Lumsdale Valley walk, 19th July 2022, 2pm


Lumsdale Valley walk, 19th July 2022, 2pm


Start place Matlock
Highlights A short 1.5 mile circular walk. The picturesque Lumsdale valley near Matlock witnessed the industrial revolution in miniature. The walk takes in the mill ponds and the remaining evidence of lead smelting, corn, bone and barytes milling, cotton spinning and, in the 19th century, cotton bleaching. Led by the authors of the history of Lumsdale in person, you will hear about the growth and decline of the various industries and the mill owners responsible.
Location Matlock, Derbyshire
Price from: £5

What you’ll need:

Suitable clothing and footwear. Parts of the route are on rough surfaced paths.

Cancellations Flexible policy

Meet at the lay-by opposite Highfields Upper School, Upper Lumsdale, Matlock (DE4 5NA), on-street parking.