Whether you intend to do some sightseeing, visit some historic landmarks or simply unwind and relax, the small English town of Matlock has it all on offer. The town has a spa resort located only a few miles from the town itself, so if you ever feel in need of some such pampering then this maybe top on your list of places to visit!
Whilst the spa is a great option for parents to do some much needed relaxing, parents you will be pleased to discover that Matlock has a rather sizeable farm, the Matlock Farm Park which is over 600 acres in size and home to many different types of animals some more exotic than others. Matlock Farm Park is home to the likes of peacocks and llamas as well as more traditional animals such as deer, cows and goats.
Matlock Farm Park offers a great selection of different activities for the entire family, and the kids will be delighted that they will be able to feed and play with the animals, and the rabbits have quickly found themselves to be firm favourites among the younger visitors. For older children there is pony trekking and horse riding, offering an excellent way to try out a unique activity.
Parents may also want to take advantage of both the go karting and the adventure playground which are on offer, so that they can enjoy a picnic among the deer's in peace. Whatever your age, Matlock Farm Park is a great day out for all the family.