Swallowholme Camping & Caravan Park
Derbyshire (Browse area)
S33 0BN See Map
Tel: 01433 650981
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Open: March To Beginning November
Tents Caravans Motorhomes
Swallowholme Camping and Caravan Park is situated on the edge of the village of Bamford in the Hope Valley within the Peak District National Park. The site is within walking distance of Bamford Station and the River Derwent runs alongside the site. Hathersage is only five minutes away by car where there is an outdoor heated swimming pool.
Under new ownership since 2010, this small, family run site has a refurbished shower & toilet block,a washing up area & laundry sink. In addition to the seasonal caravan pitches, we cater for a small number of touring caravans, motorhomes and tents. We have grass pitches with electric hook-up. As we are only a small site we are unable to accommodate large tents in excess of 5m x 3.5m.
The site is fairly flat and local amenities are close by including a 24 hour mini-market. A Public House, The Angler's Rest & The Rest Cafe, Recreation Ground with childrens play area, Post Office and Village Shop are a short walk into the village. Sickleholome Golf Course is only 100 yards across the road. There are two garden centres with cafes within walking distance of the site. Bus stops are close by for buses to Hathersage, Hope and Castleton whilst Edale can be reached by train from Bamford.
A relaxing area has been provided by the river with benches and picnic tables. Trout and grayling fishing is permitted with a current licence. The site has plenty of wildlife including ducks, weasels, rabbits, owls, pheasants and many other species of wild birds. Swallowholme is a great site to use as a walking base.
Sorry but dogs are not allowed on site.
Derwent Valley - Upper Derwent Visitors Centre, Fairholmes - situated at the northern tip of the Ladybower Dam
Derwent Dam - The practice dam for the famous dambusters raid
Hathersage - Approx 2 miles away - With historical connections to Robin Hood and the Eyre family. Outdoor heated swimming pool.
Castleton - Approx 4.5 miles away - Famous for its caves and Blue John fluospar
Eyam - Approx 7 miles - Known as 'The Plague Village'
Chatsworth House - Approx 10.5 miles away - A beautiful stately home with gardens, gift shops and restaurant
Bakewell - Approx 12 miles away - famous for the Bakewell Pudding
The Chestnut Centre - close to Chapel-en-le-frith - Otter, Owl and Wildlife Park
Buxton - Approx 16 miles away - A spa town - home of Buxton Spring Water
From Sheffield - Take the A625 in the direction of Ecclesall to Hathersage. On leaving Hathersage in approx 2 miles turn right at the Sicklehome Service Station. Swallowholme is situated over the railway bridge 175 yards along the road to your left.
From the M1 - Take J29 to Chesterfield on the A617, then the A619 in the direction of Bakewell but at Baslow take the A623 to Calver. Turn right at the traffic lights onto the A625 to Grindleford. Turn left in the centre of the village onto the B6521 to Hathersage. In Hathersage turn left. Then follow directions from Hathersage as above.
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Find nearest: National Trust English Heritage Fuel Pub
Nearest National Trust Visitor Attractions
Longshaw Estate - 4.03 miles from site Click here for details
High Peak Estate - 6.85 miles from site Click here for details
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