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Welcome to Darwin Forest Country Park

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.

Darwin Forest is perfect for...

Romantic Breaks
Family Togetherness
Reunions/Celebrations
Pet Friendly Lodges

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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.

More about our Spa Lodges

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 Award for Excellence in 2012, Darwin Forest is one of the top three 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.

See what our guests think about us on Trip Advisor

This Certificate of Excellence is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor – the world's largest travel site.

  • 452 Independent Reviews
  • Certificate of Excellence 2014

Great place, great value, will be back

8 June 2015

Darwin was recommended by family and we were not disappointed. The staff were all friendly, helpful and efficient. Read Full Review

LizzieB

Excellent Short Break

1 June 2015

We have just returned from 3 nights in the Chatsworth elite spa cabin for 2 and I just wish we could have stayed longer. Read Full Review

asrobinson

Excellent Short Break

1 June 2015

We have just returned from 3 nights in the Chatsworth elite spa cabin for 2, and I just wish we could have stayed longer. Read Full Review

asrobinson

Excellent holiday for a family of all ages

28 May 2015

Myself, partner and 11 month old son have just returned from a 4 night stay at the park with my partner's parents and 2... Read Full Review

Sarah J