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.


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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Matlock, GB?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,085 vacation rentals around Matlock. From 928 cabin rentals to 88 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a rural property in Matlock?

Nothing compares to the silence of rural life. No thundering traffic or blaring car horns. Just you and the relaxing serenity of the countryside! Vrbo has 419 countryside getaway rentals in this destination. Of course, that might not be everyone's style. Fortunately, Vrbo has a selection of other options, including:

  • 312 village vacation rentals.
  • 82 town vacation rentals.
  • 79 riverside vacation rentals.

Can I stay in Matlock in a large group?

Vacations spent with your friends and loved ones can be tons of fun, especially when you're sleeping under the same roof in an amazing new place! If you're traveling with a big group, Vrbo can help. Why not have a peek at the 128 cottage vacation homes available here? They're the most popular option for large groups of guests. The rental options that can cater to large numbers around here include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we've got 204 vacation homes appropriate for that size. Book a night from just $84.
  • Looking for somewhere for 5 people? We have 76 that will work well. You can book one for as little as $69 a night.
  • Seeking out rental properties suitable for 8 people? You'll be delighted to know we have 74 that will fit the bill. You can score one from just $84 per night.

You and all your buddies will be well catered to when you plan your Matlock adventure with us!