Project Description

Matlock Bath and Matlock Town

The Cables is just a short walk away and almost equal distance from Matlock Bath and Matlock Town. Although both called, “Matlock”, the two areas have their own distinct attractions. Matlock Bath is set alongside the River Derwent in a steep and beautiful gorge. It was extremely fashionable and prosperous in the nineteenth century with its spectacular scenery, shops and spa. It continues to draw tourists today for it’s beautiful riverside walks and array of shops restaurants and cafe’s. Matlock town is where you will find most high street shops alongside independent retailers selling anything from leather goods to furniture. The jewel in Matlock towns crown is Hall Leys Park which is situated right in the centre of the town. The park is a is a lovely place to while away a few hours on a sunny day. Play mini golf or tennis, or just watch the world go by whilst enjoying a cake and coffee at the Café in the Park. There are numerous events that take place throughout the year in both Matlocks, take a look at the following website for more details…matlock.org.uk