Category: Things to do

  • 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 […]

  • 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 in abundance. If you’re not yet convinced, here are only […]

  • Leawood Pumphouse

    leawood pumphouse exterior

    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 full swing, as many complained their boats were grounding in […]

  • 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 […]

  • Lumsdale Valley

    lumsdale valley view

    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 valley. Whilst venturing round the valley, visitors can see the […]

  • 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 […]