Alison House is a 4 star rated hotel set in 7 acres of grounds in the beautiful Derwent Valley World Heritage Site. Built by the Arkwright family, this Georgian style house offers luxurious guest accommodation in a peaceful setting just a short walk away from Cromford and Matlock Bath. The hotel has 16 en-suite guest rooms as well as a licensed bar and restaurant serving quality locally sourced cuisine complemented by a comprehensive wine list. Alison House is also the ideal location for a special occasion, and has three rooms licensed for civil ceremonies in the stunning grounds to ensure you have a truly wonderful wedding day.
The accommodation is ideally placed for exploring all that Derbyshire and the Peak District has to offer. Set in the Derwent Valley World Heritage Site, there are a number of historic mills in the local area to visit including Cromford which was the first water-powered cotton spinning mill developed by Richard Arkwright and Masson Mill which has a museum and shopping village. The village of Matlock Bath is also within easy reach and has a number of attractions include the Heights of Abraham cable cars, the Peak District Mining Museum, the Matlock Bath Aquarium and Gulliver's Kingdom theme park as well as a promenade. There are also plenty of footpaths in the local area, and for outdoor enthusiasts activities including rock climbing, potholing and canoeing can all be found nearby.
The hotel has 16 en-suite guest rooms, consisting of three singles, 10 double/twin rooms and three luxury suites. Two rooms are located on the ground floor and have grab rails and are fully accessible for disabled guests. All guest rooms have a TV, Wi-Fi internet, hairdryers, direct dial telephones and ironing facilities. The luxurious Arkwright Suite has a canopied bed and Victorian roll top bath and is the ideal location for a romantic break or Honeymoon guests.
For a special location for your wedding day, Alison House is ideal. We have three rooms licensed for civil wedding ceremonies which can accommodate up to 60 as well as a marquee available for larger receptions, and can also offer exclusive use of the house and gardens for your party from 4pm on Friday to 11am on Sunday. We also have conference facilities for up to 60 delegates as well as excellent facilities and catering. The Alison House Hotel also has a camp site open to Camping and Caravanning Club members.