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Landal Darwin Forest Matlock , Peak District

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Landal Darwin Forest is nestled in stunning woodland close to Matlock and Bakewell on the edge of Derbyshire’s breathtaking Peak District.

Proud holder of a Visit England Award for Excellence in 2016, this top park unites scenic splendour with truly fabulous facilities – perfect for enjoying quality family time at entirely your own pace.

With an abundance of activities available on site, from tennis, mini-golf, footpaths and cycling trails to Bodyzorbing, archery, Waterwalkerz and snorkelling, there really is something for everyone to enjoy. Younger children can go wild In the Little Monkeys indoor play centre, while the Activity Den hosts pool tables and a games room ideal for older kids.

The Trim Trak obstacle course, orienteering and the simple pleasures of a woodland walk are hits with the whole family, alternatively Evolution Health and Fitness offers a swimming pool, spa and gym together with indulgent beauty therapies! The local area hosts a huge amount of history with the set of Pride and Prejudice Chatsworth House, it is a film lovers and historians dream.

Take a walk into the Peak District and discover the stunning area of Dovedale and climb up the famous Thorpe Cloud for panoramic views across the valleys, or for the thrill seekers amongst us there is the world famous Alton Towers Theme Park and a wealth of family attractions close by.

  1. 9.2 out of 10

    Chatsworth Elite 1 (LP1470)

    Traditional well equipped lodge with king size double with flat screen TV, ensuite spa bath and separate shower cubicle. Sauna.

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    Sleeps: 2
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    Bedrooms: 1
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    Prices from £364 for 7 nights

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  2. 9.6 out of 10

    Haddon Classic Vogue 2 WF (LP15002)

    Lodge with one double and one twin. Wet room. Suitable for parties including visitors with partial disabilities – please check when booking.

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    Sleeps: 4
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    Bedrooms: 2
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    Prices from £412 for 7 nights

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  3. 9.4 out of 10

    Chatsworth Elite Vogue 1 (LP14311)

    Contemporary and luxuriously equipped lodge with king size double with flat screen TV, ensuite spa bath and separate shower cubicle. Sauna.

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    Sleeps: 2
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    Bedrooms: 1
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    Prices from £418 for 7 nights

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  4. 9.3 out of 10

    Chatsworth Elite 2 (LP3815)

    Traditional well equipped lodge with one double with flat screen TV and one twin. Bath with overhead shower. Fridge/freezer.

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    Sleeps: 4
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    Bedrooms: 2
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    Prices from £463 for 7 nights

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  5. 9.4 out of 10

    Haddon Classic Vogue 2 (LP14313)

    Modern lodge with one double and one twin. Bath with overhead shower.

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    Sleeps: 4
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    Bedrooms: 2
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    Prices from £465 for 7 nights

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  6. 9.5 out of 10

    Haddon Classic Vogue 3 (LP14318)

    Modern lodge with one double with ensuite shower and two twin. Bath with overhead shower. Fridge/freezer and washing machine.

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    Sleeps: 6
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    Bedrooms: 3
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    Prices from £501 for 7 nights

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  7. 9.3 out of 10

    Chatsworth Elite 3 (LP3816)

    Traditional well equipped lodge with one double with flat screen TV and ensuite shower and either two twin or one double and one twin. Bath with overhead shower. Fridge/freezer and washing machine. No pets.

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    Sleeps: 6
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    Bedrooms: 3
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    Prices from £516 for 7 nights

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  8. 9.6 out of 10

    Chatsworth Elite Vogue 2 (LP14315)

    Contemporary and luxuriously equipped lodge with one double with flat screen TV and one twin. Bath with overhead shower. Fridge/freezer. No pets.

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    Sleeps: 4
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    Bedrooms: 2
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    Prices from £522 for 7 nights

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  9. 9.4 out of 10

    Haddon Classic Vogue 2 Spa (LP14314)

    Modern lodge with one double and one twin. Bath with overhead shower. Outdoor hot tub.

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    Sleeps: 4
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    Bedrooms: 2
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    Prices from £544 for 7 nights

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  10. 9.4 out of 10

    Chatsworth Elite 1 Spa (LP5885)

    Traditional well equipped lodge with king size double with flat screen TV and ensuite spa bath and separate shower cubicle. Sauna. Outdoor hot tub.

