Pindale Farm Outdoor Centre
“Rustic rural camping at its best” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Pindale Farm Outdoor Centre is a small family run business offering camping and basic bunkhouse accommodation, run by father and son. As such we have both been involved in our own training and preparation of the centre ready for the re-opening during the Covid-19 pandemic. Over the past 33 years Pindale Farm has always had our customers health and safety in mind. We have always provided anti-bacterial hand wash for our guests to use. Not just as a precaution now with the Covid-19 problem but for normal things encountered in the countryside.
Our Inspector's view
Set around a 13th-century farmhouse and a former lead mine pump house (now converted to a self-contained bunkhouse for up to 60 people), this simple, off-the-beaten-track site is an ideal base for walking, climbing, caving and various outdoor pursuits. Around the farm are several deeply wooded areas available for pitching tents, and old stone buildings that have been converted to house modern toilet facilities. Super-fast WiFi is also available for a fee.
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Facilities – at a glance
Electrical hook up
- Ice pack facility
- Wifi available
- Total Touring Pitches: 60
- Tent Pitches Available
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About the area
The natural features of this central English county range from the modest heights of the Peak District National Park, where Kinder Scout stands at 2,088 ft (636 m), to the depths of its remarkable underground caverns, floodlit to reveal exquisite Blue John stone. Walkers and cyclists will enjoy the High Peak Trail which extends from the Derwent Valley to the limestone plateau near Buxton, and for many, the spectacular scenery is what draws them to the area.
The county is well endowed with stately homes – most notably Chatsworth, the palatial home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, with its outstanding collections of paintings, statuary and art. Other gems include the well preserved medieval Haddon Hall, the Elizabethan Hardwick Hall, and Kedleston Hall, whose entrance front has been described as the grandest Palladian façade in Britain.
The spa town of Matlock is the county’s administrative centre and other major towns of interest include Derby and the old coal mining town of Chesterfield, with its crooked spire. Around the villages of Derbyshire, look out for the ancient tradition of well dressing, the decorating of springs and wells – the precious sources of life-sustaining water – with pictures formed from flowers.
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