10 great Caravan Parks in Derbyshire – Family Friendly

I am Derbyshire born and bred and I adore this county. It boasts some of the most stunning scenery in England and I try to take a holiday there every year. In this post, I will share with you information about 10 great caravan, glamping and camping holiday parks in Derbyshire. These are all perfect family-friendly holiday parks and will be a great base for you to explore the area.

Most of the parks have a wide range of accommodation options with lodges, static caravans and glamping options. I will cover all accommodation and touring options at each caravan park below. I have only included caravan parks where you can at least rent accommodation for your stay. I have not included sites that only offer touring pitches or are for adults only.

*This post contains affiliate links

Ashbourne Heights Holiday Park, Derbyshire

Address: Ashbourne DE6 1LE.
Accommodation options
A variety of luxury lodges
Static caravans
Glamping pods
Safari Tents
Camping and touring pitches

About Ashbourne heights – “Our park is the perfect choice for Peak District holidays. Nestled in the countryside on an elevated position, you’ll enjoy breath-taking views of the Peak District National Park day after day.  The famous Tissington Trail is right at the entrance to the park.

We’ve got a wide range of accommodation for you to choose from, including lodges, luxury caravans, a glamping pod and safari lodge tents. All accommodation includes bed linen with beds made up ready for your arrival. We’re also a popular choice for touring and camping holidays, with a variety of different pitches for tents, touring caravans and motorhomes. 

Facilities: Small indoor heated swimming pool, shop and children’s outdoor play area.

10 great Caravan Parks in Derbyshire - Family Friendly
Ashbourne Heights

Ashby Woulds Lodges & Spa, Near Ashby-de-la-Zouch

Address: Spring Cottage Road Spring Cottage, Overseal, Nr Ashby–de–la–Zouch DE12 6NE.
Accommodation options
Lodges with hot tubs

About Ashby Woulds Lodges – ” Ashby Woulds Lodges and Spa is part of our Evermore Lodge Holidays Collection, an exclusive collection of exceptional boutique lodges in an idyllic waterside setting overlooking a swathe of unspoilt Derbyshire countryside.

Superbly located for enjoying all the delights of England’s heartland and perfect for relaxing rural escapes or indulgent romantic retreats. Unwind in super-stylish opulence boasting full Sky TV and outdoor hot tubs, or simply relax amidst the tranquil beauty of the lakes and private woodland a stone’s throw away.”

Facilities: Children’s play area, on-site fishing and a spa.

Ashby Woulds lodges and spa

Colliery Lane Lodges, Near Ashby-de-la-Zouch

Address: Swadlincote, Nr Ashby-de-la-Zouch
Accommodation options
Lodges with hot tubs

About Colliery Lane Lodges – “With a wonderful view over a private lake, Colliery Lane Lodges are a relaxing and rural retreat, ideal for anyone wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life.  The lodges are boutique in style, something out of the ordinary and with a luxurious finish. 

All this combined with the gorgeous location next to the Peak District National Park make these lodges highly desirable. If you like fishing you’ll be in your element here with a fishing lake right on the doorstep.  Or simply sit back and enjoy the views from your private bubbling hot tub.”

Facilities: FIshing and hot tubs

10 great Caravan Parks in Derbyshire - Family Friendly
Colliery Lane Lodges – Photo courtesy Hoseasons

Golden Valley Caravan and Camping Park

Address: Coach Rd, Riddings, Alfreton DE55 4ES.
Accommodation options
Luxury log cabins
Camping pods
Barrell pods
Plus you can take your caravan, motorhome or tent to Golden Valley with pitches to suit all needs.

About Golden Valley – “Golden Valley Caravan and Camping Park is situated just off the M1, within 10 minutes drive to local towns and shops. Located in the beautiful hamlet of Golden Valley nestling alongside the Cromford Canal, set in Amber Valley, the heart of Derbyshire.

The park is set within 26 acres of historic woodland which was once a thriving industry for coal, iron foundries and canal workers on the Cromford Canal..”

Facilities: Segways, 3 outdoor play areas, fishing pond, bouncy castle, cafe and a train and log ride around the park.

10 great Caravan Parks in Derbyshire - Family Friendly
Golden Valley – Photo courtesy Golden Valley


Hazelhurst Lodges, Chesterfield

Address: Hazelhurst Lodges, Chesterfield S45 0LH.
Accommodation options
Lodges with hot tubs

About Hazelhurst Lodges – “Hazelhurst Lodges is part of our Autograph Lodge Holidays Collection, boasting a truly idyllic setting tucked away deep in the rolling hills of Derbyshire.

Commanding spectacular views over miles of unspoilt countryside, yet close to the pretty village of Ashover, this enchanting escape strikes a sublime balance between rural seclusion with easy access to Derbyshire’s countless delights.

Fresh country style and beautiful furnishings characterise these luxurious contemporary lodges, completed by magnificent, far-reaching views. Unwind with a stroll straight from your doorstep, watch the wildlife or simply relax with loved ones – the choice is yours to do as little or as much as you please.