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    Sleeps: 2
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    Bedrooms: 1
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    Prices from £545 for 7 nights

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  11. 9.8 out of 10

    The Coppice 1 Spa (LP16243)

    The Coppice 1 Spa has been designed with pets and muddy boots in mind and offers an exceptional position in a woodland setting. Modern lodge featuring a spacious master bedroom with king size bed, TV and a luxurious ensuite bathroom with freestanding bath, separate shower and use of bathrobes. Quality feature kitchen complete with an island, coffee machine, wine cooler, dishwasher and washing machine. Stylish open plan living and dining area with a Smart TV with Bluetooth connectivity and comfortable leather sofas. Enclosed spacious verandah with quality outdoor furniture and an outdoor hot tub. There is an outdoor warm water supply and a pet friendly utility area complete with doggie shower, hairdryer, towels and space for their bed and feeding bowls. Stable doors separate the utility area from both the decking and the internal living area.

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    Sleeps: 2
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    Bedrooms: 1
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    Prices from £582 for 7 nights

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  12. 8.9 out of 10

    Chatsworth Elite 2 Spa (LP4203)

    Traditional well equipped lodge lodge with one double with flat screen TV and one twin. Bath with overhead shower. Fridge/freezer. Outdoor hot tub. No pets.

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    Sleeps: 4
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    Bedrooms: 2
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    Prices from £589 for 7 nights

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  13. 9.5 out of 10

    Chatsworth Elite Vogue 2 Spa Plus (LP14317)

    Contemporary and luxuriously equipped lodge with one king size double with flat screen TV and ensuite shower and one twin with flat screen TV and ensuite bath with overhead shower. Fridge and freezer. Outdoor hot tub. No pets.

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    Sleeps: 4
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    Bedrooms: 2
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    Prices from £604 for 7 nights

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  14. 10 out of 10

    Chatsworth Elite Vogue 1 Spa (LP14312)

    Contemporary and luxuriously equipped lodge with king size double with flat screen TV and ensuite spa bath and separate shower cubicle. Sauna. Outdoor hot tub.

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    Sleeps: 2
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    Bedrooms: 1
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    Prices from £612 for 7 nights

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    Haddon Classic Vogue 3 WF (LP17154)

    Lodge with one double with ensuite shower and two twin. Wet room. Fridge/freezer and washing machine. Suitable for parties including visitors with partial disabilities – please check when booking.

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    Sleeps: 6
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    Bedrooms: 3
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    Prices from £619 for 7 nights

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  16. 9.5 out of 10

    Horizon Spa (LP14832)

    Luxury lodge positioned on an exclusive meadowland development with one king size double with flat screen TV, luxury ensuite shower and his and hers sinks and one twin with flat screen TV and a luxury ensuite with freestanding bath and shower. Fully integrated kitchen including fridge/freezer, washing machine and wine cooler. Comfortable open plan lounge area with feature fire and dining table with four chairs. Spacious verandah with garden furniture and outdoor hot tub. No pets.

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    Sleeps: 4
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    Bedrooms: 2
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    Prices from £638 for 7 nights

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  17. 9.3 out of 10

    Chatsworth Elite Vogue 3 (LP14320)

    Contemporary and luxuriously equipped lodge with one double with flat screen TV and ensuite shower and either two twin or one double and one twin. Bath with overhead shower. Fridge/freezer and washing machine. No pets.

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    Sleeps: 6
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    Bedrooms: 3
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    Prices from £645 for 7 nights

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  18. 9.4 out of 10

    Haddon Classic Vogue 4 (LP14322)

    Modern lodge with two double and two twin. Ideal for parties of couples or two families sharing. Bath with overhead shower and separate shower room. Fridge/freezer and washing machine.

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    Sleeps: 8
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    Bedrooms: 4
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    Prices from £655 for 7 nights

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  19. 9.7 out of 10

    Haddon Classic Vogue 3 Spa (LP14319)

    Modern lodge with one double with ensuite shower and two twin. Bath with overhead shower. Fridge/freezer and washing machine. Outdoor hot tub. No pets.

