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..
Intake Lane GB - Matlock DE4 3RH
Nestled within 7 acres of peaceful grounds and gardens, just a short walk from Cromford and Matlock Bath, this elegant Georgian-style House offers locally sourced food, free Wi-Fi and parking. Set in the Derwent Valley World Heritage Site, this rece..
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..
150 South Parade GB - Matlock DE4 3NR
Hodgkinsons Hotel & Restaurant is set in Matlock Bath, just outside the beautiful Peak District National Park. Featuring a secluded roof garden, this charming property offers individually decorated rooms in a Grade-II-listed building. The property f..
1C Dale Rd GB - DE4 3LT Matlock
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 - DE4 2EB Rowsley
Elegant hotel restaurant where old mullioned stone windows, oak Mousey Thompson furnishings and antique oil paintings are juxtaposed with modern lighting and contemporary art. Classic dishes at lunch are followed by more complex, elaborate combinatio..
Devonshire Sq GB - DE4 2NR Beeley
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 ..
Main St GB - DE4 2EF Matlock