What springs to mind when you think about the Peak District? Rolling green hills, big peaks, family friendly attractions like the Heights of Abraham and Gullivers? Whatever you are looking for on a holiday, the Peak District has it covered. Read on for the definitive guide about the best places to stay with babies and toddlers in the Peak District including amazing baby and toddler friendly holiday parks and cottages.
#1. Landal Darwin Forest Country Park, The Peak District
Darwin Forest is a 5* holiday park set in a forest in the Peak District. Some of the holiday homes even have their own hot tub. There is an indoor swimming pool, indoor soft play and outdoor adventure playground for babies and toddlers. Cycle hire is available and there are plenty of bike trails to explore the forest using your own steam.
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#2. Croft View Cottage
Award winning Croft View Cottage is a baby and toddler friendly cottage in the picturesque village of Foolow in the Peak District. It’s in a good location for visiting Chatsworth, Bakewell, the Heights of Abraham and Crich Tramway Village. The cottage is cosy with bags of character and loads of little touches for babies and toddlers including toys, a dolls pram, books and DVDs. There is also a large garden, sea saw, paddling pool and swing. Baby and toddler equipment is available to borrow.
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#3. Haddon Grove Farm Cottages
Haddon Grove Farm Cottages are award winning cottages for babies and toddlers in the Peak District. There are 1,2,3,4 and 5-bedroom cottages sleeping up to 51 guests across 10 cottages. All the cottages have well equipped kitchens, TVs, DVD players and WIFI. There is also a swimming pool, games room, children’s playground, outdoor seating and BBQ facilities. Gullivers Kingdom is nearby.
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#4. Ashbourne Heights Holiday Park
If you are looking for a baby and toddler friendly holiday park in the Peak District, the Ashbourne Heights Holiday Park is definitely worth considering. It is nestled in the Peak District countryside with magnificent views, whilst also being close to Alton Towers and Chatsworth House. The Tissington Trail is a fab traffic free cycle trail running between Ashbourne and Buxton which runs alongside Ashbourne Heights – a great opportunity for family friendly bike rides. The park has loads of facilities for babies and toddlers including a swimming pool, outdoor playground, little shop and a launderette.
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#5. Forest View Cottage
Forest View Cottage is a cute baby and toddler friendly cottage with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom on the edge of the Peak Forest near Buxton. It is a former village school house which has been converted into a semi-detached house overlooking unspoilt countryside. Outside there is an enclosed garden / patio. Baby and toddler equipment is available to borrow.
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#6. Upper Greenhills Farm
Upper Greenhills Farm is a charming 3 double bedroom barn conversion on the edge of the Peak District National Park. With panoramic views of the countryside, and 3 large bedrooms, this immaculate barn conversion is a great choice for families looking for a peaceful toddler friendly cottage in the Peak District. It is situated on a working farm with a livery onsite so plenty of opportunities to see lots of horses (bring some carrots!). Toddlers will love the toy box, games and books which will be waiting for them on their arrival. The Upper Greenhills is 10 minutes from CBeebies Land at Alton Towers and within easy reach of all the attractions of the Peak District National Park.
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#7. Landal Sandybrook Country Park
Sandybrook Country Park is an award winning 5* holiday park on the edge of the Peak District. It has a wide range of luxury lodges (some with hot tubs!), in a peaceful setting just outside the market town of Ashbourne in the Derbyshire Dales.
Sandybrook is a small and friendly holiday park, with an indoor swimming pool, toddler play area, outdoor playground and woodland walk. As well as having luxury lodges and excellent facilities for families with young children, it is also in an ideal location for visiting toddler friendly attractions like CBeebies Land at Alton Towers.
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#8. Wheeldon Trees Farm, The Peak District
Wheeldon Trees Farm is a collection of 9 baby and toddler friendly holiday cottages in the Peak District. The cottages are in an ideal location to enjoy the magnificent Peak District with Buxton, Bakewell and Matlock being close by. And if you want to have a quiet day, there is loads to do onsite at the cottages themselves including daily animal feeding, an indoor playroom and a small adventure playground.
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#9. Hoe Grange Holidays
Hoe Garden Holidays have a range of award-winning eco-friendly log cabins, glamping pods and gypsy caravans on a working farm in The Peak District. Bring your wellies to Hoe Grange Holidays as there are plenty of opportunities to get out and about on the farm walk, playing on the tractor, helping Farmer David feed the animals or taking part in the farm quiz. There is also loads of baby and toddler friendly equipment available to borrow.
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