Campsites & Caravan Sites in Derbyshire
Take some time away to explore the Peak District and the delights which Derbyshire and the surrounding counties have to offer. With its iconic landscape split in two, between the Dark Peak moorland and the White Peak limestone valleys and gorges, there’s plenty to discover on every trip here. Choosing to stay at one of the campsites or caravan parks in the Peak District immerses you in the beautiful natural landscapes, no matter which side you’re staying on.
From challenging walks and hikes to the various outdoor attractions and landmarks dotted around the Peak District, any holidaymakers will find plenty of entertaining things to do during their visit. Whether you’d prefer to do some camping or glamping in the Peak District, there’s no better way to experience this iconic location than staying in the great outdoors.
Check out the Ashbourne Heights Holiday Park, offering a variety of caravan sites in Derbyshire that will make your visit to the Peak District one worth remembering. Camping holidays in the Peak District are better when you know you’ll have everything you need for an enjoyable experience. Give us a call on 0343 178 7077 or find out more on the park page and start planning your next getaway with a family camping holiday in the Peak District.
Why should you go camping in the Peak District?
Nothing quite beats staying in a gorgeous outdoor location where you can get a little closer to nature. The Peak District provides one of the UK’s most interesting landscapes for you to enjoy from the comfort of one of the many campsites in Derbyshire. Making the most of holidaying with caravans in the Peak District means you get access to all of the great features and attractions close to where you’d be staying.
A hiking paradise
Visiting the Peak District is popular with people from all over the UK since there are numerous scenic walks and hikes in the area to go on. Mam Tor and Stanage Edge give those who are adventurous enough to walk those routes unparalleled views of the Peak District’s varied landscape. Kinder Scout is the crown jewel of the Peak District, looking stunning from a distance and presenting a challenging hike for those who wish to tackle it.
Discover picturesque villages
It isn’t all about walking or hikes though – the Peak District has many quaint and peaceful villages to visit alongside the River Derwent and River Dove. Whatever you’re looking for from camping holidays in the Peak District, there’s something to suit everyone’s style. The local pubs and independent shops can give you a taste of local life, adding some of that charm into your own holiday experience.
Up high and down below
Some of the Peak District’s most interesting attractions can give you a unique perspective on the areas. Cable car journeys and venturing into fascinating caverns shows you there much more to what’s under your feet in the Peak District. By staying at Ashbourne Heights, one of the touring caravan holiday parks in the Peak District, you can get a greater sense of what makes your holiday destination even more special.
Holidaying in the Peak District with Park Holidays
Picking Park Holidays and one of our many popular holiday parks from up and down the UK ensures that you’ll have all the amenities you could need when on a camping holiday. When looking at campsites in the Peak District, look no further than Ashbourne Heights if you’re after a holiday park close to walks and trails on the southern side of the Peaks.
Settle in for your stay in the Peak District at Ashbourne Heights Holiday Park, giving you a great base from which you can explore the various walking trails, hikes, and cycling routes in the surrounding area. The holiday park can be found between Tissington and Fenny Bentley, just off of the A515 north of Ashbourne and Mayfield, making it easily accessible for touring campers and those bringing tents alike.
There is plenty to enjoy onsite to help you relax, especially after long days out. Our brand new Farmhouse Bar and Coffee Lounge has refreshments available whenever you’re feeling peckish. You can take a dip in the heated indoor swimming pool if you fancy being a bit more active after a day of exploring, while the launderette gives you an easy way to get warm, fresh clothes to change into. For little bits you might need, visit the shop to pick up any essentials you might have forgotten to pack or pick up on your travels through the Peak District.
If you’re eager to get out on a stroll as soon as possible, you’ll find the Tissington Trail at the entrance to Ashbourne Heights, giving you easy access to one of the UK’s loveliest nature walks. For any walking holidays in the Peak District, visiting Ashbourne Heights puts you within easy reach of popular routes like The Pennine Way and the Derwent Valley Heritage Way.
Our camping site in the Peak District has a choice of grass or hard standing pitches, with or without electric hook-up, as well as the option for Ensuite Pitches with a private toilet & shower if you’d prefer private facilities. For those who’d to try something a little different, there are glamping pods available for those who would like to give camping pods in the Peak District a go instead. These come with a hot tub and outdoor seating area, as well as real double beds to sleep in for a restful night’s sleep.
There’s more to booking a camping holiday in the Peak District with Park Holidays than just picking your pitch site. We offer fantastic value and outstanding service to each of our customers who spends their holiday with us:
Ideally placed: Each of our touring campsites in the UK puts you in a great position for exploring the surrounding areas, finding out what makes that place unique and exciting.
All your needs taken care of: However you plan on staying with us, whether you’re camping or glamping, you’ll have access to all the facilities and amenities you need for free so you can focus on enjoying yourself.
Reassurance when booking: When you book in 2021, you’ll be given a coronavirus peace of mind guarantee to ensure you can adjust your holiday dates if necessary. A deposit of only £20 is needed to secure your dates, with full payment 30 days before you arrive.
Providing excellent customer service: A quick peek at our customer reviews will show you why we’re a favourite with UK holidaymakers. We’ve also been awarded the 2021 Gold Trusted Service Award by Feefo in recognition of our service standards.
Things to do in the Peak District
While you might fancy staying close to the campsite if you’re looking for a little respite from the world, there’s plenty to do across the Peak District for the more adventurous holidaymakers.
Depending on if you’d prefer to explore the outdoors or have an indoor attraction up your sleeve in case of bad weather, the Peak District has lots of options to choose from:
- Excitement can be found at the Peak Wildlife Park for those who want to admire some of the more exotic animals found in the world.
- Alton Towers is just half an hour away if you fancy seeking out some thrills on high-octane rollercoasters and rides.
- History buffs may want to spend some time at Bolsover Castle which was created as a retreat for 17th-century courtiers.
- Journey down below into the limestone caves of Poole’s Cavern found within Buxton Country Park.
- Roam through the 105-acre estate surrounding Chatsworth House, where you can view art pieces from around the world and take part in events all year round.
Book a camping trip with Park Holidays
Making your next trip a visit to a camping site in the Peak District can give the whole family a memorable experience, with Ashbourne Heights affording you accommodation that takes care of all your needs.
Pick from the range of camping or touring caravan pitches that suit your requirements and search the available dates to start planning your next trip. Alternatively, you can call us on 0343 178 7077 for more information about our parks and any booking questions you might have.