The safety and well-being of our guests and local community

Due to Government restrictions we are currently not able to welcome guests to Derwent House. This is difficult but it is important to prioritise the safety and well-being of our guests and local community. We will welcome you back as soon as we can and very much look forward to that time. If you are considering booking for a future date you can see availability using the booking button above or below.

If you have a booking with us for this year we will contact in good time to discuss your booking. We wish you all the very best, stay safe.


Self-Catering in Matlock

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Looking for a great self-catering property in Matlock for a large group? Derwent house, a classical Georgian property built in 1753, offers luxury, award-winning, self-catering holiday accommodation for up to 12 guests, with 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. The house is ideal for large group holidays or families looking for a large self-catering holiday cottage in Matlock, Derbyshire, for a short break or longer stay.

Why Stay in Matlock?

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Derwent House is ideally situated in Matlock, on the edge of the Peak District, at the side of Hall Leys Park. The park is a wonderful space with children’s play facilities, boating lake, tennis courts, wonderful floral displays and of course the park café. Around the edge of the park, just a short walk from Derwent House are local pubs and bars, restaurants, varied shops and independent retailers. 

The house is well equipped and furnished to provide you with a comfortable and relaxing stay, with an oak-panelled dining-room, a lounge and the ‘snug’ ideal for informal socialising when preparing dinner. A superb Georgian house for a celebration, reunion or for families to come together, with plenty of space to relax, rest and unwind.

Derwent House is surrounded by the rolling hills and moors of Derbyshire and the Peak District with plenty of things to do for all ages, it’s the perfect destination for a holiday, short break or weekend away, throughout the year. The central location of Derbyshire makes this a great location for meeting up with family and friends from different parts of the country.

Why book Derwent House?

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What we offer

  • Oak-panelled dining room with one table seating up to 12 people
  • Large well-equipped kitchen, ideal for preparing meals for groups
  • Sitting room and snug, providing ample space for larger groups
  • 6 bedrooms plus five bathrooms (4 en-suite plus large bathroom with roll top bath)
  • A short walk to local pubs, bars and restaurants
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View across river Derwent to Derwent House
2 single beds with brass bedsteads in green bedroom
Family blue bathroom with white roll top bath

We offer guests a personal service

Choose our impeccable, caring service, we live next door and run Glendon Bed and Breakfast, so we are always on hand to help with any problems or questions you may have. Read our reviews, and find out more about us. Derwent House is the ideal large self-catering accommodation to meet up with family or friends for a house party or holiday, unwind and explore all that Derbyshire and the Peak District have to offer.

Glendon Bed and Breakfast in MatlockNeed a Bed and Breakfast in Matlock?

Did you know that we also own Glendon Bed and Breakfast, next door to Derwent House? An ideal alternative if we are already booked or to accompany a Derwent House booking if you need a few more rooms

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Spring in Derbyshire and the Peak District

Spring in Derbyshire and the Peak District

The march of spring seems to be quickening with the first signs of spring flowers, longer days and bright crisp mornings. Spring always feel like a wonderful time to explore the Peak District.

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Events in and around the Peak District

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Click on the image below to find out about the latest and future events in and around Derbyshire and the Peak District.

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