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Portland House c1870 5* Luxury Party Houses

Certificate of Excellence 2014

from £857 /night help

Excellent 5/5 Score from 49 reviews

House | 12 bedrooms | sleeps 24

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

5 STAR Portland House c1870 has "the most complete location" on the edge of the popular tourist town of Matlock Bath - set in the dramatic gorge of the Derwent Valley World Heritage Site - famously known as the "Little Switzerland" of England

Stroll along the promenade to Victorian shops, vintage tearooms, cool pubs, great restaurants and the top Peak District attractions including Heights of Abraham, Gullivers and the Derwent Valley Mills world heritage site

For 12 to 24 guests, with 13 servants bells, 12 bedrooms, 12 bath/cloakrooms, 5 STAR, 2 BBQs and your own contemporary games bar room, Portland House c1870 really is the place to be!

FOR LATEST PRICES AND TO BOOK ONLINE go to or CALL Juliet on 01629 734414

Size Sleeps up to 24, 12 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 10 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Manchester International / East Midlands 100 km, Nearest railway: Matlock Bath/Chesterfield/Buxton 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, CD player, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Utilities Dishwasher, Washing machine
Rooms 12 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 10 En suites
Furniture Single beds (16), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 24, Lounge seats for 24
Other High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking, Wheelchair users

The Derbyshire region

Being situated in the World Heritage Site and on the edge ot the famous tourist town of Matlock Bath, Portland House c1870 has "the most complete location". Centrally located and within 1 hours travel of 80% of the population, Portland House c1870 really is within easy reach of everyone! The Peak District is the 2nd most visited national park in the world for good reason!!

185 attractions, famous film locations, historic houses, retail outlet shopping, fine local food and ales

Any activitiy ranging from archery to zoo keeping (butterflies!)

The question is how will you decide what to do? Fortunately Juliet is here to help you plan your perfect stay...

Matlock Bath

Stroll along the promenade to Victorian shops and the top Peak District attractions including Heights of Abraham, Gullivers and the Derwent Valley Mills world heritage site

185 attractions nearby

Walking, climbing, canoeing and car-free cycling are popular here although you can try any activity with a choice of expert guides

14 Michelin rated eateries, choice of restaurants, tempting tea rooms, freehouses with award winning local ales and more

Choice of caterers, afternoon teas, mureder mystery games... anything is possible. Just ask Juliet!

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1 Dec 2014


"Fantastic accommodation with high attention to detail."

We stayed in Portland House for my wife's surprise 40th birthday party. The venue was perfect for the occasion with a large dining room (to seat 24 people), a separate bar area, a good sized loun… More

30 Nov 2014


"WOW!!! Fantastic Venue."

Just returned from a weekend at Portland House and had the most amazing few days. The house is simply stunning, equipped with everything you need. Nothing is too much trouble for Martin and Juliet (th… More

30 Nov 2014


"A perfect houseand venue for a large family get together"

The house was perfect for celebrating my wife`s 80th birthday.A large mixed aged group all agreed it was the best possible venue. It was immaculate, warm, very comfortable, beautifully decorated with… More

4 Nov 2014


"Perfect accommodation and location"

We spent a weekend at Portland house with a group of 20 friends. This is the 24th year of this annual event and this is one of the best places we have stayed. The house is in the middle of some great… More

6 Oct 2014


"Amazing house in an amazing location, I cannot rate Portland House highly enough"

I stayed at Portland House for a weekend with 22 guests to celebrate my 50th birthday and it was perfect. The whole house is beautifully decorated and every single bedroom is decorated to the same hi… More

29 Sep 2014


"amazing stay"

we booked this beautiful house for a big work get together, the house is so lovely juliet couldnt be more helpful, would definitely reccomend and return… More

14 Sep 2014


"Ideal for large group gatherings"

We rented the house for a Hen Party weekend - 20 women altogether! It was absolutely ideal for our needs - lots of space in the communal areas and the bedrooms were fantastically comfortable and room… More

9 Sep 2014


"Superb stay in a beautiful house with first class service"

A group of 14 girlfriends stayed at this gorgeous house to celebrate my birthday. The property is beautifully appointed with large bedrooms and lovely furnishings. We especially loved spending evening… More

18 Aug 2014


"We were very disappointed the house on the A6 and had no backgarden"

We stayed at Portland House with 6 mums and 15 young children. We were not aware until our arrival at the property (as there is no location map on the website) that it is directly adjacent to the A6 s… More

26 Jul 2014


"Perfect party house"

I had an amazing hen do at portland house. It is perfect for large groups. The rooms are all beautifully furnished and it was great that most rooms have ensuites - it made getting a large group of gir… More

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Calendar last updated:10 Dec 2014

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