Traditional Markets

Amber Valley has enjoyed its markets since 1251 AD, when Henry III bestowed a Market Charter on the 'lands of the manors of Rypeleg, Pentriz and Wystantun in the County of Derby' permitting the holding of a weekly market and annual fair.


Amber Valley open air markets provide a valuable variety of shopping, adding life to the towns and communities they serve.





Alfreton Indoor Market


Institute Lane



More details can be found at

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

(Open Good Friday. Excluding Christmas Day & Boxing Day)


The market is literally bursting to full capacity and has turned from the quiet part of town to the central hub where it's all happening!



Heanor Market

Market Place

Friday & Saturday.

(Ecluding Christmas Day & Boxing Day)


This is an open air market, open on Friday and Saturday all year round. Value for money shopping for all the family, sweets to clothes and pet supplies to music provides an open air shopping mall right in the centre of the town.



Ripley Market

Market Place

Friday & Saturday.

(Excluding Christmas Day & Boxing Day)


This market provides a valuable variety of shopping adding to the life of the town and the local community. Both Friday and Saturday open air markets are popular with local shoppers and form a central part of the towns' shopping experience.

Farmers Market Belper


Market Place, Belper

9am - 2pm


More details can be found at


Look out for the Food & Drinks Festivals too.


Monthly Farmers Market taking place on the second Saturday of each month. (excluding January)


(Excluding Christmas Day & Boxing Day) 






The markets in Ripley and Heanor are managed by the Ripley and Heanor Market Traders Association under the licence from Amber Valley Borough Council.




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