Peak District holiday parks offer a great family holiday in popular Derbyshire. There’s lots of holiday parks featuring caravans, lodges, and cottages to choose from. There is something to suit every family member on a park holiday. Whether you fancy a weekend of Glamping or a two-week stay in a cottage, there’s a choice to suit your needs. With so much on offer in the Peaks, it’s imperative to find the perfect accommodation.

Holiday parks have a huge range of facilities and activities available too. Staying in a holiday park means you don’t need to worry about keeping your children busy, and there is so much available for all ages. Park breaks add the fun element into any Peak District holiday making them popular choices with family groups.

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Holiday caravans make the perfect self-catering choice of holiday. Some of the larger caravans can sleep up to 8 people, with plenty of room for everyone. Caravans come with all the mod cons you would expect such as double glazing, bathroom with shower, comfortable beds and a cosy lounge area. Enjoy your morning drink on the decking overlooking the beauty the Peaks has to offer. You can find some dog-friendly caravans too making it the perfect getaway for all the family. Spacious lounge areas make you forget you are in a caravan and with windows at every angle you won’t miss any of the glorious views. Holiday parks vary from quiet, more rural settings to more family orientated parks with lots going on. These can be a great choice if you want to meet new people.


Nestled into the countryside, Peak District lodges can be a perfect choice if you are keen to explore the Peak trails. Roomy inside with separate bedrooms, living space, kitchen area and bathroom means you all have your own space. Equipped with modern amenities, TV, WiFi and countryside views enables you to truly relax in your surroundings. Larger lodges have en suite facilities giving you the privacy required to enjoy your stay. Lodges often boast private gardens where you can enjoy meals al fresco. More luxurious lodges may also have access to a private hot tub, terrace and pets can also be catered for. With caverns, dales and family attractions at your fingertips, lodges make the perfect accommodation.


For something a bit different perhaps a peak district glamping pod might be up your street. The modern camping way – Glamping offers the fun of camping but with some of the luxuries you might otherwise miss. Pods are mini log cabins providing a cosy, eco-friendly setting with comfortable beds and heating. With a range of pods from adult only to dog friendly there is bound to be one to suit you. Your door is the entrance to a new world where you can enjoy scenes and wildlife from your very doorstep. Some pods have the beautiful lakes surrounding them, imagine an evening with a glass of your favourite with a bbq while enjoying lakeside views.

Cottages and Apartments

Booking one of the many cottages and apartments is very much like home from home. Enjoying a break with all the creature comforts around you with so much to do and see in the great outdoors. Spacious accommodation allows for plenty of room for all with all the facilities you would expect. Self-catering holidays give you the freedom to eat at your leisure, accommodating all your likes and needs. With dog friendly cottages and apartments, adult only and family cottages and apartments available you have so much choice. You may prefer one of the more traditional cottages with old beams and impressive fireplaces, or maybe more contemporary living is your style?  Holiday parks offer a varied choice meaning there will be one that ticks those boxes for you.

Facilities You Can Expect in Peak District Holiday Parks

Swimming pools

Many of the holiday parks based in and around the Peak District will have a swimming pool. Some may be outdoor ones and some will be part of a leisure and fitness centre. Perfect for those duller days perhaps when the children are bored and needing to let off steam. Or maybe a morning swim before your day begins will allow you that extra big piece of cake later in the day? Some of the pools will also have a sauna and jacuzzi area available if you want to unwind after a long day walking or cycling. Most holiday parks include use of the pool as part of the package but it’s worth checking this out.

Kids Play Areas

Sometimes children just need a safe space to run around to their heart’s content with other children their age. Play areas provide the perfect opportunity for this and best of all adults can sit and watch from a safe distance. Holiday parks may have both indoor and outdoor play areas available making it suitable for all-weather situations. Indoor areas may include a ball pit and climbing area and a cafe for the adults to enjoy some peace. Outdoor areas may include play equipment and climbing walls perfect to tire children out before bedtime. Football areas and tennis may also be on offer, perfect for the older children and even the adults.

Family Entertainment

Many of the holiday parks have families at the heart of everything and offer on-site entertainment to suit all. This can include restaurants, bars and clubs with children’s discos, and adult entertainment. Some will offer the added benefit of a games room and big screens for those all-important games you may otherwise miss.

Restaurants and Bars

Many of the restaurants and bars in holiday parks have super menus with a wide range of food available to suit all the family. Many have an on-site restaurant and bar meaning you can unwind after a fun-filled day with a meal you didn’t need to cook. Sit back and enjoy the country vibes with a glass of something chilled. Children are well catered for with plenty to choose from from the children’s menu. Even self-catering holidays can include some meals out – it means you get to skip the washing up too!

Activity Programmes (Landal Sandybrook & Darwin Forest)

Landal Sandybrook:

  • Archery
  • Bodyzorbing
  • Bollo Trail
  • Crossbow
  • Fencing
  • Mini golf
  • Orienteering
  • Recreation Field
  • Snorkelling and sea scooters
  • Table tennis
  • Water Walkerz
  • Woodland games

Darwin Forest:

  • Archery
  • Bodyzorbing
  • Crossbow
  • Fencing
  • Mini Jet Ski
  • Snorkelling and sea scooters
  • Short tennis
  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis
  • Water Walkerz