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County - Derbyshire | Map
Tel code: 01629 | code search
Postcode: DE4 | code search
Population: 24000
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Matlock History
Birthplace of:
Ellen MacArthur
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Folk Customs:
Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football
Derbyshire Well Dressing
Roping Out Wedding Custom

Matlock Events

May
Folk Weekend

June
White Peak Challenge Bike Ride

July
Lancashire & Yorkshire Day

August
Transport Extravagana

December
Christmas fun at Gulliverís Kingdom
Evening nativities in the Farmyard
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Latest reviews

White Lion Inn
"Stopped for a drink and a bite to eat. Not disappointed... New landlords, by the looks of things who made us most welcome. Food was homecooked and very tasty. Would recommend ..." More

Hollybush Inn
"Pub cold on arrival . Room very cold ,radiator not working. No milk on the premises. No breakfast. Letter to follow.

Date visited: 04 12 11 ..." More

Lickpenny Caravan Site
"I loved this caravan park it was clean the pitch was very large we had our awnings up plenty of room frienly staff made you welcome nice private pitch over ..." More

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Latest reviews | Events in Matlock | 10 Places to Stay

Matlock is situated in Derbyshire, on the edge of the Peak District National Park, about 20 miles north of Derby. Until the 1830's Matlock was a hamlet whose principal industry was agriculture with lead mining and quarrying as subsidiary activities. The building of the mills at Cromford, by Richard Arkwrighrt in the late 18th century provided some employment for Matlock people but it was John Smedley, born 1803, who established Hydrotheraphy in Matlock and made it one of the most celebrated centres for the treatment of ailments with water theraphy, in the country.

Some of the other attractions in the more immediate vicinity are, Arkwrights Mill at Cromford, Gullivers Kingdom at Matlock Bath, Heights of Abraham at Matlock Bath, Lead Mining Museum at Matlock Bath and the Red House Stables and Carriage Museum at Darley Dales.

Accountant

Chambers Cope & Partners
Mills & Black
Yates Finance

Attraction

Caudwell's Mill
Crich Tramway Village
Gulliver's Kingdom
Hob Hurst's House
Lea Gardens
Matlock Farm Park
Middleton Top Visitor Centre
Nine Ladies Stone Circle
Pollyanna Pickering
Red House Stables and Carriage Museum
Sherwood Foresters Memorial Tower
Temple Mine

Camping

Barn Farm
Birchwood Farm Caravan Park
Duke William (The)
Haytop Country Park
Moor Edge Farm

Packhorse Farm Campsite
Square and Compass

Caravan Park

Birchwood Farm Caravan Park
Lickpenny Caravan Site
Pinegroves Caravan Park
Sycamore Caravan Park

Church

St Giles

Classes

Dance - Claire Dobinson School of Dancing
Theatreworks
Yoga - Escape

Cottage

Ashover
Avoca
Beeley
Corner Cottage
Dairy Cottage
Dale View
Farley
Fryers Cottage
Haddon Cottage at Darwin Lake
Hasker Farm Cottage

Lakeside Barn at Waterside Cottages
Linden Cottage
Manystones Barn
Mollie's Barn
Peveril Cottage at Darwin Lake
Primrose Cottage
Riverside Lodge
Spring Cottage
Two Dales Cottages

Council

Derbyshire Dales District Council

Dentist

Holt House Dental Surgery
Limegrove Dental Care
Matlock Dental Practice

Doctor

Crich Medical Practice
Lime Grove Medical Centre
The Darley Dale Medical Centre
The Group Surgery
The Medical Centre

Estate Agent

Beechwood Estates
Fidler Taylor & Co

Halifax Property Services
Noel Wheatcroft
Noel Wheatcroft
Paul Rodgerson & Co
Sally Botham Estates

Farmers Market

Matlock Farmers Market

Golf Club

Matlock Golf Club

Health and Fitness Club

Fitness Forum
Peppermint Health & Fitness Studio
Woodlands Fitness Centre

Holiday Park

Darwin Forest Country Park

Inn

Duke of Wellington
Grouse & Claret
Hollybush Inn
Peacock at Rowsley

Market

Cromford Car Boot
Matlock Farmers Market
Matlock Flea, Craft and Antique Market
Matlock Market

Performing Arts

Peak Theatre School

Theatreworks

Pub and Bar

Boat House Inn
Grouse & Claret
Old English Vaults
Peacock at Rowsley
Princess Victoria
Red Lion
Sycamore Inn
Three Stags
White Lion Inn
Yew Tree Inn

Restaurant

Abid Tandoori Restaurant
Crown Yard Kitchen
East Lodge Country House Hotel
Grouse & Claret
Lemon Tree
Merlins Of Matlock
Mimmoís
Peacock at Rowsley
Red Lion