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    Sleeps: 6
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    Bedrooms: 3
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    Prices from £659 for 7 nights

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  20. 9.8 out of 10

    Glade Exclusive 1 Spa (LP15103)

    New in 2017. Sumptuous romantic woodland lodge perfect for romantic breaks and special occasions at any time of the year. Spacious master bedroom with king size double and Smart TV. Double doors into luxurious ensuite with freestanding bath, integrated TV, separate shower and two person sauna. Fully equipped kitchen finished to exacting standards including dishwasher, Dolce Gusto coffee machine, washing machine and wine cooler. Spacious cosy lounge with Smart TV with wireless audio connectivity and PlayStation 4 games console and French doors leading onto decking with feature brise soleil and outdoor hot tub. Early 2.00pm check in. No pets.

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    Sleeps: 2
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    Bedrooms: 1
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    Prices from £664 for 7 nights

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  21. 9.9 out of 10

    Glade Exclusive 2 Spa (LP15104)

    New in 2017. Executive woodland lodge ideal for couples and small families. Master bedroom with king size double and Smart TV and luxurious ensuite, accessed through the dressing area, with freestanding bath, integrated TV and separate shower. One twin with Smart TV and ensuite with large shower and walk in wardrobe/dressing area. Stylish central open plan living space with high quality kitchen complete with feature island, dishwasher, Dolce Gusto coffee machine, washing machine and wine cooler and spacious lounge area with Smart TV with wireless audio connectivity and PlayStation 4 games console. French doors leading onto decking with feature brise soleil and outdoor hot tub. Early 2.00pm check in. No pets.

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    Sleeps: 4
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    Bedrooms: 2
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    Prices from £700 for 7 nights

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  22. 10 out of 10

    The Coppice 2 Spa (LP16244)

    The Coppice 2 Spa has been designed with pets and muddy boots in mind and offers an exceptional position in a woodland setting. Modern two bedroom lodge with master bedroom with king size bed, TV and a luxurious ensuite shower room with use of bathrobes and one twin with flatscreen TV. Family bathroom featuring bath and separate shower. Quality feature kitchen complete with an island, coffee machine, wine cooler, dishwasher and washing machine. Stylish open plan living and dining area with a with a formal dining table, Smart TV with Bluetooth connectivity and comfortable leather sofas. Enclosed spacious verandah with quality outdoor furniture and an outdoor hot tub. There is an outdoor warm water supply and a pet friendly utility area complete with doggie shower, hairdryer, towels and space for their bed and feeding bowls. Stable doors separate the utility area from both the decking and the internal living area.

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    Sleeps: 4
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    Bedrooms: 2
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    Prices from £735 for 7 nights

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  23. 9.1 out of 10

    Chatsworth Elite 3 Spa (LP6057)

    Traditional well equipped lodge with one double with flat screen TV and ensuite shower and two twin or a further double and one twin. Bath with overhead shower. Fridge/freezer and washing machine. Outdoor hot tub. No pets.

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    Sleeps: 6
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    Bedrooms: 3
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    Prices from £739 for 7 nights

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  24. 10 out of 10

    The Coppice 3 Spa (LP16245)

    The Coppice 3 Spa has been designed with pets and muddy boots in mind and offers an exceptional position in a woodland setting. Modern three bedroom lodge featuring a master bedroom with king size bed, TV and a luxurious ensuite shower with use of bathrobes, and two twins both with a flatscreen TV. Family bathroom including bath with overhead shower. Quality feature kitchen complete with an island, coffee machine, wine cooler, dishwasher and washing machine. Stylish open plan living and dining area with a formal dining table, large Smart TV with Bluetooth connectivity and comfortable leather sofas. Enclosed spacious verandah with quality outdoor furniture and an outdoor hot tub. There is an outdoor warm water supply and a pet friendly utility area complete with doggie shower, hairdryer, towels and space for their bed and feeding bowls. Stable doors separate the utility area from both the decking and the internal living area.

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    Sleeps: 6
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    Bedrooms: 3
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    Prices from £750 for 7 nights

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  25. 9.5 out of 10

    Chatsworth Elite 4 (LP3279)

    Luxuriously equipped lodge with two double, one with flat screen TV and two twin. Bath with overhead shower and separate shower room. Fridge/freezer and washing machine. No pets.

