Things to do

Leave the car...

​All of these are within walking distance of the campsite....

  • The multi award winning Royal Oak Pub is just a stones throw away, it serves some of the county's best homemade pub food and real ales. 
  • Tagg Lane Dairy is family run ice cream parlour and cafe.  All of the their products are made on site using the finest raw milk from their gorgeous Jersey herd. These guys make some seriously delicious Gelato.
  • Just a short walk across the fields and you can hop onto to the High Peak and Tissington Trails, these former railway lanes are ideal for walkers and cyclists of all abilities. Both trails meet at Parsley Hay (2 miles away) where there is a cycle hire centre offering a range of bikes to hire including adult bikes, children's bikes, accessible bikes and tandems.

  • Nearby is the pretty village of Monyash, as well as the Limestone Way passing through it, it is also the starting point of one of the Peak District's best well known walks through the beautiful Lathkill Dale.  The village is served by the traditional Bull's Head Pub which boasts a fantastic children's play area to the rear, and the wonderfully rustic Old Smithy tearooms.

The award winning Royal Oak Pub

Over the hill and not too far away...

Three Shire's Head - a beautiful wild swimming spot

​Just a short drive away...

  • ​The beautiful Spa town of Buxton is only 6 miles down the road, with its fine architecture and various annual arts festivals, it's the perfect destination for any culture vultures. 
  • Perhaps the number one tourist destination within the Peak District, Chatsworth is a great day out for all the family.
  • The idyllic market town of Bakewell, home of the famous Bakewell Pudding and historic Haddon Hall is close by.  It is also at the start/end of the popular Monsal Trail, the former Midland Railway line runs 8.5 miles through stunning scenery up to Blackwell Mill in Chee Dale. With the recently reopened tunnels the trail is one of the most spectacular leisure routes in Britain for walkers and cyclists. 

  • For those looking to explore some of the Peak Districts best walking routes, then Dovedale (famous for it's stepping stones), the Goyt Valley and Mam Tor are all within easy reach.  If you feel like cooling off in those warmer summer months, then one of the regions best wild swimming spots, the Three Shire's Head is a must! 

Feeling adventurous...

​Slightly further afield...

  • Carsington Water, a great day out for all the family with a large picnic and children's outdoor play area, the many activities available to choose from include walking or cycling around the reservoir, bird watching, fishing and water sports such as kayaking, windsurfing, paddle boarding and sailing. 
  • Matlock and Matlock Bath, the former spa town and popular tourist resort are well worth a visit, with an abundance of attractions such as The Heights of Abraham, Gulliver's Kingdom, Matlock Farm Park, Sir Richard Arkwright's Mills and the Peak District Lead Mining Museum to name a few. 
  • The pretty village of Castleton is very popular with visitors has an array of natural and historic features above and below ground. High above the village stands the imposing ruins of Peveril Castle, one of England's oldest Norman fortresses. Below ground, Castleton is most famous for its caverns, Peak Cavern, Speedwell Cavern, Treak Cliff Cavern and Blue John Mine each offering a different visitor experience. 
  • Less than a 40 minute drive away is one of the country's best theme parks, Alton Towers, whether you are looking for an adrenaline fix, a gentle stroll through it's historic gardens, a splash about in its water park or a relaxing day in the spa, Alton Towers provides the ultimate day out. 
Wonderful morning mist in the valley