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.

We are proud that both Derwent House and our sister business Glendon Bed and Breakfast were selected to feature in the latest video from Visit Peak District – Plan your Staycation

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.


When you stay at Derwent House

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Glendon Dining room

What's Included

Bed linen and towels, gas, electricity and a basket of logs. Fully stocked kitchen, fresh coffee and tea with milk on arrival and a selection of fresh flowers.

Living Rooms

Derwent House offers beautifully appointed self-catering accommodation for up to 12 guests in a Georgian grade II listed residence with many original features.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

The bedrooms are laid out over 2 floors above the ground floor, with 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, 4 of which are ensuite. The rooms are spacious and individually decorated.

The History

Derwent House is a grade two listed historic building in Matlock. The house was owned by The Knowles family in the 17th century. The estate originally included several of the surviving buildings.

Availability and Booking

Use the calendar to display our availability as well as the prices and ability to book and pay online. We are now taking bookings for more than a year in advance.

Guest Reviews

Read our Derwent House reviews and find out what our previous guests have said about us from a selection taken from Facebook, TripAdvisor and our guest book.

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 a separate 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 of Matlock

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

Need a Bed and Breakfast in Matlock?

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Did you know that we also own the award-winning 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 would like to invite more friends to enjoy your holiday.

Read our latest news from Derwent House

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