Riddings Wood Caravan and Camping Park

195 Reviews

4.4 / 5 overall rating based on 195 reviews in the last 12 months

90% would recommend this site

87% would stay here again

Excellent

58%

Very Good

30%

Average

7%

Poor

4%

Terrible

1%

"Lovely campsite..little oasis"

Mrs V Dean - Stayed with family, Jun 2017

22/06/2017

Lovely site..hidden away and lovely surroundings..nice play park and clean wash/shower facilities

"Weekend stay"

Anonymous - Stayed with partner, Jun 2017

22/06/2017

Great site

"Overnight stay"

Mrs K Elias - Stayed with partner, Jun 2017

22/06/2017

Good site, facilities good shame you have to pay a £1 for a shower. Nice walk for dog, free wifi but we couldnt get a tv signal. Probably would stay again when passing through

"Great holiday"

Mrs C Plunkett - Stayed with family, Jun 2017

20/06/2017

Really had a brilliant family holiday. Site relatively quiet so facilities may be a problem in high season as on 2 showers available for women and also 2 for gents.

"Showers"

Mrs M Staley - Stayed with partner, Jun 2017

17/06/2017

Not enough showers and expensive at £1 you do not need 10 mins far to long especially in busy time when you are kept waiting other than that a lovely site

"Best camping trip"

Miss K Belcher - Stayed with friends, Jun 2017

16/06/2017

Excellent had a fab time

Will definitely stay again 😀

"Short break away"

Mrs A Baines - Stayed with partner, Jun 2017

14/06/2017

We had a lovely few days away in our tent. We were able to take our dogs only comment need to make people aware showers only take old pound coin as after a 6 hrs walk a shower was needed but no old......Read more.

We had a lovely few days away in our tent. We were able to take our dogs only comment need to make people aware showers only take old pound coin as after a 6 hrs walk a shower was needed but no old pound coins sink was it was...Read less.

"Back to camping"

Mr J Fleming - Stayed with partner, Jun 2017

09/06/2017

Not been camping for 10 years we decided to see if we could still camp. The tent was good and we had a great time and chose an excellent site which we were more than satisfied with. Very friendly,......Read more.

Not been camping for 10 years we decided to see if we could still camp. The tent was good and we had a great time and chose an excellent site which we were more than satisfied with. Very friendly, family type site, really well looked after. Clean wash block and free wifi makes for happy campers! Would definitely use this site again....Read less.

"Riddings park"

Anonymous - Stayed with friends, May 2017

09/06/2017

Very friendly staff and helpful. The facilities and site very clean, although lots of pitches are on a slope. Unfortunately no where is it stated on their website that you have to pay for the......Read more.

Very friendly staff and helpful. The facilities and site very clean, although lots of pitches are on a slope. Unfortunately no where is it stated on their website that you have to pay for the showers! We were fortunate enough not to have to use them but for the amount of tents there and only two showers for that many people was not adequate....Read less.

"Enjoyed stay"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Jun 2017

08/06/2017

Really enjoyed the campsite and the open fire policy. Shower block looked really good and clean however when had shower it poured onto the floor making it hard to properly clean and get dry. Wasnt......Read more.

Really enjoyed the campsite and the open fire policy. Shower block looked really good and clean however when had shower it poured onto the floor making it hard to properly clean and get dry. Wasnt keen on having to pay for showers as this isnt something we have had to do in years of camping but we made it work....Read less.

"Lovely park with great facilities"

Mrs B Tidswell - Stayed with family, Jun 2017

08/06/2017

Myself and my 2 children, aged 11 and 8 canoes here for 3 nights. The childr3ns play area was fab and kept the kids very entertained. The park was clean and very well presented with lovely......Read more.

Myself and my 2 children, aged 11 and 8 canoes here for 3 nights. The childr3ns play area was fab and kept the kids very entertained. The park was clean and very well presented with lovely surroundings. The shower block was clean and warm. Lots to do with the kids close by. We especially enjoyed being able to have a fire pit on the site. We will definitely return in the future....Read less.

"avoid'"

Mrs K Robertson - Stayed with family, Jun 2017

08/06/2017

Terrible stay at this site! It was noisy, poorly managed, facilities far too small and charge for showers! Groups shouting and screaming till 1am and cars driving round site until early hours in the......Read more.

Terrible stay at this site! It was noisy, poorly managed, facilities far too small and charge for showers! Groups shouting and screaming till 1am and cars driving round site until early hours in the morning! Raised concerns with warden who did absolutely nothing!! not great when you have three small children! We had booked for the weekend but left after the first night and went elsewhere!...Read less.

"Lovely campsite"

Mrs A Dormer - Stayed with friends, Jun 2017

08/06/2017

We stayed with some friends and their children, and we all had a lovely time. We also came with our dogs. Although theirs not so many dog walks in your doorstep, there was a lovely woodland we got in......Read more.

We stayed with some friends and their children, and we all had a lovely time. We also came with our dogs. Although theirs not so many dog walks in your doorstep, there was a lovely woodland we got in to at the bottom of the field. Staff were helpful and friendly. Toilets and showers were always clean. Definitely recommend and will hopefully be going back again soon!...Read less.

"Family holiday"

Mr R Bunn - Stayed with family, May 2017

06/06/2017

The kids had a fantastic time. Struggled to get them off the park at night. Plenty of room to play games so just what we needed.

"First Trip"

Mr D Webber - Stayed with family, Jun 2017

06/06/2017

We decide to stay at Riddings wood as it seemed a pleasant location out in the open and was an ideal opportunity to set our tent up for the first time. We only apent one night and enjoyed every......Read more.

We decide to stay at Riddings wood as it seemed a pleasant location out in the open and was an ideal opportunity to set our tent up for the first time. We only apent one night and enjoyed every second, everyone was so lovely and the pitch was great. I will definatly be returning...Read less.

"Nice few days away"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, May 2017

05/06/2017

Took my daughter for her first time camping,she loved every minute of it. Will definitely return very nice friendly camp site and only 40 minute drive.

"Local favourite"

Mr S Price - Stayed with partner, May 2017

05/06/2017

Second visit for us. We are looking forward to the new cabins being available and intend to come back with our daughters and their partners. (Would prefer Planet Rock to Smooth Radio in the toilet......Read more.

Second visit for us. We are looking forward to the new cabins being available and intend to come back with our daughters and their partners. (Would prefer Planet Rock to Smooth Radio in the toilet block, though!)...Read less.

"Dog walking holiday"

Mrs H Snowden - Stayed with family, May 2017

05/06/2017

Booked for a dog walking holiday. Plenty of walks around and site had everything we needed. Thought a bit expensive charging £4.50 for each dog however.

"A pleasant weekend but..."

Mrs H Collett - Stayed with friends, May 2017

03/06/2017

Good points: it was easy to get to, and you could access the site from 1130am. The views are stunning and local facilities are all within a short walking distance. The local pub (Moulders Arms) does......Read more.

Good points: it was easy to get to, and you could access the site from 1130am. The views are stunning and local facilities are all within a short walking distance. The local pub (Moulders Arms) does an amazing Sunday lunch at a reasonable price.

