Derwent House offers luxury, award-winning, self-catering holiday accommodation for up to 12 guests. With six bedrooms & five bathrooms, it is the ideal property for groups or large families looking for a self-catering holiday in Matlock, Derbyshire.


Our Accommodation

At a glance

  • Oak-panelled dining room with one table seating up to 12 people
  • Large, well-equipped kitchen, ideal for preparing meals for groups
  • Original kitchen fireplace and quarry tile floor
  • Sitting room and snug, providing ample space for larger groups
  • Cosy log-burner in a stone fireplace
  • Six bedrooms plus five bathrooms (four en-suite and a large family bathroom with roll-top bath)
  • Lovely outside patio space for al-fresco dining
  • A short walk to local pubs, bars and restaurants

The house

Built in 1753, Derwent House provides an excellent base to explore the sights and sounds of this wonderful area. A superb house for a celebration, a reunion or for families to come together, Derwent House offers plenty of space to relax, rest and unwind.

Derwent House retains many of its original features and all of its classical Georgian elegance. The accommodation is set over three floors, and all rooms are tastefully furnished and decorated.

The bedrooms

The Master Bedroom (Room 1) has a King Size bed with an original Georgian fireplace, oak wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedside cabinets. This room can also accommodate a day bed or cot.

Opposite the Master Bedroom is a Twin Bedroom (Room 2) decorated in classical Georgian style, with chest of drawers, built in wardrobe and an en-suite toilet and shower room.

Towards the back of the house is a Double Bedroom (Room 3) with wooden furniture, storage, and an en-suite toilet and shower room.

On the same floor there is a further Double Bedroom (Room 4), with a wardrobe and an en-suite toilet and shower

The second flight of stairs leads you to two further bedrooms on the top floor:

A Double Bedroom with a King Size bed (Room 5), a wardrobe, an en-suite toilet and shower room.

A large Twin Room (Room 6) with a wardrobe and dressing table. This room can also accommodate a day bed or cot.

Included as part of your stay at Derwent House:

  • Bed linen and towels – all beds are made up for your arrival
  • Additional towels in the bathroom
  • Gas, electricity, heating, and a basket of logs for the wood burner
  • Use of a high-chair if needed (please mention when booking)
  • Stair gates for the main staircase
  • A cot if required for an additional child (please mention when booking and state if this is required in a double or twin-bedded room)

Our Location

Derwent House is set in the lovely market town of Matlock, on the edge of the Peak District National Park. It is located in a peaceful conservation area next to Hall Leys Park, yet it is only a short walk to the local pubs, restaurants, shops and independent retailers for which Matlock is renowned.

Surrounded by the rolling hills and moors of Derbyshire and the Peak District, Derwent House is the perfect destination for a holiday, short break or weekend away, at any time throughout the year.