Landal Darwin Forest is an award-winning holiday park set in 44 acres of woodland, surrounded on all sides by the most beautiful Derbyshire countryside. 

The 137 luxurious self-catering pine lodges sleep from 2-8 people, allowing you to relax and spend quality time in the great outdoors, either for an indulgent break or for an adventure with your family and friends. 

You might feel very tempted to never leave the park, with its swimming pool, steam room, spa, sauna, gym, mini golf course, tennis courts, footpaths, cycling trails, archery zones, café and restaurant, not to mention an adventure playground, huge indoor play centre and games room for the younger members of your group.  But if you do decide to venture further afield, Landal Darwin Forest is the perfect base from which to explore the Peak District National Park.


Landal Darwin Forest Lodges

The lodges at Landal Darwin Forest are purpose-built to provide luxurious, cosy, comfortable accommodation for your short break or family holiday.  Choose from traditional or more contemporary lodges, with one, two, three or four bedrooms, all with quality furnishings and wonderful facilities.

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As well as comfortable and spacious bedrooms, all lodges have a fully-fitted kitchen, a bath and/or shower, and a veranda with garden furniture.  Each has a flat-screen TV with Freeview/DVD/CD and wifi.  All lodges are provided with bed linen, duvets, towels, and complimentary toiletries, and beds are made up for your arrival.  Spa lodges have an outdoor hot tub.

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Pets are welcome in some lodges for a small additional fee.  All lodges are non-smoking.

For full details of all lodges at Landal Darwin Forest and to choose the one that’s right for you, click here to see the full range of accommodation available.


Landal Darwin Forest Facilities

The Foresters Bar and Restaurant can be found within the heart of Landal Darwin Forest.  Serving up an extensive menu, including a wide variety for children and a take-away menu, there really is something for everyone.  The Foresters Bar and Restaurant includes a large designated family area and a conservatory reserved for adult diners only.  Well-behaved dogs are also welcome in the bar area, so you really can include the whole family!

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The £1.5m Evolution Health & Fitness complex at Landal Darwin Forest offers a great range of facilities and treatments, meaning that you can find something for the whole family to enjoy. 

For pure indulgence and relaxation, why not book yourself in for a stress-relieving back massage or a hot stone therapy during your stay?  You’re in safe and comforting hands with the on-site trained therapists who offer a range of experiences. 

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Or if you’d like to be more energetic, start the day off with an invigorating swim in the heated pool.  Swimming is included within the cost of your stay.  If you’re over 16 and would like to get fit during your stay, then why not use the spa and gym facilities for only a small additional charge? 

Alternatively, recharge your batteries by taking a stroll through the nearby nature reserve or one of the many woodland walks at Landal Darwin Forest.  Get close to nature and follow the paths or cycle trails with the amazing trees towering over you.

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Other facilities and activities include:

  • Spa, steam room and sauna
  • Trim Track
  • Cycle Hire
  • Mini Golf
  • Tennis Court
  • Snorkelling and Sea Scooters
  • Waterwalkerz
  • Body Zorbs
  • Pool Table
  • Fencing and Archery
  • Orienteering Course
  • Little Monkeys Indoor Play Centre
  • Children’s adventure playground
  • Shop
  • Launderette

Please note, some activities are subject to age restrictions. Extra charges apply for some activities.


Landal Darwin Forest Location

The Peak District National Park boasts 555 square miles of the most beautiful countryside in the United Kingdom.  It’s a great place for an activity holiday – whether you love climbing, cycling, riding, para-gliding or running – but it’s also perfect for just strolling and soaking up the views at your own pace. 

Landal Darwin Forest is close to the lovely towns of Matlock, Matlock Bath and Bakewell, and is only a short drive from the historic country estates of Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall.  Or for a perfect family walk, make sure you visit the stunning area of Dovedale, one of the best loved beauty spots in the Peak District National Park, and indeed one of the most visited natural sites in Britain.

Chatsworth House

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Darwin Forest Luxury Lodge Holidays

Special offers packages can be reserved and paid for at the time of booking or added to an existing booking by calling Reception on 01629 732428

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It's going to be a beautiful sunny day so why not treat yourself to an ice cream sundae or a delicious waffle at the Explorer's cafe? Open from 1pm until 7.30pm. They also serve a range of family favourite meals and offer takeaway. ... See MoreSee Less

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Counting down the days till we are there 14th Sept make sure you don't run out of these 😊

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We just left you yesterday 😊

We are coming for Christmas!

It yet but soon! Although it’ll be your sister park because you were full 🙃

In a few weeks 😍

Wish I was

Yes our 4th trip

Next week 😎

Wish we was

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Treat yourself to a full English at the Foresters!

Treat yourself to a full English at the Foresters!Breakfast is served Monday, Friday and Saturday from 10am until 12 noon. The perfect way to start the day! ... See MoreSee Less

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Do you need to book for this please ? And do you cater for gluten free ?? Thanks

A breakfast with salad?

How much please

Martin Miccoli for next time 😋

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Hannah Dunstan Steve Dunstan.......😋😋😋 this is a MUST!

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Did you see the Chatsworth House documentary last night on Channel 4? This magnificent Stately Home with incredible gardens plus an adventure playground and farmyard is less than 10 miles away. It really is a must see destination even if you just drive through the estate on your way to other Peak District delights. Pre-booking is essential to visit the House, Gardens and Playground/Farmyard. Book at www.chatsworth.org ... See MoreSee Less

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Vicky this will be worth a day out on our holiday

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Louise Scott should go when we stay

Beautiful place

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We have very limited availability for the rest of August. All remaining breaks including 2 night options can be viewed and booked online at www.darwinforest.co.uk/late-availability

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