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Matlock Meadows

#14 of 45 things to do in Matlock Features Animals
Snitterton Road, Matlock DE4 2JG, England
+44 1629 760596
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Extras to pay for!

Not worth spending more than an hour here really. Not a lot to see. A couple of cows and that's... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kat1789
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
Bit disappointed

After visiting the website, have to say when we got there it was a bit disappointing A few animals... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gemma W
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Ripley, Derbyshire
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“working farm” (21 reviews)
“play area” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Snitterton Road, Matlock DE4 2JG, England
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+44 1629 760596
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not worth spending more than an hour here really. Not a lot to see. A couple of cows and that's about it. The ice cream was very nice. Shame about the extras that you have to pay for certain things like the soft play and...More

Thank kat1789
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After visiting the website, have to say when we got there it was a bit disappointing A few animals outside, and a couple of cows with their calves inside, but that was it Small cafe, but not much choice, and a very strong smell of...More

Thank Gemma W
Amanda D, Owner at Matlock Meadows, responded to this review

I am really sorry you were disappointed with our farm, cafe, and ice cream parlour. We do not promote ourselves as anything more than a working dairy farm, cafe and play area. We do not charge any admission fee and hence do not class ourselves...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious ice cream and with the added bonus of a few animals and a play area for kids. The warm waffles are recommended!

Thank Tiggia
Amanda D, Owner at Matlock Meadows, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review we are really pleased you enjoyed the ice cream and waffles Mandy Dakin

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

a hidden gem in this part of the world, 3 mins from Sainsburys. lovely little indoor soft play for tots, small out door play for toddlers. calves and lambs around (depending on time of year) 4* coffee and cakes. 5* ice cream and a facinating...More

Thank David W
Amanda D, Owner at Matlock Meadows, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comments - I am really pleased you enjoyed your visit and the ice cream. Regards Mandy Dakin

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Hidden away behind the Sainsbury's petrol station at Matlock this place is a perfect stop off for kids to enjoy the animals, use the play area and have a scrummy home made ice cream. It is free to get in and park, and the cafe...More

Thank premkid
Amanda D, Owner at Matlock Meadows, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments we are really pleased you enjoyed visiting matlock meadows and hope to see you again soon. Mandy Dakin

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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely ice cream parlour attached to the dairy farm. Can definitely recommend the Bakewell tart, salted caramel and snickers flavour ice cream. Cakes looked delicious too. Nice play area with a range of baby farm animals outside

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Amanda D, Owner at Matlock Meadows, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments we are really pleased you enjoyed your visit. Mandy Dakin

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit as the ice cream was delicious. It was a bit sad to see one little lamb lying on its own in an area with no company but when I asked the lady about it she explained they were bottle feeding it as...More

Thank HCherry C
Amanda D, Owner at Matlock Meadows, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind comments - we realise it is sometimes sad to see the animals on their own but in this case it was because the lamb was orphaned and needed extra attention and when we tried to put it with the other...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

took my partner to try the ice cream and he wasn't disappointed! We sat outside in the sunshine watching the farm animals jumping about and playing. I had vanilla and a berry cheesecake which was delicious! Always love coming here to try the different flavours....More

Thank Derbyshire_Foodie92
Amanda D, Owner at Matlock Meadows, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comments - I am pleased you enjoyed the ice cream and found the staff friendly, hope to see you again soon. Mandy

Reviewed 28 March 2017

Pistachio! New flavour this week! Had it in a sundae made by Liz. Very good! Best ice-cream for miles around!

Thank Jjo W
Amanda D, Owner at Matlock Meadows, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind comments, I am really pleased you enjoyed the ice cream sundae, hope to see you again soon. Regards Mandy Dakin

Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

This place does amazing ice cream & that's coming from a Sheffielder who love Our Cow Molly ice cream! The farm looks well equipped to entertain the kids, although we went when it was raining so the ice cream was the main attraction! Highly recommended;...More

Thank Mark D
Amanda D, Owner at Matlock Meadows, responded to this review

Hi Mark thanks for the lovely review, we are really pleased you enjoyed the ice cream. Hope to see you again - we have lots more flavours in the pipeline...Regards Mandy

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chris b
How much is the ice cream here? I can imagine it being expensive. Thanks in advance. Chris bell
13 February 2017|
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Response from Amanda D | Property representative |
Hi Chris, thanks for your enquiry, not sure why you would think we are expensive, our ice creams start at £1.50 for a child's teddy cone, £2.00 for a single cone/tub and £3.00 for a double cone/tub. Our ice cream is all hand... More
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EliMHants
Do they do lactose free ice cream?
7 April 2015|
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Response from Amanda D | Property representative |
Hi our ice cream is not lactose free as we use our own cows milk, but we do always have a lactose free sorbet available for those who are unable to have cows milk, the flavour varies but currently its a red berry sorbet... More
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