Riddings Wood Holiday Park
“Riddings Woods location offering all year colour and good facilities” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Located close to both Derby and Nottingham, this site's layout can be described as a sloping amphitheatre. It is surrounded by the mature trees of Riddings Wood on all sides and has a fabulous panoramic view looking down towards Jacksdale. Beyond the sweeping driveway and security barrier, you’ll find a smart chalet-style reception, neat gravel hardstandings, manicured grass tent pitches, and a stylish amenity block with quality shower and toilet facilities. Picnic benches are scattered around the park for campers to use, and fully serviced pitches are available. Lodges, sleeping up to six people, are available for hire; exclusive use of a hot tub is included in the price. A local bus service runs every nine minutes from the site entrance to both Derby and Nottingham.
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Facilities – at a glance
Electrical hook up
- Sports field
- Fast food/takeaway
- Picnic Area
- Wifi available
- Baby bathing/changing
- Motorvan service point
- Calor Gas
- Open all year
- Total Touring Pitches: 75
- Caravan Pitches Available
- Motorhome Pitches Available
- 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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