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Matlock area camp site recommendations please

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Matlock area camp site recommendations please

I am looking for a family friendly camp site (for tent) in the matlock/matlock bath area for a weekend in late June.

Must have clean toilets/showers and local shop.

Preferably one where they let you park by your tent.

Any recommendations?

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1. Re: Matlock area camp site recommendations please

I think that you are going to be unlucky as they are all in out of the way places with no shop.

This one looks the nicest though... http://www.packhorsefarm.co.uk .

This one might also be a contender thesquareandcompass.co.uk/camping-and-carava… but I would question the aledged 10 minute walk to the shops - they are over a mile away !

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2. Re: Matlock area camp site recommendations please

Thanks Phil.

Maybe I need to widen the search area.

My main requirement is to be within a short drive of Crich Tramway museum.

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3. Re: Matlock area camp site recommendations please

Have opted for Middlehills Farm (http://campingandcaravanningmatlock.com/)

It Seems to fit all our requirements, including having a shop on site.

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4. Re: Matlock area camp site recommendations please

Middlehills is off the road known locally as "via Gellia" and is certainly in the middle of no-where ! Be aware that the nearest supermarkets will be at Matlock and Belper, so you might want to stock up before you get there in case the on site shop only has a limited selection.

At the end of your holiday, please let us know how you got on as we don't receive many reports from campers on TripAdvisor !

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5. Re: Matlock area camp site recommendations please

Barn Farm at Birchover is reasonably close to Matlock and is a good site.

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6. Re: Matlock area camp site recommendations please

There is a village shop in Winster a couple of miles north and an ancient mining centre with good pubs and nice walks.

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7. Re: Matlock area camp site recommendations please

Barn farm is a good campsite in birchover if visiting the stone circles around derbyshire stopped in the area a good few times

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8. Re: Matlock area camp site recommendations please

Try The Duke William, have a look on UK campsites for the excellent reviews. Basic amenities, a 10 minute stroll into the centre of Matlock where you'll find lots of shops including a local butchers and co-op. The site is behind a pub with a very friendly landlord who makes fantastic hearty meals at reasonable prices. We have just returned from 4 days there and had a fab time. Although there isn't a lot to do on the site, a couple of minute stroll down the hill leads to a fantastic park with playground, boating lake, mini golf, small paddling pool with water jets, picnic area and cafe. If you want a site that's not in the middle of nowhere, this site can't be beaten, and they only charged 14 quid a night for 2 adults and a child.

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9. Re: Matlock area camp site recommendations please

Park horse in tinsley Matlock is absolutely beautiful very clean place & the toilets & showers are spotless

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10. Re: Matlock area camp site recommendations please

Can you camp on there?

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