Eating Out; There are a good selection of restaurants and bars within walking distance of Bridge Hill House. They offer a range of different cuisines, Italian, Thai, Chinese, Indian and traditional pub meals, you will be spoilt for choice. Having eaten at most of them ourselves, or having had reliable personal recommendation for the rest, we can be confident in telling you about them. All are on Trip advisor and it may be advisable to book in advance. To see how far each is from Bridge Hill House, click on an image below. If you are tempted by real ale, visit the George and Dragon on Bridge Street, less than 10 minutes away by foot. By car there are country pubs that provide meals and good hospitality.
When exploring the town, take the opportunity to visit one of a number of independent tea and coffee shops, or Fresh Basil, an award winning deli and eatery.
The Historic Mill Town of Belper has a number of events throughout the year to visit and enjoy, from food fairs and arts festivals celebrating theatre, visual arts, music and literature to well dressing and family games. In the summer months you can enjoy the row boats on the River Derwent from the river gardens. If you are interested in industrial and social history there is plenty to discover in the museum at North Mill, a 5 minute walk away. North Mill is a focal point in the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site telling the story of the valley that changed the world and the start of the industrial revolution. Discovery walks around the town lead by local historians happen annually. Check out Celebrating Belper. Celebrating Belper
Attractions further afield are numerous, we are of course on the doorstep of the beautiful Peak District, with magnificent scenery. Country houses abound, the most famous gem being Chatsworth House, closely followed by Hardwick Hall, Haddon Hall, Kedleston Hall – all within a reasonable drive.