Matlock Bath Spa Town
Matlock Bath is well known as a tourist destination, with attractions including the
- Cromford Mills
- Grand Pavilion
- Gulliver’s Kingdom theme park
- Heights of Abraham park
- Life in a Lens Museum of Photography & Old Times
- Masson Mills
- Peak District Mining Museum
On the opposite bank of the river Derwent stands High Tor, a sheer cliff popular with climbers and walkers. High Tor features Giddy Edge, a narrow winding path along the cliff edge. The Heights of Abraham cable cars link the base of High Tor rising to the Heights of Abraham.
You also have the lovers walk on the far side of the river and a children’s play area, If your looking for a nice circular walk and something to eat with or with out a dog this is a nice short trip out you can also visit Masson mills for a little history and shopping.
In autumn of each year, the “Venetian Nights” are held with illuminations along the river and illuminated boats and fireworks on Suturday.
On Sundays in Summer many hundreds of motorcyclists congregate in the town as it know as a bikers mecca
The main road through Matlock Bath