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    Sleeps: 8
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    Bedrooms: 4
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    Prices from £759 for 7 nights

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  26. 9.5 out of 10

    Chatsworth Elite Vogue 3 Spa (LP14321)

    Contemporary and luxuriously equipped lodge with one double with flat screen TV and ensuite shower and two twin or a further double and one twin. Bath with overhead shower. Fridge/freezer and washing machine. Outdoor hot tub. No pets.

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    Sleeps: 6
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    Bedrooms: 3
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    Prices from £762 for 7 nights

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  27. 9.2 out of 10

    Chatsworth Elite Vogue 4 (LP14324)

    Contemporary and luxuriously equipped lodge with two double, one with flat screen TV and two twin. Bath with overhead shower and separate shower room. Fridge/freezer and washing machine. No pets.

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    Sleeps: 8
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    Bedrooms: 4
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    Prices from £803 for 7 nights

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  28. 9.9 out of 10

    Skyline Spa (LP14833)

    Luxury lodge positioned on an exclusive meadowland development with one king size double with flat screen TV and ensuite shower and two twin both with flat screen TV. Luxury bathroom with bath and shower. Fully integrated kitchen including fridge/freezer and washing machine. Comfortable open plan lounge area with feature fire and dining table with six chairs. Spacious verandah with garden funriture and outdoor hot tub.

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    Sleeps: 6
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    Bedrooms: 3
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    Prices from £842 for 7 nights

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  29. 8.6 out of 10

    Haddon Classic 3 (LP2092)

    Lodge with one double with ensuite shower and two twin. Bath with overhead shower. Fridge/freezer and washing machine.

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    Sleeps: 6
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    Bedrooms: 3
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    Prices from £859 for 7 nights

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  30. 9.4 out of 10

    New England Spa (LP14834)

    Luxury lodge positioned on an exclusive meadowland development with one king size double with ensuite shower and flat screen TV and two twin, both with flat screen TV. Luxury bathroom with bath and seperate shower. Fully integrated kitchen including fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Comfortable open plan lounge area with feature fire. Dining table with six chairs. Spacious verandah with garden furniture and outdoor hot tub. No pets.

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    Sleeps: 6
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    Bedrooms: 3
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    Prices from £869 for 7 nights

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  31. 9.1 out of 10

    Haddon Classic Vogue 4 Spa (LP14323)

    Modern lodge with two double and two twin. Ideal for parties of couples or two families sharing. Bath with overhead shower and separate shower room. Fridge/freezer and washing machine. Outdoor hot tub.

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    Sleeps: 8
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    Bedrooms: 4
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    Prices from £885 for 7 nights

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  32. 9.7 out of 10

    Chatsworth Elite Vogue 4 Spa (LP14325)

    Contemporary and luxuriously equipped lodge with two double, one with flat screen TV and two twin. Bath with overhead shower and separate shower room. Fridge/freezer and washing machine. Outdoor hot tub. No pets.

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    Sleeps: 8
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    Bedrooms: 4
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    Prices from £969 for 7 nights

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  33. 10 out of 10

    Glade Exclusive 3 Spa (LP15105)

    New in 2017. Exceptional woodland lodge with contemporary design features ideal for families and groups of friends. Master bedroom with king size double and Smart TV and luxurious ensuite with freestanding bath, integrated TV and separate shower and two twin, both with Smart TV and ensuite shower. Spacious and stylish living space with high quality kitchen complete with feature island, dishwasher, Dolce Gusto coffee machine, washing machine and wine cooler. Large lounge with impressive vaulted ceiling providing a superb social space and featuring Smart TV with wireless audio connectivity and PlayStation 4 games console and French doors opening onto decking with feature brise soleil and outdoor hot tub. Early 2.00pm check in. No pets.

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    Sleeps: 6
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    Bedrooms: 3
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    Prices from £1055 for 7 nights

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  34. 9.7 out of 10

    Woodlands Spa (LP7303)

    Superbly appointed single storey stone cottage with two king size doubles, one with TV and two twin. Two luxurious and spacious bathrooms both with bath and separate shower cubicle. Kitchen including dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine. Garden with sun terrace. Outdoor hot tub. No pets.

