Backpacker Grass Pitch (No Vehicle) (44 at North Lees)
The Owner Says
North Lees Campsite is located in a sheltered valley, 1.5 miles north of Hathersage and is within a short walking distance of Stanage Edge.
The campsite is an ideal base for those seeking quiet recreation in beautiful surroundings and for visitors wishing to explore the wider Peak District. The nearby woodlands, farmland and moorland are managed for conservation and form part of Stanage-North Lees, which is owned by the Peak District National Park Authority.
The site comprises of three gently sloping fields, and the car parking spaces are separate from the camping area. The site is ideally suited to small tents and there is limited space on site for large tents. We regret that we cannot safely accommodate mega domes and tents larger than 5 metres in length.
The site does not provide hard standing or electric hook-ups for camper vans or motor homes. Anyone sleeping in a vehicle on site must park in one of the car parking spaces and will be charged per person and per vehicle. The car parking areas are not suitable for motor homes.
Facilities on site include:
- Flush toilets
- Wash hand basins with hot water
- Three showers
- A disabled/family shower/toilet/washroom
- Washing up point with hot water
- Drying room
- Car park for campsite users
- Children under 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult
About North Lees
Suitable ForTents, groups, dogs (on leads) - yes. No Unsupervised under 18's - and No Caravans. Only very limited space for small (VW size) campervans with no electric hook-up. Large group bookings please contact site directly - Duke of Edinburgh are available by contacting the campsite directly.
Take a gliding lesson or a trial glide with the Derbyshire and Lancashire Gliding Club (01298 871270) at Camphill. Or head to Hathersage and splash around in the large heated outdoor pool (01433 650 843). Situated just north of Hathersage, Stanage Edge is a popular place for rock climbers and walkers with sweeping views of the Dark Peak moorlands and the Hope Valley. The surrounding area is a stronghold for Ring ouzels and the moorland is protected internationally, owing to the presence of threatened upland birds including the Merlin and the Golden plover. The gritstone edge spans approximately 4 miles and was recently featured in the film Pride & Prejudice. North Lees is a cyclists dream of a campsite: there are plenty of accessible on/off-road routes from Sheffield, including exciting mountain bike descent of Stanage Edge. For the latest events in the area click here. All campers receive a 10% discount on National Park Authority cycle hire.
Food & DrinkThe Scotsmans Pack (01433 650 253) has a new selection of micro-brew ales every month, with local fish and meat on its menu. The tucked-away Little John Inn (01433 650 225) down the road in Hathersage also offers local micro-brew ales and decent pub fare in its wood-panelled interior.
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Rated ★★★★★ over 70 reviews
Love me some North Lees campsite
Shame about the attitude of other guests
Beautiful, quiet, perfect
Excellent site.Super walks and pleasant short walk into Hathersage. Bonus great out door heated pool
North Lees is located at Birley Lane, Hathersage, Hope Valley, Derbyshire S32 1DY