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Blackbrook Lodge Camping and Caravanning

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Blackbrook Lodge Camping and Caravanning: Pond with Pods

General

  • Spacious and dog-friendly 12-acre site in the Derbyshire Dales
  • A 15-minute drive to Ashbourne; 40 minutes to Chatsworth Estate
  • Shop and fishing ponds on site

Grab your walking boots, your fishing kit and your dog and get set for some relaxing time in the Derbyshire Dales at Blackbrook Lodge Camping and Caravanning, between the villages of Turnditch and Brailsford.

This 12-acre site is well placed for walks and other outdoor activities – the edge of the Peak District National Park is about 20 minutes’ drive away, you can pick up the traffic-free Tissington Trail about 15 minutes away and there’s a good collection of watersports to be had at Carsington Water, 10 minutes away.

And the fishing? Well, that’s right there where you’re staying – this site has both a main fishing lake and two ponds filled with carp for lazy days by the water. Away from the ponds, the main camping field is set back from the road and has space for kids to run around freely.

Other facilities on site include a small shop for essentials, a washing-up area, toilets and hot showers that are available 24 hours a day. There are several pubs and restaurants within 10 minutes’ drive to keep the tribe fed, or you’re welcome to bring along a barbecue. If you go for the latter option, there’s a farm shop about 10 minutes’ drive away for delicious local goodies, and it’s the same distance to a supermarket for any other essentials.

Please note that chocks or levellers may be needed.

Please note

Guests are advised to bring a good quality flashlight with them as parts of the park are unlit.

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

The park does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Breed-specific legislation (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).

If reception is closed on arrival: please contact the number provided on your booking confirmation.

At least one of the party members must be aged 18 or over.

Swimming in the lake is not allowed.

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

No naked flames are allowed inside the hired accommodation units.

No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.


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Reviews

9.4

Overall rating based on 229 reviews

 

94% would recommend this park to a friend.

93% would stay here again.

  84% described as Peaceful ?

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I would definitely recommend11/21/2022

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomgemma b.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    The site is lovely, facility’s are clean. Owner is lovely and really helpful too :-)

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Thankyou Gemma for your lovely review

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Husband enjoyed fishing . Pitch was fine owners advised us …11/19/2022

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

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

    Husband enjoyed fishing . Pitch was fine owners advised us they just bought site and doing it up. Lovely walks .

    Disliked: 

    Shower need some tlc which I suppose will come in time.

From the manager...

Thankyou Margaret for leaving a review, the showers are being refurbed very soon

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Quiet site, clean facilities, friendly staff11/07/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomIan P.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    Easy site to get too, friendly staff, quiet location, well equipped shop for those essentials

    Disliked: 

    Toilets and showers could do with an update, no drainage for grey waste, had to go down the toilet waste

From the manager...

Thankyou Ian for your lovely review, on arrival , Dani explained that on your there is a soakaway for your grey waste at the back of your pitch, hope that makes your next visit to us, easier. The shower block is in the process of being updated

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Amazing site. Would definitely visit again!11/06/2022

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

  • Powered grass travel trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Amazing site with very helpful staff and the shop has a great variety of essentials.

    Disliked: 

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Thankyou Megan for the review

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Excellent site with clean facilities and excellent fishing.11/20/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Powered grass site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    The walk into the pub. The fishing was excellent. The children and partner caught over 70 fish over 4 days. The owners were very helpful and informative. A short drive into villages. Only 30 minutes from Alton Towers. The camping field had lots of space for the children to run around.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing.

From the manager...

Great to read you enjoy your stay, thankyou

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Good pitches, clean facilities, lovely staff etc11/05/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomFrances M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    Peaceful, quiet site
    Reasonably well stocked little shop
    Extremely lovely and friendly site staff
    Countryside is stunning
    Lovely clean facilities

    Disliked: 

    The weather! Not the fault of Blackbrook Lodge.

From the manager...

Thankyou Frances, lovely to read you enjoyed your stay with us...ill see what we can do about the weather next time x

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Loved the site, very quiet and friendly. It was our …11/01/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomTony B.Confirmed

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

    Loved the site, very quiet and friendly. It was our first time with the caravan, and finding the site was not a problem. It was easy to park the caravan, and the pitch was brilliant. The small shop was perfect, with everything well stocked (we needed butter and they had it!). The staff were chatty, polite and lovely to talk to.

