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About the Hall

Huntbridge Hall, which has also been known as Huntbridge House, Huntsbridge House and Huntsbridge Hall at various points in its life, was built in the 18th century. Starting life as a private dwelling, it was home to various local dignitaries.

These included Dame Sarah Paxton, who was born and raised at Huntbridge. Her husband, Sir Joseph was the eminent architect and gardener responsible for the Crystal Palace of 1851. In later years the Hall became a school but in more recent times was used by the British Red Cross as a training and administration centre before being put to its present use in 2017.

Set against the backdrop of the Derbyshire peaks with Riber Castle looming down, Huntbridge Hall occupies an idyllic spot. Gently running through the grounds is the Bentley Brook as it makes its way towards the River Derwent, with many opportunities to spot a host of birds and fish.

Today, the Hall combines preserved original features with contemporary facilities to provide a practical but imposing setting for consultation work.

Public areas of the Hall are fully wheelchair-accessible and recently refurbished washroom and kitchen facilities are provided.

Secure Wi-Fi access is available for you and your clients.

Transport links are excellent. Huntbridge Hall is around 20 minutes drive from junction 28 of the M1, 20 minutes from Chesterfield, 40 minutes from Derby and 50 minutes from Sheffield. The Hall has two car parks, free for you and your clients, situated within the grounds providing ample space. There is step-free access to the consultation rooms from both of these.


For those travelling by public transport, Matlock Railway Station is around 10 minutes' walk, or buses are available with a stop right outside the entrance to the Hall.

Local amenities such as a petrol station, sandwich shop and convenience store can be found within 5 minutes' walk.

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