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Darwin Forest Country Park

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Room & Suite (90)
Dining (18)
Certificate of Excellence
Overview
Darley Moor, Matlock DE4 5PL England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a week over the New Year period. We stayed in a 2 bed Glade. Check in was at 2 and it made such a big difference. The check in was extremely quick and the receptionist very friendly. The lodge was fantastic. Really...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank stclanico
Response from PinelodgeHolidays, Manager at Darwin Forest Country ParkResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your kind review of Darwin Forest. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us over the New year, and hope that you will return again in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked very last minute and so pleased we did! Stayed here in January for 3 nights. Had a fantastic time. All 3 kids (aged 1/4/6) loved it! Lodge was spacious, clean & warm. We loved the swimming pool, forest walks, outdoor play area and little...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank 642mrsb
Response from PinelodgeHolidays, Manager at Darwin Forest Country ParkResponded 5 days ago

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your lovely review. We are pleased to hear you managed to get a last minute break with us too! Sounds like you had a lovely time, making memories with your family. We look forward to welcoming you back in the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We’ve just got back from Darwin Forest Park with our daughter and her husband, it was excellent. We have stayed twice at different Centre Parcs and I can honestly say this was better value, the area in the Peak District was wonderful. The lodges were...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Mimmo F
Response from PinelodgeHolidays, Manager at Darwin Forest Country ParkResponded 5 days ago

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your kind review, we are pleased to hear you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a week over Christmas and had the best time. Check in was so easy and staff really friendly and helpful. Everything in our lodge was sorted down to the dishwasher tablets and even soap! It was spotless and modern and no appearance...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank agowen2009
Response from PinelodgeHolidays, Manager at Darwin Forest Country ParkResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for reviewing Darwin Forest. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at Christmas, and found the accommodation to be modern and clean. We look forward welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can I say been here 8 christmases on the trot we stay for 2wks and never been disappointed ok the price has gone up over the years but still worth every penny hot tub a must lot of building work going on at moment...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Abigail M
Response from PinelodgeHolidays, Manager at Darwin Forest Country ParkResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for reviewing Darwin Forest. It's great to hear you continue to enjoy your Christmases with us, we look forward to welcoming you again later on in the year.

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About
Description
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
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
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
Room types
Kitchenette
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
110
Price range
US$97 - US$318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Darwin Forest Country Park Hotel Two Dales
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Darwin Forest Country Park Darley Moor, Matlock, Derbyshire
Location
United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Matlock > Darley Moor
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
110
Price range
US$97 - US$318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Darwin Forest Country Park Hotel Two Dales
,
Darwin Forest Country Park Darley Moor, Matlock, Derbyshire
Location
United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Matlock > Darley Moor
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Traveller (513)
Room & Suite (90)
Dining (18)
Pool & Beach (5)
Family and Play Areas (11)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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bexta36
10 January 2019|
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Response from Sal T | Reviewed this property |
There is a few games that are downloaded in the consoles.. not sure that all cabins have PlayStation in them
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adithi j
4 January 2019|
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Response from WBS S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure phone them and ask they are very helpful
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kn4rn
20 December 2018|
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Response from b1ggv | Reviewed this property |
No idea - try calling them or look on their website
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Room Tips
"Doesn't seem to be any advantage over location of lodge."
MartinH533
1 week ago
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"Go for a lodge at top of site much quieter"
abigailm74
2 weeks ago
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"Hot tub a must!!!"
4DennisR
13 Dec 2018
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"The larger Coppice lodges are newer and have better bathrooms, plus ensuite and a hot tub."
mikewL6935TD
7 Dec 2018
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