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 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.
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Excellent accomodation and facilities!7 April 2015
I stayed here with friends for the Easter weekend and we had a great time. We had an 8 berth lodge and it was spotless. Read Full Review
Fantastic and totally relaxed holiday.”5 April 2015
We stayed here for 4 nights what an amazing place, the lodge was fantastic, everything in the lodge was very well presented,... Read Full Review
Exceeded expectations”25 March 2015
To Darwin Forest staff - a really big thank you for a fantastic stay. We had 3 lodges, each slightly different from the other,... Read Full Review
Excellent fab location18 March 2015
Just back from a four day break, had a lovely cabin with hot tub. Our grandaughter loved the swimming pool, cheeky monkeys,... Read Full Review