Blackwell Hall

Blackwell in the Peak, Taddington, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9TQ

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  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Scenic views
  • Working farm

Why stay here ...

Situated between Buxton and Bakewell this quiet, peaceful site is on a Dairy, Beef and Sheep farm in the Peak District National Park. Footpath to Cheedale and Monsal Trail runs past the site.

Hard standings with mown grass have electric and TV hookup. Good country pubs nearby. Chatsworth, Haddon Hall, Peak Caverns, Gullivers Kingdom, Crich Tramway Museum and Lathkill Dale and Dovedale all within easy reach. A lovely drive from Millers Dale to Litton Mill is a must!

Facilities on site ...

  • Battery charging
  • Dog walk from site
  • Recycling facilities
  • TV reception: good
  • Working farm

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0.5 acres

Some sloping pitches

Electric amperage: 16

Lawned site

Recycling Facilities

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Postcode:
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Lat 53.245631 / Lon -1.81211
OS field ref:
SK126721
OS map ref:
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Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Bakewell, Buxton, Derby, Sheffield
  • Daily public transport within 1 mile

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A wonderful site to stay on

This is a very well placed site for people who love outstanding views.An easy site to access with lots of wonderful walks nearby. Good access from site using public transport. Many places to visit,including the walk across countryside to Chelmorton and finishing at the pub for a meal which was superb,but rather on the large side. Would definitely recommend this site if you like superb walks with outstanding scenery. Situated between Buxton and Bakewell makes for easy shopping and a good bus route close by.Would definitely recommend this site.

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Fantastic views!

We really enjoyed our three nights here. We choose the pitch furthest in on the right and the neighbours (sheep) were quite inquisitive at times, coming close to the fence to see us.Some great walks from the site, with the Monsale Trail being very close by, as well as some others more off the beaten track. We saw a sign only after we pitched up, asking us to book in at the house next door before selecting a pitch. So we didn’t see the site owners at all. We had to go and search them out to pay our dues on the second day. They ask that you post the money in a named envelope through the door, but we didn’t have one, so had to knock. This is a great site to be based from and I suspect we will be back quite soon.
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Fab views, great walking...

Great views from the caravan! We did a couple of walks, one from the site. This was a six miler to Chelmorton where we had a pint in the Church Inn. Landlady had to read the Riot Act to some thirty-somethings who hadn't heard of social-distancing! Only criticism of the site is that the grass hadn't been cut for several weeks, but that view...
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Good stop between Buxton and Bakewell

We stayed at this site for 4 nights just before the call not to travel came in, so early March. The site was full on various nights, even with a sixth Motorhome joining for the one night. However I suspect that was just an "en route" stopover in view of the Virus crisis. The photos are slightly misleading insofar as the ground does slope from top to bottom, the top being from the second photo. The last 2 pitches at the bottom are nearly level. 2 water points, a grey disposal area and a decent Elsan, found around the back of the cl past the bottom pitches. We had no problem with EE coverage. Don't use a TV so can't comment on reception. The site is easily accessed, just don't confuse it with a commercial site a bit further up the track. There are some trees behind the site which provide a good shelter from any Westerlies. Lovely views from the site, good dog walking opportunities and there are multiple Footpaths that pass by. Buxton, Bakewell, and Monsal trail are on hand. We didn't see the owner but as we were trying to avoid contact due to the virus it didn't matter. There are instructions on the door of the old house giving you information and informing about prices etc. We posted a cheque through the door. Hope it survives the coming months. Will use it again some day (hopefully).
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Nice Site, Recommended

Stayed here Jan/Feb 2020, Lovely site, easy to get to. 6 pitches to choose from some larger than others, all requiring some leveling, however not too bad. There are some aerial points but I didn't use these, 2 seperate water points and a concreted in toilet serves well enough as a chemical waste disposal point. Part of the footpath to the the Monsal trail is quite steep and was tricky following the rain at the end of january, however the trail itself is well worth it. We had to go looking for the owners to pay, some see this as a problem, I don't mind being left alone. I have no problem recommending this site if you are looking for somewhere near Buxton to stay.
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