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Darwin Forest Country Park, Matlock, Derbyshire

Woodland lodges sleeping 20 with swimming pool, spa and restaurant on the edge of the Peak District
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Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Darwin Forest Country Park, Matlock, Derbyshire, sleeps 20 in 10 bedrooms.

Sleeps 2 to 560 in a cottage and 110 woodland lodges

10 Elite lodges sleep 8 each
16 Elite lodges sleep 6
20 Elite lodges sleep 4
15 Elite Lodges sleep 2

7 Classic lodges sleep 8
21 Classic lodges sleep 6
21 Classic lodges sleeps 4

Woodlands Cottage sleeps 8

Some of the Elite and Classic lodges come complete with a hot tub on the verandah for your personal use.

Located in the heart of England, our 110 luxury lodges are nestled within our 47 acres of woodland paradise and are furnished to the highest standard. Darwin Forest Country Park is the perfect base for groups of friends, families, business team building events, reunions and activity holidays.

Our luxury lodges provide the perfect base for exploring the surrounding attractions or for simply relaxing in the tranquillity of the park and enjoying time with friends and family. The Park boasts an impressive range of facilities including Evolution Health and Fitness Centre with a swimming pool, spa and gym, indoor games room, all-weather tennis court, cycle hire, orienteering course, mini golf and Little Monkeys indoor play centre. The Foresters bar and restaurant is a great place to enjoy a fantastic meal with friends and family.

The surrounding Peak District offers a full range of outdoor pursuits including clay shooting, walking, climbing, cycling, sailing, golf, 4 x 4 driving and horse riding.

Groups of up to 8 can choose to book a single lodge or larger groups can choose to book multiple lodges.

Group Accommodation Details

Kitchen Details
All kitchens have a minimum of a conventional cooker, microwave oven, refrigerator and dishwasher.
Dining Room
Our open plan living spaces are perfect for groups. On site bar and restaurant seating 150.
Sitting Room
Comfortable seating for the whole group.
TV and Music Facilities
A flat screen television with Freeview, DVD and CD player (some lodges have a docking station) are provided for your entertainment.
Telecom Facilities
There is poor mobile signal but free WIFI is provided.
Games Room
Our games room has 4 pool tables, air hockey, table tennis and arcade machines.
Heating / Open Fires
Electric fires are located in the lodges.
Lodges have between 1 and 4 bedrooms sleeping between 2 and 8 people. Doubles and twins in each.
Towels and linen included.
Our 4 bedroom lodges have 2 bathrooms. Mixture of baths and showers.
Disabled Facilities
We have wheelchair friendly lodges - please contact us with your requirements.
Children's Facilities
On site we have a huge indoor soft play centre, outdoor playground, games room, arcades, mini golf, cycle hire and miles of woodland walks.
Outdoor Facilities
Tennis court, mini golf, cycle hire, Trim Trak fitness course, children's play area, woodland walks. All lodges have verandahs with outdoor furniture.
Swimming Pool
Evolution Health and Fitness centre boasts an indoor swimming pool, spa, gym and beauty rooms.
Each lodge is allocated 2 parking spaces. Additional parking is available in the main car park.
Smoking is not permitted in the lodges or public buildings.
We have pet friendly lodges and miles of woodland walks. Pets are charged at £40 per week (2015 rates).

Large Group Property Location

We are located a few miles from Matlock on the edge of the beautiful Peak District. Our central location in the Heart of England makes us the perfect place to enjoy a break with friends and family.
Nearest Station
Matlock or Chesterfield.
Nearest Bus
Matlock or Chesterfield.
Nearest Airport
East Midlands.
Nearest Town
Darwin Forest is located on the B5057 between Matlock and Chesterfield, a few miles from Bakewell and Chatsworth House.
Nearest Shop
We have a shop on site that sells a range of essentials. There is a Sainsburys and Co-op in Matlock.
Nearest Pub / Eatery
We have the Foresters bar and restaurant and the Explorers café on site.

Rental Rates

PeriodWeekly Price3 Night Weekend
Elite with hot tub sleeps 8 low season
Elite with hot tub sleeps 8 mid season
Elite with hot tub sleeps 8 high season
Classic sleeps 8 low season
Classic sleeps 8 mid season
Classic sleeps 8 high season

Booking Information

Sample prices shown in rental rates table. Check availability and book online at our web site or telephone us for details.


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Darwin Forest Country Park, Matlock, Derbyshire
Sleeps 20, Bedrooms 10, Dining 8
+44 (0)1629 732 428
Darley Moor, Two Dales, Matlock, DE4 5PL

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