Bad points: states that it is on a slight incline - unless you are on one of the serviced pitches at the top, this is not technically true - the slope was very steep for those that were in tents. The showers cost £1 (old coins not the new ones) - the box for this is OUTSIDE the showers and your time starts as soon as you have put your money in. On top of this, there are only 2 showers in each wash area - just not enough for the number of people there.

It is described as an "Eco site" but there is NO recycling....Read less.

"Camping"

Mrs L Parker - Stayed with partner, May 2017

03/06/2017

Not very much flat ground if you're camping, we found problems with the showers, (1) there's only 2 and (1) of them not working properly. It would have been better if there was a shop on site. Great......Read more.

Not very much flat ground if you're camping, we found problems with the showers, (1) there's only 2 and (1) of them not working properly. It would have been better if there was a shop on site. Great ground staff....Read less.

"Poor and insuffcient Showers"

Mr A Wilson - Stayed with family, May 2017

02/06/2017

Over 75 pitches - all of which were occupied on our Bank Holiday visit - and only 2 showers in mens toilets and 2 in the ladies toilets. Showers ran hot and cold and getting dried on a wet floor was......Read more.

Over 75 pitches - all of which were occupied on our Bank Holiday visit - and only 2 showers in mens toilets and 2 in the ladies toilets. Showers ran hot and cold and getting dried on a wet floor was impossible with small children. £1.00 for 10 minutes was the most I have ever had to pay at a campsite.

Campsite rule of "Dogs always on leads" were ignored and we suffered dog fouling next to the childrens play area. As a dog owner it was frustrating that some owners just dont have any consideration.

Only other gripe was that all the electric hook-up camping pitches were on a slope so be prepared as the photos are alittle deceptive....Read less.

"Bank holiday stay"

Anonymous - Stayed with friends, May 2017

02/06/2017

Camp site was clean,

I little noisy at night is the only problem,

"Never again"

Mrs D Hulme - Stayed with partner, May 2017

02/06/2017

Not enough facilities too many tents and caravans packed together..I'm sure breaking regulations

All in all terrible

"Our camping trip"

Mr M Smith - Stayed with partner, May 2017

20/05/2017

Brilliant brilliant brilliant got there found pitch was made more than welcome by warden got sorted logged onto free wifi and can honestly say cannot complain about nothing it's well run well looked......Read more.

Brilliant brilliant brilliant got there found pitch was made more than welcome by warden got sorted logged onto free wifi and can honestly say cannot complain about nothing it's well run well looked after quiet friendly would we go back YES we didn't want to leave...Read less.

"Stayed in a ⛺"

Anonymous - Stayed May 2017

14/05/2017

Stayed here , one good size shower, broken washing machine, no where private to have a strip wash, young lad in and out lady's tolets, but good view's of country side, quite in week , good dog......Read more.

Stayed here , one good size shower, broken washing machine, no where private to have a strip wash, young lad in and out lady's tolets, but good view's of country side, quite in week , good dog walking area for the 🐕....Read less.

"A proper touring campsite"

Mrs B Broughton - Stayed with partner, May 2017

13/05/2017

A very nice site, with some hard standing pitches, but you do need ramps or blocks.

New toilet block, showers are £1 for ten mins, this is ok, however didn't see this on the website and was not......Read more.

A very nice site, with some hard standing pitches, but you do need ramps or blocks.

New toilet block, showers are £1 for ten mins, this is ok, however didn't see this on the website and was not informed on booking or arrival. Big problem with pound coins, doesn't take new pound coins, luckily hubby was able to swap for old one with another gentleman.

This being said, we enjoyed our stay, thank you....Read less.

"Have had two single overnight stays"

Anonymous - Stayed with partner, May 2017

10/05/2017

Have only visited the site twice,both for one night stays.Due to the site only being half an hour from where we live it's been convenient for getting our van ready(cleaned and water system......Read more.

Have only visited the site twice,both for one night stays.Due to the site only being half an hour from where we live it's been convenient for getting our van ready(cleaned and water system steralised) for the season as we keep our van in storage (this was the reason for the first visit)Also not too far away from home for a one night getaway without the kids not having to worry about being a long drive from home if they needed us in an emergency.The site staff have always been very friendly and helpful....Read less.

"Dissapointing"

Miss C Zaple - Stayed with partner, Apr 2017

06/05/2017

Not a good start, on arrival, our allocated pitch was occupied by somebody else. Although pretty surroundings, this site is on the side of a hill making life difficult.

The facilities on this site......Read more.

Not a good start, on arrival, our allocated pitch was occupied by somebody else. Although pretty surroundings, this site is on the side of a hill making life difficult.

The facilities on this site are not adequate for the amount of pitches. Only two showers in the ladies, which a £1 charge for 10 minutes is made. This is not mentioned on the website. Only two sinks in the pot washing area.

The electrical hook up points are too far away from some of the pitches.

The toilet/shower block is of wood construction and although new, is already started to look grubby.

There was no evidence of cleaning over the weekend we stayed, a mop was provided to mop the shower area over, this was black with dirt when we arrived and was in the same condition when we left.

Overall, I feel the site owner is trying to run before he/she can walk. Maybe it would have been a good idea to spend some money on getting the facilities up to scratch for the existing pitches before building luxury cabins.

I definitely feel we paid far too much for the facilities offered and for the location of the site....Read less.

"Bank holiday weekend"

Mrs G Hardy - Stayed with family, Apr 2017

05/05/2017

Had a great stay over the bank holiday, loads of space for the kids and dogs to play. Facilities nice and clean and really friendly staff. Only thing that wasn't ideal was the caravan pitch was on a......Read more.

Had a great stay over the bank holiday, loads of space for the kids and dogs to play. Facilities nice and clean and really friendly staff. Only thing that wasn't ideal was the caravan pitch was on a slope, bricks were left on the pitches so wasn't really a problem. We'll definately be back :)...Read less.

"Excellent all round and good value too!"

Anonymous - Stayed with partner, Apr 2017

27/04/2017

My wife and I stayed for one night in our tent, on arrival we booked in and were then shown to our pitch. The views were fantastic, straight away we could tell there was a very friendly atmosphere on......Read more.

My wife and I stayed for one night in our tent, on arrival we booked in and were then shown to our pitch. The views were fantastic, straight away we could tell there was a very friendly atmosphere on site. Facilities were very clean and tidy. We had a lovely night and are very much looking forward to returning....Read less.

"Clean and tidy"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Apr 2017

25/04/2017

We enjoyed our stay at Riddings Wood. The ONLY complaint we had was that the pitches for tents with electric hook up are on a slope. The stands for caravans were levelled out and I think the site......Read more.

We enjoyed our stay at Riddings Wood. The ONLY complaint we had was that the pitches for tents with electric hook up are on a slope. The stands for caravans were levelled out and I think the site would benefit from the same for tents.

Facilities were excellent and to a high standard and were very clean.

Would definitely recommend for motor homes and caravans and probably tents requiring no electric as they can pitch at the bottom, more level part of the site....Read less.

