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The former spa town of Matlock lies on the edge of the Peak District National Park by the River Derwent and has easy access to outdoor activities and visitor attractions.

Situated in the Derbyshire countryside the historic town of Matlock is renowned for its industrial heritage sites. The town lies alongside the River Derwent and just downriver of the town, enclosed by limestone cliffs, is the popular tourist destination of Matlock Bath.

Taking a cottage in and around Matlock provides the perfect base for exploring the many attractions in the area such as the Heights of Abraham, Gulliver''s Kingdom and Lea Gardens. For fun family days out, head to the Matlock Farm Park or Crich Tramway Village, a restored village that contains the Crich Tramway Museum, tram rides and woodland walks.

The surrounding countryside is the perfect place to catch your breath, while admiring the stunning views that surrounds you, and if you like your walks a little more challenging, then try the Matlock Bath circuit. This short circuit offers lots of interesting sights along the way as well as a few uphill climbs. But you''ll also find lots of flat walks in and around the town, including riverside walks and strolls around the excellent shopping emporiums, where you can pick up some unique souvenirs and gifts.

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  • The Lodge

    Darley Dale near Matlock

    Grade
    6
    3
    2
    2
    Ref: CC418009
    Set in the grounds of the magnificent Grade II listed Victorian Whitworth Park, this lodge has been completely renovated to a very high standard. The property has views out across the grounds and has a great location close to the towns of Bakewell, Matlock and many interesting smaller villages nearby.
    The property has retained many original features and the landscaped gardens offer a pleasant and picturesque area to relax and watch the world go by.
    A welcome hamper is also included with wine and good quality tea and coffee.

    Ground Floor: Property has full gas central heating and comprises:
    Entrance hall leads to....
    Lounge: With multi fuel stove, TV and DVD.
    Kitchen: With fan assisted electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
    Dining Room: With table and six chairs and multi fuel stove.
    Shower Room: With shower cubicle, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and shaver point.
    There is a washing machine at the property.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: With king size bed
    Bedroom 2: With king size bed
    Bedroom 3: With twin beds
    Family Bathroom: With bath, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and shaver point.

    All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair on request. Extra logs and sticks can be purchased from the owner at £5 per bag.  WiFi internet access available.
    Please note: One small dog is welcome, an additional pet or larger pet may be accepted at an additional charge of £25 to be agreed at the time of booking.Enclosed front and rear gardens with garden furniture. Parking for 3 cars off the road. Out buildings for bikes and drying area.

  • The Chatsworth

    Matlock Bath near Matlock

    Grade
    6
    3
    0
    4
    Ref: CC418037
    The Chatsworth is a beautiful three-bedroom holiday apartment. A large living area with a huge bay window allows you to look across the beautiful Derbyshire hillside. A well-equipped kitchen along with open plan living and dining areas allows you to enjoy everyone’s company whilst cooking and enjoying your holiday. Each room is tastefully and thoughtfully decorated.

    Being located in the heart of Matlock Bath makes, this the ideal place for exploring. Matlock Bath is a unique village just south of Matlock in Derbyshire nestled alongside the River Derwent in a steep and beautiful gorge. It developed as a spa town in the nineteenth century and was extremely fashionable and prosperous, with its spectacular scenery adding to the general appeal. Situated on the edge of the Peak District National Park, one mile from Arkwright’s Mills in Cromford and just a short drive from Bakewell, and the picturesque village of Crich. The Chatsworth makes an ideal base from which to explore the region’s attractions, including the majestic Chatsworth House and Carsington Reservoir and sailing centre. A ideal location and apartment for a unforgettable holiday any time of the year!
    The Chatsworth can be booked with The Penthouse (CC418036) to accommodate up to ten guests.

    Ground Floor: The property is all on ground floor, has gas central heating and comprises:
    Open-plan living space.
    Lounge area: With Freeview TV, DVD player and iPod dock.
    Dining area.
    Kitchen area: With electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
    Bedroom 1: With king size bed and en-suite with shower and WC.
    Bedroom 2: With zip and link twin beds (which can be made to king size – please advise when booking) and en-suite with shower and WC.
    Bedroom 3: With zip and link twin beds (which can be made to king size – please advise when booking) and en-suite with shower and WC.
    Bathroom: With roll-top bath, shower and WC.

    All gas, electric, bed linen and towels included. Welcome pack.Shared courtyard with terrace, sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (1 car). No smoking.

