Darwin Forest in the beautiful Derbyshire Peak District is one of the UK's top holiday parks and provides luxury self-catering holiday accommodation. Our Peak District lodges have been awarded 5 stars by Visit England and the Park was a finalist in the Visit England Awards for Excellence. Darwin Forest 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 Spa lodges for your exclusive use.
5-Star Darwin Forest is set in 47 acres of mixed woodland between Matlock and Bakewell in the Derbyshire Peak District. A finalist in the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence, Darwin Forest is one of the top 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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This Certificate of Excellence is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor – the world's largest travel site.
Jewel of Matlock6 April 2018
The park is one of the best we have stayed at. Lodges are spacious, very clean and well looked after. Read Full Review
A Wonderful Haven1 April 2018
It was our first visit for a short break and we immediately fell in love with the park. Our lodge was awesome, spotlessly... Read Full Review
Family Break26 March 2018
Just returned from Darwin forest.. Can't speak highly of this place. Looks brand new, all facilities look in great condition... Read Full Review
Excellent4 March 2018
What a wonderful weekend spent in such a beautiful location. Highly recommend this area as a place worth visiting. Read Full Review