Matlock travel guide

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You're Going to Love Matlock

With a population of 11.516, Matlock is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. Consider staying at least one whole day in Matlock to see all of its attractions.

Activities & attractions in Matlock

Where to Eat in Matlock

If you’re looking for affordable options, Stones Restaurant Matlock (1c Dale Road) and Chatsworth Kitchen (Chatsworth Rd) are great picks.

When to visit Matlock

Matlock in January
Estimated hotel price
£84
1 night at 3-star hotel
Matlock in January
Estimated hotel price
£84
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Matlock

Plane

Although Matlock doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Manchester Airport (UK) (MAN), which is located 53 km from Matlock. Birmingham Airport (UK) is the most popular, with regular flights from easyJet, British Airways, Loganair and other airlines departing from the United Kingdom. The shortest domestic flight to Matlock departs from Belfast and takes around 1h.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Matlock, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Matlock to Leeds takes 1h 00m and costs around £18 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about £11 for a 1h 28m trip. Located 0.1 km from the city centre, Matlock Station is the busiest station in Matlock. Another popular train station is Matlock Whatstandwell, located 7 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Matlock is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 206 km from Matlock. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Matlock, including FlixBus, National Express and Megabus. From Liverpool, the bus ride to Matlock takes 72 km and will cost you around £7. From Leeds, the ticket costs about £4 for a journey of 113 km.

Plane

Although Matlock doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Manchester Airport (UK) (MAN), which is located 53 km from Matlock. Birmingham Airport (UK) is the most popular, with regular flights from easyJet, British Airways, Loganair and other airlines departing from the United Kingdom. The shortest domestic flight to Matlock departs from Belfast and takes around 1h.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Matlock, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Matlock to Leeds takes 1h 00m and costs around £18 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about £11 for a 1h 28m trip. Located 0.1 km from the city centre, Matlock Station is the busiest station in Matlock. Another popular train station is Matlock Whatstandwell, located 7 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Matlock is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 206 km from Matlock. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Matlock, including FlixBus, National Express and Megabus. From Liverpool, the bus ride to Matlock takes 72 km and will cost you around £7. From Leeds, the ticket costs about £4 for a journey of 113 km.

Airports near Matlock

Airlines serving Matlock

Lufthansa
Good (4,575 reviews)
KLM
Good (851 reviews)
SWISS
Good (919 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,399 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,590 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,276 reviews)
Air France
Good (971 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,542 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,924 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,119 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,481 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,662 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (222 reviews)
Finnair
Good (886 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (833 reviews)
LOT
Good (681 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,153 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (915 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (830 reviews)
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Where to stay in Matlock

Average rates range from around £107 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £131 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Matlock

Most booked hotels in Matlock

The Rutland Arms Hotel, Bakewell, Derbyshire
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
£129+
The Peacock at Rowsley
4 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
£214+
Devonshire Arms at Beeley - Chatsworth
5 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
£180+
Barringtons
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
£68+
The Devonshire Arms
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
£107+
Wheatsheaf, Baslow by Marston's Inns
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
£84+

Hiring a car in Matlock

Hiring a car in Matlock costs £31 per day, on average.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 1% more expensive than at Manchester.

Expect to pay £1.50 per litre in Matlock (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.93 and £23.91. The most frequently booked car type in Matlock is Intermediate (Kia Sportage or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Kia Stonic or similar) is, on average, 77% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Matlock costs £31 per day, on average.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 1% more expensive than at Manchester.

Expect to pay £1.50 per litre in Matlock (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.93 and £23.91. The most frequently booked car type in Matlock is Intermediate (Kia Sportage or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Kia Stonic or similar) is, on average, 77% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.