwent Cars
Red Line Taxis

Vet

Marshall & Till
MARSHALL AND TILL

Sports Clubs

Ambergate CC (Cricket)
Belper (Men's Hockey)
Belper (Women's Hockey)
Belper Amateurs CC (Cricket)
Belper BC (Cycling)
Belper Meadows CC (Cricket)
Belper Town (Amateur Football)
Duffield CC (Cricket)

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Duffield LTC (Tennis)

Shops

Fleur Florists
Games Toys Gifts
Floraline
Boots
Riverside Garden Centre
J B Pet Supplies
Lilac Flowers
Lancaster & Thorpe
The Cobblers
Ward Shoes Ltd
Thorntons
Childrens Choice
Courtyard Arts
Xplicit Jeans & Casualwear
Superdrug
Fresh Ground (Cafe)
Oxfam Books & Music
Fresh Basil
Jerry Howarth Pork Butchers & Bacon Curer

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Walt Mason
Ginger
Yeomans Army Stores
Hallmark Cards
Serenity Hair & Beauty
The Bookshop
Webbers Sunley
Homebrands
Belper Auto Tech
Ghost Hair & Beauty
David Nidd (Jewellery) Ltd
The Leather Shop
GB Maycock & Sons
Manor Pharmacy
Buzz Cycles
Belper Tackle
Belper Sports
Allsops Bakery
Railway Tea Room
Fresh & Fruity Green Grocers
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I Should Cocoa
Total Health Natural Foods
Liquid Treasure
Party and Cakes
Hunky Dory
Clare's Beautiful Beads
Kalico
Hopscotch Giftware
Looks The Biz
Primsisters Country Decor
Sweet Memories
Belper Bread
Beauticious
Fairfields Farm 2 Fork
JB Pet Supplies

Antiques

Sweetings Antiques & Interiors
Derwentside Antiques
Hickling Lee

Activities

Belper BC(Cycling)
Ridgewood Equestrian Centre(Riding)

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Places to Stay near Belper

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Lion Hotel (0.47 miles)

Lion Hotel

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The Lion Hotel is situated in the centre of one of Derbyshire's most historic towns - Belper. The hotel provides an extremely high level of comfort and service. It was here that ... More

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Makeney Hall Hotel (2.23 miles)

Makeney Hall Hotel
Makeney Hall hotel is set in the heart of Derbyshire just 30 mins, 21 miles from junction 28 on the M1 it sits just off the A6, 8 miles from Derby City Centre and on ... More | visit website
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Shottle Hall Country House Hotel (2.71 miles)

Shottle Hall Country House Hotel

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Shottle Hall provides luxurious accommodation and sumptuous dining in a stunning countryside location. The discerning visitor will appreciate the indivudually designed rooms, the compfortable atmosphere and the opportunity to experience ... More

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Horsley Lodge Hotel & Golf Club (2.94 miles)

Horsley Lodge Hotel & Golf Club

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Welcome to Horsley Lodge; A unique establishment: Independent, family owned and run, full of character, excellent service, first rate food and a wonderfully comfortable atmosphere. It's easy to find, situated ... More

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Lumb Farm (2.95 miles)

Lumb Farm
Lumb Farm has been established in Marehay as a venue for over 30 years and was before a fully funtioning farm. We have recently undergone extensive refurbishment externally and internally and now proudly present our ... More | visit website
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Dannah Farm Country House (3.17 miles)

Dannah Farm Country House

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Dannah Farm Country House – an extra ordinary B&B – where relaxed country living meets ultimate indulgence. Set amidst glorious countryside on the Chatsworth Estates at Shottle, offering superb accommodation, award ... More

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Bear Inn and Hotel (3.42 miles)

Bear Inn and Hotel

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The Bear Inn is one of the oldest and most renowned Inns and restaurants in Derbyshire. Known for serving fantastic home cooked food, fine wine and a range of well ... More

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Premier Inn Ripley (3.72 miles)

Premier Inn Ripley
A convenient location for the airport, this Premier Inn is just 16 miles from Nottingham East Midlands Airport. Well situated for Alfreton train station and within easy reach of the M1. Our Ripley Premier Inn has ... More | visit website
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Moss Cottage Hotel (3.83 miles)

Moss Cottage Hotel
This hotel is central for visitors to Nottingham and Derbyshire; giving guests almost immediate access to Nottingham's shopping and theatre night life; whilst offering the glorious Peak District to those who like walking or just ... More | visit website
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Morley Hayes Hotel (4.31 miles)

Morley Hayes Hotel

The Hotel has 32 beautifully appointed contemporary styled bedrooms including five suites, all air-conditioned with sumptuous oversized beds and luxury en suite bathrooms, laptop safe, WiFi, flat screen televisions with satellite TV, trouser press, tea ... More | visit website

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