Things to see and do - Matlock
Unmissable tourist sites
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.
Matlock Rd Crich 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 exhibitio..
Market Place GB - Cromford DE4 3QE
The beautiful and historic Greyhound Hotel forms the principal building of Cromford’s Market Place and offers free Wi-Fi and free on-site parking. A flat-screen TV and DVD player are featured in each room at The Greyhound, as well as an en suite bat..
Set in 7 acres of grounds, this Georgian-style house has free Wi-Fi and spacious rooms, in the Derwent Valley World Heritage site. Cromford Rail Station is nearby. With an AA 4-star rating, Alison House Hotel has en suite rooms with TVs and tea/coff..
Mill Lane, Cromford GB - Matlock DE4 5JH
Overlooking the River Derwent, this stunning, Grade II listed Georgian building boasts its own swimming pool. Set within 60 acres of idyllic grounds, it is located on the edge of the Peak District National Park. Rooms at Willersley Castle all featur..
Main St GB - Rowsley DE4 2EF
Formal, traditionally furnished dining room in a country house hotel, serving classic dishes with a modern touch. Chef's table for up to 8 diners: 5 or 8 course tasting menus showcase the kitchen's skills.
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..
Devonshire Sq GB - Beeley DE4 2NR
Stone inn with a rustic bar and modern extension - close to Chatsworth House and also owned by the Estate. Classical main menu and daily changing game dishes cooked to order or hot off the rotisserie. Tasty afternoon teas. Cosy bedrooms in the main i..