Close to the popular towns of Matlock and Bakewell you’ll discover Lickpenny Touring Park, set in 16 acres of pretty countryside.
This is an award winning campsite. Indeed, it is listed in Caravan Sitefinder, Practical Caravan and Practical Motorhome's Top 100 Sites Guide 2014 – and it was in the 2013 edition of this essential camping guide, too. It has also been recognised with a silver David Bellamy Conservation Award, has a four-pennant rating from the AA and four stars from the English Tourism Council. Those who have stayed at this campsite have commended it for its thoughtful landscaping, the wonderful views, the tranquil yet child friendly atmosphere, and the clean, well-maintained facilities.
Open all year round, this campsite in Derbyshire welcomes caravans, trailer tents and motorhomes, but not tents. The 115 large touring pitches here are all hardstanding, to facilitate year round occupation, plus every pitch has a 16A electric hook-up. Despite the size of the pitches, the campsite never feels cramped. In addition, extra large pitches can be booked, too, with water, drainage and electric hook-up connections.
On site services at Lickpenny Touring Park include two heated washrooms with hairdryers, a child/parent bathroom and disabled facilities, as well as a laundry, a heated room for preparing food and washing up, a motorhome waste point, a recycling point, a children’s play area, Wi-Fi and woodland walking paths. This is also a dog friendly campsite and there is a woodland dog walk area. Please remember to keep your dogs on a lead at all times. In addition, Calor Gas bottles can be exchanged at this campsite.
If you fancy visiting Matlock, you can leave your vehicle on site and catch a bus that stops near the park. Also within driving distance are the popular and historic attractions of Bolsover Castle, Haddon Hall, Hardwick Hall and Chatsworth House.
Set in the heart of the Derbyshire countryside, the Peak District is within easy distance of Lickpenny Touring Park to the west, Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve a little further away, to the east of this site, while Darwin Forest Country Park is also nearby. Whether you like going on two-footed or two-wheeled adventures, there will be plenty to keep you busy in the Peak District, both in terms of guided tours or if you want to find your own way.
Fancy a round of golf? There are a number of golf clubs in the area, including Bakewell Golf Club, Matlock Golf Club and Shirland Golf Club. And if you want a break from cooking on your motorhome and caravan holidays, there are lots of country pubs in the region, just waiting for you to discover. In addition, Scotland Nurseries Garden Centre is just over the road from Lickpenny Touring Park and as well as selling plants and garden items, there's a cafe and restaurant, a farm shop, and a chocolate shop and cafe that many visitors to the area might simply find impossible to resist!
So if you're looking to spend your motorhome and caravan holidays in Derbyshire, you'll be assured a warm welcome and a peaceful stay at Lickpenny Touring Park, which is also conveniently located to help you get the most from your trip to the area.