Things to see and do - Matlock
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From the end of the 18C, modest spa facilities were available in this picturesque setting. Here, the southeast Peak District's chalky soil is cut by the River Derwent, forming a deep gorge with wooded slopes. During the Industrial Revolution, the river was harnessed to supply power to several cotton mills built along its length.
Tourist attractions Matlock : Things to see and do
GB - Bakewell DE45 1LA
Overlooking the River Wye since the 12C, uneven, discreet and quintessentially English, Haddon Hall was extended many times up until the 17C, before being beautifully restored by the 9th Duke of Rutland in the early 20C. Note the murals in the little..
nr Matlock GB - Crich DE4 5DP
During their hey-day in the 1920s, British trams transported 4.8 billion people a year. The Tramway Museum Society has preserved tram cars since 1955 and here proudly displays some lovingly restored models. You can admire the trams in the exhibition ..
rd. Old GB - Matlock DE4 2EF
The collection of working carriages housed at these family-run stables have together garnered a formidable list of film and television credits. Tours by coach-and-four take visitors through the pleasant countryside, with stops at country inns or to a..
170 Dale Road GB - Matlock DE4 3PS
A 10-minute walk from the town, High Tor Hotel in Matlock offers boutique-style accommodation within 5 minutes’ drive of the Peak District National Park. There is a restaurant, free parking and Wi-Fi at this Derbyshire hotel. Individually designed g..
Mill Lane, Cromford GB - Matlock DE4 5JH
This Grade II listed Georgian building boasts its own swimming pool and overlooks the River Derwent, where guests have free fishing rights. Set within 60 acres of idyllic grounds, it is located on the edge of the Peak District National Park. Rooms a..
Rowsley, Matlock GB - Bakewell DE4 2EF
Main St GB - Rowsley DE4 2EF
Two formal traditionally furnished dining rooms in a country house hotel, serving classic dishes with a modern touch. Book a place at the chef's table to sample the 8 course tasting menu, which really showcases the kitchen's skills.
Devonshire Sq GB - Beeley DE4 2NR
Stone inn with a hugely characterful low-beamed bar and a bright modern brasserie extension with views of the village and stream. Have afternoon tea or choose from the lengthy classically based main menu; estate game is a speciality. Bedrooms in the ..
1C Dale Rd GB - Matlock DE4 3LT
Negotiate the steep steps down to this small riverside restaurant and head for the front room with its floor to ceiling windows. Unfussy, modern British dishes are attractively presented and display the odd Mediterranean touch.
Bakewell Rd GB - Rowsley DE4 2EB
Elegant hotel restaurant which mixes old stone mullioned windows, Mousey Thompson oak furnishings and antique oil paintings with modern lighting and contemporary art. Classical dishes at lunch; more complex, elaborate combinations featuring lots of i..