Things to do

There are loads of things to do in Matlock! Whether its a lovely walk, weekend getaway or a family visit to the farm park, we’re sure you’ll find something to keep you busy when visiting the lovely town of Matlock.

Peak District accommodation

Peak Cottages

Established in 1993, Peak Cottages has been professionally letting properties in the Peak District for nearly 25 years, with over 150 cottages now in our collection. Each of our properties is regularly inspected by our dedicated team of property managers to ensure the highest standards…
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The best things to do in Matlock

Matlock is one of the gems of the Peak District, filled with history, entertaining attractions and beautiful scenery. Whether you’re taking your whole family, your partner, or taking a break for yourself, there is always something great to do in Matlock. Fun and relaxation are…
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Leawood Pumphouse

Located along the Cromford Canal, Leawood Pumphouse has a very interesting history. Despite being built in 1844, the pump itself only became operational in late 1850. Its job was to pump water from the Derwent River into Cromford Canal. By 1905 the pump was in…
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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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Lumsdale Valley

Situated in Upper Lumsdale, Lumsdale Valley is known by many as a hidden gem. Here you can visit the remains of water mills, providing a peek at the history of our ancestors. Lumsdale Valley was once at the middlemost point of production in this remote…
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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…