Derbyshire Dales & Matlock

Things to do and see in and around Derbyshire and the Peak District.


A beautiful country and former spa town, Matlock is situated at the south eastern edge of the Peak District.

Matlock Town is surrounded by stunning buildings and the Victorian public park Hall Leys Park. Just down form the A6 Matlock is just a drive away from Derby, Sheffield or Nottingham.

Derbyshire Dales

Standing along the River Derwent and situated mostly in the Peak District, the Derbyshire Dales is flooded with historic buildings, busy market towns and villages, beautiful walks, wildlife and picturesque scenery.

Peak District

Covering parts of Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire and South & West Yorkshire the Peak District lies mainly in northern Derbyshire. With vast and spectacular landscapes the Peak District is one of the most beautiful and inspiring parts of the British Isles.

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Places to visit in the Peak District

National Trust and English Heritage properties:

Other local points of interest:

Local Trails:

  • Monsal Trail
  • High Peak Trail
  • Dovedale
  • Ladybower Reservoir