Well connected and full of community spirit with great shopping, brilliant food and drink and a blossoming arts and entertainment scene.
It's heritage is evident, delightful public spaces but at the same time it is quirky and ultimately unique - always welcoming but always surprising.
In the town, vibrant local independents thrive and rub shoulders with the usual national retailers in an eclectic diverse mix of shops.
Nestled nicely along the River Derwent and not too far from the Peak District, Belper has fast become a go to destination within The Derwent Valley.
It's fascinating historical past, strength of community, independent shops and vibrant cultural activity mean there is always something going on in Belper.
We want you to explore every part of it and every part of it that makes it what it is.
We want you to find the hidden gems, the quirky independent shops, the culinary delights and experience the cafe culture of our little town.
Belper is officially home to England’s Best High Street after winning the crown in January 2020 at the Great British High Street awards for 2019. The only town to win the award twice.
You couldn’t wish for a more vibrant and bustling market town right on your doorstep! It’s eclectic mix of hidden gem shops and a wide variety of eateries and coffee shops, colourful arts scene, historical and cultural events, Belper is a very special place to live, work, shop, stay and be entertained in.