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Exeter
Reviewed today NEW

To celebrate my parent's 50th wedding anniversary I was looking for somewhere to accommodate a group of 18 of us (from new-born to 70's). The booking staff were incredibly helpful in sorting 3 lodges very close to each other for us. The accommodation was superb. The Forrester's restaurant meal, to celebrate the occasion, was lovely - and again, the help...

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Buxton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have called here a few times to use the monkey business as the grand kids really enjoyed it. We called in for lunch at The Forrester's . A nicely appointed and clean bar , lounge . Friendly bar staff but the food was not that good and the portions were small. That said not all was eaten due to...

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is our third time at Darwin Country Park and once again we were not disappointed. The lodges are first rate and very spacious the facilities were very good and varied, from swimming to bike riding it has it all. For a family there is plenty to do and each day can be different. I would like to thank all...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Approx ten years ago, with aunt and grandad, we stayed here and it was great. Quiet. Tranquil. Private. You felt like you were somewhere special. With my family, we stayed here again this past week. The accommodation; the location; the staff - all five star. In particular the staff. So friendly. Helpful great. When one goes to a place like...

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Deal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've just returned from a wonderful few days at Darwin Forest, the site is fantastic lots to do for all ages. We loved the swimming pool, soft play and woodland walks. The lodge was perfect, had everything we needed and was very clean. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We have visted a lot of holiday parks and this...

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a belated birthday treat. Five of us stayed in The Meadow in the Skyline lodge....It was perfect, absolutely immaculate and staff couldn't have been more helpful. We had a great three nights and loved it so much we are returning in October to stay in the New England lodge. We even had beauty treatments, played mini golf and...

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Thank patzelliott51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived late Monday reception staff very helpful answering all questions asked and nothing was to much for them. The first impressions of our lodge 19 was amazing very clean and modern. beds nice and comfortable plenty of space hot tub was at the right temperature, we appreciated the staff making it nice and warm and putting the lights on as...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a really nice mid-week break in pine lodge. What struck me was how clean and tidy the whole place is and everything works. Why can't everywhere be like this? Great staff, beautiful lodge and peaceful environment. The pool could have been a tad warmer but nothing to complain about. Nice bar and the kids lived both soft play areas...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice good quality lodges. The site is nice and quiet. We used it as a base for some walking and riding and it was ideal. All the interior is exposed wood and can be a bit noisy if only part of the group are late to bed or early risers. On site bar cafe and restaurant. All good quality. We...

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Pinelogger, Owner at Darwin Forest Country Park, responded to this review

Many thanks for reviewing Darwin Forest. We are pleased that you found the park an ideal base for exploring the surrounding countryside.

Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've just returned from a great break. We stayed in a Chatsworth elite 3 lodge and were extremely impressed. The lodge was spacious and well equipped. Sound didn't travel so we could play games in the living area without disturbing our sleeping baby. Some of the group used the gym and said it was very basic and missing some things...

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Pinelogger, Owner at Darwin Forest Country Park, responded to this review

We are pleased that you had a wonderful family break at Darwin Forest. Many thanks for your feedback.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the 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, 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Darwin Forest Country Park

Address: | Two Dales, Matlock DE4 5PL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Matlock
Price Range: £63 - £193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Darwin Forest Country Park 5*
Number of rooms: 110
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