"Camping"

Mr A Newman - Stayed with family, Apr 2017

25/04/2017

Engoyed our stay

"Nuneaton"

Anonymous - Stayed with partner, Apr 2017

25/04/2017

Quiet park with level hardstanding for caravans on the fully serviced pitches. However, if you are on an even number pitch your waste water has to run up hill!

It would also be a good idea to provide......Read more.

Quiet park with level hardstanding for caravans on the fully serviced pitches. However, if you are on an even number pitch your waste water has to run up hill!

It would also be a good idea to provide plugs for the sinks in the toilet blocks as there were none. My husband struggled to have a wet shave the first day but luckily we had one in our unit he could use.

An ideal site for a short break....Read less.

"Friendly staff"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Apr 2017

24/04/2017

Really helpful & friendly staff

"Clean Site"

Mr K Craig - Stayed with partner, Apr 2017

23/04/2017

While the site was clean, and the toilet facilities were clean and warm, we camped with electric hook up, these pitches are crowded and on a steep incline. We did not have space to erect our tent......Read more.

While the site was clean, and the toilet facilities were clean and warm, we camped with electric hook up, these pitches are crowded and on a steep incline. We did not have space to erect our tent awning as the pitches are small, the electricity continually 'tripped out' for the first 2 days.

There are insufficient toilet facilities for the number of pitches, 2 showers in the ladies and mens toilets for over 70 units is woefully poor. The shower was either freezing cold or scalding hot. on several evenings there was no toilet paper in several cubicles.

Disappointing that there are no recycling bins on site, all glass, tins, cardboard etc are going into the landfill - not very environmentally friendly!

Where the grass had been mown it would be better if this were collected as we spent the whole weekend sweeping it out of the tent....Read less.

"Horsley Camping"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Apr 2017

23/04/2017

Lovely setting, very friendly and helpful staff.

"A bit steep"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Apr 2017

22/04/2017

The site is on a steep hillside, with far too many kerbs. For a campsite which caters for tents as well as tourers, the 4 showers just aren't enough - and the £1 charged per shower isn't mentioned on......Read more.

The site is on a steep hillside, with far too many kerbs. For a campsite which caters for tents as well as tourers, the 4 showers just aren't enough - and the £1 charged per shower isn't mentioned on the site's website. The serviced pitches have to share a service point (between two) and these are simply too far away. The approach roads are through narrow streets, with parked cars - difficult to negotiate when towing. Granted that the site is fairly new and there will be teething problems, but the basics aren't there....Read less.

"2nd visit"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Apr 2017

22/04/2017

Visited last October when quiet and had no issues. 2nd visit over easter wknd and was extremely busy. Very overcrowded on the field with tents & vans & kept losing electric which is not good when you......Read more.

Visited last October when quiet and had no issues. 2nd visit over easter wknd and was extremely busy. Very overcrowded on the field with tents & vans & kept losing electric which is not good when you pay Extra for service pitch. Toilet waste was blocked twice and no one in office early when major issues with electric! Lovely site if quiet but avoid on busy times as not equipped to support that amount of people. Also need to let people know when booking not to follow your sat nav on way in due to very busy crowded Street and to use alternative route...Read less.

"Good enough"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Apr 2017

22/04/2017

There was nothing wrong with this site, although there was nothing that made me think I would rush back. Only 2 showers (2 for women, 2 for men) we were there 4 days and one of the shower heads was......Read more.

There was nothing wrong with this site, although there was nothing that made me think I would rush back. Only 2 showers (2 for women, 2 for men) we were there 4 days and one of the shower heads was broken the whole time (not sure how long it had been broken before visit). But such a simple fix, so a shame was not repaired during our visit, just a small thing, but would have made a difference....Read less.

"Great stay"

Mrs J Roe-Mclean - Stayed with family, Apr 2017

21/04/2017

On arriving at the site we were initially given a pitch too small but Andy and shell soon changed this for us but then to find our electric wasn't set right after asking the camp manager who wasn't......Read more.

On arriving at the site we were initially given a pitch too small but Andy and shell soon changed this for us but then to find our electric wasn't set right after asking the camp manager who wasn't very helpful and told us it would be sorted later !!Andy and shell soon attended to the matter enabling us to set up and even boil the kettle.

Andy and shell were very accommodating and went out of there way they were very helpful and even making sure we were happy during our stay there I think there an asset to the site and because of them I would return, the current site manager however has a lot to learn about campers and needs to understand when you pay for a site with electric you don't want to waste half your stay without it. The office staff were very nice and helpful too....Read less.

"Neat and tidy"

Mrs L Hill - Stayed with family, Apr 2017

21/04/2017

It was our first visit to Riddings and hope to return soon. The site is clean,tidy and even though was busy did not feel overcrowded. Staff are helpful and friendly. Toilets are nice and warm and......Read more.

It was our first visit to Riddings and hope to return soon. The site is clean,tidy and even though was busy did not feel overcrowded. Staff are helpful and friendly. Toilets are nice and warm and kept very clean at all hours of the day.

The ice cream van paid a visit, as did the indian takeaway (very good idea).

Not too far for a visit to Matlock.

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"A really good campsite in the making"

Anonymous - Stayed with friends, Apr 2017

21/04/2017

Went for Easter with friends, good location, when more toilets and showers , plus roads and pitches finished off will be fantastic. Would like to see it into another couple of years. We enjoyed our......Read more.

Went for Easter with friends, good location, when more toilets and showers , plus roads and pitches finished off will be fantastic. Would like to see it into another couple of years. We enjoyed our visit....Read less.

"Easter break"

Anonymous - Stayed with friends, Apr 2017

21/04/2017

Had an enjoyable time here, although perhaps more toilets and shower facilities would be a good idea. We have now been four times and enjoy every time.

"Clean, family oriented"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Apr 2017

21/04/2017

In my opinion I don't think you should have to pay for the showers everywhere we have been so far do not charge you, I do think the fee's was I little over the top and and on the expensive side I......Read more.

In my opinion I don't think you should have to pay for the showers everywhere we have been so far do not charge you, I do think the fee's was I little over the top and and on the expensive side I know at Easter you expect to pay more but I don't think families should be penalised for school holidays, it doesn't matter to me because my children have grown up but I do have grandchildren, Alot of family's don't have a lot of money so camping is a good way for them to have a break....Read less.

"To shower or not to shower,that is the question."

Mr R Sanderson - Stayed with family, Apr 2017

21/04/2017

Take your own toilet paper to the toilets,often none in cubicles.Dont expect a shower at peak times(only 2 in mens)and nowhere to hang clothes when showering.

"10 Mins from home, but MILES apart"

Mrs D Smith - Stayed with family, Apr 2017

20/04/2017

Lovely little site we have used on a couple of occasions now. Really close to home but so tranquil and peaceful, it truly feels like you are on holiday

"Lovely clean tidy site"

Mrs M Protheroe - Stayed with family, Apr 2017

16/04/2017

Lovely site, great value for money. Very clean facilities, lovely children's play area. Great location for site seeing. We visited the tramway village at crich, great day out. The east midlands......Read more.

