Surrounding Areas

Matlock Bath is well situated for visiting the Peak District's most famous attractions - stately homes, the spectacular dales and the many caverns. Links to some of them are found below . . .


Links to Local attractions:

The 3 above houses are said to be in the Top 20 out of a 1000 houses in England: "England's Thousand Best Houses" by Simon Jenkins.

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Carsington

Visit
Carsington water
Water sports, fishing, walking, cycling & more


Ladybower Reservoir

Visit
Ladybower reservoir
1 Day Pass fishing available!
This is the only water in England where you can get a day ticket to fish for true wild brown trout.


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We are central to places such as High Tor, Monsal Dale and Thorpe Cloud.

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Visit
High Tor

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 For Whats on In Derby and Derbyshire

- Things to do: festivals, races, charity events, fairs and markets.

- For Local Events Information & News throughout Derbyshire Visit - http://www.derbyi.co.uk/

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More places to visit www.touruk.co.uk/derby/derbyshire.htm

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Tourist Information:


Local amenities:

Convenience store, newsagent & Post Office found in Matlock Bath. Chemist, Butchers, local shop found in Cromford. While the Supermarkets, Sainsburys & Co Op, Banks, main post office, and a lot more can be found in Matlock.


Neighbouring Towns:

Matlock: 5 mins drive/25 walk

Bakewell:20 minutes drive

Ashbourne: 25 minutes drive

Chesterfield: 35 minutes drive

Buxton: 45 minutes drive


Neighbouring Cities:

Derby: 30 - 40 mins

Sheffield: 45 - 55 mins drive

Nottingham: 45 - 55 mins

Manchester: 80 - 90 mins

Birmingham: 80 - 100 mins


Shopping:

John Smedley (Est 1784): see also the Lea Mills Factory Shop - only 5 mins drive

Royal Crown Derby (since 1750)

Wedgwood (Since 1759)

Denby Pottery (Est 1809)

All above have their own factory shops!

Scarthin Books Cromford - Great Book Shop with New and Old books - just 15 mins walk from the apartments

De Bradelei Mill: Belper

Chatsworth Farm Shop

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Huckleberry Willow in Chesterfield Derbyshire (only 20 minutes drive away from the holiday apartments) is where alot of our home furnishings have come from. Not only do they specialise in Cane furniture, and home wares, you can find a whole host of gift ideas, greetings cards, soft furnishings, toy and games. Amongst the treasure trove of jewellery are collections of Solid Silver & costume Jewellery, bags & scarves.
web: www.huckleberrywillow.co.uk
SPECIAL OFFER: with every booking with Peak District Holidays you will receive a FREE £20 Gift Voucher to spend on what you like in Huckleberry Willow.

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Dining Out  -

with in 15 Minutes Drive:

Huntley & Green - Excellent Cafe for Breakfast and lunch - just 15 mins walk in to Cromford, or parking near by

The Balti: Matlock Bath (recommended)

Hodgekinsons: Matlock bath

Riva: Matlock Bath

Temple Hotel: Matlock Bath

Thailand No. 1: Matlock

Market Place Restaurant : Cromford (recommended for steaks)

The Peacock: Rowsley (special occasion for the restaurant, or bar meal also available)

The Bear Inn: Alderwasley

The Red House: Darley Dale

Le Mistral: Wirksworth

Stones Restaurant: Matlock (recommended / Special Occasion)

Red Lion: Hognoston (near Carsington) (recommended for Pug Grub)

Packhorse Inn : Little Longstone, past Bakewell (25 mins drive) (small pub, booking recommended)


Fish N Chips

There are plenty of Fish N chip shops in Matlock Bath, Tuckers is probably the best.

Robinsons in Cromford, we do recommend , open Thurs to Sat from 5:30


Dining Out - further a field

Derby

Ebi Sushi - Derby - excellent Sushi and Japanese  (need to Book)

Anoki - Derby

Thai Dusit - Derby

Nottingham


Sheffield