Carsington Water Club Campsite

Kirk Ireton, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 3JL

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Ideal for ...

  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

Nestled within an attractive pine plantation, Carsington Water Club Campsite in Ashbourne is beautifully landscaped, with pitches in open clearings separated by trees. This gives the Derbyshire 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 Club Campsite. 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 within two to three miles. 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.

Things to do on site ...

  • Playground

Facilities on site ...

  • Baby changing facilities
  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Disabled shower room
  • Dishwashing area
  • Dog walk from site
  • Dog walk on site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Electric hook-up
  • Family washroom
  • Gas
  • Late arrivals area with electric hook-up
  • Laundry facilities
  • Motorhome service point
  • Toilet block
  • TV reception: fair
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge
  • Wi-Fi rating: Bronze

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Walking notes:

A good walk from the site is around Carsington Water (8 miles), and the Peak District National Park and High Peaks offer outstanding walking.

Check out the huge range of free pre-mapped walks and hikes near our campsites at Outdooractive's website. You can download the free Outdooractive app and member's can save €10 on an Outdooractive Pro or Pro+ annual subscription.

Supermarket notes:

The closest are Sainsburys (MH access), Co-Op, Waitrose and Aldi (MH access) in Ashbourne, about 6 miles from the site.

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Directions

Please only use these recommended directions for the final approach and not sat nav, 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.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
DE6 3JL
GPS:
Lat 53.04414 / Lon -1.62705
Plan a route to this site
OS field ref:
SK250497
OS map ref:
119
Handbook map ref:
H7

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Ashbourne and Matlock
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest park and ride: Derby

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Carsington Water Club Campsite
Stayed at Carsington water for four nights . A absolute gem of a site . Lovely facilities, hot water all the time in the shower. Great dog walk around the site and plenty of walks straight off the site . All the staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. Will be returning as soon as we can

Bradders01

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Reviewed on 26/05/2022 16:51

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Carsington Water Club Campsite
excellent stay, site was safe and clean, facilities extremely well cleaned and plentyful, site staff very helpful and polite, some very sunny pitches, easy access to carsington water / reservoir for cycle / walk. Chippy wagon visited whilst we stayed, site also advertised other days and other types of takeaways that visit the site car park. Information center full of useful leaflets and info.

Bailey620

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Reviewed on 15/05/2022 17:55

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Quiet, peaceful location with excellent facilities and warm welcome

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From first arrival this felt like a well organised site - friendly people, beautiful location and excellent facilities. We stayed for three nights on the May Bank Holiday weekend, and walked from the site to local pubs, reservoir walks and footpaths. The toilet and shower facilities are very clean, tidy and modern. We'll definitely come back

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Reviewed on 05/05/2022 15:04

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Carsington Water Club Campsite
Lovely site with very friendly and helpful wardens Main problem for us was the kids, and even parents playing kick about when it is supposed to be no balls games. I know it’s not doing much arm just kicking back and forth but the constant noise of a ball bouncing and being kicked isn’t very relaxing. No balls games should mean no balls games. Also swing ball drives us crazy. Chip van is to be avoided. frozen chips that were hard & crunchy. (not normal chip shop chips) Pizza van was nice but very expensive for a very thin pizza Coffee and pancake van were always sold out.

Stevejbetts

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Reviewed on 27/04/2022 15:12

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A beautiful site. Perfect for relaxing

Carsington Water Club Campsite
After travelling for 10 days through the country from south to North, visiting some amazing places and spending Easter with the family, we needed a few days rest on our return trip home. On arrival we were warmly greeted. We chose pitch 22 that looked over Carsington Reservoir, of which gave an amazing view from the site and was a pleasure to look out onto. There are lots of walks all well signposted. The site itself is pure heaven for relaxing. The facilities were by far the best that we have ever used in a CAMHC site. There is a lovely coffee/ cake pop up on a Friday and Saturday and a fish & chip van once a week. A very big shout out to the lovely staff. We will definitely be returning.

dingles 23

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Reviewed on 24/04/2022 10:56

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Site contact details

Telephone:
01335 370903

Site information

Before you travel

Ahead of your arrival onsite, please check our Before you travel webpage (camc.com/beforeyoutravel) for key information about roadworks or diversions and any site works that may be underway.

With our campsites busier than ever right now, we'd really appreciate your support with a few things to help everyone have a safe and enjoyable stay. Please be mindful of site arrival times (as they do vary), keep children and pets close by and within sight, and ensure you keep your speed below 5mph. Thank you!

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