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Ernest’s Retreat


Highashes Lane
S45 0LH
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Ernests Retreat is situated 4 miles west of Chesterfield on the edge of the Peak District.


Ernests Retreat is situated 4 miles west of Chesterfield on the edge of the Peak District. We have an enviable location great for walkers and sightseers!  From the glamping site there is a great range of local footpath walks including direct access to the Chesterfield Round Walk.  We are located in the Ashover Parish and 3 miles from the picturesque village of Ashover, hosting three excellent pubs and the famous Ashover Rock, the village lies in the beautiful Amber Valley and is surrounded by tree clad hills. Ashover Parish covers a large area of about 10,000 acres and has a network of over 150 footpaths which are all excellent for walking routes.

Our Glamping Accomodation

We have 3 ranges of glamping pods suitable for couples and families. There are 6 Rambler pods able to accommodate 2 adults, 8 Camping Cabins to accommodate 2 adults and 2 children and 6 Glampers to accommodate 2 adults and 3 children, one double bed and 3 single bunk beds are provided within these pods. All of our pods have interior and exterior lighting, power points, a heater and a kettle.

The pods are situated in a secluded field over looking stunning panoramic views of Derbyshire.

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Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeCapacityRoom / Unit Tariff*Notes
Camping Cabins4£40.00 per unit per nightSleeps 2 adults+ 2 children
Glampers5£45.00 per unit per nightSleeps 2 adults + 3 children
Ramblers2£30.00 per unit per night

*Prices range between the prices below per night:
- Ramblers (sleeps 2) £30- £55.
- Glampers (sleeps 2 adults, 3 children) £45- £75.
- Camping Cabins (sleeps 2 adults, 2 children) £40 - £75.
Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • Children welcome

Park Facilities

  • Drinking water
  • Flush toilets (with lighting)
  • Grass
  • Heated shower block
  • Hot water
  • Lighting throughout park


  • Private parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement

Room/Unit Facilities

  • Scenic view

Site Features

  • Working farm


Map & Directions

Road Directions

We are located off the A 632 main route from Chesterfield to Matlock, turn into Highashes Lane and the Glamping site can be found by taking the 2nd left hand drive which is Marked by our large stone sign.

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