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Your Ideal Big Holiday House in Matlock for Groups of Friends or Family

Matlock Bath, Derbyshire

BEST CHOICE Essential 2 Night Breaks - you save £500! (for 12 to 24 guests)

5* Portland House c1870 is a newly renovated Grand Residence combining a sense of history with full-on contemporary comfort

Sink into custom made leather Chesterfield sofas in the Sitting Room, celebrate in the elegant Dining Room, play games in the Bar Room or enjoy the double BBQs in the historic walled garden

The surround sound multi room music system creates an amazing atmosphere to celebrate in style

Summon your friends and family with one of the 13 Downton Abbey servants bells! 12 gorgeous bedrooms (11 bathrooms, 1 cloakroom) ensure that everyone sleeps in luxury

Portland House c1870 is historically noted as having the most complete location in the Derwent Valley World Heritage site

Being on the edge of the famous tourist town of Matlock Bath you can stroll along to the one of the many restaurants and attractions - including Heights of Abraham Cable Cars

Follow the pedestrian path to the Derwent Gardens and enjoy the thermal springs or the Lovers Walk along the river; the newly restored, oldest pleasure gardens in the UK have several play areas too

With 185 attractions nearby and 20 Michelin eateries historic Portland House with all the modern comforts certainly appeals to any age...

Special Features

13 Downton Abbey servants bells
12 beautiful bedrooms & bath/cloakrooms
“Top 10 UK Country House”
1 Bar games room
ALL exclusively yours!


Portland House c1870 in Matlock Bath near Chatsworth features:

- 12 gorgeous bedrooms (double & twin, GF accessible bedroom en-suite),

- 10 en-suites, 1 main bathroom, 1 cloakroom

- Reception hallway

- Impressive sitting room comfortably seating everyone

- Delightful dining room seating everyone

- An extremely well equipped kitchen and a caterers kitchen

- Games bar room

Beautiful kitchen is fully equipped with double ovens, American fridge freezer, marble worktops Wi-Fi, large flatscreen TV, Sky, DVD player, games, books, i-pod player

You can self-cater at Portland House or treat yourselves to special services:

- experienced caterers

- vintage English tea party

- cupcake or cocktail making

- guided walks with picnic or brewery tour

- pampering or murder mystery.


Private car park for 10+, visiting spa treatments, 2 built in BBQs.

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Local Area

You are staying on the outskirts of Matlock Bath in the historic tourist town which is open all year round. Easily accessible from anywhere in England the M1 J28 is only 20 minutes away.

Train station is only a 5 minutes walk. Manchester, Sheffield, Nottingham and Derby are less than 1 hour away. London St.Pancras to Chesterfield is under 2 hours.

185 amazing attractions nearby include Heights of Abraham, Gullivers Kingdom toddler-friendly theme park, Arkwrights UNESCO World Heritage Site and Chatsworth House. Try 1 of many walks from the doorstep into the breath-taking Amber Valley with the panoramic views Matlock Bath is famous for Alton Towers, Bolsover Castle little knight school, Buxton and Go Ape are also popular. Hire bikes, child & baby equipment on the Monsal Trail (car free) 14 Michelin eateries, award-winning pubs and nearby restaurants appeal to all tastes Guest privileges at cafes, cycle hire and local attractions all add to the appeal

Nearest Airport: Manchester (45 miles) East Midlands (40 mile) Nearest Station: Matlock Bath, Chesterfield (2 hours to London)

Pubs, bars, and restaurants

  • Great choice (0Km)



  • Manchester (60Km)


Visit England, Visit Britain Tourist Board

Peak District Environmental Quality Mark

Trip Advisor

Owner's Big Deal - Save £500

Book 2 nights between 20th Dec and 22nd Dec 2019

£2,499 £2,999

Essential Information

  • Sleeps 24 people in 12 bedrooms Bed Linen is provided
  • 11 Showers
  • Dining table for 24 people
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • 10+


View availability

Short breaks?

All year round

Changeover day


Facilities and Amenities


  • Double Rooms: 4
  • Twin Rooms: 8
  • Cots: 2


  • WiFi/Internet
  • Wheelchair access

For your entertainment

  • TV
  • DVD player
  • BluRay player
  • iPod dock
  • Stereo system

Sky TV, Bar Room with games

In the kitchen

  • Cooker
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • High chair provided


  • Garden
  • Garden furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Parking

Nearby Activities

  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Horse riding
  • Watersports


Dates Price
Prices from
18th Dec 2018 - 31st Dec 2021

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