Bakewell

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £5.00 to £8.35 Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsite is located within a National Park

    Site within National Park

  • A great site for walking

    Top site for walking

Explore the beautiful Peak District National Park from our Bakewell club site.

If you’re looking for peace and quiet and wonderful views and enjoy walking and cycling, Bakewell Club campsite is for you. Its idyllic location near the pretty village of Youlgreave in the Peak District National Park offers a true back to nature camping experience. Campers report that the site’s minimum facilities are part of its appeal.

Bakewell campsite enjoys a peaceful, rural setting with stunning views over the Derbyshire countryside. The attractive site is excellently maintained and its 100 pitches are spacious, some benefitting from the shelter of trees which dot the site. There’s also a small dog walk and a children's play area.

Outdoor pursuits in the area around the campsite are not in short supply. Climbing, caving, horse riding and, of course, walking and cycling, are all available. Course fishing only 1/4 mile from site.

Bakewell town is just five miles from the site – try the pudding (not tart) and then visit Haddon Hall and the National Trust’s Ilam Park and on to Dovedale, an iconic and spectacular gorge carved out by the river Dore.

While camping at Bakewell Club Site, take time to witness the ancient custom of Well Dressing – the decorating of wells and springs with pictures made from natural materials. The wells can be seen from May to September.

Please note that this site has no toilet or showers, so you will need suitable facilities in your unit. 

Access and SatNav Advice

Access road narrow and care needed.

Worth Noting

This site has no toilet or showers so you will need suitable facilities in your unit.Some pitches are sloping and chocks will be required. Poor TV reception, satellite dish recommended.

WiFi

100% coverage cannot be guaranteed due to rural location, weather conditions and changing flora or fauna. These can cause variable signal strength. Hotspots are available. Prices.

Eat Local

The George Hotel specialises in local game. White Peak Farm Butchery sells locally-sourced beef, pork, lamb, chicken, game and venison. Bakewell, Buxton, Castleton, Matlock and Whaley Bridge all have Farmers’ Markets.

Facilities

Bakewell has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Seasonal Pitches

  • Difficult access/approach

  • No dedicated accessible facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Storage facilities

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Mother and baby room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Childrens play area

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

Reviews

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5

Friendly and helpful welcome from Steve and Paula.

This review is for Bakewell

Friendly and helpful welcome from Steve and Paula. Great care needed when driving through Youlgrave where road narrows by UK garage and on approach road to site. Walking to and through Lathkill Dale from site is a wonderful hike (take a sandwich and flask). Don't miss the cycle ride on the Monsal trail from Bakewell. We will use this site again.

  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.3

Wonderful site, we loved it.

This review is for Bakewell

Wonderful site, we loved it. The only issue is that the access isn't great, you have to go through a narrow town and down a very narrow steep hill and then the driveway is narrow as well. HOWEVER, this would not put us off and it's well worth it when you arrive. The managers were very friendly and helpful and site itself is stunning. It's slightly hilly as you'd expect for Derbyshire but there's plenty of flat as well. I'd highly recommend it it and we will definitely return.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 3
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5

Narrow lane access, but we were in a motorhome, so reversing not too difficult.

This review is for Bakewell

Narrow lane access, but we were in a motorhome, so reversing not too difficult. Plenty of walking in area, Bradford Dale a must.

  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4

After reading other peoples� reviews we expected the challenging last mile approach, the...

This review is for Bakewell

After reading other peoples� reviews we expected the challenging last mile approach, the sloping site, the poor TV reception and the long walks to the water, bins and toilet disposal point. But what we did not expect was to see most of the hardstandings taken by unoccupied caravans on seasonal pitches. We felt we were on a deserted holiday park rather than an active club site. Shame, because it's a nice site in a nice location with excellent views and lovely walks from the site.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 4
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 3

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 1 mile from site entrance

Nearest train station: Matlock – 8 miles

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