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Darwin Forest Country Park, Darley Moor, Two Dales, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5PL

Luxury Holiday Lodges

Darwin Forest Country Park – luxury self-catering holiday accommodation

5-Star Darwin Forest Country Park is set in 47 acres of mixed woodland between Matlock and Bakewell in the Derbyshire Peak District. Having won a VisitEngland Award for Excellence in 2012, Darwin Forest is one of the top three holiday parks in the country.

The luxury lodges are nestled within our woodland paradise and are furnished to the highest standard. They provide the perfect base for exploring the surrounding attractions or for simply relaxing in the tranquility of the park and enjoying time with your loved ones. The Park also boasts an impressive range of facilities including Evolution Health and Fitness Centre, Foresters bar and restaurant and Little Monkeys indoor playcentre. With an array of woodland walks also on your doorstep, you and your family will never be short of something to do.


Elite Lodges

Elite lodges are designed to a superior specification and generally have a larch exterior, lighter more contemporary interiors and a number of extra luxury features. There are 2 parking spaces outside each lodge.

Classic Lodges

Our great value traditional lodges have redwood exteriors and provide very comfortable accommodation.  There are 2 parking spaces outside each lodge.

Spa Lodges

Why not sink into the relaxing bubbles of your own outdoor hot-tub, the ultimate way to wind down whilst on holiday. Relax and unwind in the hot water bubbles and let the powerful jets massage away your stress. Hot-tubs are discreetly positioned on the veranda outside your lodge for your exclusive use.

Woodlands Cottage

Woodlands Cottage is a superbly appointed stone cottage with private garden, sun terrace and your own private hot-tub. It is set within the grounds of Darwin Forest Country Park and is close to the main facilities.

The Meadow

The Meadow is an exclusive small development of three sumptuous luxury lodges. Each with their own unique style; The Horizon, Skyline and New England provide the very best quality furnishing, an indulgent outdoor hot tub and are nestled within a quiet meadow next to mature woodland.


At award winning Darwin Forest there is an impressive range of facilities, so you and your family will never be short of things to do, no matter what the weather.

The onsite facilities include: Evolution Health & Fitness which has a swimming pool, spa, gymnasium and beauty therapy and massage suites.

For all the family to enjoy, we have an all weather tennis court, mini golf and an abundance of woodland walks and cycling trails.

Things to See & Do

From rugged moorland to rolling hills and dales, the Derbyshire Peak District has some of the country’s finest scenery, just waiting to be explored. Britain’s first National Park may be the biggest free attraction, but there are plenty of other exciting things to do and places to visit. Click Here for more information

Trip Advisor Comments

“Wonderful lodge holiday”

“Great holiday – absolutely loved it”

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“5 stars fully deserved”




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