Fun for the Family

Family days out in Matlock. There are tons of great activities in Matlock to do with all of the family. See below, we’re sure you will find something to suit your needs!

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Steeple Grange Light Railway

Located near Wirksworth in Derbyshire, the Steeple Grange Light Railway is a great place to stop by. Visitors can experience being a passenger on an old National Coal Board manrider through the picturesque scenery. In terms of locomotives, Steeple Grange Light Railway holds sixteen. Previously…
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Matlock Farm Park

Lovely day out in Matlock A TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Winner for two years in a row, Matlock Park Farm provides fun for all the family. A great day out, children can learn all about life on the farm and meet all the different animals.…
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Druids Caves

Whilst visiting Matlock if you’re looking to explore Derbyshire’s great outdoors then why not spend a day at Druids Caves. Located in Birchover, you can explore these fantastic caves and walkways, taking it the picturesque views. If you’re looking for a little adventure, then the…
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Heights of Abraham – a great day out!

Heights of Abraham in matlock Whilst visiting Matlock, be sure to stop by the famous Heights of Abraham, where you can take a ride in the cable cars, see the caverns and explore the hilltop park. Visitors can venture through the hilltop park and caverns…
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Cromford Canal – a beautiful scenic walk

Cromford Canal in Matlock is great place to visit for a leisurely stroll, to enjoy the calming canal and the peace and quiet. Visitors can walk the length of the canal to find the pleasant Arkwright’s Mill, where you can enjoy the charming art galleries…
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Matlock luxury tours

3xP Tours provide personalised luxury tours of the Midlands.  The tours cover a variety of themes including heritage, scenery, museums, family activities and more.  We have a range of set tours but can also tailor a day to suit the needs and interests of a…
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Outdoor Activities

When visiting the Peak District there are some great facilities available to really make the most of the great Derbyshire countryside. If you’re visiting Matlock in a group, then the Acclimbatize outdoor activity centre may just be for you. Great for team-building, there are some…
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Red House Stables and Carriage Museum

Stables in Matlock Started by Mr William Smith, and now continued by his granddaughter, this exclusive collection of carriages, harnesses and accessories is one of the largest in the country. The collection features the rare surviving Hansom Cabs along with various others including the Stage…
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Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre

Whilst visiting Matlock, Caudwell’s Mill and Craft Centre is well worth a look around. With free admission, you can wander round the magnificent setting, viewing the amazing art work and crafts created here. Crafts featured include artwork, a magnificent jewellery gallery, a glass studio where…
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Easter in Matlock

Wondering what to do with the kids this Easter? Look no further! Guilliver's Hotel are offering a 'half term sleepover' at Mr Merry's Easter Extravaganza! The hotel is offering a special package this Easter that includes passes to Guilliver's World Theme Park and Splash Zone, both…
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