Facilities: Hot tubs

10 great Caravan Parks in Derbyshire - Family Friendly
Hazlehurst Lodges – Photo courtesy

Landal Darwin Forest, Matlock

Address: Darwin Forest, Two Dales, Matlock DE4 5PL
Accommodation options
Luxury Lodges

About Landall Darwin Forest – “Landal Darwin Forest in the beautiful Derbyshire Peak District is one of the UK’s top holiday parks and provides luxury self-catering holiday accommodation. Our Peak District lodges have been awarded 5 stars by Visit England and the Park was a finalist in the Visit England Awards for Excellence.

Landal Darwin Forest is the perfect place to stay for visiting the scenic countryside, stately homes including Chatsworth House, picturesque villages, theme parks and a wide range of local attractions.”

Facilities – Swimming pool, indoor soft play, activity den, cafe, bar and restaurant, mini-golf, tennis, woodland walks and more.

10 great Caravan Parks in Derbyshire - Family Friendly
Landal Darwin – Photo courtesy Hoseasons

Landal Sandybrook, Ashbourne

Address: Buxton Rd, Ashbourne DE6 2AQ.
Accommodation Options
A range of luxury lodges

About Landal Sandybrook – “Award-winning Landal Sandybrook is situated close to the picturesque market town of Ashbourne. The park provides luxury self-catering lodge holiday accommodation perfect for a relaxing break, an exciting activity holiday or a romantic weekend away. It is an ideal location for exploring the southern Peak District or visiting Alton Towers.”

Facilities: They have an indoor heated pool, a range of entertaining activities, coach bar-restaurant, indoor and outdoor play areas,

10 great Caravan Parks in Derbyshire - Family Friendly
Landal Sandybrook – Photo courtesy Hoseasons

Lime Tree Park, Buxton

Address: The Chalet, 24 Dukes Dr, Buxton SK17 9RP.
Accommodation options
Static caravans
Lodges and apartments
Camping pods
They also have a relatively large touring area for tents, caravans and motorhomes.

About Lime Tree Holiday Park – “Lime Tree Holiday Park is the gateway to Buxton and the Peak District National Park. Surrounded by the beautiful hills of the Derbyshire countryside yet still within walking distance of the historic spa town of Buxton, this four-star holiday park is the perfect base for camping, caravanning and self-catering breaks.

A thickly wooded limestone gorge and magnificent old railway viaduct form the backdrop to this beautiful and peaceful park, where families can enjoy fantastic views and great site facilities while relaxing into the rich heritage of local life.

For those who like to venture further afield, a huge variety of attractions await, including historic buildings, dramatic landscapes and famous festivals dotted throughout Buxton and the Peak District.”

Facilities: Adventure playground, games room and shop.

10 great Caravan Parks in Derbyshire - Family Friendly
Lime Tree Park – Photo courtesy Hoseasons

Swainswood leisure park and spa, Swadlincote

Address: Park Rd, Overseal, Swadlincote DE12 6JX.
Accommodation options
A range of lodges, most with hot tubs.

About Swainswood Leisure park and spa – “Set in the heart of the National Forest, this small, exclusive collection of contemporary holiday homes and lodges is an ideal choice for families and those wishing for a romantic break.

The local area abounds with picturesque towns and villages and many family attractions including the famous race track and museum at Castle Donington, well-loved Drayton Manor, the thrilling rides of Alton Towers and Conkers Craft and Visitor Centre with its amphitheatre where shows range from Shakespeare’s plays to live bands.

The Snowdome is just 15 minutes drive away. Ice skating, snowboarding and tobogganing are also available and the renowned Belfry golf courses number among the array of attractions nearby.”

Facilities: Hot tubs

10 great Caravan Parks in Derbyshire - Family Friendly
Swainswood Leisure park – photo courtesy Hoseasons

Weston Wood Lodges, Weston-on-Trent

Address: Weston Hill Chalet Park, Bridge Lane, Weston-on-Trent, Derbyshire DE72 2BU.
Accommodation options
Lodges with hot tubs
Camping pods

About Weston Wood Lodges – “Beautifully situated amidst the undulating hills of southern Derbyshire, this luxurious rural retreat unites picture-postcard views with a fabulous location for exploring. Perfect for couples and families looking to kick back, relax and enjoy some of the most spectacular scenery England has to offer.

For those of you that wish to work up a sweat, Club W is always the answer. Each spacious lodge has its own gas barbecue and boasts a hot tub – perfect for soaking up the night skies! – and you are ideally placed for exploring the host of quaint towns and villages that pepper the rolling landscape just a few miles north. Bicycle hire* with helmets and Wi-Fi is also available in designated areas.”

Facilities: Purpose-built on-site gymnasium & spa featuring the latest state of the art gym equipment. Hot tubs.

10 great Caravan Parks in Derbyshire - Family Friendly
Weston Wood Lodges – Photos courtesy Weston Wood

10 Great Caravan Parks Derbyshire

Join in the conversation of find a great day out near you, join us on Facebook and Instagram