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Portland House c1870 5* Luxury

Certificate of Excellence 2014


Excellent 5/5 Score from 37 reviews

Perfect 5* party house Portland House c1870

House | 12 bedrooms | sleeps 24

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

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 Heart of England/Peak District

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...


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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Review 1-10 of 37

23 Jun 2014


"Amazing venue, amazing celebration."

We booked Portland house for our hen weekend with a mixed group of friends.The standard of furnishings and the setting surpassed all our expectations. The bedrooms were luxurious and spacious.The adde… More

10 Jun 2014


"Gorgeous House, great location, perfect for a large group"

Our large group stayed at Portland House in June. The owners could not have been helpful or professional. The house has been renovated to a very high standard. The kitchen is very well equiped and the… More

27 May 2014


"Wonderful Weekend in a wonderful house"

Highly Recommended House for a group of friends!. We stayed here with a group of 22 adults and 1 baby over this last May bank holiday weekend and we found the house to be extremely well equipped. 2 of… More

23 May 2014


"Perfect stay at amazing house"

Rented Portland House for a TV crew working in the area. Juliet was brilliant at sorting out our endless requests and the house itself is simply stunning and was perfect for our needs. I will have to … More

30 Apr 2014


"Absoloutely amazing weekend!"

Myself and one of my best friends (chief bridesmaids) organised a hen party here for our best friend (the bride). I can speak on everyones behalf that we all had an amazing weekend. The house is perfe… More

24 Mar 2014


"Wonderfully warm, beautifully decorated and fantastically well equipped"

For the last 7-8 years my university friends and I have been staying in large country houses together. This is by far the warmest (most scrimp on heating then charge you for using firewood) whereas he… More

10 Feb 2014


"Hen party with style"

We stayed at Portland House this weekend and I would highly recommend it. We were a party of 19 girls. All of the bedrooms were beautifully decorated and most had an en suite - again very smart, cle… More

3 Feb 2014


"A 5 Star Hen Weekend"

We had an absolutely fantastic stay at Portland House for our friend's hen weekend. The house itself was beautiful and definitely lived up to our high expectations. It was also incredibly well eq… More

18 Jan 2014


"Brilliant weekend"

We celebrated a 60th birthday with a group of twenty family and friends, travelling from all over the country.The house was perfect for the occasion. We used the chef recommended by Juliet for the wee… More

28 Dec 2013


"An amazing place... for large reunions"

A great place in a lovely location. Everything was spot on for our reunion / 40th birthday celebrations!All my guests thought the property was an amazing place — very homely and great for entertain… More

Review 1-10 of 37

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