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Upper Hurst Farm: Children having fun

General

  • Award-winning family-run rural site close to village and pubs
  • In the Peak District National Park
  • Play area, dog-walking area and friendly farm animals

It’s a fably warm welcome all round at Upper Hurst Farm. Previous guests have heaped praise upon the folk that run the place for their helpful and cheery nature, and there are plenty of furry friends on site too – the farm’s residents include an alpaca, Shetland ponies and a peacock.

This award-winning family-run site is just over a mile from the Derbyshire village of Hartington, 15 minutes' stroll from the village’s family- and dog-friendly pub; if you’d like to take in more of the area’s hostelries there are several within a couple of miles.

Being in the Peak District National Park means the farm is a fab spot for those setting out on walking or bike trails; cast your gaze a little wider and you can also easily hit stately homes, museums, activity centres and caves within half an hour’s drive. And it may not have escaped the kids’ notice that Alton Towers theme park just happens to be about half an hour away…

If you’ve not tired the kids out by day, there’s plenty of space for them to run about and play games at the dedicated play area; there’s also a space for cooped-up canines to let off steam.

The site’s facilities include wifi, a launderette and modern bathrooms with underfloor heating, free hot showers and a large wetroom for guests with reduced mobility or families hosing down wriggly tiddlers.

Please note

Group bookings of 3 or more units (e.g. tent, caravan, RV or accommodation hire) traveling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).

No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

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

Reception is unmanned after 8 p.m.. Please inform the park while on your way there should you expect to arrive after this time, so that the team can provide information about your unit/pitch.

Bookings must not consist of more than 1 different households.

Group bookings of 6 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).


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Reviews

9.7

Overall rating based on 196 reviews

 

97% would recommend this park to a friend.

96% would stay here again.

  86% described as Peaceful ?

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Unreservedly recommended.01/13/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJonathan W.Confirmed

  • FHU cement/asphalt and grass trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Everything. Very relaxed, very friendly. And shower block with underfloor heating in January is wonderful!!

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Lovely area, lovely site.01/11/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSarah W.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • FHU cement/asphalt and grass trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very friendly helpful hosts, lovely clean facilities. Will stay there again.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing to dislike. Great place.

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Five star facilities and great location01/07/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJoerg N.Confirmed

  • FHU cement/asphalt and grass trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    It‘s such a friendly campsite, and incredibly well equipped. The showers are great, with underfloor heating. Your clothes don‘t get wet because the water is directed downwards. Simple but rare on campsites! And plenty of hooks! Not in the toilet cubicles though, but you can hang your coat over the lock.
    The reception area was just a hole in the ground, adjacent to the lovely kitchen. Two sinks inside, one or two outside . There‘s a play area but it‘s also the dog exercise area. I can see a conflict, if dog owners aren‘t good at picking up after their pets. You can take them on to the road, there isn‘t much traffic, but the verge is only narrow. Take a torch! We had no moon and it was pitch black. Good for stargazing!
    It‘s a great starting point for walks and cycle tours. Hartington is close enough to cycle for a meal.

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Great site, lovely quiet location with excellent facilities01/07/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomGerald R.Confirmed

  • FHU cement/asphalt and grass trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Lovely located site with dramatic Dales scenery all around. The toilet/shower block was excellent, the heated floor a real luxury. The hard standing pitches have electric, water and grey water disposal another bonus.

    We found the location excellent for cycling on the Manifold trail and other cycling & walking routes including the Tissington trail slightly further away but no problem on ebikes.

    We would recommend the site without hesitation, another gem to add to our list of UK destinations.

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    Nothing

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Thanks so much for your lovely review, Gerald! We hope to see you again soon.
Amy & the team

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Everything. Beautiful location, spacious pitches, clean facilities, fire pits available …12/20/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomArgiris G.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • FHU cement/asphalt and grass trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Everything. Beautiful location, spacious pitches, clean facilities, fire pits available and the nicest owners I've come across. I wasn't sure how well camping would work in winter, but the fire made all the difference. Definitely going back.

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Thank you for your lovely review - we look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Excellent clean site12/20/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomNatalie K.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • FHU cement/asphalt and grass trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Spotlessly clean toilets and showers. Beautiful views. Peace and quiet

    Disliked: 

    Bad TV reception

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Thank you for your review, Natalie.

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Brilliant, clean, lovely11/26/2021

Reviewer's country: United Kingdommaria e.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • FHU cement/asphalt and grass trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Toilets & showers

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Thank you for your review, Maria!

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Well run site. Spotlessly clean showers/toilets etc spacious and level …11/25/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomStephen B.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • FHU cement/asphalt and grass trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Well run site. Spotlessly clean showers/toilets etc spacious and level pitch

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Lovely small site with excellent facilities, would recommend11/21/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomKathryn N.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • FHU cement/asphalt and grass trailer site
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    Toilet and shower block immaculate with under floor heating. An ideal location to explore the Peak District.

