Voted as one of the top 25 Bed and Breakfasts in the World

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Ranked in top ten bed and breakfasts in Derbyshire

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"Absolutely finest B&B I've ever stayed in"

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"A fantastic place to stay, first class in every way"

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"Breakfast was delicious, lots of choice and beautifully cooked food"

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"Warm friendly welcome. Impeccable B&B throughout"

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Glendon is reopening from the 17th May

We are taking bookings now for stays from the 17th May. You can find out more about our plans and the timetable for pubs, restaurants and other attractions reopening here.

You can also view our terms and conditions that take account of the current situation here.

We look forward to welcoming you back.
Adrian and Damien

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Glendon Bed and Breakfast in Matlock

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Welcome to the award-winning Glendon Guest House, classic bed and breakfast accommodation, within easy walking distance of the centre of the beautiful market town of Matlock, Derbyshire.

Each guest bedroom is individual, and beautifully decorated with en-suite bathrooms. The house also provides a large guest sitting room and elegant dining room, both with views over Knowleston Gardens.


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Plan your Staycation

We are proud that both Glendon and our sister business Derwent House were selected to feature in the latest video from Visit Peak District to promote the staycation in the stunning Peak District and Derbyshire. There’s is so much to offer our visitors, whatever the season.


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Glendon Gift Vouchers

Looking for a unique gift?

We offer gift vouchers towards a stay away at Glendon, something different and ideal for friends or loved ones to look forward to when restrictions are lifted.

All vouchers are valid for 24 months.

An elegant Victorian villa

When you arrive at our door you enter a large Victorian Villa, built in 1857, with a host of original features combined with the elegance of modern life and design, not to mention our electric vehicle charge point. Glendon is an ideal bed and breakfast for a couple, groups and single travellers visiting Derbyshire and the Peak District.

Glendon is the perfect place to stay for walkers, cyclists, photographers, and those who enjoy stunning scenery and visiting historic houses. The house offers a relaxed and peaceful setting.

Our individually decorated bedrooms are situated over the first and second floors. Each room is bright and airy, with high ceilings and large sash windows. The bedrooms are designed using soft furnishings in a contemporary style and combine modern conveniences to ensure a comfortable stay. The premiere room has a bath, with fitted shower above. Each of the other rooms has a large shower.

In the centre of Matlock

Glendon is nestled in the centre of Matlock, overlooking a brook feeding into the river Derwent, next to Hall Leys Park. Our individually styled en-suite bedrooms provide a restful ambience and exceptional standard of accommodation and service. Breakfast is served in the traditional Victorian dining room with all menu items cooked and served to order. Glendon is ideally placed for walking and exploring the Peak district if you are visiting for leisure and offers a personal, restful base for those visiting for business. Whatever your reason for visiting, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional hospitality with outstanding guest reviews.

The charming town of Matlock in the Derbyshire Dales is a wonderful location for holidays, short breaks and overnight stays. Matlock is set on the edge of the Peak District National Park, with several independent shops, local pubs, vibrant cafes and restaurants just a short stroll away.

The safety and well-being of our guests and local community

For future bookings we have amended our cancellation terms to provide more flexibility in the current situation. We have also reviewed facilities and service at Glendon and have taken many steps to keep everyone safe. You can read full details here.


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A short drive from the Peak District National Park

A short drive to the Peak District National Park, Matlock is an ideal place to stay for visiting historic houses, pretty villages and other attractions. And of course, for walking, cycling or just relaxing throughout the year. Glendon has parking facilities, with and EV charging point if needed. The house is located a short walk from Matlock train station with direct trains to Derby and Nottingham.

We look forward to welcoming you to Glendon to enjoy Derbyshire and the Peak District.


When you stay at Glendon Bed and Breakfast……

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Breakfast at Glendon

Cooked fresh-to-order, our breakfasts are wholesome, delicious and locally sourced where possible. Choose from a wide variety of vegetarian, traditional and gluten-free options. 

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Our bedrooms at Glendon

The guest bedrooms at Glendon are arranged over two floors. The first floor has the four-poster and double/twin rooms, and second floor has premiere and double room. Each room is individually decorated with a silent mini fridge.

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The personal touch at Glendon

Our aim is for every guest to really enjoy their stay and make the most of their time visiting Derbyshire and the Peak District National Park. We welcome guests arriving on the first day between 4 – 5.30pm with homemade afternoon refreshments.

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Visiting Matlock from Glendon

Matlock is the county town of Derbyshire, a short walk from Glendon, on the River Derwent. It’s small enough to be welcoming but large enough to offer a variety independent shops, restaurants and bars. 

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Things to do when staying at Glendon

The hills and dales of the Peak District and surrounding area are ideal for walkers and cyclists. There are a host of historic houses to visit such as Chatsworth as well as the attractions of Alton Towers, Gulliver’s Kingdom and the Heights of Abraham.

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Glendon gift vouchers

Looking for a unique gift for someone? A gift voucher towards a stay away is something different and is ideal for friends or loved ones to look forward to.

“Quite the best B&B we have ever stayed at”

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What makes Glendon Bed and Breakfast different from the rest?

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A top rated bed and breakfast in Derbyshire

We are consistently rated as one of the top Bed and Breakfasts in Derbyshire. We strive to exceed your expectations with our beautifully appointed bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities. Choose from a choice of rooms, from a traditional oak four-poster; double; twin bed and family rooms. And with the ease of on-site parking, EV charge point and secure cycle store. Read our top 10 reasons for choosing Glendon Bed and Breakfast.

We are proud of what we offer

 We focus on personal hospitality. Whether it be providing advice about the local area and attractions, providing glasses to go with the bottle of prosecco in the fridge, leaving soya milk or helping to make a reservation for a local restaurant. It is these little touches that make the difference between somewhere to sleep or a place that is an important part of making a great break.

Our news and articles

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Exploring the Peak District National Park

Exploring the Peak District National Park

Climb every mountain….. Being outdoors and surrounded by such great scenery is one of the joys of living in Derbyshire. During the national restrictions one of the best things we have discovered, is to get up amongst the clouds. In a different way than taking a flight!

Visiting the Mills of the Derwent Valley

Visiting the Mills of the Derwent Valley

When you visit Derbyshire and the Derwent Valley you are also visiting the birthplace of our industrial revolution and its factory system. The mills you will discover housed ground-breaking technology for manufacturing cotton for mass production- a first in the world.