Lovely site, great value for money. Very clean facilities, lovely children's play area. Great location for site seeing. We visited the tramway village at crich, great day out. The east midlands designer retail outlet and matlock bath all worth a visit...Read less.

"Lovely Facilities"

Mrs J Haywood - Stayed with friends, Apr 2017

16/04/2017

Had an excellent time, the shower blocks and toilets were an extremely high standard for a campsite and the staff were helpful and considerate. Thankyou!

"brilliant well kept site"

Mrs T Thomson - Stayed with partner, Apr 2017

16/04/2017

Really enjoyed out 3 night break. Lovely pitches with great views. Washrooms spotless with no queues as site not busy at all despite Easter holidays. Only 2 showers each male/female so could be a......Read more.

Really enjoyed out 3 night break. Lovely pitches with great views. Washrooms spotless with no queues as site not busy at all despite Easter holidays. Only 2 showers each male/female so could be a problem in the busier months .hot and clean and worth £1.00 as site fees cheaper than other sites nearby. really great site and very reasonable. Would definately recommend....Read less.

"Neat well organised and pleasant"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Apr 2017

13/04/2017

Only issue we had was we were on the first pitch which had a sign post for on site warden so had someone knocking on the van door at 10.30pm as there was some disturbance at the bottom of the site.......Read more.

Only issue we had was we were on the first pitch which had a sign post for on site warden so had someone knocking on the van door at 10.30pm as there was some disturbance at the bottom of the site. This sign ought to be covered when such as ourselves were on it to avoid confusion by other campers who didn't have the manners to apologise for disturbing us....Read less.

"Nice park"

Mr S Smith - Stayed with family, Mar 2017

06/04/2017

Very nice with good view over ther valley

"Brilliant last minute stay, will definitely go again."

Miss K Smith - Stayed with partner, Apr 2017

06/04/2017

Booked this last minute and had a lovely night here. Was nice and clean and plenty of space between the caravans. Will definitely come back again. Only downside it is on quite a slope but can be......Read more.

Booked this last minute and had a lovely night here. Was nice and clean and plenty of space between the caravans. Will definitely come back again. Only downside it is on quite a slope but can be sorted with chocks etc....Read less.

"Stayed last weekend on riddings wood"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Mar 2017

06/04/2017

We I'd like to start with saying we stayed here last year and found the site perfect in every way so we came again last weekend

We arrived to a friendly warden who pointed us in the right direction......Read more.

We I'd like to start with saying we stayed here last year and found the site perfect in every way so we came again last weekend

We arrived to a friendly warden who pointed us in the right direction of our pitch.

The main problem for us with the site was the grass it has obviously been left long then mown down but the grass was not collected leaving lots of loose grass it was everywhere

In the caravan, in the car, in the toilets and showers which was not anywhere neer as clean as the last time we stayed. Now I understand it was very busy and the mess travels with traffic in and out the toilet block but I visited numerous times through the day and it was just as bad every time I went ,there was also lots of kids playing in and out the toilets, now I have my own young kids so by no means am I moaning about kids playing.but we wouldn't dream of letting them play in the toilets or make mess in site facilities.

The play park is fantastic our kids absolutely loved that and other than the above we still like the site just perhaps a few changes need to be made

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"Deja Vu"

Mr I Mason - Stayed with family, Mar 2017

06/04/2017

This was our 3rd time at Riddings Wood and enjoy every stay there. Great facilities and friendly staff. Will definitely be back.

"Not as good as last years visit"

Mr D Briggs - Stayed with partner, Mar 2017

06/04/2017

Grass cut but not collected culminating in grass all over paths, in toilet facilities, showers

Gypsy caravan on site

A noisy group of 8 to 10 lads camping on what is supposed to be a Family......Read more.

Grass cut but not collected culminating in grass all over paths, in toilet facilities, showers

Gypsy caravan on site

A noisy group of 8 to 10 lads camping on what is supposed to be a Family site

Electric to our 6 month old caravan with all low wattage appliances kept tripping out.... why advertise 16amp when it clearly is not...Read less.

"Lovely site"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Mar 2017

06/04/2017

Lovely site, very clean facilities. Great children's play area. Mark the owner is very friendly.

"Happy days"

Mr P Dixon - Stayed with family, Mar 2017

05/04/2017

This is the second time we have stayed at Riddings wood and we will be staying again.The owner and the staff are really friendly and helpful nothing is to much trouble,the grass area is kept clean......Read more.

This is the second time we have stayed at Riddings wood and we will be staying again.The owner and the staff are really friendly and helpful nothing is to much trouble,the grass area is kept clean and tidy with plenty of picnic tables across the park. The shower block is one of the best I have seen a+...Read less.

"March stay 2017"

Mrs M Foulis - Stayed with partner, Mar 2017

04/04/2017

Beautiful facilities.

Wonderful birdsong!

No wi-fi and we were fairly close to the hut.

"VERY CLEAN AND TIDY"

Mr A Meakle - Stayed Mar 2017

02/04/2017

VERY CLEAN AND TIDY, STAFF VERY HELPFUL, FREE WIFI A BONUS ALTHOUGH A LITTLE HIT AND MISS. NICE QUIET PLACE ALTHOUGH NOT MUCH WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE IF YOU WANT TO EAT OUT OR BUY ANYTHING, NEED TO......Read more.

VERY CLEAN AND TIDY, STAFF VERY HELPFUL, FREE WIFI A BONUS ALTHOUGH A LITTLE HIT AND MISS. NICE QUIET PLACE ALTHOUGH NOT MUCH WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE IF YOU WANT TO EAT OUT OR BUY ANYTHING, NEED TO DRIVE ABOUT 15 MINS. I WOULD DEFFINATELY RETURN AND RECCOMMEND TO MY FRIENDS AND FAMILLY. VERY GOOD : )...Read less.

"Weekend break"

Mr P Dunthorne - Stayed with family, Mar 2017

30/03/2017

lovely clean quiet site nice park for our grandson also he enjoyed walking in the woods would definitely return thank you 👍

"Lovely park, nice location"

Mr D Brown - Stayed with partner, Mar 2017

29/03/2017

Our first trip in our motorhome and we're glad we picked this park. It was quiet with clean new facilities and the staff were very friendly and helpful. There were woodland walks next door and nearby......Read more.

Our first trip in our motorhome and we're glad we picked this park. It was quiet with clean new facilities and the staff were very friendly and helpful. There were woodland walks next door and nearby and other attractions that were worth visiting. We would definitely return....Read less.

"Weekend to catch up with friends"

Anonymous - Stayed with friends, Mar 2017

23/03/2017

The site did not reflect the description on Cool Camping. It was relatively urban. It bordered Riddings Wood which is quite small but we passed through housing almost continually once we had left the......Read more.

