Beech Croft Farm

5.0 stars out of 4 reviews

Open
All year
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Location
Nr. Buxton, Derbyshire, Central North England, SK17 9TQ
(Location map)
Last updated
04 Jun 2018
Yes
Motorhome pitches
(£21.00 - £26.00)
30
Touring pitches
(£21.00 - £2.00)
40
Tent pitches
(£9.50 - £20.00)
Yes
Serviced pitches
(£22.00 - £25.00)
No
Seasonal pitches
Pitches
Motorhome pitches£21.00-£26.00
Touring pitches30£21.00-£2.00
Tent pitches40£9.50-£20.00
Serviced pitches£22.00-£25.00
Seasonal pitches

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Beech Croft Farm is a small, family run campsite near Buxton in Derbyshire, a super place to pitch if you want to explore the Derbyshire Dales or the Peak District National Park while on your holidays.

John Julie and Jodie Gregory own and run this campsite on their sheep farm. There are 30 hardstanding pitches suitable for motorhomes and touring caravans, and all these pitches have 16A electric hook-ups, water taps and TV aerial sockets with a digital signal. The owners recommend you use rock pegs when erecting an awning – these can be bought at the campsite's shop.

If you're staying here in your tent, there are three camping areas to choose from, plus 10A electric hook-ups are available on a prepayment card system. And if you're sleeping under canvas, you are sure to appreciate the Campers Cabin, where you will find a hot drinks vending machine as well as a microwave oven.

Please note that in the winter, the site is only open for those staying in caravans and motorhomes.

The amenities block has underfloor heating and is divided into three areas: men, women and unisex. There are also disabled facilities. The block is heated and has toilets, basins, private washing cubicles and showers. There are shaver points in the gents area, hair dryer points in the ladies area. You'll also find a dishwashing area, a laundry room, chemical toilet disposal facilities and a motor home grey waste disposal point.

You're welcome to bring your dog if you're staying at Beech Croft Farm, but ensure they are well behaved and please clean up after them. There is a dedicated dog exercise area on site – and you might appreciate the dog, boot and bike was area after muddier excursions. In addition, this campsite has been granted the Visit Englands Gold Award for exceptional quality of accommodation & customer service, David Bellamy Gold Award for conservation and the Peak District Environmental Quality Mark.

The aforementioned shop sells groceries, ice creams, soft drinks and so on, as well as Calor and Camping Gaz, plus guides to the local area, to help you find your way about. There's also a ball games area and a children's play area, and Wi-Fi is available, too.

This really is a lovely and very peaceful place to pitch on your motorhome tours and camping and caravan holidays in the Peak District – yet being just a few minutes off the A6, this is also an accessible and easy to get to campsite.

While here why not visit the local Taddington Brewery, which is within walking (or stumbling?!) distance from Beech Croft Farm. The village of Taddington is about a five-minute drive away and the nearest place to this park and has two pubs, handy if you'd like a night away from the kitchen.

Of course, one of the primary attractions in this part of the country is the pull of the great outdoors, being within the Derbyshire Dales and in the heart of the Peak District National Park. On the doorstep is the Monsal Trail, the Limestone Way & the Peninne Bridleway. Go walking either just with a group of family/friends or on a guided walk, or take to one of the many cycle trails that criss-cross this area. There are lots of places where you can hire bikes so there is no excuse – there are even tandems, electric bikes, tricycles and mobility scooters for hire, so everyone can get out and about.

More about the parkHide
  • Pets allowed
  • Disabled access
  • Family park
  • Children's play area(s)
  • Electric hook-ups
  • Water hook-ups
  • LPG stockist
  • Sanitary block(s)
  • Laundry
  • Shop
  • Visitor parking
  • Wireless internet
  • Chemical disposal point
  • Washing up facilities
  • Campfires
  • Cafe

Dog Exercising Area
Campers Cabin with Microwave & Hot drink vending machine
Grey Water Disposal Point for Motor homes
BBQs allowed
Ball games area

Location


Beech Croft Farm (www)

Blackwell In The Peak
Derbyshire, Central North England
United Kingdom
SK17 9TQ

Directions

If you come via Buxton follow the signs for A6 Matlock & Derby. Once you have passed the junction with the A5270 on your right, you need to look for the next left turn. It's a country lane which is concealed by trees, and is about 200 metres before the junction with the B6049. Turn left into the country lane, and you'll come to the Caravan Park on the left (approx 1/2 mile). If you miss the concealed turning off the A6, take the B6049 instead. Then take the first left, drive up through the village, and you'll come to the Caravan Park on the right.

If you approach from Bakewell, follow the signs for A6 Buxton. After about 5 miles you'll pass the Waterloo Hotel on the left. About one mile further on there are two right turns. First the B6049, and about 200 metres further the unclassified road you need to take. Drive down this lane and the Caravan Park is on the left.

