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Reviews of Birchwood Farm Caravan Park

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Birchwood Farm Caravan Park
Wirksworth Road
Derbyshire   (Browse area)
Tel: 01629 822 280
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Pitches: 66
Open: 25/03/2024 to 31/10/2024

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 170 Reviews
                8/10 from 170 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Not Members Only   No Rallies   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point   No Wifi Access 
 Shop On Site   Bar <5 miles   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway <5 miles 
 Kids Playground   No TV Room   Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing <5 miles   No Wild Swimming   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 No Horse Riding   No Cycle Hire   No Golf   No Tennis 
 No Beach   No Watersports   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <5 miles  No Dog Walk 

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Date of Visit: April 2023  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Static
Nights stayed: 7 Travelling as:  Other
Reviewer: Avawh7 1 review from this member

 Everything was fine apart from the weather didn't keep us in though we went everywhere Matlock, Bakewell, Chatsworth, Matlock farm park

Everything was clean and working shop well stocked

Loved Mabel 

Date of Visit: July 2021 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: Ray Clayton 36 reviews from this member

 Hi All

Well another visit to Birchwood, and as always a great welcome from Carol Dave and family.

Weather was not to bad, did rain but warm. Great site plenty people on it as always.

Toilets showers etc always clean and looked after.

Nice little shop on site for basics.

Both Granddaughter's love it here, nice park, and plenty to do.

Will be back again.


Date of Visit: August 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 5 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: Amanda 1 review from this member

 Family friendly campsite, kids play area and pot washing facilities good. Showers were clean with very good water pressure and temperature.

Toilets were okay but in need of a good clean and modernising. Only 1 toilet block open for ladies which includes 3 toilet cubicles and 1 sink, it is felt this isn't enough due to mums generally taking their kids to use the facilities also so very much a family area is needed, 1 sink not being enough.

Other than this a lovely campsite. 
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Date of Visit: July 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Other
Reviewer: Vickyb 1 review from this member

 Lovely, well maintained campsite with good facilities. Nice and clean. Great sized pitches.

In a great spot to access local attractions by car or by foot for those without walking difficulties. Trails available straight off the campsite for walks. It is a safe site for dogs. Nice adventure playground.

Tucked away from the main road (you have to drive along a woodland lane towards the site) so nice and quiet at night too. 
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Date of Visit: July 2020 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: Ray Clayton 36 reviews from this member

 First weekend of reopening the site July 17th 2020.

Coming out of lock down the site delivered within all guidelines set out by the government.

Well was glad to get back to David, Carol and the girls.

And a warm welcome as always from everyone.

Site had only had the 1st field open, leaving about 30 hookups available.

Quit a few turned out, all hard standing service pitchers taken, but site was not to full. More vans on grass pitchers, along with tents and motor homes.

Plenty of room and with only one toilet block open, I thought we would struggle, but no it was ok, with plenty hand wash around for all to use.

Granddaughter was off as always into the woods, with the other younger ones on site, play area was also open.

Chippy in Wirskworth Fri night, which I rang the order in, and collected bang on time. Nice fish, & chips where plenty as well.

Out to Matlock Sat, and Tansley car boot Sunday. Nice weekend, with nice people camped along side you.

Will we be back.

Yea Aug Bank Holiday 2020! 


Date of Visit: July 2020 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Family with older children
Reviewer: Gedwards 4 reviews from this member

 Exceptionally clean, exceptionally friendly, exceptional value for money.

Stay only spoilt by the inconsiderate youths running around and shouting until very late who’s parents showed no consideration to other campers.

Great site - will go again. 
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Date of Visit: August 2019  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Extended family
Reviewer: Jlloyd 1 review from this member

 All enjoyed our stay here. Lovely walk into the village with lots of nice shops and pubs.

Only down side is would benefit from a closer toilet block especially if your tenting in the 3rd field. Quite a track to the toilets.

But would still recommend. 
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Date of Visit: June 2019 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: Ray Clayton 36 reviews from this member


Well what a gem of a site.

We are only 15 miles from the site, if that.

Great hosts, that don't just look after you, they make you feel very very welcome.

But they also get to know you, with that old friendly touch you never seem to see today.

Stayed on a Services pitch.

Site is on a slight slope, but nothing to worry about.

Toilets and showers well looked after, and kept clean all day, never once found them dirty.

Shop well stocked, prices are also very reasonable.

As for my granddaughter 6, we had to drag her into the van for meals, she loved everything about the site, play area and the woods, which are attached to the site.

She made some lovely friends over the weekend.

Dog had a great weekend as well as us all.

Wirsksworth 3 miles away good CO-OP at garage.

Cromford around 4 miles, Robinson's Chip Shop well worth visit.

Matlock / Matlock Bath 5 miles,

If you want to stay on a great site, in Derbyshire this it.

We will be going back, that is for sure.

Many thanks for a great weekend.

Ray, Dawn, Raynor.

Stetson the GSD. 

Date of Visit: May 2018 Unit:  Campervan
Reviewer: Manicpony 1 review from this member

 Our first visit to Birchwood farm, and we were very late making a booking for a bank holiday weekend. However, we were very pleased as it is a fantastic site. Close to the attractions around Derbyshire.

There are a large number of static caravans, but these are around the corner and out of the way, so it feels like a much smaller site. Fantastic shop and good toilet / shower facilities, with water points close at hand.

The only problem we had, is that the fields have quite a slope on them, and we struggled to get the van out on damp mornings, as well as trying to get a spot level enough to park up and run the gas fridge. They have three fields available, so I'm sure taking a section out of action at a time to run it over with a JCB and create some terracing wouldn't be too difficult.

However the team were very helpful and pulled us out with a 4x4! 

Date of Visit: July 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Hucknall 5 reviews from this member

 I visited this site from 17th to 20th July I don't know why people are complaining of pot holes

There are no pot holes just a bit uneven the site itself is great great shop clean toilets. And showers

And if you like walking this the site for you this was my 6th visit and will be back 

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