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    Nothing

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Thank you for your review, Kathryn!

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Excellent site, spotless facilities, friendly staff and great location11/18/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • FHU cement/asphalt and grass trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Everything, the best site I have stayed at so far. Excellent location, lovely big pitch’s, amazing facilities, the showers were fantastic and the washing up facilities were great. Everything was spotless and the owners were lovely and friendly and very helpful.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Features

Coronavirus

Check-in: contactless (in person)

Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests

Hand sanitizing stations

More frequent emptying of bins

Shared spaces: daily deep cleaning

Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning

We're Good To Go (VisitBritain accreditation)

Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Playground

Recreation room/arcade

TV room

Takeout

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on park

Bath available

Car parking by site/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Restrooms

Shower available

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Scouts welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Hikers’ paradise

Luxury

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Communal fridge

Dump station

Electric car charging point(s)

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Dog walk nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transportation nearby

Type

Farm

Medium (26-50 sites)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horseback riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Tennis nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Caravan storage facilities

Gray water hook-up for RVs/trailers

Motorhome service point

Water hook-up points for caravans

Location

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  • Hulme End, Near Hartington, Buxton, Derbyshire, England, SK17 0HH
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 53.1278°N 1.8311°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Matlock Street — 14.0 kilometers
Buxton Road — 14.0 kilometers
Market Place — 15.3 kilometers
Train stations
Buxton Rail Station — 15.8 kilometers
Matlock Rail Station — 18.3 kilometers
Matlock Bath Rail Station — 18.4 kilometers
Ferry ports
Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal — 83.6 kilometers
Airports
Manchester Airport Terminal 3 — 39.1 kilometers
Manchester Airport — 39.3 kilometers
Manchester Airport Terminal 1 — 39.4 kilometers

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

There are walks galore to be had around the pretty Peak District National Park – some popular picks nearby include meandering along the Manifold Valley Trail from Hulme End, 15 minutes away on foot, or trots along the Tissington Trail, which starts 10 minutes away. See the world from above by crossing the treetop trails at Go Ape, 25 minutes away, or from even further above with a ride on the Heights of Abraham cable car, half an hour away.

Keeping your feet firmly on the ground, there are smart stately homes to explore at Haddon Hall, half an hour away, Sudbury Hall (home to the National Trust Museum of Childhood), 40 minutes away, and the excellent Chatsworth Estate, half an hour away.

If you’re up for riding hair-raising rollercoasters, it’s half an hour's drive to Alton Towers theme park; for a more relaxing ride, check out the steam trains at Churnet Valley Railway, 20 minutes away.

Must see

  • Haddon Hall (13.7 kilometers)
  • Alton Towers Resort (16.0 kilometers)
  • Chatsworth (17.4 kilometers)

National Trust

  • Winster Market House (12.8 kilometers)
  • The Old Manor (16.8 kilometers)

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

RV, travel trailer and tent sites
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  Anytime
Depart by:  noon

Upper Hurst Farm cancelation policy

No refunds within 30 days of arrival date.

Modifications are subject to a £25.00 ($42.80) fee.

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

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 cancelations 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. Upper Hurst Farm will debit the balance from your card 30 days before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 30 days then the balance will be taken immediately.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

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

Payment methods accepted at the park

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Terms and conditions

Park booking terms and conditions

  • Does Upper Hurst Farm have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Upper Hurst Farm dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Upper Hurst Farm? There are walks galore to be had around the pretty Peak District National Park – some popular picks nearby include meandering along the Manifold Valley Trail from Hulme End, 15 minutes away … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Upper Hurst Farm?
    RV, travel trailer and tent sites
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  Anytime
    Depart by:  noon
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Upper Hurst Farm? From $53.15 (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
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.

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

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.

Coronavirus
Bookings must not consist of more than 1 different households.

Dogs
Dogs are prohibited from main facilities and amenities.
Dogs must be kept on leashes and supervised at all times.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 3 or more units (e.g. tent, caravan, RV or accommodation hire) traveling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
Group bookings of 6 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

Dogs
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.

Reception
If the reception is closed on arrival, please check in at the barn conversion at the site entrance.

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.

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.

Changes to your holiday
Modifications are subject to a £25.00 ($42.80) fee.

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

Occupancy
No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

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

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

Safety
Open fires are prohibited.

General
Public areas are non-smoking.

Reception
Reception is unmanned after 8 p.m.. Please inform the park while on your way there should you expect to arrive after this time, so that the team can provide information about your unit/pitch.

General
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behavior is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Dogs
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).

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

Arrivals and departures
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Visitors
Visitors’ cars are not permitted on site.
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

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