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Exploring The Peak District

Many of our guests choose to stay at Longnor Wood when searching for a holiday park in the Peak District because of our proximity to Buxton, Leek and Bakewell (all within 20 minutes) and many Peak District attractions. Longnor Wood is an ideal campsite near Chatsworth House.  

Our gorgeous adults only UK holiday park is just 20 minutes’ drive from both Buxton and Bakewell and 15 miles from the Chatsworth House and Estate. Exclusively for adults and a member of Tranquil Parks you can be assured of a relaxing and peaceful break when staying at our campsite in Buxton. 

There are so many attractions for guests glamping in the Peak District. For a selection of our favourites in Buxton, Bakewell, Matlock and further afield click HERE

There can be nothing better than enjoying a day of outdoor exercise and then returning to your holiday lodge with hot tub, Peak glamping pod or static caravan with hot tub. We have a range of camping, glamping and holiday lodge accommodation options to suit all budgets at Longnor Wood, a holiday park in the Peak District. 

What do we recommend when glamping in the Peak District? 

Peak District Landmarks 

There are so many famous Peak District landmarks and picturesque villages to choose from and you will need a car to explore from our adults only UK holiday park. Why not have a read of our BLOG of the 10 must-see sights. 

The most popular towns and villages are Buxton, Bakewell (home of the Bakewell tart) and Matlock which all boast a wide range of amenities but there are many more picturesque villages worth a stop off. There are not many campsites in Buxton and Longnor Wood is just a 20-minute drive from this beautiful spa town. 

The “Big 5” Peak District attractions would be commonly classed as: 

Chatsworth House
Buxton Country Park
Haddon Hall In all its glory
The Heights of Abraham

Haddon Hall  - 13 miles

Peak Cavern

Peak Cavern - 19 miles

Peak District Campsites near pubs 

In terms of Peak District campsites near pubs, Longnor Wood is blessed with a huge variety of country pubs serving great food and real ale, all just a short drive away. In addition, we sell a selection of Peak District ales in our small on-site licensed shop. Here are some of our favourite Peak District gastro pubs: 

Peak District Walks 

For the more energetic the Peak District is blessed with amazing walks for all abilities. Close to our Peak District campsite are a number of old railway tracks that have been converted into beautiful trails to both walk and cycle off-road. This includes the Manifold Trail, Tissington Trail and Longnor Wood is an ideal campsite near the Monsal Trail. Dovedale is also a popular spot for a Sunday afternoon stroll. For more experienced hikers why not tackle Chrome Hill and Parkhouse Hill from Earl Sterndale, Stanage Edge, Kinder Scout or Mam Tor and the Great Ridge? All have beautiful views from the summit. For more information on our Top 10 Walks in the Peak District check out our BLOG.  

For more information on what local natural Peak District landmarks to see CLICK HERE.

Peak District Museums 

As one of the few campsites near Chatsworth House, Longnor Wood is an ideal base for visiting not just the Chatsworth Estate but also other museums in the Peak District. As well as Chatsworth House our other favourites include: 

Peak District Lead Mining Museum

Buxton Museum and Art Gallery - 8 miles

Free Admission

Bakewell Old House Museum - 11 miles

open seasonally between end March and November 

Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill

Stargazing in the Peak District 

Did you know that glamping in the Peak District is the perfect way to enjoy dark sky stargazing? Simply look up from your touring pitch, decking or hot tub when staying at our campsite in Buxton.  The most amazing spots for stargazing in the Peak District include Parsley Hay, Minninglow and Surprise View. 

There is so much to do in the Peak District and it is easily accessible from major cities like Manchester, Sheffield, Derby and Birmingham for a weekend break. Longnor Wood is one of the best holiday parks in the Peak District.