10 places to rest your head in the Peak District
We have finally passed April 12th on the government’s roadmap to easing covid-19 related restrictions, meaning self-contained accommodation is able to reopen and camping season is here! Please scroll to the bottom of the blog more information*
With so much to see in the beautiful Peak District, you’ll likely want to spend more than just an afternoon here. We’ve rounded up our pick of 10 campsites and caravan parks, ideally located to allow you to get the most out of your trip.
Check COVID restrictions beforehand and enjoy the outdoors responsibly.
A wide choice of tent pitches and static caravans awaits at Rivendale Caravan Park, conveniently located just 100 metres from Tissington Trail. So whether you’re up for a countryside walk or you want easy access to great bike trails, there’s plenty on offer at Rivendale.
Find out more at: http://www.rivendalecaravanpark.co.uk/
This family-run camping site and caravan park provides the ideal base from which to explore the Peak District. With two pubs in the next village and The Pennine Bridleway a mere 30 minute walk away, you’ll find all the ingredients you need for a perfectly tranquil holiday.
Find out more at: http://www.beechcroftfarm.co.uk/
Look no further than Callow Top Holiday Park for all your camping needs in the Peak District. This award-winning holiday park comes with a heated swimming pool, free Wi-Fi Hotspot, cycle hire, coarse fishing – and it’s just a stone’s throw away from popular Peak District locations such as Bakewell, Buxton and Matlock.
Find out more at: http://www.callowtop.co.uk/
Located a handy five minutes’ walk from the beautiful village of Hope, Laneside Caravan Park is the ideal base to enjoy the beautiful Hope Valley area. A family-run site, the main aim is to provide holidaymakers with a peaceful spot from which to enjoy the stunning surrounding area.
Find out more at: http://www.lanesidecaravanpark.co.uk/
If you’re visiting with children, they’ll love what’s on offer at Golden Valley Caravan Park. With a whopping four outdoor children’s play areas, a wildlife pond, bouncy castle and log-flume rides, they’ll be spoilt for choice. What’s more, Gulliver’s Kingdom theme park is a mere 20 minute drive away.
Find out more at: http://www.goldenvalleycaravanpark.co.uk/
Located close to the town of Bakewell, Green Hills Holiday Park offers stunning views of the surrounding woodland countryside, as well as generous sized camping pitches and a children’s playground. It’s also not far from popular attractions Go Ape and Monkey Magic – so your little monkeys can have endless fun.
Find out more at: http://greenhillsholidaypark.co.uk/
If peace and relaxation are your main holiday wants, you won’t be disappointed with North Lees Campsite. Ideally located, you’ll have doorstep access to farmland, moorland and nearby woodlands, making it the perfect spot for a countryside ramble or cycle ride.
Find out more at: http://peakdistrict.gov.uk/visiting/getactive/camping/camping-northlees
Relax with a gentle stroll around Bank House Farm in peaceful Hulme End – you’re sure to spot a range of wildlife, from Sparrow Hawks to River Trout. With a great reputation for hospitality, you can be sure to receive a warm welcome from campsite owners Wayne and Alexa.
Find out more at: http://bankhousefarmcamping.co.uk/
Outdoor enthusiasts will be in paradise at Bakewell Camping and Caravanning Club Site. From walking and cycling to caving, climbing and horse riding, there are plenty of activities to suit all tastes. Set in idyllic surroundings, you’ll find the 100 pitches spacious and well maintained. With no toilets or showers, this campsite really does offer you the true camping experience, which only adds to its appeal.
To the south of the Peak District lies Blackshaw Moor Caravan Club Site, within walking distance of Tittesworth Reservoir and Nature Reserve. It’s also really close to Alton Towers theme park if your kids fancy a change of scenery.
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*We have finally passed April 12th on the government’s roadmap to easing covid-19 related restrictions, meaning self-contained accommodation is able to reopen and camping season is here!
Don’t forget though, holidays which include shared facilities will not be allowed until at least the 17th May. It’s also worth noting that campers and caravanners will only be able to holiday with other members of their own household.
Self-contained accommodation is also allowed in Wales, but holiday accommodation in Scotland isn’t expected to reopen until April 26th at the earliest.
Please see our Camping After Covid Blog for further information and advice.