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Matlock Meadows

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Great value. Lovely ice cream.

Stopped for ice cream with our teenagers and our friends with 2younger children. All enjoyed it... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
sarah u
Hastings, United Kingdom
via mobile
A lovely budget morning out with delicious ice-cream!

I took my 3 year old to Matlock Meadows this morning for an hour before nursery started. What a... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“working farm”(22 reviews)
“play area”(16 reviews)
Matlock Meadows is a modern purpose built ice cream parlour and coffee shop set within a working dairy farm. The farm has diversified by making italian style hand made ice cream here on the farm using the fresh milk from our dairy herd. The coffee...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Snitterton Road, Matlock DE4 2JG, England
+44 1629 760596
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for ice cream with our teenagers and our friends with 2younger children. All enjoyed it. Ice cream is superb, I can recommend the cherry amaretto! Nice selection of children's products on sale. Their cakes looked fab. Plenty of information boards up outside. Kids enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

I checked on the website whether there was a lactose free alternative before visiting as I am lactose intolerant. I was reassured that although there is no lactose free ice cream sorbets were available. I was disappointed to see that there was only one sorbet...More

1  Thank Sonia G
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We went with our 2 year old for the morning. He liked seeing the cows, sheep and chicken. Food was nice and the ice cream was great. They also have an indoor softplay for £2 which has lots of trains to play with. Also has...More

Thank saraha1403
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

I took my 3 year old to Matlock Meadows this morning for an hour before nursery started. What a fabulous little place! There were calves, sheep, goats, chickens and pig to look at. Just enough to keep little ones happy without it being a big...More

Thank lexnov82
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I love there ice cream, it is one of the best I have ever tasted and is worth every penny! There are soo many flavours to choose from. I love the lemon sorbet one, along with the chocolate as well. The service was good and...More

Thank SophieLouise98
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Visited for Ice Cream and wasn't dissapointed. Plenty of choice from cones to sundaes. All made in the farm. Plenty of space to eat inside & out. Lovely park for the kids and some ride on tractors. Also got to see baby calfs. Was a...More

Thank Edinburghroo
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Visited during a recent stay in Matlock. It was not as big as we expected but there is a cafe, play area and animals outside such as pigs, cows etc so I think it would be a great place to visit with younger children. We...More

1  Thank perfectionists
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Decided to stop here having read its great for ice cream. The ice cream was fantastic. This is a working farm and there are a few baby calfs and lambs to see. My son loved them. The toilets were also clean. Would recommend for a...More

Thank worldgirl87
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Visited recently with our 2 year old granddaughter, who had a lovely time feeding the animals, playing in the small play area and on the tractors. But the highlight for her was the ice cream. I have to admit we did do the typical grandparent...More

1  Thank reanda10068
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

11 of us visited for the morning during a hen weekend celebration. From my initial enquiry Amanda could not have been more helpful, nothing was too much trouble (right down to sorting our complicated bill for us). We arrived and a table was already set...More

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chris b
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
6 April 2015|
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