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Longnor Wood Holiday Park (Adults only)


Longnor, Buxton, Derbyshire, East Midlands. SK17 0NG


Opening Times:
1 March - 10 January

From £25.00 (2 adults, pitch, electric)


AA Rating 5

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.5 407 Reviews

  • Adult only: Yes
  • Bar: No
  • Bus service nearby: Yes
  • Chemical disposal point: Yes
  • Dogs: Yes
  • Drying: Yes
  • Electrical hook-ups: Yes
  • Entertainment: No
  • Farm produce: Yes
  • Fishing: No
  • Fully Serviced: Yes
  • Games Room: No
  • Gas: Yes
  • Indoor swimming pool: No
  • Laundry: Yes
  • Motorhome Waste Empty Point: Yes
  • Online Booking: Yes
  • Outdoor swimming pool: No
  • Park open all year: No
  • Parking beside pitches: Yes
  • Rail station nearby: No
  • Restaurant: No
  • Shop: Yes
  • Showers: Yes
  • Storage facilities: No
  • Takeaway on site: No
  • Toilets: Yes
  • Wheelchairs: No
  • Wi-fi: Yes
  • Caravan 51
  • Glamping 2
  • Holiday Home 6
  • Lodge 13
  • Motorhome 51
  • Seasonal Pitch
  • Tent 4
In the Peak District, Longnor Wood is an AA Five Pennant Gold adults only campsite that offers 51 10A electric hook-up pitches. In addition to the expected spotless heated amenities block (which even has a laundry room), the campsite has a shop, together with picnic benches dotted here and there throughout the campsite, a putting green, and courts for playing badminton and boules. Longnor itself is a pretty little moorland village one and a quarter miles away that offers several good pubs. Venture further afield, and you’ll find Chatsworth House and Dovedale.

The AA have awarded Longnor Wood five pennants, something that reflects the high standards aspired to. In 2015 the site won AA Campsite of the Year for the Heart of England. And, judging by the ambience of the place during our visit this is well deserved. Note that it's an adults-only campsite, located deep within the heart of the magnificent Peak District and hidden from the few surrounding roads.

You’ll need to plan well ahead if you’re to stand any chance of bagging one of Longnor Wood’s 47 pitches, all of which offer mains power, and some offer the all-weather reassurance of hardstanding surfaces. Some are fully-serviced, too: just ask for one when you book. For 2018 there are also new luxury pods.

You’ll not go wanting for facilities here, either. In addition to the expected spotless heated amenities block (which offers the added bonus of a laundry room), Longor Wood has a shop, together with picnic benches dotted here and there throughout the campsite, a putting green (don't worry if you've forgotten your clubs - they're available to hire) as well as courts for playing badminton and boules. There's also a dog wash to hose off muddy paws.

Venture further afield, and you’ll find yourself able to explore the village where the TV series Peak Practice was filmed – Longnor – as well as visiting such world-famous attractions as Chatsworth House, Dovedale, the Blue John Mines and Poole’s Cavern. If you’re a fan of markets, you can shop 'til you drop every day except Friday and Sunday at venues in Buxton, Bakewell, Leek and Ashbourne, while bigger towns such as Sheffield, Macclesfield and Chesterfield are all within easy striking distance.

The main attraction here, though, is the Peak District itself, which offers acre upon acre of some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK, whether you’re exploring from the comfort of your car, or from the altogether healthier option of the saddle or walking boot. Get bored of the scenery hereabouts, and it’s time to start worrying.

Latitude: 53.1688

Longitude: -1.8991

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TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews
Amazing 6th time 02/10/2020


Me and my wife absolutely love it here, as always our friends at longnor wood are amazing and always are very accommodating. The park always seems to change ever time we visit from the new fencing...

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Fantastic!!! 01/10/2020


This place has everything. It's a dog lovers paradise, although we were just a couple looking for a relaxing break in our recently acquired motor home. It's an adults only site, nice and peaceful in...

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5 Star holiday 24/09/2020


Returned from our annual trip to Longnor Wood, I think this is our 7th trip and as always excellent. We stayed in a mini lodge as usual which is full equipped, you just need to bring towels for the...

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