Outdoors

Things to do outdoors in matlock

druids cave

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…
lumsdale valley view

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…
cromford canal

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…
three peaks tour shot outside matlock

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…
abseining in Matlock

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…
Longacre Fishery in matlock

Fishing

If fishing or angling is your thing, head to the Longacre Fishery just three miles from Matlock’s centre in the village of Tansley. Brush up on your angling skills with a lesson, or purchase a day ticket and see what delights you can catch. The…
red stable houses exterior horses

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…
hall leys park outside

Hall Leys Park

Located in the centre of Matlock, Hall Leys Park is listed amongst the leading parks the UK has to offer. The Park even has free Wi-Fi on offer. Awarded by the Keep Britain Tidy Group, Hall Leys Park also boasts 6 Green Flag Awards and…
matlock meadows

Matlock Meadows

Situated on Masson Farm, Matlock Meadows is a coffee shop, dairy farm and real dairy ice cream parlour. Set in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales, Matlock Meadows has a great array of ice cream flavours on offer, all made from milk produced by their…
crich lane farm exterior

Crich Lane Farm

  More Information Book Now Features Non-smoking hotel "Simply the Guest Awards" winner 30 acres of countryside Nearby amenities Gardens Local fish and chip shop and pub Farm animals Wi-Fi available Wheelchair access A 2013 “Simply the Guest Awards” winner, Crich Lane Farm is set…
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