The village is pronounced "Crych".
The parish church dates back to the Norman period, and there is an old Market Cross..
Crich Tramway Village is situated in a former quarry, and features a vast collection of vintage trams from around the world, some of which operate rides for visitors. There is a splendidly recreated Edwardian village street, and trams run to near Crich Stand, the 955 foot hill surmounted by a memorial to the Sherwood Foresters..
The popular TV series "Where the Heart Is", is filmed in and around Crich.