Category: Outdoors

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Fishing

    Longacre Fishery in matlock

    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 fishery is suitable for all angling ability levels, and with […]

  • 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 […]

  • Hall Leys Park

    hall leys park outside

    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 also features a cafe. With bowling greens, tennis courts 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 own herd of cows. Located about half a mile out […]