The site did not reflect the description on Cool Camping. It was relatively urban. It bordered Riddings Wood which is quite small but we passed through housing almost continually once we had left the motorway and the view was across housing. The trees sheltered it from most views thankfully. It was not cheap for this time of year yet campers were expected to pay another £1 every time they wanted to shower. At those pitch charges the showers should have been free. There were no washroom cubicles to give you an alternative means of washing so most campers felt obliged to pay out for a shower. The pitches were hard standing but they were far from those standards found in the majority of park these days. The hard standing was not level and in some places distinctly sloping. The gravel had not been renewed for some time and was full of weeds. There were workman on the site building Glamping pods. They chose to burn their rubbish at the edge of the camp site. This fire smouldered for the length of our stay. The rubbish included cushionfloor scraps that gave off an obnoxious smell. The breeze was across the campsite so no one could escape this smell....Read less.

"A lovely stay"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Mar 2017

23/03/2017

A friendly and very quiet camping Park with really good facilities and friendly staff. It was a trial run for our tent and we loved it!

"Great place to stay"

Mrs W Pickering - Stayed with partner, Mar 2017

21/03/2017

Clean, tidy and scenic

"1night break"

Anonymous - Stayed with partner, Mar 2017

16/03/2017

Superb site,clean,quiet,pub around corner,great woodland for walks,,definitely visit again,

"Brilliant place"

Mrs V Edwards - Stayed with partner, Mar 2017

16/03/2017

The park is lovely friendly people helpfully stuff and clean.

"Excellent Friendly Site"

Mr C French - Stayed with partner, Mar 2017

10/03/2017

My husband and I used this site (recommended to us by the Retro Caravan Club)

Upon arrival we were met by friendly staff who after a brief run through of booking details, showed us the available......Read more.

My husband and I used this site (recommended to us by the Retro Caravan Club)

Upon arrival we were met by friendly staff who after a brief run through of booking details, showed us the available pitches. We set up and relaxed.

Washing and shower facilities were excellent, fresh and very clean with nice hot showers.

All in all an excellent experience. I would highly recommend and will use again....Read less.

"New Year Escape"

Mr S Price - Stayed with partner, Dec 2016

05/01/2017

Two nights over NewYear escaping from the rest of the family in an excellent camping spot. Same again next year!

"Great site"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Dec 2016

05/01/2017

Lovely site with very friendly, helpful staff. Shower block was amazing! Would definitely come again. Thank you.

"Minor issues"

Mr D Blake - Stayed with partner, Dec 2016

05/01/2017

Recently stayed at Riddings Wood site on pitch number 6 which we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Only 1 small issue was that our pitch was a fully serviced pitch however due to the gradient between......Read more.

Recently stayed at Riddings Wood site on pitch number 6 which we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Only 1 small issue was that our pitch was a fully serviced pitch however due to the gradient between pitch 5 and 6, and the service point between 5 and 6 meant that we could not use the grey waste facility because of the incline the the grey waste and my caravan, luckily I had packed my waste water hog. This is not a complaint from me but I'm sure it would be by some other users.

A fantastic site with fantastic management...Read less.

"great camp site"

Mr B Fletcher - Stayed with partner, Nov 2016

04/12/2016

A great camping site with lovely views and local bus to Nottingham look forward to returning

"Great stay."

Anonymous - Stayed with partner, Nov 2016

30/11/2016

Pick this site as it was close to friends. So didn't really check out the facilities that were on offer and did not expect a lot due to its urban location.

But we were really shocked at the......Read more.

Pick this site as it was close to friends. So didn't really check out the facilities that were on offer and did not expect a lot due to its urban location.

But we were really shocked at the facilities on offer at the site when we arrived, from the booking in procedures, site layout, cleanliness, facilities and the security it was fantastic.

The location although urban on the approach once on site you could have been in the middle of anywhere it was so peacefull even the main line track close bye didn't spoil it.

We would definitely recommend the site although we did not use the children's facilities they looked brand new.

Great sight well done....Read less.

"Lovely campsite"

Anonymous - Stayed with partner, Nov 2016

11/11/2016

Really nice campsite, very well maintained and freindly and helpful staff. There is a play area for children and dog walking area and local woodland walk. We really enjoyed it and would go again. ......Read more.

Really nice campsite, very well maintained and freindly and helpful staff. There is a play area for children and dog walking area and local woodland walk. We really enjoyed it and would go again. Our constructive feedback is that it would benefit from an extra drinking water tap lower down on the site as its a long way to walk to the one at the top, same for the waste.could also benefit with a few more showers, there are plently of toilets, but only 2 showers each, not a problem when we went but imagine it could get busy in the summer....Read less.

"Great site with amazing log cabin shower block"

Mr D Torbet - Stayed with partner, Nov 2016

10/11/2016

The site was lovely. Surrounded by trees and copses. The staff very helpful and friendly. The shower block was spotless and well constructed in a log cabin style. Only minus was having to pay extra......Read more.

The site was lovely. Surrounded by trees and copses. The staff very helpful and friendly. The shower block was spotless and well constructed in a log cabin style. Only minus was having to pay extra for shower. It was only £1 but if this charge is to maintain the high level of service it was worth it....Read less.

"Riddings Wood"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Oct 2016

10/11/2016

Good stay

"Great Park"

Miss L Williams - Stayed with family, Nov 2016

10/11/2016

we love it at Riddings Wood, but it is basic and I know its only been open for just over 1 year, but it would be good to see the kids park upgraded along with it being covered over/sheltered.

Staff......Read more.

we love it at Riddings Wood, but it is basic and I know its only been open for just over 1 year, but it would be good to see the kids park upgraded along with it being covered over/sheltered.

Staff Sue and Stuart are ab fab can't do enough for you and enjoy you being there.

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"Great walks in Ridings wood"

Mrs A Hall - Stayed with partner, Oct 2016

06/11/2016

We all enjoyed our sunny morning walk in the lovely wood next to the park - great for dogs and kids

"Clean and friendly"

Mrs D Robinson - Stayed with partner, Oct 2016

04/11/2016

excellent all round

"Facilities"

Anonymous - Stayed with friends, Oct 2016

03/11/2016

Very nice site but needs more showers.

"Lovely site"

Ms J Clarke - Stayed with family, Oct 2016

02/11/2016

We where very happy with are stay staff where really helpful and lovely to have around it's a quite site with lovely clean facilities kids loved the parks thanks for a great break

"Ridding's Wood Caravan & Camping Park review"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Oct 2016

01/11/2016

We had a great time at the site, the owners were amazingingly helpful and friendly. The site is clean and well cared for, the new washrooms are lovely. Only pin t for me is we visitited during......Read more.

We had a great time at the site, the owners were amazingingly helpful and friendly. The site is clean and well cared for, the new washrooms are lovely. Only pin t for me is we visitited during autumn half term so site was quite quiet but I can imagine 2 showers in the gents and (I guess) the same in the ladies would be pretty busy for 100+ pitches during the summer. Remember to take some £1 coins too as the showers are £1 for 10 mins. There is loads to see and do in the local area so everyone should find something to keep them happy....Read less.

"Staff / transport/ facilities"

Anonymous - Stayed with partner, Oct 2016

30/10/2016

I would like to congratulate you on your staff who were very helpful & very friendly & made you feel at home.

They are a real asset to your Park.

Our pitch was plenty big enough with water,drainage......Read more.

I would like to congratulate you on your staff who were very helpful & very friendly & made you feel at home.

They are a real asset to your Park.