  • Holly Bank

    Crich

    Grade
    6
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: 9769

    This superbly restored 18th-century farmhouse has commanding views down to the wooded Derwent Valley and is just a few yards from the famed Tramway Museum and ‘Crich Stand’ viewpoint. This well maintained property will delight the discerning holidaymaker and the property makes a good base for a family holiday in this heritage-rich area. Matlock Bath is under 15 minutes away, there are fine walks from the door and Chatsworth, Dovedale and the limestone dales of the Peak Park are under 15 miles. Shops in the village and local pub 200 yards.

    Ground floor: Living room with double sofa bed. Dining room/kitchen. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

    Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot. High chair. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Fridge/freezer. Large garden with patio and picnic table. Parking (3 cars). No smoking.

  • Button Cottage

    Wensley, nr. Matlock

    Grade
    6
    3
    0
    2
    Ref: 30654


    Located in the hamlet of Wensley and with stunning views from the garden over the Dales, this detached, Peak District cottage offers a truly memorable holiday experience for friends and families alike. The nearby conservation village of Winster boasts a well-stocked community village shop and cafe, as well as two excellent pubs, a lovely children’s playground and a 17th-century market house which is owned by the National Trust. The popular market towns of Matlock and Bakewell are close by, as well as there being magnificent walks from the doorstep. For the more adventurous, Carsington Water, with its many water-based activities, is only 9 miles away. Wensley’s picturesque setting is enhanced by extensive woodland and undulating limestone uplands. This cottage can be enjoyed all year round and will linger long in the memory after you have said your farewells. Shop 1¼ miles, pub 1 mile, restaurant 2 miles.

    Ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen with breakfast bar. Utility room. First floor: 2 double bedrooms, one (6ft) with Velux, (one 5ft). Shower room with toilet. Additional spiral stairs to first floor: 1 twin bedroom. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. Low doorway to one of the double rooms.

    Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD and library. Gas hob. Electric oven. Wireless speaker. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Small garden with decking, terrace, sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. No smoking. NB: 2 steps in garden.

  • Andlestone

    Birchover near Matlock

    Grade
    6
    3
    2
    1
    Ref: CC418039
    This wonderful holiday cottage situated in the Peak District National Park is hidden in the pretty village of Birchover. Part of what was originally a chapel dating back to 1853, Andlestone has been tastefully renovated throughout, whilst maintaining its character and charm. The upside-down designed properties have the open plan living room and kitchen upstairs, whilst downstairs, there are three bedrooms with two bathrooms. Excellent walks are on your doorstep, including the Nine Ladies stone circle walk, and it lies within a few miles of the Tissington and High Peak walking/cycling trails, plus the Limestone Way. Just one mile away is the pretty village of Winster, famous for its morris dancers, wakes festivities (every June) and annual Shrove Tuesday pancake race. The Old Chapel is perfect for guests seeking a village location within easy reach of some of Derbyshire’s most famous attractions. Don’t miss the spectacular Chatsworth House, and the market town of Bakewell, which is a ten-minute drive away, home to a fine selection of shops, cafés and pubs, along with the famous Bakewell Pudding. All in all, this is a delightful holiday retreat any time of the year.
    Andlestone can be booked with Nine Ladies (CC418038) to accommodate up to 12 guests.

    Ground Floor: The property has gas central heating and comprises:
    Bedroom 1: With double bed.
    Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
    Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
    Bathroom: With bath, shower, WC, basin and heated towel rail.
    Shower room: With shower, WC and basin.

    First Floor: Open plan living space.
    Lounge area: Arch-beamed with wooden floor, Freeview TV, DVD player and CD/radio.
    Dining area: Arch-beamed with wooden floor.
    Kitchen area: Arch-beamed with wooden floor, electric cooker, microwave fridge, freezer, dishwasher, and washer/dryer.

    All gas, electric, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate. Wi-Fi. Sitting out area. On road parking. No smoking.

