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Families at the Mill

Sat 19th Feb - Sun 27th Feb
Cromford Mills
Families at the Mill

We have plenty to keep the family busy this February half term, including tours, trails, challenges and craft activities.

Venue: Cromford Mills
Time: 10am to 4pm
Cost: free admission, charges for individual events and activities see below
Booking: see individual events below

Time Traveller’s Tours

A tour for the young, and the young at heart. Come and learn about the history of the mill through games and challenges (you can get dressed up too if you want!). Do you have what it takes to be a master mill worker?

Tours last approx. 45 minutes, including a visit to the Arkwright Experience. Please wear clothes and shoes you can move comfortably in. Suitable for 3+. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

£15 per family, max 5 people per family.

Please let your guide know if you do not feel comfortable sharing equipment with the other members of the group, and we will do our best to accommodate you. All games will be played outside unless it is raining heavily. Adults and over 11s will need a mask for the Arkwright Experience, which is indoors.

Saturday 19th February – 1.30pm, 3pm

Sunday 20th February – 10.30, 12.30, 2pm

Thursday 24th February – 10.30, 12.30, 2pm

Saturday 26th February – 10.30, 12.30, 2pm

Sunday 27th February – 10.30, 12.30, 2pm

Visit to book your ticket.


Activities in the Education Room

Dig, build and play at Cromford Mills this February half term! Explore how the world around the mill was shaped by Richard Arkwright and his family, and have a go at building your own country estate. Use our natural materials or get messy with our sandbox! Then borrow our clipboards and go exploring. Can you make it to the top of Scarthin Rock? What can you see? Draw the view or take a picture and share it with us on social media #Cromfordviews

Please note, children need their grown-ups with them to enjoy our activities. Please wash your hands after playing in the Education room and take care on our old, historic site.

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