Things to do

If you are visiting the Peak District there are a wide variety of attractions and places to visit.

Listed below are links to various web sites that might be of interest, some of which are located close to Rose Cottage. 

Family days

Heights of Abraham has lots to see and do including walks, a visitors centre and play areas.  The attraction is accessed by a cable car that is just walking distance down the footpath opposite the cottage or via road to Matlock Bath.  The cable car offers stunning views of the surrounding area.

Telephone    01629 582 365   Post code:    DE4 3NT

Gulliver's Kingdom is an amusement park in Matlock Bath that is designed for the younger children aged between 2 and 12 with lots of rides and activities.

Telephone    01925 444 888

Matlock Farm Park is for the youngsters to enjoy with lots of animals to feed and pet plus short pony rides.

Telephone    01246 590 200


Heritage & Museums

National Tramway Museum is one for the whole family to enjoy with tram rides and much more to see from days gone by.  Check out the site for special events such as classic car days.

Telephone   01773 854 32

Chatsworth House & Gardens is one of Britain's best kept stately homes that offers a wide range of activities for all ages including gardens, playground, tea rooms, farm shop, etc.  Visit their web site to find out about the many special events that are hosted here.

Telephone    01246 565 300