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Derwent House self-catering is located on the edge of the Peak District in the town of Matlock, Derbyshire, next to Hall Leys park, beneath Saint Giles Church and a short walk to restaurants, bars and shops. Derwent House is available to rent for short midweek breaks, long weekends or full weeks. The house forms part of a picturesque Victorian terrace and looks onto Knowleston Gardens, close to the River Derwent. An ideal base to explore the Peak District National Park.

Directions to Derwent House can be found at the bottom of the page.

Our details

Name:Damien Fitzgerald
Address:Derwent House
5 Knowleston Place
Call us:01629 584732
Email us:[email protected]

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Directions to Derwent House

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From the South

Take junction 28 of the M1 (the Alfreton exit). Turn off for the A615 to Matlock, follow this road. As you descend the hill into Matlock (Signposted) pass an Esso Garage on your left, continue forward past a Gallery on your left and take the next left into Knowleston Place.

From the Northwest

Follow the A6 into Matlock town centre, at the roundabout (Crown Square) go straight ahead, passing Boots which is on your left. Go straight over the mini roundabout with the park on your right. At the end of the park turn right into Knowleston Place.

From the North

Take junction 29 of the M1 (the Chesterfield exit) and take the A617 again for Chesterfield. At the next roundabout take the A61 to Derby. Continue on the A61 until you get to a set of traffic lights and turn right following signs for Matlock (A632). Stay on this road (7 miles) until you get to Matlock. At the junction of the A615 (main road) turn right (the total garage is on your left) Continue past a Gallery on your left and take the next left into Knowleston Place.

Getting here by public transport

Glendon Guest House is approximately 500 yards from the train and bus station. The good transport links make much of the local area easy to explore without the need to use a car.

The train service

This stops at many local villages and places of interest. There are also good links to the national rail network and a regular service runs from Matlock to Derby and Nottingham.


They run to Matlock from Derby, Sheffield and Chesterfield. Local bus services serve the surrounding area, such as Bakewell and Chatsworth House and Baslow. The tourist information office in Matlock can provide details (Telephone: 01629583388).

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