Heights of Abraham
Peak District Mining Museum & Temple Mine
An educational introduction to the mining history of Matlock is provided by this enthusiast-run museum. Set in an old Victorian...
This old-fashioned amusement park offers plenty of splashing, churning and looping attractions for anyone as tall as the signs at the...
From a tiny platform just north of Sainsbury's supermarket on the outskirts of Matlock village, nostalgic steam trains trundle along a...
This pub gets a lively, spirited crowd, including legions of bikers. It has a mixed bag of live music and a decent selection of ales.
Victorian Tea Shop
The pick of the tearooms, this cavern of chintz has the prerequisite frilly curtains, trays of iced buns and lace doilies.
Lonely Planet review
A spectacular cable-car ride (included in admission; no cable-car-only tickets) from the bottom of the gorge brings you to this hilltop leisure park, whose atmospheric cave and mine tours, and fossil exhibitions are a winner with kids.