Our Hotels in Derbyshire are unique to other hotels, due to their cleanliness, surrounding tourist attractions and friendly staff members.

Choose between exploring Derbyshire’s most popular destinations or relaxing in our stunning hotel premises where you can let your hair down and take a step back from your fast-paced day-to-day routine.

Derbyshire is an incredibly popular tourist destination and our hotels in Derbyshire are perfectly placed to enable you to explore all it has to offer. Belper is a historic market town located in Derwent Valley Mills Heritage Site which is famous for its cotton mill history.

Check out our list of things to do when you plan your visit to our hotels in Derbyshire.

It is the perfect place to relax and explore, and there are a wide selection of attractions for you to visit and see when staying at our hotels in Belper. Find out more about us here.

Attractions Near Our Hotels in Derbyshire

In Belper itself you can visit Heage Windmill or Strutt’s North Mill for a taste of industrial history. Tours are held throughout the day and give you a real insight into the industrial past of the Derbyshire area. Definitely worth a visit, wouldn’t you say?

If you’d prefer something relaxing, our hotels in Derbyshire, such as The Lion Hotel, are located very close to Belper River Gardens. The Victorian Gardens featured here are great for a picnic in the summer months, or leisurely stroll all year round – feed the ducks and enjoy the views.

Hotels in Derbyshire


If you’re looking to go a little further afield, Belper neighbours Ashbourne, Ripley and Matlock, make our hotel in Belper a fantastic base to explore natural beauty spots such as Dovedale and the rest of the peak district. There are many opportunities for walking, hiking, outdoor activities and exploring the natural beauty of the area.

Staying at Our Hotels in Derbyshire

At The Lion Hotel in Derbyshire, we have 22 rooms available for our guests to stay in. With the rooms being well-equipped, tastefully decorated and accompanied by our friendly staff, we have many guests revisiting regularly!

Our Derbyshire hotel also holds familiar memories for the people of Belper and has been named one of the best hotels in Derbyshire since the 18th century. Visit here to book yourself in!

Our hotels offer a rustic ambience and stunning 18th-century architecture that goes hand-in-hand with the cultural, historical and truly unique sights of Derbyshire.

We’ve implemented refurbishments at the hotel, managing to retain the charm and character of the building while updating it with luxurious and quirky interiors for you to fall in love with! We purposely avoided a complete renovation as it was important to us that the hotel continues to hold fond memories for both the people of Belper and our cherished hotel guests.

The Lion Hotel is located in the centre of Belper, so it’s easy to find, advantageously based near regular bus routes and is only a few minutes walk from Belper Train Station.

Relax at Our Hotels in Derbyshire

Another wonderful thing about our luxury hotels in Derbyshire is that they complement the end to a fun-filled and interesting day exploring Derbyshire’s tourist attractions. You can enjoy a delicious meal from a gastro pub menu, or one of our traditionally made stone baked pizzas from one of the leading pizza restaurants in Derby and enjoy a drink in our newly refurbished bar area. After you’re full and content, you’ll retire to one of our incredible 22 rooms with modern amenities.

You’ll always be assured of a relaxing stay and the warmest welcome at The Lion Hotel Belper. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us, a member of our team will be more than happy to help!

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Allergens and Intolerance

This website is to be used as a a best faith effort to inform you of our allergen and intolerance policy,  and may not be 100% accurate, or may be out of date at the time of reading, you should always advise your server on any dietary requirements, including intolerance & allergies. All our dishes are prepared in our kitchens where allergens are present. We therefore cannot guarantee that all our dishes are free from traces of allergens.

You must assess your own level of risk, based on your personal circumstances before consuming any of our food or drink.