Alison House is a truly stunning Georgian hotel, set in 7 acres of grounds with beautiful gardens. Built by the Arkwright family, it is set in the heart of the Derwent Valley World Heritage Site on the edge of the Peak District National Park.

The peaceful setting means that you can truly unwind and enjoy the best of the Peak District countryside, yet it’s only a short walk from the lovely village of Cromford and all the attractions of Matlock and Matlock Bath.

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Alison House Accommodation

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Alison House has a 4-Star AA Guest Accommodation rating. All 15 spacious, comfortable rooms have en-suite facilities with televisions and tea/coffee trays, and there is free wireless internet access in all areas. There’s also an informal bar and lounge with an elegant dining room overlooking the gardens.

The licensed bar and restaurant serves both lunches and dinners, with an emphasis on using locally-sourced quality ingredients complemented by a comprehensive wine list.

Alison House is the ideal venue for christenings or family parties, or just for a relaxing break in the beautiful Derbyshire countryside. It’s also the perfect setting for a stunning wedding, and there are three rooms licensed for the ceremony.

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Alison House for Corporate Events

The Garden Suite at Alison House, a self-contained building just a few yards from the main house, is the perfect place for meetings, conferences and training courses.

The team can cater for groups of up to 60 people, and also provide overhead projectors, free wi-fi, flip charts and a 52” plasma screen television. Tea and coffee facilities are available at all times and lunches and dinners can be provided.

The Garden Suite can be hired on a daily rate or on a residential delegate rate. Discounted rates are offered for charities.

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Alison House : Location

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Alison House is situated in one of the most beautiful and historic areas in Derbyshire.

The historic mills in nearby Cromford make a fascinating day out. The first water-powered cotton spinning mill was developed there by Richard Arkwright, and the heritage site now houses a museum, shopping village and wonderful canal-side walks.

The towns of Matlock and Matlock Bath are also within easy reach, with a number of attractions, include the Heights of Abraham, the Peak District Mining Museum and Gulliver’s Kingdom theme park.

There are also plenty of wonderful footpaths in the local area and the area is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts.

The wonderful country houses estates of Chatsworth and Haddon Hall are within easy reach, as is the historic market town of Bakewell.


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Contact Alison House

For more information or to make a booking, please contact the friendly team at Alison House – they’ll be delighted to help you!