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Where should we stay in Matlock?

The welcoming destination of Matlock is a great choice if you've been thinking about a holiday with the children. The cycling trails, parks and gardens are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Take to the air and fly into East Midlands (EMA), which is located 23.5 mi (37.9 km) from the city centre. Matlock has 13 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you have plenty of options when you're deciding where to stay.

Holidaying families have good things to say about these types of accommodation:

The Gables Bed & Breakfast – Offers free parking, free full breakfast and free WiFi. Guests like the breakfast options at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast.

Jug and Glass Inn Matlock – Features a restaurant, free parking and free WiFi. The central location and breakfast options make this 3-star inn popular with guests.

Gulliver's Resort Matlock Bath – Offers free parking, laundry facilities and babysitting services. Guests like the comfy beds and clean rooms at this 3-star cabin.

Cedar House B&B – Features a restaurant, free parking and free WiFi. The overall comfort and clean rooms make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

When should we visit Matlock?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family holiday. Use these tips to plan when to grab the children and head to Matlock.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 20°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 2°F
  • Driest months: June, July, March and May, with an average rainfall of 1 inches
  • Rainiest months: January, February, October and August, with an average rainfall of 2 inches

What should we see and do in Matlock?

While you and your family are holidaying in Matlock, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Gulliver's Kingdom and Crich Tramway Village. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Beauchief Abbey, Newstead Abbey and Peace Gardens.

Matlock is also known for its:
  • Cultural attractions
  • Parks
  • Gardens
  • Countryside
  • Cycling

Getting around Matlock

If you want to journey outside of the area, hop aboard a train from Matlock Bath Station, Matlock Station or Cromford Station. Matlock might not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

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Frequently asked questions

What's Matlock like for family-friendly holidays?
The culturally rich destination of Matlock is a good choice if you’ve been thinking about a trip with your children. The exciting theme parks, cycling trails and parks are just a few things that make this an attractive holiday destination for families. Fly into East Midlands (EMA), which is located 23.5 mi (37.9 km) from the city centre.
What's the best accommodation option when travelling with children to Matlock?
Jug and Glass Inn Matlock is a top 3-star inn on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other good choices for your family trip include The Gables Bed & Breakfast and Cedar House B&B.
What's the seasonal weather like in Matlock?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of 4°C. Average annual rainfall for Matlock is 602 mm.
What's there to see and do with your family in Matlock?
While you are visiting Matlock, you and the family may want to explore some interesting spots such as Gulliver’s Kingdom, Crich Tramway Village and Matlock Parks Country Park. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Chatsworth House, Alton Towers and Buxton Opera House.
What's the best way for us to get around Matlock?
If you want to travel outside the city, take a train from Matlock Bath Station, Matlock Station or Cromford Station. Matlock might not have many public transport choices, so consider renting a car to explore more.