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Matlock Travel guide
Matlock : Michelin's recommendations
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
Old Road GB - Matlock DE4 2ER
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..
Mill Road Cromford GB - Matlock DE4 3RQ
The most famous cotton mill in England, Cromford was built in 1771 by Richard Arkwright. It was lit up at night for work 24 hours a day. Joseph Wright of Derby chose it as a subject for one of his romantic studies.