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My Country Houses - 5* Historic Party Houses

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Perfectly situated in the World Heritage Site and famous tourist town of Matlock Bath, this luxury 5* historic house is the perfect choice for those looking for somewhere a little bit extra special to spend the weekend away with friends or family at 5* Portland House c1870. Whatever your reason for coming, you will not regret choosing this historic party house, complemented with the best of British contemporary comforts. Enjoy self-catering or treat yourselves to an experienced chef who will create dinner with local produce from the Peak District. Take pre-dinner drinks in the bar room, listen to the multi-room music system during dinner then relax in the sitting room or on the outdoor terrace with breath taking views of the Derwent Valley. Portland House c1870 certainly is the place to be with friends or family...

What is the capacity for My Country Houses - 5* Historic Party Houses?

This prestigious property accommodates 6 to 24 guests comfortably in 12 beautiful bedrooms and bath/cloakrooms. Decked out in fine English fabrics, it will be easy to impress all of your friends and family at Portland House c1870.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Matlock area?

From an English afternoon tea party to cocktail competitions in the bar room, clay pigeon shooting to a murder mystery, Juliet can help you find the perfect activity to have fun all together. With so much to do you may never leave 5* Portland House however with child-friendly attractions, independent pubs and local restaurants there are plenty of places to go on your doorstep from Portland House c1870.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

You can self-cater in style or book a chef to cater. Arrnage a local food and wine delivery, afternoon tea or a barkeeper/butler to take care of you. Or take advantage of the nearby CAMRA pubs, tempting tearooms and Michelin eateries. Juliet can help you by giving you a free guide to talented caterers, food suppliers, local eateries and gastro pubs. Whether it’s “home from home” cooking or an Afternoon Tea Party or a BBQ in the walled gardens, you can rest assured that you’ll find the ideal food and drink to enhance your stay at Portland House c1870.

Other Information

Juliet can help you organise your weekend activities with a free guide to activities, local tourist attractions and eateries, shops and bars – there’s something here to entertain friends or family of any age! Why not enjoy some games in the games room. Find out who can create a floral headdress, life draw or build the best cocktail. Then sip something sophisticated in the bar room and share your music playlist on the multi-room music sound system. Portland House c1870 is a house to remember for all the right reasons...

Top facilities

Award Winning

Free WiFi


Based on 2 reviews
My Country Houses - 5* Historic Party Houses

Amazing House, luxurious, fun and quirky! We booked the house for a party of 22 people for the weekend and it was absolutely amazing. The owners were lovely and prompt in all of their replies and provided loads of info. The bedrooms were fantastic and a lovely size and the house was absolu...

My Country Houses - 5* Historic Party Houses

4.9 5 0.5

We had an amazing weekend at the 5* Portland House. From the minute I booked the house until we left it was superb. It was spotlessley clean, really well equipped and the lay out excellent. Everyone was really relaxed from the moment they arrived. We had caterers on the Saturday and they were equ...

My Country Houses - 5* Historic Party Houses

5.0 5 0.5

We have just returned from a wonderful long weekend at Portland House. There were 24 of us in total, couples, families and singles with ages ranging from 4 months to 84 years old and it was a perfect venue for everyone. The facilities were excellent and the location was perfect. For a large gathe...

My Country Houses - 5* Historic Party Houses

Great 60th Birthday house! Everything we needed - great house for larger group dinner party Helpful owners Very clean and well presented on arrival

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Facilities & information


Parking (free)

Child friendly

5 Star Official Rating

Historic property


Free broadband access (wifi)

Private/enclosed garden


Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Award Winning

Conference & Meetings

Bathroom & Laundry

Woodland walks

Chef available

Four Poster Beds

Health & Beauty Treatments

Corporate bookings welcome

Games Room

Pool/snooker table

Towels included

10+ People Capacity


Archery, Crossbows

Bicycling, Cycling


Climbing, Abseiling


Flying, Hang gliding, Paragliding, Hot Air Ballooning

Horse Riding, Equestrian

Jogging, running

Motor racing, go-karting, quad bikes, tanks

Sailing, boating, cruises, yachts

Shooting, Clay Shooting, Stalking

Other Activities (generally outdoor)

Other Entertainment (generally indoor)

Other games & sports

Wildlife, bird watching

Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (walking distance)

Historic houses


Golf course (a short drive)

Tennis courts (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Theatre (a short drive)

Extra info

Nearest Airport: Manchester International

Nearest Train Station: Matlock Bath

Room Details: Portland House c1870 12 bedrooms & bath/cloakrooms

Gas & Electric Included: Yes

Star Rating: 5

Vendor Accreditation: 5 STAR

Mastercard: Yes

Visa: Yes

Number of rooms: 1

Number of room to: 12

Arrival information and directions

Address: Portland House c1870, Matlock Bath, Matlock, Derbyshire, Matlock BathDE4 3PX, United Kingdom

To get to Portland House c1870 in Matlock Bath:

BY CAR - M1 J28 Matlock or M1 J29 Chesterfield. Only 1 hour from Manchester, Nottingham, Sheffield.

BY TRAIN - under 2 hours - London to Chesterfield. Nearest station is Matlock Bath.

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