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 ecletic 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.
The Great British High Street Awards judges will start visiting all shortlisted high streets across the UK during September.
Great British High Street ambassadors will also be coming to our high street on the day of our judging visit, to engage with the general public and to visit our local businesses.
The judges’ scores will make up 80% of our final score, with the remaining 20% coming from public online voting, which is now open.
If you Love Belper as much as we do please vote for Belper.