Destination guide

Why people love visiting cozy 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-sees in the area. With a vacation 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 vacation home and experience everything that makes Matlock a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural landscape of Matlock

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

  • 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

Transportation options to and around Matlock

Fly into East Midlands (EMA), the closest airport, located 23.5 mi (37.9 km) from the city center. 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 traveling by train, Matlock Bath Station, Matlock Station and Cromford Station are the main stations in the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Matlock?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,249 vacation rentals near Matlock. From 764 Cottages to 764 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Matlock for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Matlock?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Matlock. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Whatstandwell Station: 1,429 vacation rentals
  • Matlock Bath Station: 1,636 vacation rentals
  • Matlock Station: 1,646 vacation rentals
  • Lumsdale Valley: 1,627 vacation rentals
  • Druids Caves: 1,724 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Matlock?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 764 Cottages in Matlock. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Matlock include:

  • Bungalows: 764 rentals available
  • Cabins: 764 rentals available
  • Houses: 372 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Matlock?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 39 vacation rentals with pool available in Matlock. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.