Carsington Water Caravan Club Site

  • 18/03/2016 to 07/11/2016
  • Open to Members & Non-members
  • Earliest arrival time 12:00

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  • 4 out of 5
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  • Kirk Ireton,Ashbourne,Derbyshire,DE6 3JL
  • 01335 370903

Pitches (what are these?)

  • Total pitches 117
  • Hardstanding 106
  • Storage 24
  • Max length = 9 metres

Nestled within an attractive pine plantation, Carsington Water Caravan Club Site in Ashbourne is beautifully landscaped, with pitches in open clearings separated by trees. This gives the caravan park residents privacy and quiet which many appreciate during the busy summer months. Improvements to the toilet block and facilities, including a new drying room, were undertaken in recent years.

Carsington Reservoir, a major attraction in the area, is conveniently adjacent to the Carsington Water Caravan Club Site. A mere 15 minutes walk will bring you to its great selection of leisure facilities including fishing, sailing, windsurfing and a children's playground. The caravan site is also an excellent base for walkers and cyclists wishing to explore the beautiful scenery of Dovedale and the surrounding countryside. The local villages, all with excellent pubs and restaurants offering hearty food, are only a three mile stroll away. As you travel around the region exploring, look out for examples of Derbyshire's home grown art - Well Dressing - which happens in many villages from May to September.  


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28 May 16 - 04 Jun 16 Adult: £8.40 Child (5-17):£3.00 Pitch: £10.30
05 Jun 16 - 14 Jul 16 Adult: £7.30 Child (5-17):£2.00 Pitch: £7.60
15 Jul 16 - 03 Sep 16 Adult: £8.40 Child (5-17):£3.00 Pitch: £10.30
04 Sep 16 - 01 Oct 16 Adult: £7.30 Child (5-17):£2.00 Pitch: £7.60
02 Oct 16 - 20 Oct 16 Adult: £6.60 Child (5-17):£2.00 Pitch: £7.20
21 Oct 16 - 29 Oct 16 Adult: £7.30 Child (5-17):£2.00 Pitch: £7.60
30 Oct 16 - 07 Nov 16 Adult: £6.60 Child (5-17):£2.00 Pitch: £7.20


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  • Parent, baby and toddler washroom facilities
  • Facilities for wheelchair and walking disabled
  • Ideal for families
  • Dog walk on site or nearby
  • Motorhome waste disposal
  • Laundry facilities
  • Toilet block
  • Part hard standings
  • Storage pitches available
  • Within 5 Miles of National Cycle Network
  • Fishing within 5 miles
  • Watersports within 5 miles
  • Wi-Fi internet access

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Great Visit

5 out of 5

Had great visit, lovely site clean tidy, very pleasant, quiet. All facilities very good condition. Excellent dog walk. Would certainly go again!

Immaculate Site

4 out of 5

This site is beautifully kept.  The showers are great with plenty of space and water and the toilets kept very clean.   The only negative is that there are too many signs telling what not to do.


5 out of 5

A very pleasant site - clean,efficient and spacious. The staff were very helpful,informative and friendly. We will certainly be visiting this site again.

Things to do nearby


  • WalkingA good walking route from the site is Carsington Water. The Tissington and High Peak trails are about 6 miles from the site.

  • CyclingA local cycle route near the site is around Carsington Water. The nearest National Cycle Network route to this site is Derby to Berwick-upon-Tweed (Pennine Cycle Way) Route 68, OS ref SK250546.

  • Nearby Sustrans cycle routes

Local amenities

  • Town (Ashbourne)

  • Supermarket (The closest are Sainsbury’s, Somerfield and the Co-op in Ashbourne, about 4.5 miles from the site)

  • Places of worship (C of E, Catholic, Methodist, United Reformed and Pentecostal Churches are in Ashbourne.)

Attractions and events

  • Event
  • Attraction
  • Member offer
  • The Red Lion Inn

    Ashbourne, Derbyshire

    Distance: 1.2 miles
    Member offer

    17th Century old world pub with freshly cooked barmeals, and a al carte menu.

  • Galley Café

    Carsington, Derbyshire

    Distance: 1.3 miles
    Member offer

    The Visitor Centre contains an exhibition on the story of Carsington, the local countryside and Severn Trent Water. Catering and shops are available for all tastes. Watersports and cycle hire are available at the main visitor site.

  • Cycle & Electric Bike Hire

    Carsington, Derbyshire

    Distance: 1.3 miles
    Member offer

    We offer services ranging from hire and basic tuition for absolute beginners through to training courses for experts and instructors. The activities on offer include: Sailing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Windsurfing, Powerboating, Raft Building.

  • Carsington Water Sports Centre

    Ashbourne, Derbyshire

    Distance: 1.3 miles
    Member offer

    Carsington Water Sports Centre and a sailing club offering the hire of canoes, sailing dinghies, and windsurfers, etc

  • Carsington Water Visitor Centre

    Carsington, Derbyshire

    Distance: 1.3 miles
    Member offer

    The visitor centre contains an exhibition on the story of Carsington, the local countryside and Severn Trent Water. Catering and shops are available for all tastes. Watersports and cycle hire are available at the main visitor site.

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  • Great day out
  • Selected pin
  • Number of multiple pins
  • Earliest arrival time: 12:00
  • Postcode: DE6 3JL
  • GPS co-ordinates: Lat: 53.04414 Lon: -1.62705
  • OS ref: 119 : SK250497
  • Sites directory map number: H7
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    Please only use these recommended directions for the final approach and not SatNav, as this will navigate you to the rear entrance. Please do not attempt narrow route from Kirk Ireton, or use A52 from west due to steep gradients. Turn left off the A517 (Ashbourne – Belper) in Hulland Ward at the signpost to Carsington Water into Dog Lane. In 0.75 mile at the crossroads turn right at the brown signpost to Carsington Water. The site is on the right in 1 mile.

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