Category: Fun for the Family

  • Peak Cottages

    Peak District accommodation

    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 are consistently met. Combining our quality cottages with high levels […]

  • Steeple Grange Light Railway

    steeple grange train

    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 industrial locomotives, the most popular is named Horwich, which was […]

  • Matlock Farm Park

    Matlock park farm goat

    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. Depending on the season, children can also feed the lambs […]

  • Druids Caves

    druids cave

    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 Druids Caves are certain to satisfy, although do be careful […]

  • Heights of Abraham – a great day out!

    heights of abraham

    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 for free with a ticket for the cable cars. As […]

  • Cromford Canal – a beautiful scenic walk

    cromford canal

    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 and take a break in the welcoming cafes. The scenery […]

  • Matlock luxury tours

    three peaks tour shot outside matlock

    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 group including making the most of time in lovely Matlock […]

  • Outdoor Activities

    abseining in Matlock

    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 excellent experiences to be had. The courses available range from […]

  • Red House Stables and Carriage Museum

    red stable houses exterior horses

    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 Coach and the Royal Mail Coach. The carriages featured in […]

  • Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre

    caudwells mill craft centre exterior

    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 you can view the creators at work, a talented blacksmith […]