Self catering cottage Matlock Derbyshire
Renting a holiday home in Matlock is a good option for people who wish to tour the Peak District yet stay close to shops and amenities. There is a major supermarket, a large Marks and Spencer Food Hall as well as a superb butchers and bakery which makes self-catering holidays easy and enjoyable. Arrive at your accommodation and stock up at the local shops or even arrange for a grocery delivery. Many people would enjoy going out on a daily basis to buy fresh food and on the days that you do not feel like cooking, there are plenty of restaurants that would be delighted with your custom.
Hall Leys Park in the centre of Matlock is an attractive green spot for walks. Go uphill to High Tor for lovely views and a colourful display of wild flowers. The River Derwent flows through Matlock and its sister town of Matlock Bath - hire rowing boats for some fun on the water. The Heights of Abraham tourist attraction is on limestone cliffs in Matlock Bath and exposed rock is apparent throughout the area. Matlock Bath boasts at least five fish and chip shops as well as other eateries. The former Masson Mills are well worth a visit to see how cotton used to be processed and woven. There is also a lead mining museum.
Matlock is recommended for Hen and Stag weekends, there are plenty of large self-catering houses to rent, some with a hot tub in the back garden. The town is ideal for family self-catering breaks because of the park which has a splash area, a children’s playground, tennis courts and boating.
Traditional stone-built period houses are clustered around the town centre.
All towns and villages in the Peak District are easily accessible from Matlock; Buxton the west side of the Peak District is about half an hour’s drive away, Chatsworth House about 20 minutes and the interesting village of Hathersage and popular Castleton are just a little further.
Matlock is such a convenient place to stay for a self-catering holiday in the Peak District. Alton Towers is within reach for a day out. Do take a look at the self-catering accommodation listed for Matlock and we are sure that you will find a house or cottage to suit your taste.
Find a good quality holiday cottage in and around Matlock for a self catering holiday in the Peak District.
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