Makeney Hall Hotel- A Hidden Gem in the Heart of Amber Valley

Makeney Hall Hotel receives its guests in a magnificent Victorian Country Mansion situated in the heart of Derbyshire. Surrounded by over six acres of beautiful gardens with breathtaking views across the Amber Valley, Makeney Hall Hotel promises to offer a delightful experience. Residing eight miles away from Derby and only two miles from the gorgeous market town of Belper, the hotel […]

The James Bond that grew-up outside the walls of Belper Town

Best known for his James Bond roles in The Living Daylights and License to Kill, Timothy Dalton was considered a versatile actor for forging successful careers in theater, TV and film, simultaneously. Timothy Peter Dalton was born on the 21st March 1946 in Colwyn Bay, North Wales to an American mother and an English father, […]

Belper Goes Green – An ECO Festival that Grows Bigger and Greener Each Year

A wonderful ECO festival is being set up each year in Belper town. Its mission is to educate and convince the local community to embrace, develop and share a more environmentally friendly living. The small ECO town that combines creativity and unity, to bring awareness over climate change. Six years ago, a handful of people […]

The Belper Arts Festival – A Beautiful and Flourishing Community Initiative

An astonishing community initiative, launched six years ago, with the aim of boosting the local economy by promoting its local artists and artisans through one whole month of events and exhibitions. Over the past five years, each touristic season in Belper started in May with an exquisite Arts Festival, built by the community members to […]

The Strutt group in Belper

The Strutt people group in Belper It now requires a cognizant push to recognize the Strutt settlement from the more established Belper people group. Throughout the years the two have blended, however in the 1780s they would have been isolated by a green a dead zone about a fourth of a mile in width. The […]