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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. 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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Landal Darwin Forest reviews collected by Reevoo

9.5

out of 10

– based on 611 reviews

Overall rating

9.5

Facilities

9.3

Location & surroundings

9.6

Helpfulness of staff

9.5

Value for money

8.7

Go Active programme

9.0

Go Active instructors

10.0

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