Blog – In the Peak District

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 exploring the UK’s first National Park and … Read More »

Some of our Favourite Views

20th February 2019

There are so many spectacular views in the Derbyshire Peak District to enjoy but below are a few of our favourites: Bamford Edge Bamford Edge provides incredible views over the Upper Derwent Valley with the Derwent and Ladybower reservoirs sitting majestically in the countryside below. There are p … Read More »

Wet Day Wonders!

9th December 2018

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 you put on your waterproofs and get out … Read More »

Pet friendly Peak District

20th November 2018

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! Both parks have lodges that have been designated as pet friendly accommodation and at Darwin Forest, we also have ‘The Coppice’ – Seven excl … Read More »

Family fun cycling on the Monsal Trail

23rd October 2018

The best thing about staying at 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 visitors. Its spectacular landscapes and array of acti … Read More »

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