    The toilet block looked fairly new, it was clean and the the showers were hot, so everything was perfect. Can't recommend this site enough, it was perfect, we'll be back next year!

    Disliked: 

    Nothing to dislike, everything was perfect for our first trip as caravan owners.

From the manager...

Thankyou Tony, great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, see you again soon

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Would stay again and would recommend10/31/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomLeanne S.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Powered grass site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Clean showers and toilets, friendly owners, location, lovely farm shop along the road defo worth a visit, walking areas

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Thankyou Leanne for leaving a lovely review x

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Lovely staff and site10/31/2022

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

  • Powered grass site
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    Lovely staff and site

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Thankyou Metisse

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Decent site with good clean facilities - would stay again10/31/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomChris T.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Powered grass travel trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Fully serviced pitch, friendly staff, decent facilities

    Disliked: 

    Sloping pitch

From the manager...

Thankyou Chris for the great review x

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Features

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

Portable toilet

Pub toilets

Restrooms

Shower available

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Camping 2.0

Camping pods

Themes

Hikers’ paradise

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Utilities

Charging facilities

Dump station

Electric car charging point(s)

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Dog walk nearby

Type

Medium (26-50 sites)

Nearby leisure

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Restaurant nearby

Watersports nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Gray water hook-up for caravans

Motorhome service point

Seasonal sites

Water hook-up points for caravans

Location

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  • Intakes Lane, Turnditch, Derbyshire, England, DE56 2LU
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 53.0010°N 1.5972°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Bus Garage — 4.9 miles
Bus Garage — 5.0 miles
Bus Station — 7.6 miles
Train stations
Duffield Rail Station — 4.7 miles
Belper Rail Station — 5.0 miles
Ambergate Rail Station — 6.4 miles
Ferry ports
Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal — 64.4 miles
Airports
East Midlands Airport — 16.4 miles
Sheffield City Airport — 28.7 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

There are so many great spot to choose from in the Peak District National Park – perhaps you’d like to go for a family bike ride on the Tissington Trail from Ashbourne (15 minutes’ drive), hop across the stepping stones at Dovedale (25 minutes) or finish up a hike by sampling the traditional puddings in Bakewell (35 minutes)?

A visit to the Chatsworth Estate (40 minutes) is a must – for the farm shop, adventure playground and farmyard as much as the house and gardens themselves – and the nearby Kedleston Hall National Trust estate (10 minutes) is another spot that’s worth a visit.

For more ideas to keep the kids happy, try the watersports and bike rides at Carsington Water (10 minutes), days out at Gulliver’s Kingdom family theme park (20 minutes) or a cable car ride with splendid views at Heights of Abraham (20 minutes).

Must see

  • Kedleston Hall (3.2 miles)
  • Arkwright's Cromford Mills (7.7 miles)
  • Sir Richard Arkwright's Masson Mills (7.8 miles)

National Trust

  • Kedleston Hall (3.9 miles)
  • The Old Manor (9.3 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

RV, travel trailer and tent sites
Arrive:  1 p.m. –  7:30 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.
On-park accommodation
Arrive:  1 p.m. –  8:30 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.

Blackbrook Lodge Camping and Caravanning cancelation policy

Balance refunds: no penalties

The park is not liable for any refund in the event of force majeure.

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

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now.

The remainder is payable direct to Blackbrook Lodge Camping and Caravanning on arrival.

Payment methods accepted at the park

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Terms and conditions

Park 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 Blackbrook Lodge Camping and Caravanning have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Blackbrook Lodge Camping and Caravanning dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Blackbrook Lodge Camping and Caravanning? There are so many great spot to choose from in the Peak District National Park – perhaps you’d like to go for a family bike ride on the Tissington Trail from Ashbourne … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Blackbrook Lodge Camping and Caravanning?
    RV, travel trailer and tent sites
    Arrive:  1 p.m. –  7:30 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    On-park accommodation
    Arrive:  1 p.m. –  8:30 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Blackbrook Lodge Camping and Caravanning? From $24.18 (for 1 night, 6 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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