There are many places of interest and things to see and do within easy distance of Lickpenny Caravan Park. Here is just a small selection of some of the places that you may like to visit.

If you prefer to relax and let someone else take the strain of driving, there is a bus stop approximately 10 minutes walk from the park with services that will take you to Matlock railway station.

Click to view our map of places to go near Lickpenny

Within walking distance…

  • Scotland Nurseries Garden Centre is approx 5 mins walk away, has a coffee shop, restaurant and award winning Farm shop.
  • Tansley village, approx 1 mile. Local pubs, eating and drinking.
  • Tansley car boot market every Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays approx 10 minutes walk (not on over Winter)
  • Ashover village, approx 3 miles. Lovely picturesque village includes countryside walks and pubs for eating and drinking.
  • Lea village, approx 2 miles. Rhododendron Gardens, pub for eating and drinking.

Places of interest include…

  • Matlock town approx 3 miles, shopping, park, cafes. Main town with Bus/Rail station and the Peak Rail steam train to Darley Dale and Rowsley.
  • Matlock Bath: a place to visit for all sorts of entertainment including- Heights of Abraham Gulliver’s Kingdom for the younger children. Mining Museum. Promenade walk with shops/coffee stops and eating places.
  • Rowsley approx 5 miles. Historic flourmill complex. Out of town shopping.
  • Cromford: Canal walks. Arkwright historic restored mill complex. High Peak trail walks and cycles. Lea historic pump house. Masson Mill shopping village.
  • Crich approx 3 miles. Famous Tramway Museum. Village pubs/Cafe for eating and drinking.
  • Ogston reservoir, approx 2 miles. walks and nature. Bird watching. Boating.
  • Wingfield Manor (English Heritage) approx 4 miles
  • Bakewell, approx 8 miles.
  • Haddon Hall, approx 7 miles.
  • Chatsworth House, approx 8 miles.
  • Chesterfield, town shopping and the famous church with the crooked spire, approx 9 miles.
  • Hardwick Hall, approx 10 miles.
  • Bolsover Castle, approx 15 miles.

For a detailed list of events happening near to Lickpenny, please go to

Links to other web sites that may be useful in planning your stay at Lickpenny…

Crich Tramway Museum
Peak District National Park
Derbyshire Dales District Council
Matlock Mercury – Matlock News
High Peak Trail and Cromford Canal
Ashover Concerts