We are currently closed but are taking bookings for March onwards

We are closed until 1st March due to COVID-19 restrictions but you are still able to book online or by telephone for March onwards. You can also view our terms and conditions that take account of the current situation here.

Our thoughts are with all individuals and businesses who are being affected by both this third lockdown and by COVID-19 itself.

Best wishes from all of us at Derwent House.

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.

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

For future bookings we have amended our booking terms to provide more flexibility in the current situation. We have also reviewed facilities and service at Derwent and have taken many steps to keep everyone safe. You can read full details here.

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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.

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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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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Shopping for your Self-Catering Holiday

Shopping for your Self-Catering Holiday

“Great taste, traceable origins and products created with passion”- that’s what you will find here in Derbyshire. We are devoted to discovering local artisan food producers and sharing these finds so that our guests can enjoy all that the Peak District has to offer

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Time to enjoy a staycation in Derbyshire?

Time to enjoy a staycation in Derbyshire?

After a long time, it is lovely to be able to travel again and enjoy a break away from home. And it is certainly a popular time for a staycation. Derwent House is located in Matlock, Derbyshire and is ideally placed to explore the county and Peak District National Park.

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