Our pitch was plenty big enough with water,drainage in a beautiful setting of trees & lovely views.

Could do with more showers & privacy cubicles for washbasins especially at busy times.

We are a Motorhome so we had to rely on public transport which the stop was a short walk from the park.

We went on the bus to Alfreton & Nottingham which runs hourly.

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"Excellent"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Oct 2016

29/10/2016

Stayed for 3 nights during half term. Very clean site and facilities were modern clean and warm! Loved the radio playing in the toilets. Wardens on site extremely helpful and friendly and nothing......Read more.

Stayed for 3 nights during half term. Very clean site and facilities were modern clean and warm! Loved the radio playing in the toilets. Wardens on site extremely helpful and friendly and nothing too much trouble. Have already booked again for Easter 17. Recommend to everyone....Read less.

"Showers"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Oct 2016

28/10/2016

Only two Showers means you can be waiting at busy times. One shower is very small the other plenty of room to get dry & changed. Rest of the toilet block warm, mirrors, sinks, hair dryers very good &......Read more.

Only two Showers means you can be waiting at busy times. One shower is very small the other plenty of room to get dry & changed. Rest of the toilet block warm, mirrors, sinks, hair dryers very good & clean....Read less.

"Very tidy and welcoming site"

Mrs K Porter - Stayed with partner, Oct 2016

26/10/2016

We stayed here as travelled a long way to part exchange our caravan with a motorhome. The site was recommended to us by the local dealers and they weren't wrong. It has one of the easiest arrival......Read more.

We stayed here as travelled a long way to part exchange our caravan with a motorhome. The site was recommended to us by the local dealers and they weren't wrong. It has one of the easiest arrival areas I've ever come across and everything on site is brand new. The shower/toilet block was also brand new, well heated and very clean. We didn't use the showers as we showered in our MH and I know some people that have reviewed the site, disagree with the £1 charge for them (I think it was £1 for 10 mins). I would not let it put you off, as I think the niceness of the site more than makes up for it. The wardens were lovely and very helpful. Would definitely stay here again if we are ever up that way....Read less.

"Our week of camping.."

Mr T Mallon - Stayed with family, Oct 2016

21/10/2016

Firstly just like to say wardens ,Sue and Stewart were just amazing..couldn't be more helpful if they tried..so friendly and jolly..the views are lovely and the camp site is lovely too.however in the......Read more.

Firstly just like to say wardens ,Sue and Stewart were just amazing..couldn't be more helpful if they tried..so friendly and jolly..the views are lovely and the camp site is lovely too.however in the height of the season think would struggle for a shower..definitely could do with more facilities for personal hygiene..however as it was mainly quiet we had a brilliant and relaxing time. Definitely come again. sue and Tony Mallon

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"Riddings Wood"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Oct 2016

14/10/2016

Very clean. Very friendly and helpful staff.

"Fantastic site"

Mr K Bloomfield - Stayed with partner, Oct 2016

13/10/2016

Hi riddings wood is a beautiful site its in a great location is extremely well kept staff are great and very helpful would certainly recommend it as a top notch park and will definitely be back next......Read more.

Hi riddings wood is a beautiful site its in a great location is extremely well kept staff are great and very helpful would certainly recommend it as a top notch park and will definitely be back next year for a longer stay regards Ken and Carole Bloomfield...Read less.

"Guest Review"

Mr P Fuller - Stayed with partner, Sep 2016

08/10/2016

The Campsite is very well laid out on the side of a hill with a lovely view, it's a well cared for Site . The only thing that needs improving is not all the full service pitches are suitable for......Read more.

The Campsite is very well laid out on the side of a hill with a lovely view, it's a well cared for Site . The only thing that needs improving is not all the full service pitches are suitable for drainage as they are up hill, 2,4 & 6 are not strictly full service and therefore not value for money . Apart from that the site is Superb and well worth a visit , Security fence on Perimeter needs to be higher, would make the site feel more secure, Thoroughly enjoyed our weekend and will definitely be returning again , Thanks to Stuart & Sue for being so helpful....Read less.

"Great site"

Mr S Cox - Stayed with family, Sep 2016

07/10/2016

Staff lovely site warden walked us to pitch.

We has hard standing with grass for awning. Couldn't get awning to fit properly as grass was banked and step into van was un steady. But tht didnt put us......Read more.

Staff lovely site warden walked us to pitch.

We has hard standing with grass for awning. Couldn't get awning to fit properly as grass was banked and step into van was un steady. But tht didnt put us of but next door motorhome did moaning at 6.50 to turn music down on a Saturday....Read less.

"Stunning view"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Sep 2016

07/10/2016

Spent a weekend at riddings wood and loved it carnt wait for the next time I visit. Lovely site and lovely staff. 5*

"Friendly staff, nice grounds, great play area .. happy times."

Mr A Gaunt - Stayed with family, Sep 2016

06/10/2016

The staff were very friendly and willing to help (even to the point of dragging a bench outside our tent so we could use it for eating). The facilities are cleaner than some hotels I've stayed in!!......Read more.

The staff were very friendly and willing to help (even to the point of dragging a bench outside our tent so we could use it for eating). The facilities are cleaner than some hotels I've stayed in!! All in all, I'd recommend it. Keddleston Hall is close by for national trust members and so is the Heights of Abraham. Plenty to do. The kids park was great, kept my 6 and 8 yr olds happy for hours....Read less.

"2 nights stay"

Mrs K Thwaite - Stayed with family, Sep 2016

30/09/2016

The wardens were great , beautiful site clean and tidy fantastic

"Weekend break"

Anonymous - Stayed with partner, Sep 2016

29/09/2016

We wanted a cheap weekend break for myself the wife and our 2 dogs, had a look at the internet and found a caravan and camping site in golden valley after working out the costs overlooked that site......Read more.

We wanted a cheap weekend break for myself the wife and our 2 dogs, had a look at the internet and found a caravan and camping site in golden valley after working out the costs overlooked that site and found this one... booked on the internet and arrived on the day, checked in and was shown to our pitch the staff were very helpful and throughout the break asked a few times if we were enjoying our stay to which we replied yes. The site was clean and tidy and well maintained toilets and showers as you would expect so thankyou ridding wood......

My only criticism is having to pay for the dogs and a lot of sites do this now, but I don't agree with this, after all if we didn't have dogs we wouldn't have a caravan and wouldn't be there at all, I just think a lot of sites have jumped on the band wagon and incurred these extra charges to boost revenue which is a shame........Read less.

"Lovely, well kept site"

Mr L Jolley-Brown - Stayed with family, Sep 2016

26/09/2016

We had a brilliant weekend here. Lovely big pitches, well maintained and clean. The only thing that would help would be the possibility of WiFi and possibly to reduce the cost of the showers.

"Weekend away"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Sep 2016

23/09/2016

A great weekend brilliant site great friendly staff well worth a visit

"Weekend stay"

Mrs E Love - Stayed with family, Sep 2016

22/09/2016

Park was lovely, very clean with good facilities, and very helpful and friendly wardens.

