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General

  • Quiet glamping site surrounded by Derbyshire countryside
  • Alton Towers less than 15 minutes by car
  • Sauna and enclosed hot tub

Calwich Under Canvas is a quiet glamping site surrounded by wide open countryside in Derbyshire, within easy reach of tons of visitor attractions including Alton Towers, Chatsworth House, and Dimmingsdale town, as well as heaps of land- and water-based activities such as paintballing, laser tag, archery and watersports.

Each yurt comes kitted out with handmade wooden beds and plush bedding (linen and towels provided), a woodburning stove (a free basket of logs is given on arrival, and further logs, coal, sticks and firelighters can be purchased at reception), and a wooden terrace with outdoor furniture. The yurts aren't hooked up with an electricity supply, but candles and lanterns are provided.

Facilities include an enclosed hot tub and a sauna. There's also a kitchen hut with two large hob ovens, two microwaves, two toasters, kettles, a sink, a fridge-freezer, a large communal area, crockery, cutlery, utensils and pots and pans. Disposable barbecues are available to buy.

All prices include a locally sourced (where possible) breakfast meat hamper; the site also caters for vegetarian and gluten-free diets too, so please specify when booking which one you would prefer.

The amenities at Calwich Under Canvas include sanitary block, set a few metres away from the yurts, with underfloor heating and flushing toilets, washbasins, hot showers, hairdryers and hair straighteners.

There's also a kitchen hut with two large hob ovens, two microwaves, two toasters, kettles, a sink, a fridge-freezer, a large communal area, crockery, cutlery, utensils and pots and pans. Disposable barbecues are available to buy.

There's tons to do in the local area, with Alton Towers less than 15 minutes away by car and walking, cycling, fly fishing, birdwatching, sailing, canoeing, and windsurfing at Carsington Water reservoir, around half an hour's drive away.


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Wow 29/06/2018

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Excellent in all respects, they have thought of everything with ... 28/05/2018

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    Excellent in all respects, they have thought of everything with lots of lovely little touches. My 11 year old was greeted with a happy birthday banner on arrival - made her day! Very clean and Sarah and Jason were fab! Highly, highly recommend!

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We loved it ... everything was perfect .... paradise 21/05/2018

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Had all facilities needed with added luxuries, very relaxing 24/04/2018

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    Amazing stay, not a bad word to say

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Relax weekend away 10/04/2018

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    The yut was excellent really comfortable all the facilities we clean tidy and very well looked after
    Hot tub and sauna was amazing
    Staff were extremely friendly and helpful

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Absolutely everything. We had an amazing stay. Jason and Sarah ... 11/03/2018

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    Absolutely everything. We had an amazing stay. Jason and Sarah were brilliant.

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Excellent 03/01/2018

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    What an amazing way to spend the new year !! Great friendly and helpful staff lovely accommodation and great area!! Will defo go again
    Just amazingx

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5* wash room shower very clean and modern. Amazing 2 night stay. 28/10/2017

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    Every thing was amazing.
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Fabulous 03/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Philippa C. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

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    Absolutely incredible place - we had a great time. Facilities were amazing (little touches like GHDs in bathroom, logo on the complimentary towels and robes and lovely breakfast hamper)
    Wood burner hot tub was amazing - even in the rain

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    Nothing - although if I were picking I’d say it rained a lot but that hardly surprising in the U.K.!

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Beautiful yurts with excellent facilities - outdoor luxur 27/09/2017

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    The charm and comfort of the yurts. The thoughtful details like the umbrella, the breakfast hamper and the dressing gowns. The (very hot) hot tub. The friendly welcome. The peaceful environment.

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    The pullout futon doesn't offer the same comfort as the bed! A minor detail though as the rest is so great.

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Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Hot tub

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed

Themes

Luxury

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Nearby leisure

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Restaurant nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Type

Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Tipis, yurts, or wigwams

Location

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  • Foxgloves, Calwich Rise, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England, DE6 2HE
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 52.9915°N 1.8032°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Alton Towers: Coach Stop — 3.7 miles
Matlock Bath: Coach Stop — 13.3 miles
Belper Bus Station — 13.5 miles
Train stations
Uttoxeter Rail Station — 6.9 miles
Tutbury & Hatton Rail Station — 10.2 miles
Idridgehay Rail Station — 10.2 miles
Ferry ports
Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal — 57.2 miles
Airports
East Midlands Airport — 22.8 miles

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Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Nearby attractions and activities include:

- Alton Towers (theme park and waterpark with rides for all ages and heaps of restaurants and snackbars): 5 miles

- Dimmingsdale (town with award-winning tearooms and the start point for lots of walks through the Churnet Valley): 6 miles

- Paintball, quad trekking, laser tag and archery: 11 miles

- Churnet Valley Railway (steam railway line that passes through countryside known as Staffordshire’s 'Little Switzerland'): 16 miles

- Carsington Water (reservoir with heaps of leisure activities including walking, cycling, fly fishing, birdwatching, sailing, canoeing, and wind surfing): 17 miles

- Chatsworth House (stately home with around 30 rooms to explore, as well as landscaped gardens and water features, a 1,000-acre park, a petting zoo and an adventure playground): 24 miles.

Must see

  • Alton Towers Resort (3.6 miles)
  • Sudbury Hall (7.0 miles)
  • Kedleston Hall (10.9 miles)

National Trust

  • The Old Manor (1.2 miles)
  • Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood (7.3 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

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Arrive:  3 p.m. –  9 p.m.
Depart:  11 a.m.

Calwich under Canvas cancellation policy

No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Bookings cannot be amended within 1 day(s) of arrival.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Calwich under Canvas will debit the balance from your card 4 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 4 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Hired accommodation: £50.00 damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
Unsupervised minors must have a letter of authorisation from their parents or legal guardian.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 1 day(s) of arrival.

Extras
Motorbike(s) can be brought instead of the car(s) included.

General
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.
Quiet hours must be respected between 12 a.m. and 8 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Hired accommodation
Hired accommodation: £50.00 damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.
Your unit must be left clean and tidy, a fine of £50.00 will be charged for unclean units upon departure.

Reception
Reception is open from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. between 01/01 and 31/12.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Firearms are not permitted.
Open fires are prohibited.

Taxes
This area is not subject to city tax.

Vehicles
No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.

Visitors
Visitors are not permitted on site.
Visitors must leave the premises by 9 p.m..

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