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The Grand Pavilion, Matlock Bath

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Relaxing Day Out At Matlock Bath!

Matlock Bath is a lovely pretty town in Derbyshire, with very scenic views of rocky hills all... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Lovely Place

If you can manage to get there earlier than the crowds it's a lovely place to visit & good... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Haydock, United Kingdom
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14 May 2018
“Relaxing Day Out At Matlock Bath!”
29 Apr 2018
“Lovely Place ”
The Grand Pavilion Matlock Bath is 'open ambitious and a little bit scruffy'. You are welcome to come and visit our building on open days and heritage talks and for all our publicised events.In August 2013 the building was bought from the council by...more
Grand Pavilion South Parade, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3NR, England
+44 1629 583834
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

There is not much to do in Matlock that cannot be done in any seaside town (without the sea) fish & chips, archades and so on.....

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Matlock Bath is a lovely pretty town in Derbyshire, with very scenic views of rocky hills all around. Almost everywhere you can see lots of greenery and very high rocky hillsides. There are some very steep streets, which are a great challenge to walk up,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

If you can manage to get there earlier than the crowds it's a lovely place to visit & good surrounding places & walks

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Matlock and Matlock Bath were a huge disappointment. I would liken them to Blackpool with mini fairground attractions, arcades and fish and chip shops, just not our thing. Although it is obviously popular judging by the crowds it was plain that this area attracts a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Josrobo
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Arrived on a Thursday..Parking was Horrendous.A Couple of nice little Inns but every other shop is fish & chips.Walked to Heights Of Abraham and came away...I have a family of 5 and £15 each was a little steep...Lovely scenic place but wouldn't return by choice.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Clive S
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Went to Matlock Bath on Sunday - never again . There were Parking Wardens all over the place enforcing strict one hour parking. Felt very sorry for families that had come for a day out and were loading crying kids back into cars. We wondered...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Debbie A
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Perhaps I missed something but the building looks in need of restoration but understood this has been done. Visited the museum next door which was fully decorated. Almost thought I was in the wrong place!

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

The Restoration Cafe opened this week downstairs in the Pavilion next to the mining museum (well worth a visit there!). I am not sure about the choice of decor, I think the idea was to make people aware that profits from it will go towards...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Clare H
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Walked up and was going to go in the museum as last time I visited there was a free exhibition part. This was not the case today, I decided against paying the entrance fee this time so I cannot comment on the museum. The outside...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank CatherinevSymons
Lynn A, Director of Sales at The Grand Pavilion, Matlock Bath, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2016

Hello Catherine I'm glad you found us but sad we didn't have the opportunity to show you round or talk to you about our community restoration project. The council no longer owns the building, it was bought outright by The Grand Pavilion charity in 2013...More

Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

A group of friends and I went to see Rick Astley here. I was surprised that it appeared to be a bit of a school hall but it actually worked really well. It all seemed to be well organised and the bar area although it...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Lynn A, co-Chairman at The Grand Pavilion, Matlock Bath, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2016

We have not had Rick Astley at this venue - maybe we should! - so perhaps this review is meant for another venue?

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