"Relaxed"

Mrs G Butlin - Stayed with partner, Sep 2016

20/09/2016

We came here has it is close to our sons home and found it to be idea for us, It's very clean and well kept we will be coming here again next year

"relaxing"

Mr D Lamb - Stayed Sep 2016

17/09/2016

need a sort break go here very good

"caravaning"

Anonymous - Stayed with partner, Sep 2016

16/09/2016

very clean site and very helpful staff have been twice this year in may and this month we may be going again later in the year

"Camping with friends"

Anonymous - Stayed with friends, Sep 2016

15/09/2016

Second visit to the park, having visited the year before. Wasn't happy about the new charges for the showers. We'd already paid £42 for a 2 night stay, think that's sufficient enough without having......Read more.

Second visit to the park, having visited the year before. Wasn't happy about the new charges for the showers. We'd already paid £42 for a 2 night stay, think that's sufficient enough without having to charge for showers. Not sure if we'd come again....Read less.

"Andrew"

Mr A Page - Stayed with partner, Sep 2016

15/09/2016

It was a nice site showers there need more as only have two for up to 70 vans and tents and was a pound for a shower but would go back

"Excellent camping site in general"

Mrs C Parkin - Stayed with family, Sep 2016

14/09/2016

So clean it was unbelievable. Potty the camping part. ...the only flat part was right down the bottom for tents....we had no view whereas caravans up the top had good views. Would be better to nix......Read more.

So clean it was unbelievable. Potty the camping part. ...the only flat part was right down the bottom for tents....we had no view whereas caravans up the top had good views. Would be better to nix up caravans and tents and have more level pitches. Good value for money though....Read less.

"2nd visit"

Mrs P Gassor - Stayed with friends, Sep 2016

13/09/2016

Really enjoyed our stay, 2nd visit this year, weather was good too.

"Impressions of site"

Mr C Pearson - Stayed with family, Sep 2016

12/09/2016

Was lovely clean site good views where we was bit to steep for me as broke foot . Able body u would be fine . Nice that ice cream van came round kiddies love that .

"First night impressions"

Mr N Green - Stayed with partner, Aug 2016

10/09/2016

A well kept site with friendly staff and good facilities.

The only (and big) negative was the requirement to pay for showers - surely a thing of the past! Better to increase price slightly and offer......Read more.

A well kept site with friendly staff and good facilities.

The only (and big) negative was the requirement to pay for showers - surely a thing of the past! Better to increase price slightly and offer free shower....Read less.

"Good play area for kids."

Anonymous - Stayed with partner, Sep 2016

09/09/2016

Due to so much slope on the park it was very difficult to find a flatish pitch for the tent and were unable to get all three tents together. Toilet and shower block was lovely clean and well stocked......Read more.

Due to so much slope on the park it was very difficult to find a flatish pitch for the tent and were unable to get all three tents together. Toilet and shower block was lovely clean and well stocked when we arrived Friday, by Sunday morning it was dirty and only one toilet out of eight had paper at one point!

Staff very friendly and as helpful as you could need. Children's play area was brilliant when teenagers weren't on there trying to see if they could break the swings!

Also no curfew time meant that other tents nearby were very noisy until 2/3 in the morning.

Sorry that sounds quite negative but as a group we had a great weekend, and enjoyed our visit but would not go back again unless some changes were made....Read less.

"First time use of a serviced pitch"

Mrs E Hampton - Stayed with family, Sep 2016

08/09/2016

Chose to spend last weekend of summer holidays here and to try out a serviced pitch for he first time.

Site is well kept, the serviced pitches are in a great location, the views across the site were......Read more.

Chose to spend last weekend of summer holidays here and to try out a serviced pitch for he first time.

Site is well kept, the serviced pitches are in a great location, the views across the site were great, the new toilet block was great and the children's park fantastic.

Only downside was that on pitch 4 the drain for the waste is higher than the pitch itself, so gravity works against you and the waste water doesn't drain anywhere apart from the shower tray of the caravan!!!

Pointed this out to the wardens once they were back on site on the Sunday and they said they hadn't realised it could be a problem and would let owners know. So we couldn't fully try out a serviced pitch for the first time!

Might come back to the park but would request an odd numbered pitch next time....Read less.

"excellent campsite"

Mrs J Shaw - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

08/09/2016

I was very satisfied with the campsite. Lovely surroundings and very clean facilities. The play park was great for my 6 year old she made lots of friends. The owners were very helpful and very......Read more.

I was very satisfied with the campsite. Lovely surroundings and very clean facilities. The play park was great for my 6 year old she made lots of friends. The owners were very helpful and very welcoming on arrival. I will definitely be returning in the near future....Read less.

"Lovely campsite"

Mrs R Green - Stayed with family, Sep 2016

07/09/2016

We really enjoyed camping here with our family. Nice play park close to most pitches. Not too big a campsite. Great cctv so felt very safe. Friendly and helpful staff. Will most definitely be......Read more.

We really enjoyed camping here with our family. Nice play park close to most pitches. Not too big a campsite. Great cctv so felt very safe. Friendly and helpful staff. Will most definitely be returning....Read less.

"Warm welcome, excellent site."

Mr T Cardinali-Wood - Stayed with partner, Sep 2016

07/09/2016

What warm welcome received, followed by been taken to our pitch and told more about the site. We wanted a break not far from Nottingham but where we could walk Bella (our Boarder Collie) and of......Read more.

What warm welcome received, followed by been taken to our pitch and told more about the site. We wanted a break not far from Nottingham but where we could walk Bella (our Boarder Collie) and of course a near by watering hole. Riddings campsite is in the edge of lovely woods ideal for dog walking and within easy walking distance of a number of pubs. The Riddings Campsite had all we needed....Read less.

"Nice park."

Mr C Futers - Stayed with partner, Sep 2016

07/09/2016

Nice and neat park some pitches on a slope but have excellent views bit of a pull up the hill.good dog walk through the woods.showers a bit pricey at a £1. But you do get 10 minutes

"August 2016"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

06/09/2016

We think the site should make clear that the majority of pitches are on a slope.

It would be beneficial to have electric hook up on the bottom flat ground.

Staff were lovely. We arrived early and......Read more.

We think the site should make clear that the majority of pitches are on a slope.

It would be beneficial to have electric hook up on the bottom flat ground.

Staff were lovely. We arrived early and our pitch was not yet vacated; we were obviously willing to wait as we were early; however as we have young children we were offered a pitch that was free facing and near to the playground. This was perfect for us.

The washing block and facilities are excellent and were clean at all times.

The kids loved the campsite.

We know the surrounding area well, however we had never visited Crich Tramway Village before. We spent a very full day there, it's an amazing space.

We all had a wonderful 4 days....Read less.

"Very helpful on site wardens..."

Mr D Richardson - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

05/09/2016

A great new and developing site.

Incredibly helpful wardens, giving us a hand to get the caravan onto the pitch (our car just slipped on the grass), more helpful than most other sites -......Read more.

A great new and developing site.

Incredibly helpful wardens, giving us a hand to get the caravan onto the pitch (our car just slipped on the grass), more helpful than most other sites - thanks!

Could do with selling a few essentials on site although there is a Co-op just up the road.

