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National Stone Centre

September 3, 2009

Located close to Matlock Bath in Derbyshire’s Peak District, The National Stone Centre’s aim is to tell the ‘Story of Stone’ in the UK. Visitors can follow themed trails on the 50 acre site to learn about the geology and history of stone in the UK, environmental aspects and the […]

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Black Rocks Country Park

September 2, 2009

Black Rocks is a small country park famous for the grit stone outcrop which gives the park its name. The park facilities include car parking, a small visitor centre and toilets but without doubt the best reason to visit are the fantastic views from the outcrop across the Derwent Valley […]

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Welcome to Matlock.org.uk

August 30, 2009

We hope you find the site a useful resource to help you find things to do in the area and if you’re looking for a place to stay, please visit our bed and breakfast, hotel and self catering cottage listings.

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Life in a Lens Museum – Matlock Bath

August 30, 2009

The Life in a Lens museum based in Matlock Bath presents the history of popular photography in a wonderful Victorian setting. As well as exhibition rooms covering themes such as ‘The Seaside’ and ‘The Darkroom’, the Museum exhibits over 500 cameras of all kinds including examples of toy and novelty […]

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Matlock Bath Aquarium

August 29, 2009

Matlock Bath Aquarium and Exhibitions are located in a wonderful Victorian building in the centre of Matlock Bath, this is a popular collection of unique attractions for all the family to visit and enjoy. As well as the fascinating aquarium that houses over 50 species of fish there is : […]

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Peak District Mining Museum

August 19, 2009

Visit the Peak District Mining Museum in Matlock Bath to experience and wonder at the almost forgotten world of a Derbyshire lead miner. For centuries men have toiled underground in cramped and hazardous conditions to earn a meagre living by extracting the mineral galena, lead ore.

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