  • Chestnut Farm - Barn End

    Uppertown, Bonsall

    Grade
    6
    3
    1
    2
    Ref: 23740

    Scenic location

    Chestnut Farm, a 17th century Derbyshire farm, longbarn and dairy have been sympathetically converted into five individual properties that combine modern comfort with the distinctive construction methods of the era. Set within 1¼ acres of courtyard and grounds, the farm looks out over the undisputed beauty of the Peak District National Park, and yet is less than 15 minutes to the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. Retaining many original features including beams and exposed stone walls, each cottage offers individual holiday accommodation, welcoming couples or large family parties who may wish to book several cottages together. Situated in Uppertown, just above the village of Bonsall, high above the wooded ’Via Gellia’ gorge, it is ideal for walkers with the Limestone Way passing immediately alongside the farm. Matlock is 10 minutes away with supermarket, bus and rail, and a steam train up the Derwent Valley. The lively town of Matlock Bath, approximately 2½ miles by car or walk through woodland, has a mining museum, Abraham Cable Cars and Gullivers Kingdom. All the scenic delights of the Peak District are a short drive including Carsington Water, High Peak Trail, Dovedale and the Manifold Valley. The market towns of Bakewell, Buxton and Ashbourne are all within a half hour drive along with Chatsworth House, Haddon Halla and the Crich Tramway Village all a similar drive. Alton Towers and the Potteries are well worth the drive. Shop 100 yards, pub ½ mile.

    Ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen with beams and tiled floor. Spiral stairs to first floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 bunk. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Separate spiral stairs to first floor: 1 twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet.

    Electric woodburner in living room included. Washing machine. Fridge/freezer. Limestone sitting-out area. Parking (2 cars). One pet welcome (to be kept on a lead at all times).

    All properties: Gas central heating, underfloor heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. Gas cooker. Microwave. Dishwasher. Shared playing field. No smoking.

  • Haddon Cottage

    Darwin Lake, nr. Matlock

    Grade
    6
    3
    2
    3
    Ref: E4641

    These exceptionally smart, immaculately presented cottages boast an ideal location in a holiday village set around Darwin Lake. Haddon Cottage is detached whilst Peveril Cottage is one of a terrace enjoying a peaceful lakeside position. Surrounded by acres of forestry land, Darwin Lake lies betwixt craggy moorland offering panoramic views and the beautiful Derwent Valley, now a World Heritage site. Discover a lovely woodland walk around the lake as well as cycling and walking from the door. Magnificent Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall (perhaps the most perfect house to survive from the Middle Ages), Matlock Bath – home of the Heights of Abraham with its cable cars and Great Masson showcave tours – the High Peak Cycle Trail (with cycle hire), Arkwright’s famous Mill at Cromford and Gulliver’s Kingdom family theme park are all under 6 miles, whilst Alton Towers is an hour’s drive. Riding and golf 3 miles, and the sailing centre at Carsington Lake is 12 miles. Matlock’s shops, galleries, takeaways, restaurants and heated indoor swimming pool, 3 miles. Shop and pub 0.5 miles.

    Ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin with en-suite bathroom with shower attachment and toilet, 1 bunk with en-suite shower room and toilet.

    Dishwasher.

    Both properties: Electric heaters, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. DVD. CD. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Fridge/freezer. Shared payphone. Shared grounds. Patio and furniture. Parking. No smoking. NB: Lake and drops in grounds.

  • Nine Ladies

    Birchover near Matlock

    Grade
    6
    3
    2
    2
    Ref: CC418038
    This wonderful holiday cottage, situated in the Peak District National Park, is hidden in the pretty village of Birchover. Part of what was once originally a chapel dating back to 1853, Nine Ladies has been tastefully renovated throughout, whilst maintaining its character and charm. The upside-down designed properties have the open plan living room and kitchen upstairs, whilst downstairs, there are three bedrooms with two bathrooms. Excellent walks are on your doorstep, including the Nine Ladies stone circle walk, and it lies within a few miles of the Tissington and High Peak walking/cycling trails, plus the Limestone Way. Just one mile away, is the pretty village of Winster, famous for its morris dancers, wakes festivities (every June) and annual Shrove Tuesday pancake race. Nine Ladies is perfect for guests seeking a village location within easy reach of some of Derbyshire’s most famous attractions. Don’t miss the spectacular Chatsworth House, and the market town of Bakewell, which is a ten-minute drive away, home to a fine selection of shops, cafés and pubs, along with the famous Bakewell Pudding. All in all, this is a delightful holiday retreat any time of the year.
    Nine Ladies can be booked with Andlestone (CC418039) to accommodate up to 12 guests.

    Ground Floor: The property has gas central heating and comprises:
    Bedroom 1: With double bed and en-suite with shower, handbasin and WC.
    Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
    Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
    Bathroom: With bath, shower, WC, basin and heated towel rail.

    First Floor: Open plan living space.
    Lounge area: Arch-beamed with wooden floor, Freeview TV, DVD player and CD/radio.
    Dining area: Arch-beamed with wooden floor.
    Kitchen area: Arch-beamed with wooden floor, electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.