Nearby attractions

  • Cycle hire
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse Riding
  • Swimming (Indoor)
  • Swimming (Outdoor)
  • Tennis
  • Internet Access

Our main attraction is the countryside offering a wealth of excellent walks and picnic spots to choose from. We are a 10 minute walk from the specatcular Cheedale & Monsal Trail. The tunnels on the Monsal Trail have recently opened so you can cycle all the way to Bakewell. Located on the Peninne Bridleway with the Limestone way also close by. Close by the towns of Bakewell - home of the famous 'Bakewell tart' and Buxton offer something for everyone. Bakewell offers historic buildings and places of interest plus the Market Hall and a busy agricultural market on Mondays. Buxton is a spa town: a perfect way to relax. Plus it's opera house plays host to many genre of shows.

A little further afield, visit Matlock and Matlock Bath, Tideswell and Eyam or Castleton. Chatswoth House & much more Please visit our website for more information and links.

Monsal Trail
Limestone Way
Chatsworth
Haddon Hall
Castletons Caverns
Pooles Cavern
Goyt Valley
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Overall rating

5.0 stars

Based on 3 review(s)

Cheshire

5.0 stars

I pre-booked a motorhome pitch at the Beech Croft Farm Camping & Caravan Site in Blackwell, a small hamlet just off the A6 between Buxton and Bakewell. I phoned to pre-book and the lady in Reception was very helpful and informative and I paid a deposit. We arrived at the campsite at about 1100 on the Saturday morning. I walked over to the Reception and was warmly welcomed and invited to take my pick of pitches. The site was very busy even in February (a sign of its popularity) and we had arrived before the normal midday checkout time, but there was a pitch available in the higher area. This came with EHU, water supply and a TV socket. The lady who checked us in also took the time to explain how to get to the local pubs and local walks from the site - this was really helpful as we planned to do both! The site has some excellent facilities, including a toilet/shower block with underfloor heating and a well-stocked shop. Also, in the morning, there is a breakfast van that visits aimed primarily at campers but also perfect for lazy motorhomers! Coupled with peace, quiet and great views, this is a perfect site for exploring a lovely part of the Peak District. The site was perfect for us - quiet with great views, yet well equipped and very well-maintained. We'll certainly be returning.

Northamptonshire

5.0 stars

This is Wonderful privately owned site with views that are out of this world.The site is on two levels with hard standings serviced with water electric and TV. The Park is very well kept.On a arriival choose your pitch and go to the office and let them know where you are you will be made welcome by Jodie or John.Blackwell In The Peak is minutes from Buxton, Bakewell and wonderful scenery.I am looking forward to going again next year.

argyll

5.0 stars

just back from 3 nights at beechcroft farm with our twin axle lunar. nice site, very easy access and plenty of manouvering space to pitches - all hard standing, with water, & tv to every pitch. Best views from top field - lovely panorama of rolling hills. Friendly owners,brand new toilet block - best showers ever! weather was very kind to us, but great walks all around, wild flowers like you've never seen. Best walk was a stunner, from the site down to the river Wye, along cheedale, and back to the van. Loads of trails for cycling and walking tho they get very busy (and worse at weekends, i gather)Better to go either early or late in the day, or use the footpaths instead, which are much quieter due to everyone taking the easier trail routes!! We would highly recommend both the site and the area.

Guestbook reviews

Hi Julie,

We would just like to thank you on an outstanding camp site and facilities you have. We only spent two nights but we were impressed at how clean and tidy the site was and also how well maintained. We would also like to say that we loved the areas you have kept wild for the promotion of wild animals and butterflies. Please keep up the good work.

Regards

Mr and Mrs Pope

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We have just returned from a nights stay at your wonderful campsite and immediately rebooked for later in the year. The facilities are second to none and the site is maintained to a very high standard. Everyone was very helpful and the walk to the Church Inn was well worth it.
Thank you for a wonderful weekend.

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Hi just wanted to say we had our first camping experience last weekend and your campsite was fantastic and your facilities spotless. We will be back in August

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Just like to say how much we enjoyed staying for the weekend . Lovely friendly staff and a great camp site . Our young choc Labrador loved running about on the enclosed area for dogs , fantastic idea for dog owners knowing it's enclosed and safe .
Thank you , and hope to visit again soon.

Kind regards

Paula rosevear

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Hello

Just we thought your campsite was fabulous we stayed last week 14th/15th June.
The shower and toliet block were great never had such a great shower on a site.
All the little extra's were much appreciated when our bikes became covered with mud and it was great
to beable to wash off the dirt prior to putting them on the van. The cabin for campers was a great idea and use of washer and drier a great benefit. Would definately recommend your site to everybody. 10 out of 10 could not find any faults just excellent, the staff were very helpful and we enjoyed the fish and chips on the Friday night from the van.

Thank you Jackie Riggs and Jacquie Morris

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Beech Croft Farm

Just a quick note to say thanks for a great stay the other week and look forward to returning.
You have a lovely site... understated and really quite perfect

kindest Regards,
Marc Goodman

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hello there,my name is stuart whitwam and I live with Val Todd here in Slaithwaite huddersfield,we came to you campsite on or around the wednesday before the new year for four days. I have to say that your site is now the BEST WE HAVE STAYED IN ANYWHERE IN EUROPE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and we will reccommend you to everyone we know. We also had a super meal at Church Inn and they brought us home!! What a super service you and they are running!! Keep up the good work,we will be back soon. Stuart and val

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