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Longnor Wood Holiday Park (Adults only)

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

Information

Opening Times:
1 March - 10 January

Prices:
From £24.00 (2 adults, pitch, electric)

Ratings

AA Rating 5

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

5.0 269 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 47
  • Lodge 13
  • Motorhome 47
  • Seasonal Pitch
  • Tent 13
In the Peak District, Longnor Wood is an AA Five Pennant Gold adults only campsite that offers 47 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.

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
Peaceful camping with beautiful scenery 18/10/2017

5

We camped for a weekend here and had a great time. It's peaceful and tucked away in a beautiful area. The staff are so friendly and welcoming, and the facilities are top notch. Couldn't recommend it...

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A lovely caravan site in a superb location to see the area 17/10/2017

5

My wife and i were looking for a nice site offering a peaceful stay ,and this one certainly was ! Very friendly wardens ,good sized pitches . We were on a fully serviced pitch which spoilt us !i...

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Very quiet and remote 16/10/2017

5

Good quiet site, very remote with friendly and helpful staff. Due to it's remoteness some form of transport is needed really.Walk to the village is quite a way down a narrow road without footpath or...

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