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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.
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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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9.4 / 10 out of 10 13 reviews
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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It is the most beautiful relaxing place which is why we keep coming back!
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!!
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.
Lovely stay, clean lodge, great location, would highly recommend
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.
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
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.
Lovely relaxing break. Hot tub was fab. Lovely lodge immaculate everything u need included
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.
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
Nestled in the stunning woodland on the edge of the Peak District this amazing location has an abundance of activities on site and local attractions to visit, get active with Archery, Swimming, woodland walks or go wild in Little Monkeys, there really is an activity to suit all ages at Landal Darwin Forest.
The Foresters bar and restaurant can be found within the heart of Landal Darwin Forest. Serving up an extensive menu, including a wide variety for children and a take away menu there really is something for everyone.The Foresters bar and restaurant also includes a large designated family area and a conservatory reserved for adult diners, well behaved dogs are also welcome in the bar area so you can really include the whole family.If it’s a quick snack you need then why not pop into the Explorers café, located within the Little Monkeys Indoor Play area you can pick up a sandwich and a coffee, or if you are after something more substantial why not try one of the delicious hot Paninis or sausage rolls.
Visit the Evolution Health & Fitness centre whilst at Landal Darwin Forest, swimming is included within your stay but if you are over 16 and prefer to get fit then why not use the spa and gym facilities for a small charge. If it’s more of a relaxing holiday that you are after then why not book yourself in for a stress reliever back massage or a hot stone therapy. You know you are in safe and comforting hands with the on-site trained therapists who offer a range of experiences.This £1.5m complex is a bustling hive of activity and treatments so you can really find something for all the family to enjoy whilst at Landal Darwin Forest.
Get back to your nature roots by taking a stroll through the nearby nature reserve or one of the many woodland walks at Landal Darwin Forest, get close to nature and follow the paths to discover the amazing Pinetum trees towering over you.If you prefer to experience something a little further afield you can find nearby beautiful walks leading to the world famous Chatsworth house, Dovedale or across the moors from Elam to Abney, there really is a huge amount to explore on foot or by bike at Landal Darwin Forest.
Let the little ones go crazy in Little Monkeys which is a centre bursting with fun and excitement. The huge indoor play offers everything a child could dream of from slides to shoots and ball pens to rope climbs. Let their imagination go wild in this exciting centre of up’s and downs whilst meeting new friends and gaining new skills.For the parents why not sit back in the Explorers café, offering an abundance of food and drink whilst being in the perfect location to keep an eye on what the kids are up to in the play area.
The Trim Trak located within the heart of Landal Darwin Forest is a fun filled woodland walk combined with obstacles to overcome from Monkey Bars to a traversing wall and balance beams to shuffle bars can you make it all the way around conquering the obstacles?
Fancy scaring yourself or seeing how much of a thrill seeker you really are? Landal Darwin Forest is a perfect location if you are thinking of visiting the world famous Alton Towers, just under an hour’s drive away you can find a huge variety of rides and slides to please all the family.This famous attraction boasts some of the biggest and best rides within the UK so why not treat the family to a day out and experience the magic this theme park has to offer.
If it’s more of a relaxing holiday you are after then why not visit the famous Chatsworth House, home of the original Pride and Prejudice movie and with an abundance of treasures, woodland walks and quality local food on site this is a perfect way to spend a day. Chatsworth House also hosts a number of special events throughout the year which include a huge Christmas market, art exhibitions, guided walks, food fairs and many other top quality attractions which bring people from far and wide to visit this amazing house and landscape.
Dovedale is a renowned beauty spot within the UK and the Peak District, Hosting some truly stunning scenery and a limestone ravine bustling with wildlife and rare wild flowers you won’t get bored of looking at the amazing landscape. Why not climb up the famous Thorpe Cloud, this highest point within Dovedale and see the Peak District from a different perspective standing at 287 meters tall. Whilst on your visit you must try you quick step with walking across the rugged stepping stones which cross over the river giving you further access to this beautiful part of the country.
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