Hayfield

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £6.45 to £10.95 Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsites with good pubs nearby

    Top site for pubs

  • Campsite is located within a National Park

    Site within National Park

  • Top Club Campsites for photography, (info sourced from Facebook fans)

    Top site for photography

  • A popular site for families

    Great site for families

Gentle strolls and more challenging climbs can both be enjoyed near this Club Site.

Our Hayfield Club campsite sits at the foot of the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park. This is walking country where you can enjoy anything from a gentle stroll to a more challenging climb. If you prefer the former, Hayfield village (the backdrop for the BBC’s TV drama The Village) is a 15-minute stream-side stroll from the site. For the latter, a walk up Lantern Pike rewards you with a 360 vista over seven counties. The walk up Kinder from the west side is one of the classic excursions of the Peak District. The walk starts at Bowden Bridge car park and takes around four-and-a-half hours.

Catch your breath and relax at Hayfield. This is a peaceful campsite in a secluded location with excellent on site facilities including a family/disabled washroom, drying facilities, children’s play area and a well-stocked site shop.

The surrounding area has a variety of attractions. South of the site is the Chestnut Centre Conservation Park, home to otters and owls. East at Castleton is Peveril Castle. Make the climb to the hilltop where the Norman fortress sits and you’ll be rewarded with fantastic views across the Hope Valley. Castleton is home to a series of caverns including the Blue John Cavern famous for its minerals, fossils, stalagmites and stalactites.

The Freshfields Donkey Sanctuary, Quarry bank Mill and Styal Estate in Wilmslow and Go Ape! At Buxton Country Park are other popular local attractions.

Ready Camp is available at this campsite. (Please note that, although we welcome dogs on this site, in the interest of all guests we do not permit pets to stay within the Ready Camp tents).

Camping Pods are available at this campsite.

Access and SatNav Advice

No caravans allowed on site. Difficult apprach through village.

Worth Noting

Poor TV reception, satellite dish recommended. Some pitches may be slightly sloping. New children's play area on site.

WiFi

100% coverage cannot be guaranteed due to rural location, weather conditions and changing flora. These can cause variable signal strength. Hotspots are available. Prices.

Eat Local

The Site shop sells free-range eggs from a local farm as well as basics sourced locally.

Facilities

Hayfield has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • No caravans allowed

    No caravans allowed

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Difficult access/approach

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Camping Pods or Dens

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Backpacker facilities

  • Drinking water taps

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Payphone

  • Electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

Reviews

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5

A secluded location, with four pubs within walking distance.

This review is for Hayfield

A secluded location, with four pubs within walking distance. Ideal for walkers and ideal as a base for exploring the Peak National Park.

  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.7

An excellent site with very friendly staff, in a perfect location for walking.

This review is for Hayfield

An excellent site with very friendly staff, in a perfect location for walking. I'd recommend though if you want a peaceful break then this site is not it, groups it seems are allowed and this meant a lot of noise in the evenings. On one of our nights stay there was a very drunken women shouting at 1am across the whole campsite with strong language etc who clearly had fallen out with her partner, waking everyone up and this went on for over 30 mins. We've only visited once so not sure if this is something that happens often as there were quite a few groups there when we stayed. Other than this, a lovely site!

  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Groups,Active break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 5
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4.7

I concur with the views, a few decorative rabbits and lovely wheelchair-friendly riverside...

This review is for Hayfield

I concur with the views, a few decorative rabbits and lovely wheelchair-friendly riverside walk. Pitches were the standard Club size - not close. How she can comment that the site was not disabled friendly when there was a super wet room for my disabled husband I do not know. I particularly called in to the Office to congratulate staff on the cleanliness of the toilets and was told they are checked every hour. They were sure that they had not had a bag of rubbish to clear from them at any time. I imagine someone just put it down temporarily and then took it to the correct place when they left. The site was very quiet wen we were there - Thurs 19 May - apart from the birdsong at dawn, which I certainly don't want to complain about! I think it very sad that site managers, doing their best and proud of the standards they set themselves are publicly, and I believe wrongly, castigated.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 4
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

From the moment we arrived until our departure the staff were very helpful.

This review is for Hayfield

From the moment we arrived until our departure the staff were very helpful. We visited mid week and the site was quiet and peaceful. The facilities are all maintained to a very high standard. We found the number of hooks in the showers to be very useful, along with the fixed seat - other sites take note! The walks booklet available from Reception (cost �3) was very useful.

  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 1 mile from Site entrance

Nearest train station: New Mills (Central or Newtown) 4 miles

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