Ashbourne Heights Holiday PArk
About Ashbourne Heights
Ashbourne Heights Holiday Park boasts a superb location in the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire, with an elevated position that grants spectacular views across stunning local landscapes. Whether you’re looking for a tranquil countryside escape or a home base for an active walking or cycling break, this is the ideal place for a Peak District holiday. The popular Tissington Trail route passes right past the park entrance, making a fantastic place to get started exploring the local area.
You’ll find a range of fantastic accommodation available at Ashbourne Heights, including comfortable caravans, luxurious lodges, and a range of contemporary glamping options, such as pods and safari lodge tents, which even come with their own hot tubs. Dog-friendly properties are available, and a range of on-site amenities like an indoor pool and a handy shop will help make your stay really special.
Please note: due to the COVID-19
pandemic, the attractions and amenities shown below may be closed or
only offering a limited service. Please check their individual websites
or call them ahead of time to avoid disappointment when visiting.
Things to Try
The Peak District is full of charming towns and villages worth visiting, each with its own unique appeal and character. See beautiful Tissington, vibrant Ashbourne, scenic Hartington, the bustling market town of Bakewell, and thriving Tideswell, whose impressive church is known as the ‘Cathedral of the Peak’.
Chatsworth House is a 16th-century stately home rich with history and art, with grounds containing a gorgeous 105-acre garden full of plants, sculptures and more. Chatsworth also plays host to a range of amazing events and experiences – check ahead of time to see what’s going on during your visit.
A thrilling family day out awaits you at Alton Towers, the largest theme park in the UK. Enjoy pulse-pounding thrill rides, immersive attractions and a guaranteed ton of fun for all ages. You can even grab something to eat from the Rollercoaster Restaurant, where the food arrives on tracks.
Heights of Abraham
The Heights of Abraham is a tremendously popular attraction, a country park and set of show caverns with the unique touch of being accessed by a cable car ride across a plunging limestone gorge. Explore this amazing hilltop location, immerse yourself in its history and enjoy a great day out.
For Food and Drink
A break in the Peak District guarantees a lot of opportunities to enjoy tasty pub food. The Coach and Horses Inn in Fenny Bentley, The Old Dog in Thorpe, and The Okeover Arms in Mapleton are some particular favourites located close by, but be sure to explore and make some of your own discoveries too.
Crich Tramway Village
There’s plenty of great places to go in the local area. Gulliver’s Kingdom offers fantastic theme park fun suited to 3- to 13-year-olds, Poole’s Cavern is a magnificent natural cavern which is a wonder to explore, and the Crich Tramway Village lets you ride vintage trams and look around the fantastic museum.
The Peak District is the perfect setting for outdoor activities like walking and cycling. The 13-mile Tissington Trail footpath, cycle route and bridleway is a fantastic place to start, and passes right outside the park entrance, so you won’t have to go far to start exploring the gorgeous countryside surroundings.