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General

  • Family-friendly site on a farm in the Peak District National Park
  • A 20-minute drive to Chatsworth House and 30 from Alton Towers
  • Within 10 minutes of the starting point for the High Peak Trail

Dawdle over to Derbyshire – and specifically to this pretty park – for a restful hol in ravishing surrounds: Mere Farm Campsite is a family-friendly place in the Peak District National Park near hiking and biking paths including the famed High Peak Trail, which starts in Dowlow, a 10-minute drive away. If you want the goods on where to go, feel free to ask the owners – they live on the farm and are brimming with top tips.

Pubs are under a 10-minute drive away if you'd like to linger over lunch, with a couple past Flagg, the nearest village at a 30-minute walk. Have lunch here then mosey onwards to Bakewell for dessert: the town’s eponymous tart is but a 15-minute drive from the farm.

Refrain from wolfing down another pudding or two by moving on to Chatsworth House, the massive mansion where Pride and Prejudice was filmed. Wander around the fountain in the grounds, letting the kids locate the petting zoo for hugs from horses, then head inside and expect eyes to pop at the grand interiors and plush period furniture.

If small sorts are suitably behaved, treat them to a trip to Alton Towers, a 35-minute drive away, getting them sleepy enough for restful evenings – the no-noise policy between 11pm and 7am means less chance of a disturbance all round. For similarly peaceful reasons, no group bookings are allowed at this site.

Please note

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Single-sex bookings of 4 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Group bookings of 2 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Group bookings of 4 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

This site has no on-site shower facilities.

The site caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.


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Reviews

9.5

Overall rating based on 322 reviews

 

97% would recommend this site to a friend.

94% would stay here again.

  80% described as Peaceful ?

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Great location, great site & friendly staff. Facilities available too09/10/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    The space, facilities & the owners were friendly

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Beautifully kept site. Amazing views and great watching the cows graze26/09/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAndy F.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Amazing views across the Peak district

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Excellent site, great views - back to basics :)20/09/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomOliver H.Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Really back to reality here with simple amenities and plenty of space. The view was incredible and it's only a short walk to Taddington where there are two great pubs.

    Disliked: 

    We forgot our levels for the camper so as slightly askew... our fault!

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Anonymous user

The space. The view. The cows.20/09/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass touring pitch
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  • Liked: 

    The space. The view. The cows.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Really nice site, quiet and plenty of space for everyone, unreal views20/09/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomMatt H.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass touring pitch
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    Views, space, quiet, clean WC, Dogs welcome.

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    Nothing

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Great place to stay!20/09/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Great view from anywhere on the field, plenty of space. Toilets are very convenient. We had a great time!

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    Nothing

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Lovely, nice owners lovely dogs. Very pleasant18/09/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomMarian D.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass touring pitch
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    Quiet, rural and rudtic

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Wonderful views, peace and remote.13/09/2021

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomshelley m.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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    Toilet block was excellent. I was expecting a portaloo but there is a fully functioning toilet block with proper flushing toilets, sinks, plenty of toilet roll, and the ladies was kitted out with essentials such as sanitary wear, hand cream, deodorant, sun cream etc.

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    Nothing!

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Great basic site with lovely view and good walks12/09/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDavies and M.Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Really nice basic site

    Great local pub
    Friendly owner
    Good view from the pitch
    Nice local walks

    Disliked: 

    Toilets not cleaned every day and site had very long grass. But neither of these really impacted our stay

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Anonymous user

Excellent site which I will use again when visiting the area24/09/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass touring pitch
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  • Liked: 

    The openness and relaxed feel of the site. Toilet facilities were better than expected and nice homely touches including recommendation for local pub. Friendly owner who collected payment before we left.

    Disliked: 

    Wasn’t sure where to pitch up when first arrived and would’ve chosen differently if known. Other guests were using drones which scared my dog but not Farm owners fault.

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Features

Coronavirus

Capacity reduced to increase social distancing

Check-in: self check-in (unattended)

Hand sanitising stations

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

TV room

Take away

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wild camping

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Type

Farm

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Location

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  • The Jarnett, Flagg, Buxton, Derbyshire, England, SK17 9RL
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 53.2259°N 1.7837°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Buxton Road — 4.5 miles
Matlock Street — 4.6 miles
Market Place — 5.8 miles
Train stations
Buxton Rail Station — 5.9 miles
Dove Holes Rail Station — 6.7 miles
Chapel-en-le-Frith Rail Station — 8.2 miles
Ferry ports
Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal — 51.7 miles
Airports
Sheffield City Airport — 20.3 miles
Manchester Airport Terminal 3 — 22.2 miles
Manchester Airport — 22.3 miles

Directions


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

To spend some time in a spa town, Buxton is 15 minutes’ drive from the site; head there for the opera house, pretty pavilion gardens and museums. For subterranean saunters, the two-million-year-old Poole’s Cavern is around here in Buxton Country Park (also 15 minutes away) as well.

Fancy taking to the skies instead? Hot-air balloon trips can be organised 20 minutes away from the park so you can get a bird’s-eye view over the Peak District.

Sticking on solid ground, lope over to Leek for Rudyard Lake and a steam train (30 minutes), or take in some history at the Norman-era Peveril Castle (also half an hour away).

Town times meanwhile are top in Chesterfield with its churches, art gallery and canal (35 minutes’ drive), while the city of Sheffield’s Winter Garden glasshouse and Millennium Gallery metalwork art are within 55 minutes.

Must see

  • Haddon Hall (5.5 miles)
  • Chatsworth (6.9 miles)
  • Sir Richard Arkwright's Masson Mills (12.0 miles)

National Trust

  • Winster Market House (8.3 miles)
  • Lyme Park (14.3 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.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  12 p.m. –  7 p.m.
Depart by:  12 p.m.

Mere Farm Campsite cancellation policy

Balance refunds: no penalties

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

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

The remainder is payable direct to Mere Farm Campsite on arrival.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Cash

Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • How much is payable upfront? A 15% transferable deposit is payable when you book, with the balance payable on arrival. Read more
  • Does Mere Farm Campsite have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Mere Farm Campsite dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Mere Farm Campsite? To spend some time in a spa town, Buxton is 15 minutes’ drive from the site; head there for the opera house, pretty pavilion gardens and museums. For subterranean saunters, the two-million-year-old … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Mere Farm Campsite?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  12 p.m. –  7 p.m.
    Depart by:  12 p.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Mere Farm Campsite? From £12 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

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

Admission
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.

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

General
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.
This site has no on-site shower facilities.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 2 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
Group bookings of 4 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
Single-sex bookings of 4 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
The site caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.

Pitches
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Open fires are prohibited.

Vehicles
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

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