Peak Rail

Attractions, Features, Romance in Matlock

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Peak Rail



Peak Rail, hidden away in the picturesque Derbyshire countryside, offers a charming journey back in time. Operated entirely by dedicated volunteers, this historic railway ensures a delightful experience for all visitors. Originally opened in 1849 as Matlock Bridge, Matlock Station played a crucial role in the region's transportation history. Riding the Peak Railway feels like stepping into a bygone era, with beautifully restored carriages and the nostalgic chug of engines. The volunteers' passion is evident in every detail, from the immaculate stations to the warm hospitality. The scenic route through Derbyshire's lush landscapes is breathtaking, making it a perfect outing for families, history buffs, and train enthusiasts alike. Each trip on this heritage railway is a testament to the volunteers' hard work and commitment, offering an unforgettable journey that's worth every penny. Whether for a leisurely day out or a nostalgic adventure, the Peak Railway is a must-visit gem!

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Matlock Station ,
Matlock, Derbyshire , DE4 3NA

01629 818022



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Peak Rail, Station Platform, Matlock, UK

Nearby Eating Out

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Coffee Shop, Art Gallery and café. Competition standard Barista's and winners of the coveted Derbyshire Cafe of the year, Peli Deli offers fresh hand-made sandwiches,

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The Manners Hotel

Situated in a prominent position just a few minutes walk from Bakewell town centre, The Manners is a handsome stone built pub that boasts a large car park and a delightful

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Arthur’s Bar & Restaurant

This family enterprise welcomes all with open arms. Nestled in the heart of the Peak District national Park, embark on a whole new drinking and dining adventure.

Nearby Accommodation

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Cedar House B&B

Cedar House is situated on the banks of the River Derwent and overlooks the beautiful Hall Leys Park in the centre of Matlock . Nearby attractions include Chatsworth


Derwent House

Derwent House, gold award winning, luxury, self-catering holiday accommodation, with 6 bedrooms in Matlock, Derbyshire. Sleeps 12 guests in comfort, ideal for large

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Glendon B&B

Glendon is rated as one of the top Bed and Breakfast places to stay in Derbyshire, located in Matlock, next to Hall Leys park, beneath Saint Giles Church and a short walk to the restaurants,