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Family walking along the forest trail swinging children

Great Alternative to Center Parcs

27th December 2019
You only need to read our reviews on Trip Advisor to realise that many of our guests compare us to Center Parcs. Keep reading for 10 reasons why we think a holiday at Landal Darwin Forest is a great alternative to Center Parcs, alongside a quote from a previou …Read More about Great Alternative to Center Parcs
Dog sat on rocks in the peak district

Pet Friendly Peak District

20th November 2019
The Peak District is the perfect place for you to enjoy a holiday with your four legged friend and our lodges are the perfect place to stay!We have plenty of lodges that have been designated as pet friendly accommodation and at Landal Darwin Forest, we also …Read More about Pet Friendly Peak District
Selection of bright wellies on the steps of a lodge

Wet Day Wonders

22nd October 2019
The saying goes that, “There is no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing” and that analogy is certainly true in the Peak District! Even when the weather is bad, the Peak District is still breathtakingly beautiful, so we would still recommend …Read More about Wet Day Wonders
Tea room

Time for Tea

17th September 2019
We love to enjoy an afternoon tea and we are very lucky that there are an abundance of tea rooms in the area. We serve a delicious Afternoon Tea onsite at the Foresters, but if you fancy a trip out you may like to visit the following:Some of our favourite te …Read More about Time for Tea
Adult and child cycling along the monsal trail

Family fun cycling on the Monsal Trail

5th September 2019
The best thing about staying at Landal Darwin Forest is that the Peak District never shuts, no matter what the time of year and no matter what the weather! The Peak District was Britain’s first National Park and each year attracts over 10 million visitor …Read More about Family fun cycling on the Monsal Trail
Bamford Edge

Some of our favourite views!

5th August 2019
There are so many spectacular views in the Derbyshire Peak District to enjoy but below are a few of our favourites:Bamford EdgeBamford Edge provides incredible views over the Upper Derwent Valley with the Derwent and Ladybower reservoirs sitting majestical …Read More about Some of our favourite views!
View from outside the manifold tea rooms

Enjoy a day out at a National Trust property in Derbyshire

11th July 2019
There are lots of National Trust Estates to visit in Derbyshire, including stately homes and breathtaking countryside.The White Peak Estate incorporates the stunning Ilam Park, Dovedale and the Manifold Valley. Ilam Park is ideal for families and d …Read More about Enjoy a day out at a National Trust property in Derbyshire
Young girl looking at pine cones in the forest

Explore the Forest!

5th April 2019
In partnership with Forestry England we have created a Forest Activity Bag for you to hire from Reception and use onsite. You and your family can spend the day exploring and learning about the forest and the natural environment.  Become a nature detective …Read More about Explore the Forest!
View of Ladybower reservoir

The Ultimate Peak District and Derbyshire Bucket List: 101 Great Things To Do

1st April 2019
In celebration of English Tourism Week (30 March – 7 April), Visit Peak District have compiled the Ultimate Peak District and Derbyshire Bucket List: 101 Great Things To Do.From ordering a pint in the real ale capital of the world to explorin …Read More about The Ultimate Peak District and Derbyshire Bucket List: 101 Great Things To Do
Child walking through rope tunnel at Chatsworth playground

Farmyard fun at Chatsworth

12th September 2018
In the week before our four year olds started school we decided to enjoy a day out at Chatsworth Adventure playground and farm yard. Chatsworth House is one of the most famous stately homes in the UK and in addition to the house, it boasts an adventure playgro …Read More about Farmyard fun at Chatsworth