Tall Trees
White Lion Inn
Yew Tree Inn

Self-Catering

Dairy Cottage
Darwin Forest Country Park
Lakeside Barn at Waterside Cottages
Mollie's Barn
Two Dales Cottages

Solicitor

Bennett & Shelley
Potter and Co Solicitors
Potter Brooke Taylor & Wildgoose

Taxi

Deejay Taxis
Fox Cars
J B Taxis
Matlock Taxis

Vet

Peak Veterinary

Sports Clubs

Ace Racing Team (Cycling)
Cromford TTC (Table Tennis)
Darley Dale CC (Cricket)
Matlock CC (Cricket)

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Matlock CC (Cycling)
Matlock Town (Amateur Football)

Shops

Barrett R F
Jarvis Books
The Peak Books
Exclusive Flowers
Boots
Rymans
Neil Thompson Nurseries
Chatsworth Garden Centre Ltd
Pets Delight
Cascades
D Payne & Son
David Bray Opticians
Broughton Shoe
Geoff Stevens
Charisma Gallery
Little London Gallery
Pollyanna Pickering
West End Gallery

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Derek Topp Gallery
Hearthstone Farm
Ginger Cards
Wrights Farm Shop
The Greedy Pig Delicatessen
Wilson the Butchers
Matlock Garden Waterlife & Pet Centre

Antiques

Matlock Antiques & Collectables
Country Cottage Antiques

Activities

Acclimbatize(Adventure)
Aspire Adventure Activities(Adventure)
Teamplay(Adventure)
Derwent Bowmen Archery Club(Archery)
Aspire Adventure Activities(Caving)
Matlock Farm Park(Riding)

Places to Stay near Matlock

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Duke of Wellington (0.55 miles)

Duke of Wellington

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Rich in original character and traditional charm, this cosy 19th-century country inn offers good beers, an extensive food menu at great value prices and comfortable en suite rooms in the ... More

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High Tor Hotel (0.69 miles)

High Tor Hotel
We are a fully refurbished grade 2 listed building with beautiful views (high tor) We opened on the first of June 2012 so everything is new. The refurbishment, costing over 3 million pounds gives the ... More | visit website
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Yew Tree Cottage (1.42 miles)

Yew Tree Cottage

Escape to enjoy a luxurious break with an award winning breakfast, a warm welcome, a relaxing stay and excellent service in the peace and charm of our elegantly furnished 18th century cottage home and pretty ... More | visit website

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New Bath Hotel (1.71 miles)

New Bath Hotel
The New Bath Hotel is the perfect venue from which to explore the picturesque spa town of Matlock Bath, lying just down river of the county town of Matlock, enclosed by the majestic limestone cliffs ... More | visit website
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The Secret Cottage (1.79 miles)

The Secret Cottage

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Secluded amidst peaceful landscaped gardens and glorious countryside this romantic, attractive detached cottage Ė is a perfect place from which to explore the many attractions of the ... More

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Willersley Castle Hotel (1.96 miles)

Willersley Castle Hotel
Willersley Castle is a 200 year old Grade II listed building, part of the Christian Guild Group of Hotels, commissioned by the great industrialist Sir Richard Arkwright. It occupies a magnificent position on the edge ... More | visit website
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The Greyhound Hotel (2.15 miles)

The Greyhound Hotel

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Come and join us at the Greyhound whether you are looking for an enjoyable night out, a relaxed drink with friends or a delicious meal in our restaurant.Spend some time ... More

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Alison House (2.33 miles)

Alison House

Alison House offers quality guest accommodation in the heart of Derbyshire. With an emphasis on exclusivity and set in 7 acres of grounds; it provides a feeling of intimacy and privacy.It has an AA 4 ... More | visit website
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Whitworth Park Hotel (2.62 miles)

Whitworth Park Hotel

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The Whitworth Park Hotel is ideally placed to visit the Peak District's many attractions. This grade 2 listed building has been fully refurbished. This Victorian building retains many original features, from the ... More

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Lea Hall (2.66 miles)

Lea Hall

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In the Derbyshire Village of Lea, Lea Hall is the childhood home of Florence Nightingale.

The Hall has a grand entrance with impressive chandelier lit, portrait clad staircase leading to bedrooms ... More

Brit Quote:
If thou woudst view fair Melrose aright, go visit it by the pale moonlight - Walter Scott
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On this day:
Englandís Worst Mining Disaster - 1866, Marconi sends 1st transatlantic wireless message - 1901, Marples Hotel Tragedy - 1940, Peace Women Embrace Greenham Common - 1982, Clapham rail disaster - 1988
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