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Darwin Forest

Type:Holiday Park

Darley Moor
Two Dales
Matlock
DE4 5PL
5 Visit England Stars 5 Visit England Stars 5 Visit England Stars 5 Visit England Stars 5 Visit England Stars 5 Visit England Stars Holiday Park
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 980 reviews980 reviews
Luxury lodges with hot tubs at Darwin Forest in the Derbyshire Peak District

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Guide Prices

Darwin Forest has 120 luxury lodges set in stunning woodland. Lodge types include: Classic, Classic Vogue, Elite, Elite Vogue, The Meadow and The Glade. Some lodges include a hot tub and some lodges are also pet friendly. Prices from £279.

Gradings

  • 5 Visit England Stars Holiday Park
5 Visit England Stars Holiday Park

Awards

  • Other Accommodation AwardsBritish Holiday and Home Parks Association British Holiday and Home Parks Association 2016
  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2018
  • Trip Advisor AwardsTrip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2017
  • Other Accommodation AwardsDavid Bellamy Conservation Award Gold 2017/18 David Bellamy Conservation Award Gold 2017/18 2017
  • Other AwardsHoseasons Diamond Award Winner 2017 Hoseasons Diamond Award Winner 2017 2017
  • Visit EnglandVisitEngland Gold Award 2017 VisitEngland Gold Award 2017 2017

Facilities

Site Features

  • Garden
  • Public house/Inn

Booking & Payment Details

  • Travel agent bookings
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted

Target Markets

  • Single sex groups welcomed

Leisure Facilities

  • Cycles for hire
  • Games room onsite
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby) - Mini Golf onsite. 18 holes Available Locally
  • Gym on site
  • Health/beauty facilities onsite
  • Leisure club (onsite or nearby)
  • Pony trekking/horse-riding - Available Locally
  • Sauna onsite
  • Shooting - Available Locally
  • Snooker/billiards/pool onsite
  • Swimming pool - indoor onsite
  • Tennis onsite

Property Facilities

  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Telephone (public)
  • WiFi or internet access

Children

  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age
  • Children's indoor play area
  • Children's outdoor play area
  • Cots available - For a small fee at time of booking
  • High chairs available - For a small fee at time of booking

Catering

  • Barbecue - For a £10 refundable deposit
  • Breakfast available - From 10am
  • Evening meals
  • Foodshop/mobile foodshop
  • Restaurant
  • Snacks/afternoon tea

Room/Unit Facilities

  • Bath
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub - In Spa lodges
  • King-sized bed - In some lodges. Please check
  • Radio
  • Satellite TV
  • Scenic view
  • Shower
  • Spa bath - In some lodges. Please check
  • Television

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating

Cooking Facilities

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave cooker

Laundry Facilities

  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Washing machine

Linen & Bedding

  • Linen provided

Parking

  • Private parking

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Conference facilities - Please call reception on 01629 732428

Accessibility

  • Disabled facilities

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Excellent
    717
  • Very Good
    208
  • Average
    36
  • Poor
    11
  • Terrible
    9

Recent Reviews:

  • JE4G
    CHESTERFIELD, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    lovely weekend
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 15th January 2018
    We booked this weekend break just a week before our arrival day ( my birthday on arrival)so got it at discounted price..As we only live 15/20mins from Darwin Forest we didn't want to pay a really... Read full review
  • 981_worldtraveller
    Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    January Getaway
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th January 2018
    We choose this location as a mid point for all family members travelling. We have had a super weekend staying in very nice accommodation, walks around the woodland, splashing in the swimming pool... Read full review
  • nicknike
    Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    High standards throughout.
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th January 2018
    Everything here is well thought out. The chalets are comfortable and well equipped. Keeping the chalet warm was easy even with freezing fog outside. The restaurant was just a short walk away and the... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the North: Leave the M1 at junction 29. Take the A617 to Chesterfield and then follow signs for the A632 towards Matlock. After 5 miles turn right onto the B5057 towards Darley Dale (Darwin Forest is signposted here). Continue for 2 miles. Darwin Forest is located on the right-hand side just after the sign for the Derbyshire Dales

 

From the South: Leave the M1 at junction 28. Take the A38 to Alfreton and then follow the A615 towards Matlock. Approximately 2 miles past the village of Wessington you will need to turn right onto Lickpenny Lane. Continue over the crossroads onto Holestone Gate Road, before joining Slack Hill (A632) and turning right onto Wirestone Lane (Darwin Forest is signposted here). At the next major crossroads turn left onto the B5057. Darwin Forest is located on the right-hand side just after the sign for the Derbyshire Dales. 

 

From Matlock: Take the A6 north towards Darley Dale and then turn right onto the B5057 (Darwin Forest is signposted here). Drive through Two Dales village and up through two very sharp bends. Continue for a further 4 miles until you reach the top of the moor. Darwin Forest is located on the left hand side just after the first minor crossroads.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest railway stations: Matlock and Chesterfield. There is no bus routes to the park.

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