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All reviews illuminated boats nice evening fish and chips family tradition food stalls kids rides every saturday hard work parking space visiting matlock other attractions an adult blackpool fairground meadows derwent catering
We come to see the illuminations every year and always enjoy the fireworks. Parking is a bit of a nightmare so make sure you come early enough to find somewhere. There are some nice shops to look in and cafes to get a hot chocolate.
Love Matlock. It always reminds me of Blackpool but without the sea. But who needs the sea when you have all these attractions. My first visit to the illuminationsand shall definitely be going again next year. Loved the atmosphere and the fireworks were great. Had...More
We felt it really lacked value as it no longer seems to be aimed at multiple audiences. It was very child friendly which is great, but our party had 7 adults.
A). We looked forward to the ‘super hero’ theme, but the only thing themed...More
We visited on a Saturday evening it was difficult to park even arriving at 2pm. We were expecting to see the boats lit up on arrival then see the parade later on... the parade was not scheduled to start until around 8pm and the fireworks...More
Fantastic show, great fireworks, really glad we went, it was extremely busy, I would recommend getting in the area mid afternoon, parking a nightmare. Lovely place to visit, nice cafes and lots to see.
Visited here last weekend to see illuminated boats and fireworks. It was extremely busy but well organised. The boats were very good as usual.
It was a little chaotic trying to get over the river but was very busy.
The entertainment of the fire act...More
It was our first time here, it was well organised to get into the park with tickets- I had prebooked and paid for delivery (came within 2 days of ordering)
We went to the fair area first which was quite well organised- tokens purchased at...More
boom to Matlock Bath every year it's a lovely town with nice shops and gets really busy during the illuminations bit of a parking problem so always go early nice illuminated boats in the park and great fireworks display worth going on Sept and Oct
Our first time here and we had a good evening was a over crowded but we found a good spot got some great pictures of the boats and of the fireworks too, we were on a coach so had a bit of a walk to...More