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Red House Stables and Carriage Museum

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Address: Old Road, Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2ER, England
Phone Number: 01629 733583
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Great Step Back in Time for Carriage Ride

This is a lovely place steeped in history, although it is not a money-making attraction, so don't be disappointed on lack of facilities/gift shop. Genuine people with a lovely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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luton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

visited this Museum on the way back from a holiday day out.Could not find a car park,told to park outside in the lane! The museum is in various sheds,and contains some interesting carriages,some of which have been used in film productions,plus tack and saddles.There is also the stable with some of the carriage horses.Good if you are interested inthis form... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This is a lovely place steeped in history, although it is not a money-making attraction, so don't be disappointed on lack of facilities/gift shop. Genuine people with a lovely business. Wonderful carriage ride in Derbyshire Countryside.

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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Comfortable B&B accommodation, and a splendid breakfast, plus a fascinating collection of carriages and associated items (including horses) to explore. We had a carriage ride with Peter, the owner, and loved it.

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Its an unusual and great place to visit. Don't expect a modern interactive museum but the horses themselves and the carriages (and stories behind them) are charming.

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Chicagoland, IL, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Found this business in a book on Austen film sites in England just before a planned trip to Derbyshire last month, and it turned out to be one of the best highlights of the whole trip! Arranged a one-hour carriage ride with the owner in advance by email, and they were prepping the lovely open-air carriage when we arrived. Two... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We booked a Carriage Ride for my in-laws (80+ yrs old) to give them a treat with a difference. We had no idea what to expect from the experience. What we got was 2 very good looking, very enthusiastic and impressive horses to take us on a very relaxing journey around the local countryside. The driver and groom were both... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Me and my Cousin stayed over for one night as it was a given to us from a friend and ran out in February so we quickly booked it. What a lovely place it was. I love animals so being able to stroke the horses was lovely! We went into Matlock Bath during the day and because of the time... More 

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redhousestables, Owner at Red House Stables and Carriage Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to write about your visit to Red House Stables and I am pleased that overall you found your 1-night bed and breakfast stay to your satisfaction. With regard to the out of date milk portion I can only apologise and assure you that this must have slipped through our check list.. I would have... More 

Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I treated myself with carriage drivings lessons at the Carriage Museum. Though not being very sportive and bold, I felt confident and in save hands: My teacher was very experienced and kind, the pony was calm and friendly. I can recommend doing this to everyone wanting to try something out of the ordinary. You can also take a look around... More 

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Derby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We booked the carriage ride and didn't know what to expect. What a treat! The weather and scenery was fantastic as we enjoyed them at a leisurely pace. Peter, our Coach Driver kept us entertained, what a character! We would definitely recommend it and look forward to revisiting in the near future.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Not a posh place - looks like a working stables which it is but also houses a tremendous collection of carriages. London to Edinburgh coach, ice cream carriage, bakery delivery carriage etc. Very impressive and interesting.

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Address: Address: Old Road, Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2ER, England
Phone Number: 01629 733583
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock

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