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Our Derbyshire

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Some views about ‘Our Derbyshire’ from Glendon B&B, located in Matlock, Derbyshire. An ideal base to explore the stunning scenery, experience the history and enjoy the outdoor pursuits. With so much to see and do in Matlock, Derbyshire and the Peak District we offer our ideas and insights into what the area has to offer.

Why stay in an Independent Bed and Breakfast

Why stay in an Independent Bed and Breakfast

Have you ever stayed in a Bed and Breakfast? This year from the 16th to 22nd March is national Bed and Breakfast week. The week is designed to celebrate the wonderful variety of independent accommodation providers throughout the United Kingdom.

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Christmas in Derbyshire

Christmas in Derbyshire

Each year the 1st weekend of December sees the Matlock Christmas market in Derbyshire. The event runs over 3 days – Friday, Saturday & Sunday

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The Matlock Bath Illuminations

The Matlock Bath Illuminations

Each year, Matlock Bath stages the illuminated boat procession along the River Derwent. The first procession of candle lit boats took place in 1897, to mark the diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria. As a young princess, Victoria has stayed in Matlock Bath…

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Last minute break in the UK

Last minute break in the UK

If you’re thinking of a few days away, Derbyshire is a great place to visit for a last minute UK break. From stately homes, ancient traditions, spectacular scenery and some surprising history, it really does have something for everyone.

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The Dog Exhibition at Chatsworth

The Dog Exhibition at Chatsworth

    It’s a dog’s life at Chatsworth House This year, up until the end of October, Chatsworth House has an exhibition dedicated to The Dog. Inspired by the Duchess of Devonshire who like us has lived and loved dogs all her life, the exhibition provides a...

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National B&B week

National B&B week

When planning a break away there are lots of options to chose from. Over the past few years lots of hotel chains have become more visible. The choices range from luxury properties to budget chains. For the chain hotels a plus can be that you know what you are getting before you get there.

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Cricket World Cup Accommodation

Cricket World Cup Accommodation

      Got your tickets for the ICC Cricket world cup 2019? Places to stay over the Cricket World Cup are filling up fast, Glendon Bed and Breakfast in Derbyshire is well placed for Trent Bridge in Nottingham, Old Trafford in Manchester and Headingley in...

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Cycling in the Peak District

Cycling in the Peak District

      Cycling is the perfect way to experience the countryside. The Peak District although popular with walkers is now a cycling destination too! With many quiet lanes, off road trails and stunning vistas from the peaks and ridges, it’s the ideal way to...

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Looking ahead to RHS Chatsworth 2019

Looking ahead to RHS Chatsworth 2019

      Well the 2018 RHS Chatsworth House flower show is over. Most of our guests who stayed last week were here to enjoy a day at the show. As the week went on the array of plants in our garden grew. But we were just temporary minders and waterers. They...

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Favourite walks from Matlock

Favourite walks from Matlock

The Lumsdale Valley, a local walk from Matlock and a hidden treasure. As owners and managers of Glendon Bed and Breakfast, we have lots of favourite walks we go on with Jasper our dog and thought we would share some of them with you. Find out more about us...

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British post boxes in Derbyshire

British post boxes in Derbyshire

Take a closer look at our letter boxes I recently posted some postcards for a guest at our local post box at Matlock Green and noticed the Victorian Royal Cypher and how unusual it was. That got me thinking about their history. Will these objects of British heritage...

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Romantic valentine’s getaways 2018

Romantic valentine’s getaways 2018

A Valentine kiss in the countryside. Looking for a romantic valentine's getaways for 2018? Why not take a romantic Valentine walk here in the Peak District National Park and see how many kisses you can claim. Want know more, then read on! We have some great places to...

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Reviews from our guests

review rating 5  One of the best if not the best guest house I have stayed in rooms were spotlessly clean, location was brilliant, and the owner went the extra mile to make sure everything was ok, booked again for later in the year and the lemon drizzle cake was to die for and a lovely touch

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2/24/2020

review rating 5  This is such a lovely place to stay - definitely one of the best guest houses I’ve ever had the pleasure of visiting. My room was gorgeous and had all the essentials, plus lots of added extras. Having a decent sized fridge in there was a great touch! And I loved my evenings sitting in the guest lounge with a glass of complementary port! Breakfast was delicious and Damien and Adrian are so lovely, their attention to detail and friendly service is what makes this place so special. I stayed here as I was attending a local course, but I’m already planning to come back for a leisure stay with my husband to show him how wonderful this place is.

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12/08/2019

review rating 5  We initially were led to this establishment as it has an electric car charging point (free to use) but Glendon House proved to be a real find for us. The room was both stylish and very comfortable. Nothing was too much trouble. For example, we were welcomed with a pot of green tea and most delicious cake and lovely gluten free alternative. In fact we will officially award them the best gluten-free breakfast ever, in our opinion!

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10/17/2019
We look forward to welcoming you and sharing our stunning Derbyshire countryside!
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Bed & Breakfast Matlock, Derbyshire

Tel: 01629 584 732

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