Matlock & Matlock Bath

Distance: 10 miles from the Park.

Matlock, the county town of Derbyshire, is a former spa town situated at a sharp bend in the River Derwent. Just down river of the main town lies Matlock Bath, which is enclosed by the limestone cliffs of the gorge and contains the main tourist attractions of the locality.

Matlock has good facilities for shopping, leisure and recreation. Enjoy a stroll in the wonderful Hall Leys Park, with its miniature railway and paddling pool. Other activities include boating on the lake, tennis, crazy golf, skateboarding and outdoor bowling.

Matlock Bath offers unique tourist attractions including, the Heights of Abraham, the Mining Museum, the National Stone Centre, and the fascinating aquarium set in a former Victorian swimming pool. With fish and chips shops, amusement arcades and numerous cafes it’s a fun day out.