Carsington Water Caravan Club Site

Rated 5 of 5

Overall rating

Rated 5 of 5

Peace and quiet

Rated 5 of 5

Facilities and cleanliness

Rated 5 of 5

Location

Rated 5 of 5

Good for families

close panel

Log in to write a review

Rated 4 of 5

Rated 2 of 5

Peace and quiet

Rated 5 of 5

Facilities and cleanliness

Rated 5 of 5

Location

Rated 5 of 5

Good for families

An excellent site

We had a lovely time at the Carsington Water site. there is lots to do here. Staff are very friendly and helpful, the site is very picturesque! It was only spoilt by dogs barking throughout the day. Also there was a scary looking Rottweiler wondering around by itself at one point which was a bit disconcerting! This is not the fault of the club of course and probably will not happen again.
Caravanner

Reviewed on

5 reviews

0 Helpful notes

Report this reviewer

Rated 4 of 5

Rated 5 of 5

Peace and quiet

Rated 5 of 5

Facilities and cleanliness

Rated 5 of 5

Location

Rated 5 of 5

Good for families

Peace and tranquility

What a beautiful site. We booked last as a stop off on the return journey from Cornwall. One night wasn't enough and we will return! The site is peaceful and gloriously set amongst tall pine trees, despite there being a number of children running around the woodland setting gave a tremendous sense of space and tranquility. The site is spotlessly clean including the shower blocks. The staff are polite and professional. We could have spent days at Carsington Water, in addition to the site, the reservoir itself is superb, I enjoyed cycling the 10 miles around its perimeter. There was a large play park, visitors centre, water sports area, nature reserves. We will be back in the not too distant future!
Caravanner

Reviewed on

3 reviews

0 Helpful notes

Report this reviewer

Rated 4 of 5

Rated 5 of 5

Peace and quiet

Rated 5 of 5

Facilities and cleanliness

Rated 5 of 5

Location

Rated 5 of 5

Good for families

Simply one of the best

It has all been said in the recent reviews. This site has to be one of the best. Friendly and helpful staff. Amazing shower and toilet block. All in all a wonderful stay with our son from New Zealand, and our grandchildren. If only we lived nearer, but hopefully we will return, and honestly cannot wait.
Caravanner

Reviewed on

8 reviews

0 Helpful notes

Report this reviewer

Rated 4 of 5

Rated 4 of 5

Peace and quiet

Rated 5 of 5

Facilities and cleanliness

Rated 5 of 5

Location

Rated 5 of 5

Good for families

GREAT WOODLAND LOCATION

We stayed here from the 24th June to the 4th July in glorious weather. Our reception by wardens/assistant wardens was friendly and helpful. We chose pitch 62 being one of the few remaining pitches with afternoon sun. It was very convenient being next to the end of the toilet block. The facilities were excellent and immaculately kept with spacious shower cubicles and lots of hooks. The surrounding area is beautiful and includes an eight mile walk round the reservoir. Ashbourne is close by and useful for supermarket shopping. Belper and Bakewell are in striking distance and well worth a visit as is Dovedale where our golden retriever was able to cool off in the river. Be aware that the pine trees drip sap which gets on your car, caravan and awning (strangely it washed off the car in the rain on the way home). We found the hardstanding extremely hard when trying to put pegs in for the awning and used a combination of heavy duty pegs hammered in and some screw in pegs. This is a unique environment and we would hope to return some day.

Reviewed on

10 reviews

0 Helpful notes

Report this reviewer

Rated 4 of 5

Rated 5 of 5

Peace and quiet

Rated 5 of 5

Facilities and cleanliness

Rated 5 of 5

Location

Rated 5 of 5

Good for families

Fabulous site

Beautifully located this is a fabulous site for everyone. We have visited several times and even when full it never seems busy. It is immaculately kept and the facilities are scrupulously clean. We take our dogs and this site has the best dog walk we have come across though it can get muddy during wet weather and is hilly and uneven in places (not a criticism). The staff are friendly and helpful and went over and above to try to sort out a booking error we found we had on arrival on our last visit. We absolutely love this site and plan to return again in the near future.

Reviewed on

1 review

0 Helpful notes

Report this reviewer

Rated 4 of 5

Rated 5 of 5

Peace and quiet

Rated 5 of 5

Facilities and cleanliness

Rated 5 of 5

Location

Rated 5 of 5

Good for families

Wonderful walks

Excellent site with secluded pitches to suit all needs. Good central location for visiting attractions. Site staff always approachable and helpful. Will return again as even when site was full over the weekends we stayed there it never seemed crowded. We have 2 dogs and the walk is with out doubt the best we have come across but it is definitely for the able bodied in places. This is not a criticism but it goes around the perimeter of the site and is hilly in places and the dogs loved it.

Reviewed on

1 review

0 Helpful notes

Report this reviewer

Rated 4 of 5

Rated 5 of 5

Peace and quiet

Rated 5 of 5

Facilities and cleanliness

Rated 5 of 5

Location

Rated 3 of 5

Good for families

A Good Place to Stay

We stayed here to travel about Derbyshire and found the staff very helpful. The site is well maintained and kept neat and tidy. We found the toilet block clean and some what fresher than most. Being among the trees gave some peaceful moments with only the bird song to disturb us. Try walking along the dog walks for excellent views even if like us you don't have a dog.

Reviewed on

1 review

0 Helpful notes

Report this reviewer

Rated 4 of 5

Rated 5 of 5

Peace and quiet

Rated 5 of 5

Facilities and cleanliness

Rated 5 of 5

Location

Rated 5 of 5

Good for families

Return Visitor

We regularly stay at this site as it is excellent for our weekend breaks and not too far from home. The staff are very friendly and helpful, nothing is too much trouble. The site is kept immaculately. There is plenty in the locality to keep all ages occupied - walkers, bikers, water enthusiasts etc. Highly recommended.
Caravanner

Reviewed on

8 reviews

0 Helpful notes

Report this reviewer

Rated 4 of 5

Rated 4 of 5

Peace and quiet

Rated 5 of 5

Facilities and cleanliness

Rated 5 of 5

Location

Rated 5 of 5

Good for families

Up there with the best.

New to caravanning, this is the third place we’ve stayed at this year. It was lovely. Able to chose our own pitch, all you need is easily available and the site is set in a very picturesque location. Will definitely be going back in the future.
Caravanner from West Midlands

Reviewed on

1 review

0 Helpful notes

Report this reviewer

Rated 4 of 5

Rated 1 of 5

Peace and quiet

Rated 4 of 5

Facilities and cleanliness

Rated 4 of 5

Location

Rated 4 of 5

Good for families

Avoid kids hols

Campsite and wardens very good but avoid kids hols, screaming kids running round all day till 9-10 at night gets a bit jading after a few days, remember these sites are for everyone not just bored kids and ignorant parents.

Reviewed on

4 reviews

0 Helpful notes

Report this reviewer