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Red House Stables and Carriage Museum

Old Road, Matlock DE4 2ER, England
+44 1629 733583
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Not so good

We had read that this was a good place to visit with lots going on, but on the day of our visit it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wendy291064
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Hythe, United Kingdom
Interesting place but dated

The bed was comfortable and there was everything that was needed but the room was dated and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lolly422
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Kent, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Old Road, Matlock DE4 2ER, England
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+44 1629 733583
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had read that this was a good place to visit with lots going on, but on the day of our visit it was very quiet and staff not that helpful. Nothing going on!

1  Thank Wendy291064
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bed was comfortable and there was everything that was needed but the room was dated and the bathroom sliding door made a lot of noise and took a lot of effort to pull, not good if you need to get up in the middle...More

Thank lolly422
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We stopped in at the Museum early in the morning as they were just opening. There were quite a few carriages and other carriage related items. It was interesting. They had 2 carriages there that were used for the BBC Pride and Prejudice. We walked...More

Thank MrsElfa
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I am outraged by the whole experience at Red House B&B. We booked it via the Activity Superstore as one of their 'unique places to stay'. When we arrived it was not at all clear as to why this would be listed as a unique...More

2  Thank StaceyWilde
redhousestables, Owner at Red House Stables and Carriage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2016

Dear Stacey, I am genuinely very sorry that you weren’t happy with the room, and I do agree that it was indeed the coldest night of the season so far. However, we are only a Bed & Breakfast establishment and visitors are usually out and...More

Reviewed 13 November 2016

The stables and exhibition were very interesting but the highlight of our visit was the carriage ride. We had an hour's carriage ride, drawn by two magnificent greys, going gently along country lanes. The scenery was superb and the whole experience was a taste of...More

1  Thank Marilyn R
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

If you are fortunate enough to visit the Peaks District, add this working farm / carriage museum to your list. The carriages are amazing in their variety and use. If you have the time, sign up for a coach ride.

Thank 814steven
Reviewed 14 September 2016

When researching this attraction we saw that you could book a carriage ride. What a wonderful experience to be drawn by two great grey horses. The ride was only for half an hour officially but they were generous with their time. The countryside was delightful...More

Thank Jeanette D
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very interesting, reading all the history and stories of the carriage's and all the marvellous photograph's going back years, a small but fascinating museum. We did not have time for a carriage ride, but watched the open cart and 2 beautiful greys come back into...More

Thank VJK343
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I would like to thank the lovely owners for preserving some of the country's antique carriages it's so interesting to see how people travelled and our mail got round the country in the days before the train planes and automobiles existed. the museum is small...More

Thank yogadiva25
Reviewed 14 August 2016

What a wonderful experience. Gorgeous weather, gorgeous horses, very interesting museum and the carriage ride out into the countryside around Darley Dale was the icing on the cake. Felt like we stepped back in time and loved every minute

Thank Topdog100
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