Whether you enjoy browsing around market stalls or want to be the first to enjoy new designs, Belper’s range of friendly, independent and speciality shops are just waiting to be discovered. And with such tempting delights as artisan bakeries, a chocolatier, delicious delis, plus antique and craft shops, the town offers a really great high street experience.
Local foods straight from the producer can be found at the lively farmers market on the second Saturday of the month, and several award-winning cafés and restaurants provide a wide range of eateries and speciality foods to tempt your taste buds. For evening entertainment, the town has a relaxed atmosphere with restaurants, real ale pubs and a fabulous art deco cinema. And you must take a look at Belper North Mill, one of the oldest iron-framed water powered spinning mills in the world, or stroll in the tranquil Belper River Gardens.