What to do and see
Matlock Bath is one of the prettiest villages in Derbyshire and the Peak District. Just a short drive from our village you'll find a variety of attractions and activities for nature lovers and families. Our historic village is nestled between wooded slopes of limestone cliffs with a beautiful river, parks, castles, historic textile mills, manorhouses, adventure and theme parks. For more information on The Peak District visit www.visitpeakdistrict.com or click here to browse links to some of our favourites.
Events through the year:
Anytime is a good time in Matlock Bath, but the variety of events running throughout the year can make your stay with us all the more special.
May - 2 day Chatsworth Horse Trails
2 day Chatsworth Angling Fair
July: Concerts at Chatsworth throughout July in the summer
July - Buxton International Festival - www.buxtonfestival.co.uk (full program of events including opera music walks and drama)
August: Bakewell (Agricultural) Show - www.bakewellshow.org
September: Chatsworth (Agricultural) Show - www.chatsworth.org
beginning of September till the end of October: "The Matlock Bath Illuminations and Venetian Nights" - which is a 6 to 8 week festival with various event including children's fun fair, lit decorated boat parade, fireworks,
NOVEMBER: Autumn walking events - changing colours of Autumn
DECEMBER (usually first weekend in Dec) "Matlock Victorian Weekend" an arts and crafts fair that takes place over a weekend with entertainment, music, dance, costumes, children's activities and more.