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Poolsbrook Country Park Caravan Club Site

Pavilion Drive, Staveley, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 3WL

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Ideal for ...

  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Motorhomes
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

You will be delighted by Poolsbrook Country Park Club Site - situated at the heart of the 165-acre Poolsbrook Country Park, it was previously the location of an active colliery. The land has now been magnificently transformed into an extensive country park, including a children's adventure play area, visitor centre, cafe for refreshments and many well stocked lakes for fishing. There are also many trails to explore, be it by foot, by cycle or with your dog, with the added bonus that the caravan park adjoins the Trans-Pennine Trail.

Poolsbrook Country Park Club Site uses a number of sustainable resource and energy features, making it an appealing destination for the environmentally aware concerned with kindness to our planet. The caravan site is also just 2 miles south of Staveley town centre, where you can absorb the area's industrial heritage. The entire area offers the opportunity to observe the interesting local wildlife - it is rich with a large variety of birds and animals, which will provide nature lovers with plenty to see while caravanning in Derbyshire. Easily accessible and conveniently located from the M1 motorway, the site is conveniently placed for stopover visits.

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
  • 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: poor
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge
  • Wi-Fi rating: Gold

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Walking notes:

The Trans-Pennine Trail crosses the Country Park.

Check out our ViewRanger walk.

Supermarket notes:

The closest is Morrisons in Staveley, about 1 mile from the site. The car park is accessible for motorhomes.

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Directions

From South: leave the M1 at junction 29a. At the roundabout take the third exit (signposted M1 North, Staveley, A6192). At the second roundabout go straight on to the road signposted Staveley, A6192. In about 1.5 miles turn left immediately past the second colliery wheel into Meadows Drive and turn left again into Pavilion Drive. The Site entrance is on the right in about 200 yards. From North: leave the M1 at junction 29a. At the roundabout turn right (third exit), pass under the motorway and at the next roundabout turn right (fourth exit) signposted M1 North, Staveley. At the next roundabout go straight on (signposted Staveley). In about 1.5 mile turn left immediately past the second colliery wheel into Meadows Drive and turn left again into Pavilion Drive. The Site entrance is on the right in about 200 yards.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
S43 3WL
GPS:
Lat 53.257986 / Lon -1.352283
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OS field ref:
SK434738
OS map ref:
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Handbook map ref:
H8

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Chesterfield and Worksop
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest train station: Chesterfield
  • Shop within 1 mile
  • Train station within 5 miles

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Poolsbrook first visit

First outing this year (blame Covid19). The site itself is easy enough to find. Check in and Wardens as efficient as usual. Site layout easy to understand, well laid out and clean and tidy. Band system for facilities worked effectively. Facilities obviously restricted but were never busy and we never had to queue. Poolsbrook Country Park within minutes and was pleasant to walk around with plenty of room. All in all a good site well maintained and well worth a second visit
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Excellent site for walking & cycling

Stayed for a weekend in October. Site is really well set out and very good for cycling or walking around the country parks or on the Trans Pennine Way which you can access from the site entrance. Staff are informative & friendly and paid attention to keeping all public areas well cleaned on constantly refreshed with disinfectant spray.
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Great location for walking and cycling

We spent 4 nights here in September. The site is well laid out and almost manicured grass. Unfortunately our pitch was not drained properly and when it rained heavily we had quite deep standing water across the full hard standing pitch onto the road. That aside the site is very good with extremely good facilities which were spotlessly clean, as you would expect. The wardens were helpful and engaging. The best thing about this site is it's location. Outside the site is the Poolsbrook country park with a walk around the lake, children's play equipment, toilets and a café that even has free Wi-Fi and some very good drinks/food. I understand from someone who knows it is good for the visiting birds. Then immediately outside you have access to the Trans Pennine Train where you can walk or cycle on a dedicated path. It also joins up to the Chesterfield Canal at Staveley where you can walk the tow path to Chesterfield with 2 cafes along the way. All in all excellent for walking and cycling. Staveley is a small, once mining, town with an array of pubs, eateries and a Morrisons supermarket with car park suitable for Motorhomes and fuel. It is about a 20 minute walk from the site and right by the canal.

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Perfect Poolsbrook

Had a last minute weekend break here in our camper. Super location with the country park on the doorstep and Staveley a short 10 minute walk away for shops & market. Super facilities on site - nice modern toilet & amenities block. Will definitely be back.

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Wonderful site

Haven't been here for four years and stopped for an overnight here on journey south. Still a wonderful site, beautifully kept, spotlessly clean and tidy. Great for walking and cycling. Must say a big thank you to the warden Margaret for her welcome, help and kindness. How lucky the Club are to have a gem of a warden. Will return again.
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Telephone:
01246 470659

Site information

This campsite is now open. Based on the latest Government guidance issued 8 April, we are pleased to be able to open toilets and shared washing and cleaning facilities (excluding showers) operated in line with Government guidelines.

Remember, you only pay 5% VAT until 30 September 2021, then 12.5% VAT from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022 on Club campsite prices! All you need to do is book your holiday as normal, and the discount will be applied to the appropriate rate when you pay on site.