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Red House Stables and Carriage Museum

Old Road, Matlock DE4 2ER, England
+44 1629 733583
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Booked a half hour carriage ride for my mothers 70th birthday. £90 for four adults and one... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gary S
via mobile
This place is closed permanently.

We visited this museum in January 2018 but it was permanently closed on 31st December 2017. You can... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Emma T
Burntwood, Staffordshire
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Old Road, Matlock DE4 2ER, England
+44 1629 733583
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a half hour carriage ride for my mothers 70th birthday. £90 for four adults and one child. Excellent communications from owner, great ride on the day even though the weather was foul. We were provided with waterproof blankets, which helped a great deal. Nice...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this museum in January 2018 but it was permanently closed on 31st December 2017. You can still get a carriage ride at £35.00 each. The two women in the shed (where you could get tickets) we a bit rude. They need to advertise...More

1  Thank Emma T
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Called in to have a look around the museum went to pay office with money in hand and was totally ignored by woman in office talking on the telephone for at least eight to ten minutes and by young girl working at a table in...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We had read that this was a good place to visit with lots going on, but on the day of our visit it was very quiet and staff not that helpful. Nothing going on!

1  Thank Wendy291064
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The bed was comfortable and there was everything that was needed but the room was dated and the bathroom sliding door made a lot of noise and took a lot of effort to pull, not good if you need to get up in the middle...More

1  Thank lolly422
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We stopped in at the Museum early in the morning as they were just opening. There were quite a few carriages and other carriage related items. It was interesting. They had 2 carriages there that were used for the BBC Pride and Prejudice. We walked...More

Thank MrsElfa
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I am outraged by the whole experience at Red House B&B. We booked it via the Activity Superstore as one of their 'unique places to stay'. When we arrived it was not at all clear as to why this would be listed as a unique...More

6  Thank StaceyWilde
redhousestables, Owner at Red House Stables and Carriage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2016

Dear Stacey, I am genuinely very sorry that you weren’t happy with the room, and I do agree that it was indeed the coldest night of the season so far. However, we are only a Bed & Breakfast establishment and visitors are usually out and...More

Reviewed 13 November 2016

The stables and exhibition were very interesting but the highlight of our visit was the carriage ride. We had an hour's carriage ride, drawn by two magnificent greys, going gently along country lanes. The scenery was superb and the whole experience was a taste of...More

1  Thank Marilyn R
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

If you are fortunate enough to visit the Peaks District, add this working farm / carriage museum to your list. The carriages are amazing in their variety and use. If you have the time, sign up for a coach ride.

Thank 814steven
Reviewed 14 September 2016

When researching this attraction we saw that you could book a carriage ride. What a wonderful experience to be drawn by two great grey horses. The ride was only for half an hour officially but they were generous with their time. The countryside was delightful...More

Thank Jeanette D
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