UK holidays are increasing in popularity and the lure of the great outdoors keeps calling, making camping and caravanning one of the most popular Peak District Self Catering Holidays options around.
This is a part of England which truly lends itself to the benefits of this type of holiday and it is of no surprise that camping and caravanning in the Peak District has not just maintained its popularity, but increased it.
The Peak District, Britain’s first National Park, is situated right in the heart of England, ideally located for people to drive to. With the A6 and A623 able to get you into the heart of the Peak District from the M1 to the east or the M6 to the west, the 500 square miles is accessible from all over the country.
Many people like to bring their caravans or tents to The Peak District , set up their base for a few days and then wander off on foot or bicycle and explore everything the area has to offer – and that is a substantial variety of things.
One of the great delights of camping and caravanning in the Peak District is that your base can be right in the heart of the very countryside you’ve come to admire.
The stunning and incredibly diverse beauty of the area can be yours as soon as you open your eyes in the morning and you can go outside your tent or your caravan and breathe in the pure, clean air and then go off and explore in your own good time.
Take a camp such as the Rivendale Caravan and Leisure Park at Alsop-en-la-Dale, for instance. This has 200 sites available and offers top-of-the-range facilities for holidaymakers whilst also being surrounded by dramatic scenery and close to all the paths, trails, footpaths and tourist attractions of the area.
The Star Camping and Caravan Park is just over a mile away from Alton Towers, 200 yards from a good pub and close to all the attractions of the Peak District. It also has the benefit of a really good children’s play area.
If organized parks such as this are not quite what you’re looking for, then the Peak District is full of little farmhouses and country cottages that offer site facilities for just one or two caravans or tents.
If this kind of ‘back to nature’ holiday experience is what you’re searching for, then camping and caravanning in the Peak District is sure to provide you with an unforgettable adventure.
If you prefer the lets wait and see what’s about when you get there, types of holiday. Then the Peak District will have lots for you to discover. If you prefer to plan a little however then visit one of the main Peak District tourist information websites for the details you require.