Matlock outdoor attractions

Outdoor attractions to visitors of the Matlock area.

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Peaks and Paddles – Outdoor Adventure

February 16, 2014

If you’re feeling adventurous and are looking for exciting outdoor activities in the Matlock area, Peaks and Paddles could be for you. Activities including canoeing, abseiling, caving and rock climbing can be catered for by the company at locations around Matlock such as canoeing on the river Derwent and abseiling […]

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Lea Gardens and Nursery

December 18, 2010

If you’re looking for something relaxing to do in the Matlock area take a visit Lea Gardens, café and nursery, just ten minutes outside Matlock. The gardens and nursery specialise in rhododendrons, azaleas, and alpines and are particularly spectacular during the rhododendron flowering season but are well worth visiting at […]

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Matlock Farm Park

August 9, 2010

Matlock Farm Park is located 6 miles from Matlock Bath and forms part of a 600 acre working farm with a number of activities, particularly suited to families looking for things to do in the area. Pigs, sheep, goats and donkeys are all well represented at Matlock Farm Park but […]

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Chatsworth House

November 8, 2009

Chatsworth is one of the most famous historic estates in Britain and just a short 10 mile drive from the centre of Matlock Bath in the heart of Derbyshire’s Peak District. A visit is highly recommended if you’re in the area, whether you just want to take in the beautiful […]

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National Stone Centre

September 3, 2009

Recently re-opened after refurbishment in April 2017. 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 […]

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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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