Lane Head Farm9.8
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Lane Head Farm is a scenic little wild campsite within a young woodland in the Staffordshire moorland. We offer basic facilities including a composting toilet located within the woods and a flushing toilet available down at the farm.
There is off-road car parking either in the woods or down in the farmyard.
Our pitches are set in quiet woodland and are perfect for small parties up to four people.
Open from 1 May to 1 Oct
Within 30 minutes' drive are the beautiful stately homes of Chatsworth House and Harwick Hall.
The local area is full of small market towns, perfect for a bit of sightseeing. Try the riverfron at Bakewell, or a day out in Ashbourne. You can also easily reach Leek and its steam train, Castleton and much more.
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- Haddon Hall (10.1 miles)
- Chatsworth (12.1 miles)
- Alton Towers Resort (12.6 miles)
- Winster Market House (10.9 miles)
- Biddulph Grange Garden (11.2 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Longnor - Chrome Hill - Earl Sterndale - Longnor
- Longnor - Chrome Hill - Axe Edge - Flash - Longnor (1.5 miles)
- Longnor - Newtown - Reaps Moor -Longnor (1.5 miles)
- Longnor - Chrome Hill - Axe Edge - Flash - Longnor (1.5 miles)
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Overall rating based on 16 reviews
100% would recommend this site to a friend.
93% would stay here again.
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5th of september 8 Sep 2014
ronald_n1 (Mature couple, 1 review)
A practice run at Wild Camping. What a brilliant place! 26 Apr 2014
paul_s29 (Solo traveller-male, 1 review) Confirmed
amazing 25 Apr 2014
kieron_k (Solo traveller-male, 4 reviews, 6 photos) Confirmed
From the manager...
It was lovely having you here. We look forward to meeting you again!
Great location/ peaceful/ friendly and helpful owners 23 Apr 2014
ingrid_d (Mature couple, 1 review) Confirmed
Great place to get away from it all! 15 Oct 2013
jason_f1 (With friends, 1 review, 1 photo) Confirmed
Set in woodland each pitch is secluded, it really feels peaceful. 7 Oct 2013
biggaz (Solo traveller-male, 1 review) Confirmed
Wild, Beautiful, Remote and perfect (If that's what you are after) 4 Oct 2013
samwillsden (Young couple, 2 reviews, 1 photo)
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Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Tents for hire
Gas cylinders available
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Cycle hire nearby
Leisure/theme park nearby
Mountain biking nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Tiny (1-10 pitches)
Ordnance Survey maps (GB and Northern Ireland only) are available at lower levels via the drop-down menu.
- Coach stations
Buxton: Market Place Coach Stop — 6.0mi
6.0mi Bakewell Coach Stop — 9.8mi
9.8mi Alton Towers: Coach Stop — 12.4mi
- Train stations
Buxton Rail Station — 6.3mi
6.3mi Dove Holes Rail Station — 9.0mi
9.0mi Chapel-en-le-Frith Rail Station — 9.8mi
- Ferry ports
Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal — 48.2mi
Manchester Airport Terminal 3 — 20.2mi
20.2mi Manchester Airport — 20.3mi
20.3mi Manchester Airport Terminal 1 — 20.4mi
From Buxton or Leek
Take the A53 and half way between Leek and Buxton you will see the Winking Man Pub. Take the turn on the south side of the pub which is signposted Newtown and Warslow. After about half a mile take the first left fork. After another half mile at the crossroads take the left turn and then after a mile you will see a phone box on your right. Turn left down the small lane which says 'Unsuitable for long vehicles'. At the mini crossroads go straight across and come down to the farmhouse.
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