If you are visiting Belper in Derbyshire, then we answer a few questions about what to do and where to eat in this beautiful traditional English Town.
Belper is a really good place for a day out, especially when visiting the Peak District. It once won High Street of the year and has loads of quirkly shops as well as traditional butchers, bakers and greengrocers.
Belper is also full of history and has a beautiful Mill to visit along with the famous Belper River Gardens which will soon have a new tea rooms.
Belper is full of different eateries whatever your dietery requirements. From Vegan Revelation to Beaurepaire Patisserie.
Belper also has a number of delighful restaurants including Nourish @ 44 and the Lion Hotel.
You won’t go hungry in Belper
Belper only has a couple of hotel options with the Lion Hotel being in the centre of Belper and Makeney Hall on the outskirts, near a place called Milford.
The Lion Hotel has a number of hotels, but can get quite busy in the tourist seasons, so book early.
AirBnb is a great place to look, especially if you like somewhere quirky to stay from a luxury flat with cinema room and hot-tub to a converted chapel with views. Prices are reasonable but again, book early.
Belper is easy to get to via Road or Rail, with a train station located right in the town centre.
Belper is connected well via road and is easily accessible by the M1 and the A38, its also served by frequent bus routes including the Transpeak.
Rail services are hourly and a daily train can take you to Sheffield or Derby. VIsit East Midlands Railways for more information.
In November 2019, there were 76 recorded crime events in Belper, with the majority being Anti-Social Disorders and Violence and Sexual Offences.
Other crime recorded for Belper in November 2019 included Vehicle Crime, Shoplifting and Criminal Damage.