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Water Power in Belper – Past and Present

Sun 6th Sep
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Water Power in Belper – Past and Present walk

A walk around the waterways of the Belper Mill complex, seeing how the Strutts used water from the River Derwent to power their 11 water wheels. Recent research has uncovered additional information about the original 1776 South Mill that continues to use the water today to generate electricity, supplying the national grid.

Led by Ian Jackson

Time: 2pm to 4pm

Starts: Belper River Gardens

Cost: £5 per adult (accompanied under-16s are free)

Booking is essential, as places are limited to ensure social distancing and COVID-19 secure working:

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