Somewhere Nice In The Peak District?

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  1. Yorick

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    We're heading back darn sarf today with a night to kill so fancy a night in the Peak District.

    Ideally a nice camp near water for walkies and within walking distance of nice pub.

    Any ideas or recommendations?

    Thanks in advance
     
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    Several sites around Carrsington Water, visitor centre, local pubs and eateries. Good walking.
     
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  3. mike mcglynn

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    Castleton is good place to stop at CC site and short walk to town and its many pubs:)
     
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    Edale is beautifully remote but they do have a great pub.
     
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  5. Big Nick

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    Castleton is lovely, lots of pubs and great walking and cycling routes around it
     
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  6. Yorick

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    Thanks all.

    Currently in the Yorkshire Bridge pub near Castleton, by the reservoir. and staying in the car park :)

    Heading to Carrsington Water tomorrow :)
     
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    2 CCC Sites listed:-

    Mrs J M Haywood, Meadow Fleck Farm, Carsington, nr Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE4 3RL. [Tel:~01629 540910 or 0585 151913] 0.3 acre site, level, wc, el pts. Advance booking advisable, open Jan-Dec

    Mr G Kirkham, Uppertown Farm, Hognaston, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1NR. [Tel:~01629 540208] 1 acre site, mainly level, open Mar-Oct.

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    While we're in that area: Does anybody know what short-to-medium plans there are for development?
     
  9. GeebeeJaybee

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    We spent the weekend at Hayfield C&CC. Site was nice and flat - scenic good for walking up Kinder Scout etc. Nice pubs for food. Facilites were absolutely spotless (although we didn't use them) plenty of people in PVC who were.
    Worst part was the access through Hayfield itself is VERY tight (they dont accept caravans due to this) and making our way in on Friday in the dark in our first trip in this bigger MH was very hairy!

    Jen
     
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