Leek

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £6.45 to £10.95 Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsite is located within a National Park

    Site within National Park

A great base to explore the Peak District and the Potteries.

Our Leek Club campsite located in the Staffordshire Moorlands and with the southern Peak District within a stone’s throw will appeal to those campers who enjoy nothing more than a good walk to take in the local area.

Bordered by trees and some sheltered pitches, the site has a good range of facilities including two facility blocks, a small children’s play area and dog walk.

A little north of the campsite the Roaches, a craggy outcrop of rocks, provides a playground for climbers while its miles of paths satisfy seasoned ramblers. The villages of Upper Hulme and Meerbrook populate the area. The latter has a reservoir, Tittesworth, which is within walking distance of Leek campsite. There are pleasant walks around the shores and at the north end bird hides. There is also a Visitors Centre, adventure playground and picnic area.

Another great way to enjoy the local scenery is to take a ride on a train. South of the campsite the Churnet Valley Railway wends its way through beautiful countryside known as Staffordshire’s “Little Switzerland”. Hop on board a steam train at The Foxfield Steam Railway, Stoke-on-Trent, and enjoy a five-and-a-half mile journey through north Staffordshire countryside.

Leek campsite is also well placed to explore the Potteries. Stoke-on-Trent south of the site has several museums and galleries dedicated to the ceramic industry which gave the Potteries its name.

Other days out from the campsite include Alton Towers theme park, Chatsworth House, Blackbrook Zoological Parkand the National Trust’s Ilam Park near Ashbourne.

Worth Noting

50 all-weather pitches available, however we require awnings to be pitched on hardstandings, therefore steel pegs may be required. Some pitches are sloping and chocks are required. No area for ball games.

WiFi

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

Eat Local

The Wednesday market I Leek sells local produce and there are monthly farmers' markets in Bakewell, Matlock, Buxton, Castleton and Whaley Bridge.

Facilities

Leek 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

  • Storage facilities

  • A well-sheltered site

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Battery charging facilities

  • 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

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

Reviews

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5

On this latest trip with a small tent, Maxine and Mark did their best to find me a usable...

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On this latest trip with a small tent, Maxine and Mark did their best to find me a usable pitch in what was an extremely wet bank holiday period, where the water just could not drain away quickly enough. Despite the mud, the site and facilities are kept spotless making the cold wet outings to the Roaches and beyond more pleasurable, knowing that clean warm facilities and hot water await without question. Walking distance to the Leek and the Reservoir and for the hardy, the Roaches.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4

Recently had 20 WildAx van owners rally, and found the site good, especially the hot showers...

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Recently had 20 WildAx van owners rally, and found the site good, especially the hot showers and clean facilities, and proximity to decent food at local pub. Would benefit us if it had a club room, as others do. Resent having to pay for wifi, as the C&CC is well aware! Really time this was sorted. Leek is lovely and very interesting, but hard to get to by public transport, very limited bus service, every 3 hours, so used taxis a lot. Good walking from the site, with a choice of routes. Site staff are very friendly and helpful. Happy to return at any time!

  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 4
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 3
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5

Would use site again. Great for walking. Good pitch size.

This review is for Leek

Would use site again. Great for walking. Good pitch size. Only downside was the Local pub which was not dog friendly & did not allow you in with muddy boots even though it is in the middle of good walking country.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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3.3

Needs all the hardstandings tarmacing as we trailed through mud going backwards & forwards...

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Needs all the hardstandings tarmacing as we trailed through mud going backwards & forwards from the caravan. There wasn't sufficient lighting at night around the site, couldn't see very well when walking round site at night. The dog walk was very small & really boggy, so had to go off site.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 4
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 2

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 0.25 mile from Site entrance

Nearest train station: Buxton – 10 miles

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