Darwin Forest Country Park in the beautiful Derbyshire Peak District is one of the UK's top holiday parks and provides luxury self-catering holiday accommodation. It is the perfect place to stay for visiting scenic countryside, stately homes including Chatsworth House, picturesque villages, theme parks and a wide range of local attractions. To find out more, sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of the page or request a copy of our brochure.
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Our Spa Lodges provide the ultimate way to wind down and relax
Why not sink into the relaxing bubbles of your own outdoor hot-tub, the ultimate way to wind down whilst on holiday. Relax and unwind in the hot water bubbles and let the powerful jets massage away your stress. Hot-tubs are discreetly positioned on the deck outside your lodge for your exclusive use.
5-Star Darwin Forest Country Park is set in 47 acres of mixed woodland between Matlock and Bakewell in the Derbyshire Peak District. Having won a VisitEngland Silver Award for Excellence in 2016, Darwin Forest is one of the top holiday parks in the country.
Our luxury lodges are nestled within our woodland paradise and are furnished to the highest standard. They provide the perfect base for exploring the surrounding attractions or for simply relaxing in the tranquility of the park and enjoying time with your loved ones. The Park also boasts an impressive range of facilities including Evolution Health and Fitness Centre, Foresters bar and restaurant and Little Monkeys indoor playcentre. With an array of woodland walks also on your doorstep, you and your family will never be short of something to do.
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“Amazing!”15 July 2016
The log cabin itself was 10 times better than I expected! It was absolutely lovely and felt very cosy and homely straight away. Read Full Review
“Wonderfully relaxing forest holiday”11 July 2016
We booked a week at Darwin Forest Country Park for a relaxing holiday in Derbyshire and that's what we got! Read Full Review
“Perfect midweek family break”20 June 2016
I had been searching for a Center Parcs alternative that was a little more quiet and offered better value for money and... Read Full Review
Lovely place,lovely staff ,lovely weather15 May 2016
Just stayed here again for a long weekend with all our children and grandchildren as we have done many times before. We cannot... Read Full Review