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New Mills Heritage & Information Centre

Rock Mill Lane, New Mills SK22 3BN, England
+44 1663 746904
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From J Boy of Derby Staffed entirely by volunteers this excellent Heritage Centre gives a detailed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John B
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Well worth a visit

I really don't do museum-type attractions, but this was excellent. Staffed by friendly people, all... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
England, United Kingdom
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Rock Mill Lane, New Mills SK22 3BN, England
+44 1663 746904
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From J Boy of Derby Staffed entirely by volunteers this excellent Heritage Centre gives a detailed account of the history of the mills and the harsh working conditions that employees including children had to endure. You can switch the different lights on the map of...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I really don't do museum-type attractions, but this was excellent. Staffed by friendly people, all about the history of the area rather than selling you something, it was very enjoyable. This history of the Torrs from the ice age is very interesting, and the model...More

1  Thank HelloElHierro
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Really interesting local history displays and jam-packed with leaflets and information about the local area, what to see and visit. Free of charge with its own little cafe, all run by local volunteers, and right by the top of the path to the Millennium walkway...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The Heritage Centre is a great place to visit and a must for locals and visitors! The staff are volunteers and so kind and friendly. It is such a welcoming, accepting place and a mine of local information.

Thank caflar
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The area is well worth a visit and the Information Centre should be your starting off point, before wandering down the path to the Torrs and walking along the Millennium Walkway. There are some decent cafes in the town, but the pubs aren't up to...More

Thank CFC1899
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Nice place to have a cup of coffee and snack indoors or out especially if just walking up from the Torrs which are well worth a visit.

Thank Leslovesfood
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Helpful staff to give you information,and an idea for a walk.Great models ,story boards and displays if you can spend about 15 to 20 minutes is gives you enough background of the areas interesting industrial past!!

Thank jerseyjeanette
Reviewed 1 August 2016

situated behind the bus stop in the middle of town. This was a find and is worth a visit. There is a diorama of New Mills in the 1860's ( I think) it shows how Union bridge united what I think of as upper and...More

Thank paulX6810RW
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We called into the centre for a coffee before doing the suggested walk over the Millennium bridge. The staff were very chatty and friendly and coffee was good! There is a little museum inside the centre giving the history of New Mills which we found...More

Thank steven b
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I often call in here for a mid-walk coffee and this time I took a friend, visiting from Australia. He found the information displays fascinating and the staff went out of their way to make our visit interesting. The coffee was good as always.

Thank wanderingdubyas
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