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 (...Read full memory)