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Darwin Forest Country Park

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Room & Suite (90)
Dining (17)
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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“on site”(247 reviews)
“soft play”(87 reviews)
“hot tub”(265 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Spa
Wheelchair access
Self-Serve Laundry
Private Balcony
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
5 Star Hotel
In the heart of the Peak District, Darwin Forest is a 5-star holiday park in a delightful woodland setting. Accommodation is in modern self-catering lodges with everything provided for a great family holiday. Lodges sleep form 2 to 8 people. Facilities include indoor swimming pool...
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Location and contact
Darley Moor, Matlock DE4 5PL, England
26 miles to East Midlands Airport
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

stayed for a long weekend, lodge was a 1 bed lodge, which for a long weekend was cosy and quaint however don’t think we could have managed a longer stay in a lodge that size. bathroom was lovely, spa bath and sauna. cleanliness was good...More

Thank MadinaRose
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a family who like to travel we have never returned to the same park twice. Until now. Darwin knows how to operate its park. The facilities are fantastic. The park is exceptionally well maintained and clean. The location offers so many choices for young...More

Thank Morgen001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had 2 adjacent chalets to celebrate milestone birthdays. Spotless log cabins (1 with hot-tub), lovely site, excellent facilities for all ages. (2years -70) Near Matlock and Derbyshire Dales for days out but on a weekend on-site is great. Can’t fault it. We’d love to...More

Thank SheilaNewark_Notts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb facilities and great place to relax but also a lot of activities to enjoy. The staff were great. Onsite bar and restaurant served nice food and drinks but a little expensive. Only down side was the the forest trial was closed for tree felling...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

On our family holiday we had from 18yrs old to nearly 80 and everyone had a lovely time. The lodges are very nice if a bit compact, in that I am quite small but found the doorways narrow so wondered what it would be like...More

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In the heart of the Peak District, Darwin Forest is a 5-star holiday park in a delightful woodland setting. Accommodation is in modern self-catering lodges with everything provided for a great family holiday. Lodges ...More sleep form 2 to 8 people. Facilities include indoor swimming pool, indoor play area, bar/restaurant, tennis, beauty therapy, soft play and woodland walks. Darwin holds the David Bellamy Award for Conservation at Gold standard and a Visit England Award for Excellence. Handy for Chatsworth, Bakewell, Haddon Hall and all the sights of the Peak District. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Microwave
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Room Service
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Certificate of Excellence
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Certificate of Excellence
Room types
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Traveller (438)
Room & Suite (90)
Dining (17)
Pool & Beach (5)
Family and Play Areas (8)
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FrequentTraveller243
17 March 2018|
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Response from PinelodgeHolidays | Property representative |
Hi, We have hairdryers in all the lodges but bathrobes are only included in the VIP Glade and Meadow lodges.
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Julie73
24 January 2018|
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Response from shelly039 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry forgot to say the swimming pool and gym opened daily from 7.30 til late
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Nicky P
23 January 2018|
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Response from Nell555 | Reviewed this property |
Its a great day out at matlock bath for kids and adults.Also the park in matlock has a paddling pool in summer, and boats.....
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"The Glade lodges are excellent"
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