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Matlock Farm Park


Jaggers Lane
Darley Moor
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Tel01246 590200

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 476 reviews476 reviews
Meerkats Matlock Farm Park

Guide Prices

Please see website for prices

Horse Riding/Pony Trekking- £25/hr


Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Target Markets

  • Coach parties accepted

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Free Parking

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for corporate hospitality


  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits


  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Open 7 days a week, closed Christmas to New Year.


  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • rainbowbirko87
    Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Cold but fun
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 1st March 2018
    We visited as a party of three adults and three 3 and under children. We went as part of a buy a gift voucher which covered entry for most of us. The weather was sunny but cold and crisp, so a... Read full review
  • Emma T
    Burntwood, Staffordshire
    Trip Type:
    Great little place
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 26th January 2018
    This place is a little gem. The animals looked happy and well cared for. We went on spur of the moment just me and my hubby but had a great time and loved feeding and stroking the animals. It would... Read full review
  • andrew G
    Trip Type:
    Very poor, not worth the money
    1 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 25th January 2018
    I’m sad to say that I wouldn’t visit matlock farm again. Over priced and all the animals looked sad, especially Brian in his small cage in the rabbit house. We was told by a friend that it used to... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From North/South
Leave M1 motorway at junction 29 and take A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Select left lane and, at next roundabout take 1st exit (continuous lane, towards Chatsworth). At traffic lights select middle lane, go straight on. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalan) take 2nd exit. At next roundabout (Morrison's) take 1st exit then go straight on at mini roundabout. Follow road to traffic lights at top of hill and turn right towards Matlock (A632). Follow road through Kelstedge and up very steep hill (Slack Hill). At top of hill turn right (signposted Matlock Farm Park) and follow road for approx 1½ mile then turn left (Jaggers Lane). Farm Park on left approx 50 metres down road.

From East
Follow A617 to M1 motorway junction then follow route from North/South.

From West
Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At roundabout (Morrison's) take 3rd exit then go straight on at mini roundabout. Follow road to traffic lights at top of hill and turn right towards Matlock (A632), then follow route from North/South.

The nearest railway station is Chesterfield, which is 8 miles away.

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Friday, 30th March 2018 - Monday, 2nd April 2018

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Monday, 7th May 2018 - Monday, 7th May 2018

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Sunday, 3rd June 2018 - Sunday, 3rd June 2018

Learn to be a PirateShiver m' Timbers!!! Captain Crabstick and his pirates have been ship wrecked at Matlock Farm Park and are searching for a crew fit to sail the murky waters of the seven seas! Train to become a barbaric buccaneer by learning how to fight like a pirate, bury your treasure and sing like a pirate! You...
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Sunday, 17th June 2018 - Sunday, 17th June 2018

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