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Riber, Derbyshire

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Riber, Derbyshire

Riber is a hamlet in the Derbyshire Dales, lying within the boundaries of the town of Matlock. It is situated high on a hill overlooking the town and also Matlock Bath. Riber is famous for its castle, which is currently a ruin, and the former wildlife park, which closed in the late 1990s due to financial loss and criticisms of the way many of the animals were kept.
DistrictDerbyshire Dales
Post townMATLOCK
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3059
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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