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Matlock bath

Had a fantastic nigh night out in Matlock bath the illuminations were really good..had a nice meal... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Navigate808480
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Fantastic fireworks

Visited here last weekend to see illuminated boats and fireworks. It was extremely busy but well... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
travelsmartjen
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic nigh night out in Matlock bath the illuminations were really good..had a nice meal in the fish ponds and a nice night at the new Matlock bath hotel

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Navigate808480
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We felt it really lacked value as it no longer seems to be aimed at multiple audiences. It was very child friendly which is great, but our party had 7 adults. A). We looked forward to the ‘super hero’ theme, but the only thing themed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Khaylo
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday evening it was difficult to park even arriving at 2pm. We were expecting to see the boats lit up on arrival then see the parade later on... the parade was not scheduled to start until around 8pm and the fireworks...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda B
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Fantastic show, great fireworks, really glad we went, it was extremely busy, I would recommend getting in the area mid afternoon, parking a nightmare. Lovely place to visit, nice cafes and lots to see.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christine F
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Visited here last weekend to see illuminated boats and fireworks. It was extremely busy but well organised. The boats were very good as usual. It was a little chaotic trying to get over the river but was very busy. The entertainment of the fire act...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

It was our first time here, it was well organised to get into the park with tickets- I had prebooked and paid for delivery (came within 2 days of ordering) We went to the fair area first which was quite well organised- tokens purchased at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

boom to Matlock Bath every year it's a lovely town with nice shops and gets really busy during the illuminations bit of a parking problem so always go early nice illuminated boats in the park and great fireworks display worth going on Sept and Oct

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Our first time here and we had a good evening was a over crowded but we found a good spot got some great pictures of the boats and of the fireworks too, we were on a coach so had a bit of a walk to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jon T
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Out first time visiting Matlock, Dewent Gardens is a very nice place, loverly walk down the river. The boats were great all lit up and then we walked down the main strip and had a beer outside 1 of the pubs. Plenty of fish and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Enjoyable night out in Matlock Bath. Kids enjoyed the fish and chips at Tuckers and the penny falls in the amusements before the boat illuminations. The boats themselves were impressive but we were expecting more than c10 boats. All over in 20 mins.

Date of experience: October 2018
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18Lily
19 October 2018|
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Response from rosemarys134 | Reviewed this property |
Park at Matlock railway station car park. Catch the shuttle bus from the bus station next to it.
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Denise P
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Response from E2633LRmichellep |
You can buy them on line. Google Matlock bath illuminations
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