There are many places of interest and things to see and do in the local area to 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. We also have many local taxi companies who will collect you, ask at reception for details.

Click to view our map of places to go near Lickpenny

Within walking distance…

  • Tansley Barn Garden Centre is approx 5 mins walk away, has a coffee shop, restaurant and indoor play centre.
  • Tansley village, approx 1 mile. 2 local pubs for eating/drinking (The Gate Inn & The Tavern at Tansley).
  • 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 3 pubs for eating/drinking (The Old Poets Corner, The Crispinn & The Black Swan).
  • Lea village, approx 2 miles. Rhododendron Gardens, Jug & Glass pub for eating/drinking.

Ask at reception for copies of our recommended local walks from site.

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. Our nearest supermarkets and petrol stations are in Matlock. There are also supermarkets/shops in Alfreton.
  • 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 (Caudwells Mill & café). Out of town shopping (Peak Village), Grouse & Claret pub.
  • Cromford: Canal walks. Arkwright historic restored mill complex. High Peak trail walks and cycles. Lea historic pump house.
  • Crich approx 3 miles. Famous Crich Tramway Museum. Village pubs/Cafe for eating/drinking.
  • Ogston reservoir, approx 3.8 miles. walks and nature. Bird watching. Boating.
  • Wingfield Manor (English Heritage) 5.6 miles
  • Bakewell, 9.7 miles (Bakewell Pudding Shop).
  • Haddon Hall, 8.4 miles.
  • Chatsworth House, 9.9 miles.
  • Chesterfield, town shopping and the famous church with the crooked spire, 10.7 miles.
  • Hardwick Hall, 13.6 miles.
  • Bolsover Castle, 16.6 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
Chatsworth House
Heights of Abraham