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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
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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.

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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


15 February 2015

I visited here with my husband last week and we had a wonderful time! The lodge was wonderful, warm, clean and cosy, with the... Read Full Review


Family Holiday

12 February 2015

First time we have ever stayed in a log cabin and we have thoroughly enjoyed it here at Darwin country park. The log cabins... Read Full Review


Fantastic Weekend Away!

10 February 2015

We have just come back from an amazing weekend at Darwin. We were a party of four families with children and had 4 lodges. All... Read Full Review

Emma H

Lovely Stay!

9 February 2015

I don't normally write reviews, but I must write one here! We have just returned from a long weekend at Darwin Forest Country... Read Full Review