The annual Matlock Bath Illuminations is a fun-packed event featuring a spectacular river parade of illuminated floats that cruise along the River Derwent. The brightly lit models are mounted on rowing boats and proudly displayed to the crowds, providing a unique display. We also get to enjoy entrance into the beautiful stately home Chatsworth House & Gardens as well as time in the quaint market town of Bakewell.
Your comfort is our priority and all travel arrangements have been made with this in mind. Comfort stops will always be planned en route for lunch/refreshments. We will arrive at the hotel in the late afternoon, where your luggage will be taken to your room (unless otherwise specified) and you will have plenty of time to freshen up before the evening meal. Return travel will follow a similar schedule.
Your Hotel: Holiday Inn Derby Riverlights, Derby
Right in the heart of Derby city centre, Holiday Inn Derby Riverlights is a casual hotel in a modern building with a glass facade. Guests can relax in the Stresa Bar and Lounge. The contemporary bedrooms all come with free toiletries, a fridge and tea/coffee making facilities. Free Wi-Fi is available.
Please note single supplements are applicable.
Itinerary and What's Included
- Luxury coach travel to and from destination
- Comfort stop in both directions
- Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
All of our excursions are included in the holiday price unless otherwise specified. In addition to the planned activities, most excursions will allow plenty of free time for you to explore our well-chosen destinations. If you prefer to make other arrangements or just relax at the hotel instead of any of the excursions, you are welcome to do so. If so, we kindly ask you to please inform your driver. We will depart after breakfast and return in the late afternoon or early evening, to enable you to freshen up before your evening meal.
- Entrance into Chatsworth House & Gardens
- Free time in Bakewell
- Ticket for the Matlock Bath Illuminations
Other ways you can book
You can also book this day trip/holiday at any one of the following locations:
Tourist Information Centres
Ramsgate, Harbour Parade
Margate, Droit House, Pier Head
Deal, Town Hall
Dover, Market Square
Astor Community Theatre
Stanhope Road, Deal, Kent CT14 6AB
2 Cattle Market, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9AG
Age Concern Sandwich
Sneller House, 19-21 Cattle Market, Sandwich
Sholden Village Store
1 The Street, Sholden, Kent, CT14 0AL
Bayliss Executive Travel Shop
Located at: Unit 7, Deal Business Park, Southwall Road, Deal, Kent CT14 9FH