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Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes

Swadlincote, Derbyshire

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Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes is a beautiful holiday destination found in the heart of the National Forest, just outside Burton-upon-Trent.

This campsite welcomes guests with motorhomes, touring caravans and tents, with caravan storage available, too. We also have camping pods available for hire. Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes is open all year.

Guests staying at Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes enjoy a choice of pitches, with grass and hardstanding pitches both available, with or without an electric hook-up. The park has two separate camping areas for adults and families, plus this is a dog friendly campsite – owners are reminded to keep their four-legged friends on a lead when walking around the site and on a tie out when outside the unit and to clean up after them.

Many guests are attracted to the park thanks to the three fishing lakes found at the site. All three are well stocked and replenished throughout the year, and offer tremendous views of the surrounding landscape. The lakes at the site are ideal for a tranquil day’s fishing, whether alone, with friends or family, or fellow members of a fishing club. The Botany Bay lake at the park offers platforms for disabled fishermen and is easily accessed from the campsites fishery car park.

There's lots of open space at the Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes campsite where kids can enjoy ball games. Most of the field is visible from the family camping area, so parents can sit back and relax while their children enjoy themselves, there is also a small play area for children to enjoy.

Away from the park there is much to do, see and discover. The local village, Rosliston, is well known in the region and is a regular winner of 'Best in Bloom' competitions. There is a friendly local store and a handful of great pubs where you can relax and sample the very best Derbyshire ales along with locally sourced foods – because it's always nice to have a night off cooking when on your camping and caravan holidays.

Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes is perfectly situated for exploring the rest of the National Forest or for venturing into the Peak District National Park, where there are miles of walking and cycling routes, along with activities such as pony trekking, climbing and orienteering to enjoy.

This part of the United Kingdom is well known for its theme parks and outdoor attractions. Alton Towers is perhaps the most famous park in the country and can be easily reached from Beehive Farm in less than an hour, while the motorsport venue Donington Park Circuit is half an hour away and Drayton Manor Zoo and Theme Park are also half an hour away. Those wishing to remain closer to the park can enjoy the Conkers attraction (15 minutes away) and the National Memorial Arboretum (15 minutes away in the opposite direction), both found within the National Forest.

Allow rallies, Pets allowed, Children's play area(s), Chemical disposal point, Electric hook-ups, Laundry, LPG stockist, Sanitary block(s), Shop, Washing up facilities, Wireless internet, Cafe

caravan storage

Motorhome pitches, Seasonal pitches, Tent pitches, Touring pitches, Camping pods

Nearby attractions:
Fishing, Golf, Swimming (Indoor), Winter Sports, Leisure Centre

Many of our visitors find the Beehive is ideally situated to enjoy visits to Alton Towers, Bass Beer Museum, Historic Lichfield, Drayton Manor Park, Snow Dome, Conkers, National Memorial Arboretum, National Forest Adventure Farm, Twycross Zoo, Uttoxeter Race Course, Donington Race Circuit, events at nearby Catton Hall and Park and the NEC.

Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes

Beehive Farm
Derbyshire, Central North England
United Kingdom
DE12 8HZ
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Overall rating

2.0 stars

Based on 3 review(s)

1.0 stars

Nice site but don't expect any help from the management if like us you find yourself camping next to drunken and abusive chavs. We had to call the police at 9pm after being verbally abused and threatened - a team of 6 officers attended to defuse the situation. We reported this to the site management the following morning who took no action whatsoever, even when presented with a Crime Reference number. When we complained again after the chavs were photographing our car can filming our family, the site management said we would have to leave as well as the chavs (who were again drinking all day). Unfortunately, since the site manager told the aggressors to pretend to pack way so that we would leave. If you want to stay on a site that prefers drunken and aggressive chav campers to quiet families, then by all means book in here; personally, we were glad to leave early and avoid another night a abuse.


2.0 stars

Booked back in January paid in full we was booked to stay 3 nights came home after one day as the site was water logged and was sick of walking in mud and water not the greatest trying to keep teenage kids amused


3.0 stars

The photographs would make me pass this site by because the caravans appear too close together which is a shame because you would miss a lovely site. The site is very spacious and wonderfully filled with wildlife. The owners have always been helpful when we have made enquiry. The reason we didn't use their storage facilities was purely down to having to pay to get the caravan out of storage and pay to put it back in! The owner also is the one that puts it away and gets it out. Very inconvenient. At least that is what was happening in 2008 otherwise we would have chosen their storage. For a break -the site is lovely with nice walks.
Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes, Swadlincote, Derbyshire