Camping with your dog in the Peak District and Derbyshire

Glorious landscapes, endless walking trails and picturesque market towns. Camping in the Peak District is a treat for the senses, and we know your four-legged friend will agree! The Camping and Caravanning Club Sites in the Peak District are dog friendly, which means your pooch can join in the camping fun, too.


Explore every inch of Derbyshire’s peaks and dales from beautiful Ashbourne, a lovely site that’s spread over three fields and has its own dog walk. Follow the off-road Tissington Trail, which starts in Ashbourne, or head to Carsington Reservoir just 10 minutes away for a pleasant 8-mile circular walk. For treats and nibbles, head to the dog-friendly Cock Inn at Mugginton.


Famous for its heavenly Bakewell Pudding, this beautiful place is simply made for four-legged visitors. Set within the Peak District National Park, Bakewell Club Site is a short walk from the Monsal Trail - a fantastic traffic-free route that follows a former railway. Nearby Chatsworth, which allows dogs in the grounds, is currently celebrating dogs in its summer exhibition - Chatswoof!

Camping with your dog in the Peak District and Derbyshire


Hayfield Club Site is surrounded by Derbyshire’s finest dog-walking country. Get your boots on for Kinder Scout and Mam Tor, or head to the picturesque village of Castleton and explore the Norman ruins of Peveril Castle. While you’re there, venture into the dog-friendly underground world of Treak Cliff Cavern to see its stalactites and stalagmites, before enjoying a relaxing pint at Castle Inn.

Alton, The Star

A cracking family adventure awaits at Alton, The Star Club Site. The Peak District is right on your doorstep, including photogenic Dovedale, where you can hop across the famous stepping stones. Hike to the summit of Thorpe Cloud for picturesque views, and later reward yourself with a stop at Hartington, where you can stock up at the much-loved Hartington Cheese Shop.

Camping with your dog in the Peak District and Derbyshire


Surrounded by wonderfully varied walking country, Teversal Club Site is perfect for adventurous pooches. Head to Silverhill Wood Country Park to discover the Teversal Trails, or explore the cross-crossing walkways of the Derbyshire Dales and the Peak District. Local dog-friendly attractions include the grounds of Hardwick Hall and Bolsover Castle, while The Three Cottages pub near Chesterfield comes highly recommended.


Nextdoor to the fantastic Conkers Discovery Centre, there’s plenty more to Conkers Club Site than rope swings and assault courses. Dog-walkers will love camping in the National Forest, which offers trails straight from the site. Follow the Ashby World Heritage Trail, visit nearby Rosliston Forestry Centre, or take the short drive to Calke Abbey to explore its extensive grounds and country park.

Camping with your dog in the Peak District and Derbyshire


Get away from it all at the wonderfully remote Crowden Club Site, perched at the northern end of the Peak District National Park. The Pennine Way crosses nearby, and you’re just a stone’s throw from the reservoirs of Torside and Woodhead. Head to Holmfirth - where the TV favourite Last of the Summer Wine was filmed - for superb views over the Holme Valley.


Sitting pretty in the Staffordshire Moorlands, our Leek Club Site is just the ticket for a relaxing outdoor break. Explore the rocky trails around The Roaches, take a pleasant stroll around Tittesworth Reservoir, or treat your four-legged friend to a ride on the Rudyard Lake and Steam Railway! The site is just a short stroll from the lovely dog-friendly Three Horseshoes Inn.

All of our Peak District campsites welcome waggy tails and muddy paws - because what’s a family camping holiday without your faithful furry companion? Even better, dogs camp for free at all of our Club Sites. Now that’s a dog’s life!

From just £40 per year, enjoy exclusive Club membership benefits including 30% off Club Site fees, member-only discounts, concessions for over 60’s and specialist advice from our UK-based team.  Join the Club >>




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