Matlock Bath, Derbyshire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Matlock Bath, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Matlock Bath

Historic Maps of Matlock Bath and the local area.

Memories of Matlock Bath
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Read and share your memories of Matlock Bath itself or of a particular photo of Matlock Bath.

in the early 60s I was a guide down here, based in the shed at the entrance I would take parties down using Tilley lamps by then but had to clean the glass after every trip, I lived at Southlands North Parade and loved every part of growing up in Matlock Bath, selling programmes for the illuminations, being involved (...Read full memory)

I remember the cabin at the entrance to to show cave with a stag's head over the door. I used to cut candles in half for the guide and put them in candle holders for the tourists. Sometimes I would go down to Jacobs well at the bottom of the cave and wait for the tourists to come down and give them half a candle to (...Read full memory)