Matlock Town Council has published a series of leaflets covering walks in the town and the surrounding area: Riber Walk, Wellfield Walk, Masson Hill Walk and Cuckoostone Walk.
Click on the files below to download the leaflets –
Riber Walk (2.0mb)
Wellfield Walk (980k)
Masson Hill Walk (1.3mb)
Cuckoostone Walk (823k)
There is a leaflet available about Denefields, a local green space managed by Matlock Town Council –
The Arkwright Society has produced a leaflet introducing the Lumsdale Valley and the rich industrial heritage of this beautiful area –
Lumsdale Leaflet (283k)
In conjunction with Matlock Civic Association the first of several historical walking guides exploring the town are now available.
‘Matlock Heritage Trails’ 1 and 2 includes –
- ‘The Matlock Level Trail’ a 2 mile wheelchair friendly level walk which starts and finishes by the entrance to Hall Leys Park in the centre of Matlock
- ‘The Old Matlock Loop’ a 1.1 mile loop including some fairly steep gradients and steps. This walk begins at Knowleston Gardens in the centre of Matlock and ends in nearby Knowleston Place
‘Matlock Bank Hydro Heritage Trails’ 3 and 4 includes –
- ‘The Smedley and Rockside Figure-of-Eight’ a 2 .25 mile route that starts at Crown Square and does involve some hills!
- ‘The Bailey’s Tump and Jackson’s Tor Loop’ a 2 .25 mile that starts up Chesterfield Road at the Duke of Wellington pub
The full Matlock Trails Booklets are available from the local tourist information centres, the Library, Manor Pharmacy, Peak Rail Shop and Bridge News.