How to get to Matlock

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Travel to Matlock by road

Situated in the heart of England, the closest motorway to Matlock is the M1, followed by various A roads. Or if you’re travelling from the North-West, Matlock can be accessed via the M6 and then through the stunning Peak District.

Whichever route you decide on, we recommend using the AA Route Planner to plan your journey.

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Travel to Matlock by train

Matlock can be easily accessed via train on an hourly basis from Nottingham and Derby. Train enthusiasts can also enjoy the delights of travelling on a steam train through Derbyshire countryside on the Peak Rail, which you can catch from Matlock train station.

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Travel to Matlock by plane

For a faster journey to the edge of the Peak District, travellers can consider catching a plane. East Midlands Airport is just off the M1, so there is the option to hire a car or catch a train from the airport to Derby, then to Matlock.

Alternatively, Manchester Airport is just less than an hour and 30-minute drive away, so you can start off your holiday with a drive through the Peak District.

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