Tel: 01629 584 732

Bed & Breakfast Matlock, Derbyshire

Tel: 01629 584 732

Things to do in the Peak District

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In 1951, the Peak District became the first designated National Park in Great Britain. It’s very special qualities are well known to the people who live in the towns and villages that surround the National Park but for visitors from further away, whether from Britain or abroad, there is so much to explore and enjoy.

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A short break, or longer holiday, will allow you to explore some of England’s most spectacular scenery and in the towns, villages and hamlets you will find a warm and genuine welcome wherever you go. Every taste is catered for with exciting activities to suit all ages and tastes. The area has a wealth of history and cultural heritage. Glendon Guest House is situated within easy reach of some of Derbyshire’s best attractions including:

Historic Houses
Chatsworth Home to the remarkable Duchess Georgiana.
Haddon Hall A fortified medieval manor house dating from the 12th Century
Hardwick HallBuilt for 'Bess of Hardwick', Elizabethan England's second most powerful and wealthy woman
Kedleston Hall Masterpiece of neo-classical architecture, designed by Robert Adam
Tissington Hall The history of Tissington can be traced back as far as 1086, when it is mentioned in the Domesday Book among the possessions of Henry de Ferrers.
Galleries and Artists
Cromford Studio and GalleryOwner and watercolour artist Martin Sloman opened the doors to a wonderful gallery and work space in August 2013
Silver Tree Gallery, CromfordSilver Tree Gallery is a bright and airy independent art gallery, recently opened in Cromford, Derbyshire.
Transport Enthusiasts
CyclingThis is great cycling country. We cater for you, dry your clothes and store your cycles securely undercover. If you have not brought your bike there are six hire shops in the area.
Cromford canal narrowboatsOn arrival collect your old penny to pay the conductor your tram fare, and receive a ticket you can use all day. Trams depart regularly from town end, calling at various stops along the mile long track.
Crich Tramway Museum Enjoy a peaceful journey along the Cromford Canal and get up close to the fabulous wildlife and take in the amazing scenery.

A short break, or longer holiday, will allow you to explore some of England’s most spectacular scenery and in the towns, villages and hamlets you will find a warm and genuine welcome wherever you go. Every taste is catered for with exciting activities to suit all ages and tastes. The area has a wealth of history and cultural heritage. Glendon Guest House is situated within easy reach of some of Derbyshire’s best attractions including:

Historic Houses
Chatsworth
Haddon Hall
Hardwick Hall
Kedleston Hall
Tissington Hall
Galleries and Artists
Cromford Studio and Gallery
Silver Tree Gallery, Cromford
Transport Enthusiasts
Cycling
Cromford canal narrowboats
Crich Tramway Museum

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We look forward to welcoming you and sharing our stunning Derbyshire countryside.

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