Derbyshire has some of the most beautiful countryside in England and there are plenty of well-run sites in beauty spots to pitch your tent or caravan.
So if a summer staycation is on the cards check out these great places where you can reconnect with nature and sleep under the stars.
5. Longnor Wood Holiday Park, Longnor, near Buxton
So not everyone has children or you may want to escape them for a couple of days, either way this is the place to do it. This tranquil adult-only, pet friendly park provides accommodation ranging from holiday homes to pods and there's touring caravan and camping pitches. A French-style boules court, nine-hole putting green and badminton court keep visitors entertained when they're exploring the beautiful countryside. For more details go to https://www.hoseasons.co.uk/holiday-parks/longnor-wood-holiday-park-lonw/
Photo: Longnor Wood Holiday Park
6. Dale Farm Rural Campsite, Great Longstone
Set on a hillside with views over the surrounding Peak District countryside, the site has been terraced to form individual level pitches divided by wild flower borders. Dale Farm has 30 pitches for family size tents, motorhomes , campervans and small caravans. The site also has three fully furnished luxury bell tents for hire and an on-site shop where you can buy meat from the farm, hire recycled farm fire pits and grills or purchase logs and charcoal. Call 01629 640285.
Photo: Dale Farm
7. MIddlehills Farm, Grangemill, Matlock
Families are encouraged to enjoy a relaxed camping holiday on open fields where there are no set pitches. As well as tents, the campsite accommodates tourers and motorhomes with electric/non electric pitches. Middlehills Farm is just a short drive from the Barley Mow pub in Bonsall. For more details email: [email protected]
Photo: MIddlehills Farm
8. Upper Hurst Farm Caravans Camping and Glamping
The camping and caravanning pitches at this award-winning site are on a gentle sloping field and offer stunning views of the surrounding rural landscape. There's a huge playing field for children to run around in and a smaller playing area for younger children. The campsite owners have four miniature Shetland ponies which are a big hit with young visitors. Families who own four-legged friends can exercise them on a purpose designed dog walk around the perimeter of the site. Go to www.upperhurstfarm.com
Photo: Upper Hurst Farm