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. Our Peak District lodges have been awarded 5 stars by Visit England and the Park was a finalist in the 2016 Visit England Awards for Excellence. Darwin Forest 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 Spa lodges 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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“Special birthday break”6 March 2017
Just returned from a fabulous 3 night break with 7 girlfriends to celebrate two special big birthdays. From the moment we... Read Full Review
A little part of paradise in the woods.4 March 2017
From the moment we arrived to the moment we left we loved every second of our winter break, the whole place has a special feel... Read Full Review
Excellent for family celebration!21 February 2017
To celebrate my parent's 50th wedding anniversary I was looking for somewhere to accommodate a group of 18 of us (from... Read Full Review
“Fantastic holiday park”16 February 2017
We've just returned from a wonderful few days at Darwin Forest, the site is fantastic lots to do for all ages Read Full Review