During your stay at Thornleigh House

Find out the things to do in Matlock and the Peak District during your stay at Thornleigh House in Matlock. Exploring, relaxing & dining in the Peak District, whether you are staying at Thornleigh House with friends and family, a hen party or part of a corporate team, there are plenty of things to do to make your stay just a little bit more special. There are treats for hen parties, fun for the kids, chefs and catering companies to sort out the food and wine tasting parties to break the ice or get the party going. Let us know if you would like help in arranging other events and treats.

Exploring from Thornleigh House

Matlock is a small historic town at the gateway to the Peak District which has some of the best walking, cycling, climbing and caving in England. The High Peak and Tissington cycle trails are nearby with cycle hire easily available or bring your own bicycles as a cycle rack is on-site. Carsington water is very close by and provides water sport activities.

Peak District walk along the river

Relaxing in Thornleigh House

Thornleigh has a sauna to relax and unwind in after a long walk in the Peak District, enjoy a Sunday paper of listen to a CD whilst dreaming of sunnier climes.

Or escape into the courtyard hot tub which seat up to 6 with a glass of bubbles and good chat with your friends and family.

Book a mobile spa treatment from Glo Pamper and indulge your friends or family.


Dining at Thornleigh House

At Thornleigh House catering options are available for that special celebratory meal or buffet. Take the stress out of a special occasion during your stay with us. Alternatively, the Peak District has many farm shops and farmers markets providing an abundance of local produce to enjoy cooking in the large open plan kitchen area designed specifically for our holiday guests.

Delicious food at Agricola House

Adventures at Thornleigh House

Book Acclimbatize for your adventures, fun and development through micro team working and problem solving or challenge the team with raft building, working together to design and construct it before heading out into open water. Introductory sessions for canoeing and kayaking take place on placid sheltered water but they offer more exciting opportunities to paddle on expanses of open water or along the River Derwent for those more experienced.

canoeing on the Cromford Canal

Parties at Thornleigh House

A Peak Wine Direct wine tasting party is a fun and original way to entertain. It is a good opportunity to bring friends and family together for social events. Their wine tastings held to celebrate birthdays as well as special occasions such as hen and stag parties, focusing on fun and entertainment with all the ingredients to get the party started.

Wine tasting party

Arts and Crafts at Thornleigh House

There are a range of companies, both in Matlock and further afield, offering a variety of art and craft activities for all ages, interests and abilities. Their bespoke workshops can be both full, or half days, spread over your stay, whether you are a family group, hen do or corporate client.


Large Group Self-Catering holiday house in Matlock, close to the Peak District

Games room in Self-catering Holiday house Matlock

Self-Catering for Friends and Family Holidays

Thornleigh House is a wonderful venue for a large house party, fill it with friends, celebrate a special family birthday or anniversary, or book it for an extra special Christmas and New Year with a difference!
Hen parties venue in Matlock

Self-Catering for Fun-Filled Hen Parties

Gather your ladies and head off to The Peak District for a relaxing yet stylish active hen weekend with plenty to do and the town of Matlock on your doorstep with its restaurants and bars all within walking distance.
Bedrooms for Corporate Team Events matlock

Self-Catering for Corporate Breaks

Book Thornleigh House for your corporate team events, with a large dining/ meeting space and break-away rooms. We have great WiFi and mobile signal. Ideal for team building with a wide range of activities in the local area.

Why visit Matlock and The Peak District National Park