Matlock holiday cottages - Derbyshire's hidden gem
When planning a break, it can be difficult to think of where to go. There are so many exciting and interesting places to visit in the United Kingdom. Matlock, Derbyshire, on the south east edge of the beautiful Peak District near Derby, is a well kept secret. The next thing to consider is where to stay. When you have children or you do not want to eat your meals at a time to suit someone else, self-catering is a good idea. Why not choose a Matlock holiday cottage?
Things to see and do in Matlock
Apart from the beautiful scenery, there are many interesting attractions and things to do in and around Matlock. Matlock is Derbyshire's county town, it lies on the river Derwent and was a popular spa town in the Victorian Era. The Matlock Bath Aquarium and Exhibition is housed in an interesting Victorian building. The Life in a Lens Exhibition shows the history of photography in another Victorian building. The Peak District Mining Museum in Matlock is dedicated to lead mining in the Peak District.
Although Matlock is an interesting town and holiday cottages Matlock so comfortable that visitors may not want to venture far, there are many visitor attractions within easy reach of the town. Gardeners might care to visit the Lea Gardens and Nursery just a short ten minute drive from holiday cottages Matlock. The nursery specializes in rhododendrons, alpines and azaleas, the gardens provide pleasant walks and there is a pleasant café, serving locally sourced food. Those who enjoy visiting stately homes would like Kedelston Hall which is half an hour's drive from Matlock. Robert Adam designed the greater part of this neo-classical building. Energetic visitors will find rock climbing, abseiling, canoeing, caving and other activities near Matlock.
A Matlock holiday cottage would make your break perfect. There is so much to see and do in and around Matlock, it is an undiscovered treasure hiding on the edge of the Peak district.