    All gas, electric, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate. Wi-Fi. Patio with sitting-out area and furniture. On road parking. No smoking.

  • Swallows Loft

    Cromford near Matlock

    Grade
    7
    3
    1
    2
    Ref: CC418042
    Swallows Loft was originally an 18th Century barn which has been thoughtfully converted into a wonderful holiday cottage. The owners have taken great pride in maintaining some original features whilst incorporating all the modern day necessities to make Swallows Loft an incredibly comfortable place to take a holiday to remember. Situated on the owners’ working farm, you and your family can lap up the day-to-day goings on of a working farm and even watch the chickens roaming around the gardens. Clustered around a courtyard, the barn is set in a rural location nestled in the Derwent Valley yet in easy reach of many of Derbyshire’s attractions, particularly nearby Matlock and Matlock Bath, Bakewell, Carsington Water and of course the wonderful Chatsworth House. So why not kick off your shoes, relax and enjoy a memorable holiday at Swallows loft, we’re sure you’ll want to stay!
    From May 2016 Swallows Loft can be booked together with Barn Owl Cottage (CC418043) to accommodate up to 11 guests.

    Ground Floor: The property has gas central heating and comprises:
    Lounge: With wooden floor, gas fire, Freeview TV, DVD player and French doors to courtyard.
    Kitchen/dining room: Spacious with electric cooker, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: With king size four poster bed and en-suite with shower.
    Bedroom 2: With king size bed and single bed (for child).
    Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
    Bathroom: With shower over bath and WC.

    All gas, electric, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Shared laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer. Welcome pack. Enclosed courtyard with patio and sitting-out area. Shared natural grounds with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. BBQ. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. Natural water supply from spring. No smoking.

  • Chatsworth

    Darwin Lake, nr. Matlock

    Grade
    7
    3
    0
    3
    Ref: RLR

    "Spacious stone cottages with fine facilities, in a beautiful, tranquil woodland setting..."

    "Set in the Darwin Forest on the edge of the Peak District National Park, this group of holiday cottages enjoys an ideal location from which to enjoy the area’s great natural beauty. Built in traditional Derbyshire stone to blend effortlessly into their surroundings, they are set around the lake and surrounded by mixed woodland, an ideal habitat for a rich variety of wildlife. The cottages are modern and spacious, with comfortably furnished living rooms, several enjoying views over the lake. A central courtyard area creates a focal point, and each cottage has its own patio, as well as shared use of the nine acres of beautiful wooded grounds which include an enclosed, elevated woodland walk around the lake. An old stone building has been dismantled and then erected in the grounds and is used for conferences and also as a fitness/weight loss venue (these facilities can be booked in advance with the management).
    This peaceful spot is the perfect stopping off point for walking and cycling amid superb countryside, and a trekking centre just around the corner provides plenty of opportunity to explore on horseback. For the more adventurous, a whole host of outdoor pursuits is available nearby, including sailing, wind-surfing and canoeing on Carsington Reservoir, 13 miles away, while Derbyshire’s gritstone edges and deep caverns attract rock climbing and pot-holing enthusiasts.
    The popular Derbyshire Dales town of Matlock is only 4 miles away, with a good choice of pubs, restaurants and shops. Among the attractions here are the Peak Rail steam trains, the Heights of Abraham pleasure grounds, reached by a cable car across the gorge, dramatic show caverns and Gulliver’s Kingdom. There is also a fascinating Lead Mining Museum and an excellent Tramway Museum at Crich, providing something of interest for everyone. A short drive away is the splendid Chatsworth House with its fine collections of paintings and furniture, and Haddon Hall in the beautiful Wye Valley. Village shop and local pub 2 miles.
    Darwin Lake is the perfect place to get away from it all amid beautiful surroundings, and to enjoy the many attractions that make this region so popular. The attractive cottages at Darwin Lake are cosily heated, insulated and double glazed throughout. The countryside is especially beautiful in the quieter seasons, and this tranquil location is accessible from major routes – ideal for Short Breaks and for holidays at all times of the year. Shop 2 miles."

    A spacious detached property. Entrance hall. Spacious living room with French door to patio. Modern fitted kitchen/dining room. Cloakroom with toilet. First floor: Large double bedroom with en-suite shower room, toilet and additional single bed (for +1). Further smaller double bedroom with en-suite shower room. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.

