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The Firs Caravan And Motorhome Club Site
Crich Lane
Derbyshire   (Browse area)
DE56 2JH   See Map
Tel: 01342 327 490
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Pitches: 67
Open: 16/03 To 05/11

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 55 Reviews
                9/10 from 55 Reviews

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 No Tents   Caravan Pitches   Motorhome Pitches   No Glamping Units 
 No Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   No Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   Hardstanding Pitches   Show Full Facilities
Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Refills   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available    Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop <5 miles   Bar <5 miles   Restaurant <5 miles   Wifi Access 
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding   Cycle Hire   Golf <5 miles   Tennis 
 Beach   Watersports   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport On Site 

Reviews:  55 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: April 2018 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Speedmook 3 reviews from this member

This site has the loveliest wardens you will ever find. It is quiet, peaceful and well kept.

We walked into Belper. The road doesn't have a path for the first half mile, but the verges are wide enough to walk on. Not sure how good it would be with dogs or children. Called at The Fisherman's Rest for a drink to help us up the hill back to the site. Food looked very good.

Perfect site for a relaxing break.

Date of Visit: October 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Tom Thumb 33 reviews from this member

Not many reviews for this site as my review for my visit in June is the last before this one. Still a good site, very busy despite being October, we pitched on the top section this time and had a very enjoyable stay.

On this section of the site it is best to get as far from the road as possible as the road can be noisy.

All facilities are as you would expect from a caravan Club Site, a very convenient site for Derbyshire attractions.

We again had a meal at the Hanging Gate, Shottle, it was very good and we also tried George's Fish & Chips in Belper also very good we ate in but they do take away as well.

There is a very small car park but I would advise parking in the large town centre car park and walk between the petrol station and the Lion Hotel to get to Georges (less than 3 mins)

Date of Visit: June 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Tom Thumb 33 reviews from this member

This is a site in two parts, the main part is as you enter and is a large area of mixed pitches, most of these pitches get the sun all day, but also catch the wind.

The second part is down a steep slope and takes the form of 2 terraces, these get the sun from about 11am for the rest of the day.

There is an exceptional view from the slope connecting the two areas, but no views from other parts of the site.

It is off a very busy road with a speed limit of 60mph.

We were on the terraced area which was quieter than the larger area.

We visit the area a lot and will use this site in future.

There are lots of places to visit from Haddon Hall and Chatsworth, to small towns such as Bakewell, Matlock and Belper.

If you want a great meal try The Hanging Gate where meals are served from lunch time through to late evening, it's on the Belper to Ashbourne Road and is 2 miles from Stutts Mill in Belper, post code DE56 2LE.

For another day out try Crich Tramway Museum, it's not all trams there are indoor and out door play areas, woodland walks and refreshments, once you have paid you can go every day of your holiday if the mood takes you, or by booking in advance you can drive a tram for the day, it's not cheap but it's great fun.

With this site it is important to follow instructions for getting to the site, you will see what I mean when you get there!

Date of Visit: June 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Andypye 12 reviews from this member

I was so impressed by this site. It's location is set high above the Derwent Valley and offers fantastic views. It had been a drizzly day so in the evening this view was looking down onto a cloud covered Belper, stunning. Facilities blocks were kept impeccably clean, as were the grounds in general. The staff on duty were probably the kindest and most friendly we have come across. So much to do within a few miles radius, but maybe like us, you will enjoy the peace, charm and tranquillity of the site so much, you wont want to venture too far!

Date of Visit: April 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Kbcalypso 8 reviews from this member

Just stayed on this site for one night, toilet block very clean, friendly wardens, site was getting full while we were there. We went on to pitch 31, which is in a corner, then two large caravans came onto pitches 30/32 and due to the layout their hitches were towards my front wings, so we felt trapped, the dog walk is on the small side, and off the site the road has no pavements and the cars speed past, so one needs transport. Don't think I will return to this site.

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Alk47 14 reviews from this member

We spent one week here in June 2014. Set on a hill high above the valley of the Belper town, it has the usual high standard facilities that all Caravan club sites possess. The wardens were very friendly and helpful. There are only two drawbacks for us. There are no local walks, so we had to use the car to travel to suitable places for recreation. The pitches nearest to the road suffer from constant traffic noise and seem crowded together. We moved our pitch on Day 2 to one in the middle of the site where peace was restored and the space seemed more generous.

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