Matlock Today / Map of Matlock Area / Tourist Information

Matlock is the County Town of Derbyshire and the seat of local goverment, hosting the County, District (Derbyshire Dales District Council) and Matlock Town Council. It is smaller than most county towns (population of about 16,000, whereas there are eight other towns in Derbyshire with over 20,000) and is really a collection of smaller settlements spread along the Derwent Valley. The wider Matlock urban area (Matlock, Matlock Bath, Darley Dale, Hackney and Tansley has about 20,000 inhabitants.

Visitor Information

Information boards can be found at various places around Matlock and Matlock Bath; Matlock and Matlock Bath Stations, Hall Leys Park, Matlock Bridge, Peak District Mining Museum and on the riverside path southwards along the Derwent from Hall Leys Park and Knowleston Gardens

Experience Peak District & Derbyshire

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Matlock Heritage

Visiting with Children