    • Z-bed (for +1)
    • Cot and high chair by arrangement (cot linen not provided)
    • Additional TV
    • Stereo/CD
    • Microwave
    • Dishwasher
    • Washer/dryer

    • Electricity, NSH and wall-mounted convector heaters (subject to reasonable usage), bed linen and towels included
    • TV
    • Shared access to 10 acres of wooded grounds including the Darwin Trail – a 15 min circular stroll
    • Parking
    • NB: Lake in grounds

  • The Old Dairy

    Matlock

    Grade
    7
    4
    1
    1
    Ref: 23444


    This comfortable, three storey holiday cottage enjoys a unique position on a quiet and narrow ‘access only’ lane with super views. Only 400 yards from the centre of the small town of Matlock where there are several pubs, cafes, a park and wi-fi access. The Heights of Abraham cable cars and caverns, and Gulliver’s Kingdom are 2 miles. Carsington Water, Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall, approximately 8 miles. Ideal for golf and horse riding. Shop, restaurant and pub 400 yards.

    Ground floor: Separate toilet. First floor: Living room with wooden floor. Dining room with French doors and wooden floor/kitchen with tiled floor. Second floor: 3 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 twin, 1 single, each with wooden floors. Bathroom with corner bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Third floor: 1 double bedroom with low sloping ceiling, wooden floor, Velux and en-suite toilet.

    Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine (in garage). Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi (payable to BT Openzone). Small lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Garage (1 car). Parking (1 car). No smoking. NB: 6 steps in garden.

  • Darwin Lake - Hopton

    Darwin Lake, nr. Matlock

    Grade
    7
    4
    0
    3
    Ref: RFF6

    "Spacious stone cottages with fine facilities, in a beautiful, tranquil woodland setting..."

    "Set in the Darwin Forest on the edge of the Peak District National Park, this group of holiday cottages enjoys an ideal location from which to enjoy the area’s great natural beauty. Built in traditional Derbyshire stone to blend effortlessly into their surroundings, they are set around the lake and surrounded by mixed woodland, an ideal habitat for a rich variety of wildlife. The cottages are modern and spacious, with comfortably furnished living rooms, several enjoying views over the lake. A central courtyard area creates a focal point, and each cottage has its own patio, as well as shared use of the nine acres of beautiful wooded grounds which include an enclosed, elevated woodland walk around the lake. An old stone building has been dismantled and then erected in the grounds and is used for conferences and also as a fitness/weight loss venue (these facilities can be booked in advance with the management).
    This peaceful spot is the perfect stopping off point for walking and cycling amid superb countryside, and a trekking centre just around the corner provides plenty of opportunity to explore on horseback. For the more adventurous, a whole host of outdoor pursuits is available nearby, including sailing, wind-surfing and canoeing on Carsington Reservoir, 13 miles away, while Derbyshire’s gritstone edges and deep caverns attract rock climbing and pot-holing enthusiasts.
    The popular Derbyshire Dales town of Matlock is only 4 miles away, with a good choice of pubs, restaurants and shops. Among the attractions here are the Peak Rail steam trains, the Heights of Abraham pleasure grounds, reached by a cable car across the gorge, dramatic show caverns and Gulliver’s Kingdom. There is also a fascinating Lead Mining Museum and an excellent Tramway Museum at Crich, providing something of interest for everyone. A short drive away is the splendid Chatsworth House with its fine collections of paintings and furniture, and Haddon Hall in the beautiful Wye Valley. Village shop and local pub 2 miles.
    Darwin Lake is the perfect place to get away from it all amid beautiful surroundings, and to enjoy the many attractions that make this region so popular. The attractive cottages at Darwin Lake are cosily heated, insulated and double glazed throughout. The countryside is especially beautiful in the quieter seasons, and this tranquil location is accessible from major routes – ideal for Short Breaks and for holidays at all times of the year. Shop 2 miles."

    Open-plan living/dining room with laminate floor and kitchen area with laminate floor. Double bedroom with 6ft zip & link beds and en-suite wet room with toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 6ft zip & link beds and en-suite shower room with toilet. Twin bedroom (zip & link beds) with en-suite bathroom and toilet. Small single bedroom (shares en-suite facilities).

    • Cot and high chair by arrangement (cot linen not provided)
    • DVD
    • Microwave
    • Washer/dryer
    • Fridge/freezer

    • Electricity, NSH and wall-mounted convector heaters (subject to reasonable usage), bed linen and towels included
    • TV
    • Shared access to 10 acres of wooded grounds including the Darwin Trail – a 15 min circular stroll
    • Parking
    • NB: Lake in grounds

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