Bell tent (Comfort)
- Sleeps 4 (max 4 adults, 2 children)
- Bed Linen Not Included
The Owner Says
The tent has electricity included and is furnished with 1 king size memory foam bed and 2 single airbeds.
Be sure to bring a torch and walking shoes as this tent is situated on our hillside field which is approx. 50m from the main washroom facilities (there is also an "eco" loo 30m away).
This tent has a log burning stove and an electric blanket to keep warm on cold nights. It is furnished for a comfortable cosy camping trip. Boil the kettle on the fire whilst curling up on a sheepskin rug and relax. There are rugs, blankets and throw cushions, small tables, tea light lanterns and a candle chandelier. Outside there is a table, chairs and a fire pit to cook and socialise around.
An initial fire pack of kindling sticks, logs, fire lighters and tea lights are provided; more sold on site. The site also provides a gas camping stove and cast iron cooking pots/pans.
- Visitors are not permitted in this tent.
- We are a family camp site and there may be other campers nearby.
Dale Farm is right in the heart of the wonderful Peak District countryside, less than a mile away from Monsal Head and the Monsal Trail and a few miles from Bakewell and Chatsworth House, we are ideally situated for a visit to experience what the area has to offer.
Whether you are interested in walking, rambling, mountain biking, climbing, cycling, landscape photography or sightseeing and shopping, it is all right on our doorstep.
We have pitches for tents, campervans, motorhomes, and trailer tents. We also rent out bell tents for 2-4 people which are fully kitted out so you can camp in style whilst only having to bring minimal camping gear.
Our small farm shop sells all our own meats, jams, chutneys, cakes and treats plus eggs from our friends down the road. We also have fire wood, kindling, fire lighters etc.
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About Dale Farm Rural Campsite
Tents, campervans, motorhomes, hikers, families, couples, dogs (on a lead at all times) – yes. Noisy folk after 10pm – no. Large groups by prior arrangement only.
It's a 5-minute walk into the village, where there are two good pubs (see Food & Drink), a medieval church and a playing field with a playground and tennis court. Carry on and you quickly hit the Monsal Trail, a popular, car-free trail that runs along the former Midland Railway line for 8½ miles between Blackwell Mill, in Chee Dale and Coombs Road, at Bakewell. The route takes you through some of the Peak District's most spectacular limestone dales – bring bikes to make the most of it – with a handful of dramatic tunnels along the way (lighting throughout). Headstone Tunnel and a beautiful bridge across the River Wye are just a mile from the campsite and make up one of the most spectacular bits of the route. The Derbyshire Dales National Nature Reserve is also just up the valley, while 3 miles downstream is the village of Bakewell, famous for its tasty tarts but also a hive of independent shops and outlets that are worth nosing around. It's 5 miles to Chatsworth House (024 6565 300), which took almost 200 years to build and is well known from such films as Pride and Prejudice and The Duchess, and the same distance to medieval Haddon Hall (01629 812855) via Bakewell.
Food & Drink
The campsite has a small shop that sells the farm's own meats, eggs, cakes and treats, while the village is also host to a local shop and 3 great pubs, The Crispin Inn (01629 640237; bar full of trinkets and well-kept ales and a good beer garden) and The White Lion (01629 640252; a more modern feel), both just a 5–10-minute walk down Moor Road. In the opposite direction, The Packhorse Inn (01629 640471; ales on tap from Bakewell's Thornbridge Brewery and a cracking location) in Little Longstone can be reached via a combination of footpath and a short distance on road. If you're going to the Monsal Trail and the Monsal Head bridge, there's a popular bar in The Monsal Head Hotel (01629 640250;) and also a café – Hobbs Café (01629 640346) – both about 1 mile from the campsite by the Monsal Head car park.
Dale Farm Rural Campsite is located at Dale Farm, Moor Road, Great Longstone, Derbyshire, DE45 1UA
Head east out of Great Longstone village, turning into Moor Road as Main Street becomes Butts Road. Continue for about 400m until you reach a lane on the left with signs for Dale Farm. Follow this lane for 100 metres until you find the campsite entrance on your right. (Please note that using the postcode with sat nav will often leave you a little short on Moor Road. Continue until you see the sign).