At the edge of the beautiful Peak District National Park lies Matlock, in the county of Derbyshire surrounded by stunning countryside in which some delightful stone holiday cottages can be found. There are plenty of walks allowing you to appreciate this amazing area first hand, such as through Black Rocks Country Park, famous for the grit stone outcrop which gives this magnificent park its name. Or step away from the great outdoors and see what Matlock has to offer indoors.
Chatsworth House, one of the most famous historic estates in Britain is a highly recommended destination. Its outstanding architecture is enough to leave you speechless as you stroll round. Explore the intricate rooms and amazing designs, take a wander around the wonderful grounds, lose yourself in the maze and marvel at the water feature.
In the heart of the Peak District near Matlock lies Stubben Barn, a beautiful gem of a small holiday cottage with rural views. Two bedrooms, one bathroom and a beautiful garden ensure a family of four has the perfect place to return to rest and relax after a day of exploring the Peak District.
Derwent House in Matlock, Derbyshire, a luxury holiday house fully equipped for up to 12 people with 6 bedroomsand& 5 bathrooms. This large dog-friendly Peak District holiday home with WiFi is Grade II listed and ideal for a special occasion, family gathering or time with friends.
Robertswood Country House is a large Victorian House offering child friendly luxury Self Catering Accommodation in Matlock, Derbyshire within the Peak District. Quiet, comfortable and very affordable.
Take your family gathering on an adventure to picturesque Derbyshire with a stay at The Stables, set high above the spectacular gorge of Matlock Bath in the charming hamlet of Riber, a large countryside cottage with enclosed garden and 10 bedrooms each featuring an en-suite shower and Sony LCD TVs.
Regal sophistication and rural charm distinguish Lea Hall; a Grade II listed manor house in Matlock, Derbyshire which was once the home of Florence Nightingale. Experience Victorian opulence in this pet-friendly Peak District house with manicured grounds, open fires and wonderful views.
Tour the Peak District with a stay at Two Tees, a child-friendly Peak District cottage near Matlock in the quaint hamlet of Swanwick, Derbyshire. Offering comfortable accommodation in the Amber Valley, it features three bedrooms, flame-effect electric fire and conservatory overlooking the garden.
To admire the Peak District from a distance, visit The Heights of Abraham ascending by cable car with some of the best views around. Matlock really is a hive for natural beauty and a sure bet for an amazing holiday. For families, Gulliver’s Kingdom offers rides and attractions in a series of themed areas, while Matlock Park Farm allows children to pet and feed a wide range of animals from pigs to alpacas. Families and children will also enjoy a taking to the water on The Boating Lake in Leys Park which has boats for hire.
For history lovers, if Chatsworth leaves you with an appetite for more, the neo-classical Kedleston Hall designed by Robert Adam is just a 30-minute drive from Matlock. Just 7-miles from Matlock is the Crich Tramway Village, home of the National Tramway Museum offering visitors unlimited rides on restored vintage trams from the period village to the Glory Mine.