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    Sleeps: 8
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    Bedrooms: 4
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    Prices from £1059 for 7 nights

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  35. 9.7 out of 10

    Haddon Classic 3 WF (LP7593)

    Lodge with one double with ensuite shower and two twin. Wet room. Fridge/freezer and washing machine. Suitable for parties including visitors with partial disabilities – please check when booking.

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    Sleeps: 6
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    Bedrooms: 3
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    Prices from £1063 for 7 nights

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  36. 10 out of 10

    Glade Exclusive 4 Spa (LP15106)

    New in 2017. Exceptional woodland lodge with unique design features ideal for families and groups of friends. Two king size doubles, each with Smart TV and ensuite bathroom and shower room with integrated TV and two twin, both with Smart TV. Large shower room. Exceptionally designed central living space including feature vaulted ceiling, high quality kitchen complete with dishwasher, Dolce Gusto coffee machine, washing machine and wine cooler and large lounge with Smart TV with wireless audio connectivity. Separate games room perfect for ‘chilling out’ with snug-style corner sofa, large TV, PlayStation 4 games console and pool table. French doors open out from the lounge and the games room onto decking with feature brise soleil and outdoor hot tub. Early 2.00pm check in. No pets.

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    Sleeps: 8
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    Prices from £1191 for 7 nights

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Landal Darwin Forest reviews collected by Reevoo

9.4

out of 10

– based on 519 reviews

Overall rating

9.4

Facilities

9.1

Location & surroundings

9.5

Helpfulness of staff

9.6

Value for money

8.7

Go Active programme

8.6

Go Active instructors

9.2

10 / 10

Natalie from Beccles

It is the most beautiful relaxing place which is why we keep coming back!

10 / 10

Hayley from Preston

Just returned from our week at Darwin Forest for February half term, which was fabulous. We stayed in a Chatsworth Elite 2 Bedroom lodge which was warm and toasty even though there were blizzard conditions outside for our first couple of days. From our welcome at Reception, to the staff at Evolution, and those running the activities we booked for our 8-year old (archery and waterwalkerz), everyone was friendly and helpful. There's plenty to do in the area, and we will definitely return. Thanks!!

10 / 10

Sheila from Bolton

We have never visited Darwin Forest Holiday Park before, but we had a fantastic holiday and were very impressed with how well the Park was organised and managed. The Lodge was exceptionally well equipped and furnished, as well as being spotlessly clean. The facilities on the site were excellent, especially the swimming pool and the the Foresters Restaurant. The surrounding countyside was ideal for walking, and we will definitely be coming back for another holiday.

10 / 10

Emma from Sheffield

Lovely stay, clean lodge, great location, would highly recommend

10 / 10

Hannah from Birmingham

Love this place! Home from from with peace and relaxation. Lodges are well equipped, clean and inviting. Just hope it's popularity doesn't change anything.

10 / 10

Derek from Pilling

This was one of the best holidays we've ever had and will definitely go again, we went to see the dark skies and hopefully the aurora borealis and were not disappointed. The lodge was great especially the hot tub which we loved , never having been in one before

10 / 10

Rosanna from Consett

We had such a fantastic time, my children lost their tiny minds with how wonderful the place was. Pool, park and squirrels what more could you ask for. The staff made the experience even better, from skilled archery instructor to extremely knowledgeable reception staff who helped us plan our weekend away even in the off season.

10 / 10

Stacey from Gateshead

Lovely relaxing break. Hot tub was fab. Lovely lodge immaculate everything u need included

8 / 10

Kenneth from Hexham

We had a fantastic 4days at Keilder. The lodge was lovely, very clean and warm. There was everything we needed and the staff were on hand when we requested information on the area. One of our party made use of the pool and sauna facilities. We ate in the bar/restaurant twice during our stay. The food was exceptionally good and reasonably priced. The area is outstanding with lovely walks straight from the lodge. No need to use your car if you want a complete break.. unfortunately it was cloudy day and night so we didn't see the dark skies but we will certainly be going back for another try. Thank you to the friendly staff who made sure we had a really good experience.

9 / 10

Derek from Darlington

we ate out a couple times in the bar both times very good meals & good value for money leisure facilities were clean & well organised all staff very helpful