Destination guide

Why people love visiting cosy Matlock

Enjoy the culture and other features of Matlock. Well known for its hiking, parks and gardens, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Beauchief Abbey and Newstead Abbey are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Matlock

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Matlock a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gulliver's Kingdom (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Crich Tramway Village (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Peak District National Park Authority (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Denby Pottery (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Ashbourne Golf Club (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Birchall Golf and Leisure (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Matlock

Travellers love Matlock for its pristine countryside and beautiful gardens. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Matlock. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Peace Gardens (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Heights of Abraham (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Lea Gardens (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Carsington Water (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Dovedale National Nature Reserve (9 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Ecclesall Woods (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Matlock

Fly into East Midlands (EMA), the closest airport, located 23.5 mi (37.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Nottingham (NQT), which is 25.7 mi (41.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Matlock Bath Station, Matlock Station and Cromford Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay near Matlock?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,314 holiday rentals near Matlock. From 771 Cottages to 771 Bungalows, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Matlock for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Matlock?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Matlock. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Matlock Station: 1,740 holiday rentals
  • Lumsdale Valley: 1,627 holiday rentals
  • Matlock Bath Station: 1,666 holiday rentals
  • Druids Caves: 1,747 holiday rentals
  • Hall Leys Park: 1,662 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Matlock listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Matlock?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 771 Cottages in Matlock. Our other popular types of Matlock holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 771 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 771 holiday houses
  • Houses: 383 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Matlock?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 84 holiday homes with pool available in Matlock. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.