The site is on a slope so make sure you have levelling blocks etc (most hard starting pitches are pretty level though)

When clear you get a great view out of the site and it is pretty quite too (although Bank Holiday weekend was a bit noisy as you would expect).

Thanks!...Read less.

"great bank holiday weekend"

Mrs L Reed - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

04/09/2016

we had a great bank holiday at Riddings, it is a lovely sight to stay at. The facilities are kept nice and clean an the children loved the play park. the only thing i would say is the wash facilities......Read more.

we had a great bank holiday at Riddings, it is a lovely sight to stay at. The facilities are kept nice and clean an the children loved the play park. the only thing i would say is the wash facilities could possible benifit from a 3rd shower to keep waiting times to a minimum....Read less.

"Overbooked for bank holiday"

Mrs M Maybury - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

02/09/2016

We were hugely disappointed in our visit to riddings wood. We had booked as a group of three tents to be sited together. When we arrived on the Friday we were shown to an area to pitch by a very......Read more.

We were hugely disappointed in our visit to riddings wood. We had booked as a group of three tents to be sited together. When we arrived on the Friday we were shown to an area to pitch by a very helpful Stuart. Shortly afterwards another group were brought to pitch next to us meaning there was not enough room for either group to have all their tents together.

Overall the site was well overbooked for the number of facilities. There were long queues for cold showers. Even longer queues for washing up. It may have been a bank holiday but I expect a site to only book a number of pitches durable to their facilities. 2 women's showers for well in excess of 100 pitches is not acceptable....Read less.

"would not visit again"

Mrs R Amis - Stayed with partner, Aug 2016

02/09/2016

never seen so many tents cramped into a site! it was like a festival field!! - only 2 showers and 4 toilets for hundreds of people! - toilets were blocked- sorry but would not recommend this site

"Showers"

Mrs Z Sylvester - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

02/09/2016

We stayed bank holiday weekend the camp site was full.

The showers were cold but this was probably due to the capacity of people on site if you went later in the day they were fine

"Little gem of a site"

Mrs R Armstrong - Stayed with partner, Aug 2016

02/09/2016

Anybody looking for a well kept site with friendly staff who carnt do enough for you look no further dog friendly wood next to site for excersising dog plenty of local pubs for food and well kept......Read more.

Anybody looking for a well kept site with friendly staff who carnt do enough for you look no further dog friendly wood next to site for excersising dog plenty of local pubs for food and well kept pitches toilet and showers very good and well kept little gem of a site...Read less.

"Bank holiday break"

Mrs J Farrar - Stayed with friends, Aug 2016

02/09/2016

Needs more showers

"site"

Mrs C Yoxaoo - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

02/09/2016

We visited over the bank holiday weekend. the site was extremely busy which we expected but pitches were very cramped. The size of the pitch we were allocated was disappointing. we put the caravan......Read more.

We visited over the bank holiday weekend. the site was extremely busy which we expected but pitches were very cramped. The size of the pitch we were allocated was disappointing. we put the caravan on the pitch and the awning was over the grass on a massive slant. the pitch on one side was so close to the other caravans that there dog could walk to our awning when tide up outside. yet the other side there was lots of space but was on the back side of the caravan so pritty useless to us.

the wash facilities were clean but were very disappointment with having to pay extra for the shower. this is not clear on the website and i actually had to search many pages on the site to find this after we arrived. the pay meters for the showers being outside the very tiny cubical isn't very good. u either lose time in the shower getting undressed or have to come out in a towel to put money in..highly embarrassing! the shower i used was hot then cold hot then cold and you couldn't swing a cat in the cubical to get changed after.

On the day of departure the bins were so UN hygienic and more bins were needed as bin bags and rubbish was thrown all over the are.

The staff were lovely and friendly and they made our stay what it was. with a bit of work the site would be perfect for us....Read less.

"August Bank Hol stay with friends+family"

Mrs S Mortimer - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

02/09/2016

Great site with a fab play area. Friendly staff, clean facilities, lovely area.

Not enough washing up sinks but the washer/dryer/freezer were handy extras.

Needs more hooks around in the wash room......Read more.

Great site with a fab play area. Friendly staff, clean facilities, lovely area.

Not enough washing up sinks but the washer/dryer/freezer were handy extras.

Needs more hooks around in the wash room and more space round the sinks for wash bags would be nice, even a shelf or two. Overall fab site we enjoyed our stay....Read less.

"Decent park but improvements required"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

30/08/2016

Upon arrival the owners were very helpful/friendly & remained so throughout our stay.This campsite has a play area/park which our son enjoyed & it appeared to be quite new.We could also see him......Read more.

Upon arrival the owners were very helpful/friendly & remained so throughout our stay.This campsite has a play area/park which our son enjoyed & it appeared to be quite new.We could also see him playing from our pitch which was great for peace of mind.The toilets were also kept clean throughout our stay unlike some other campsites we have stayed at.There's lots to do in the surrounding area & we especially enjoyed our visit to Bakewell! ...There were some issues which I'm hoping the owners have & will consider: There are only 5 showers in total (2 male, 2 female & 1 disabled) which becomes very very busy in the morning.The showers were so busy infact that they were allowing people to use the disabled showers.This campsite would benefit from atleast 3 extra showers each in the men & women & an extra disabled toilet/shower.There's also has a security gate but people can simply enter the park via the woods which happened many times when we were there.There was also the smell of sewage for the duration of our stay.1/2 the tent piches were on a slope including ours which meant that all tables had to be propped in order to keep drinks/food from sliding off.It had rained a few days of our stay & because the drive to most of the tent pitches aren't paved/stoned, a couple of cars got stuck in the mud & had to be towed out.We've stayed at many campsites over the years & personally wouldn't return here unless most of these issues were addressed but as i said before the owners are very helpful & also appear to be sensible people so i believe they will make improvements in due course to make this campsite better...Read less.

"An alternative stay"

Mr F Stamp - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

30/08/2016

We stayed at Riddings having been rained off elsewhere and after finding it on the Internet. Sue and Stuart very friendly and accommodating managers. You would not think that you were only 300......Read more.

We stayed at Riddings having been rained off elsewhere and after finding it on the Internet. Sue and Stuart very friendly and accommodating managers. You would not think that you were only 300 metres from a town. It's a lovely setting for a camp site. A little bit slopey but our camping pitch with electric hook up was great.

It's titled as an economic friendly site - it's the only bit I have to disagree with. There's no recycle facilities, all rubbish goes into the same bins which can be left to be over full and a bit whiffy. When full they should be locked making people use the others available bins.

Also a couple more washing up sinks would be very useful.

Wash/shower facilities were excellent.

We would return here.

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"Top Ten campsite !"

Mr A Field - Stayed Aug 2016

29/08/2016

A lovely place to stay, with probably the friendliest wardens of any campsite I have stayed in. Nothing seemed too much trouble and they interact with their guests without imposing, Stuart has a......Read more.

A lovely place to stay, with probably the friendliest wardens of any campsite I have stayed in. Nothing seemed too much trouble and they interact with their guests without imposing, Stuart has a great sense of humour and his lovely wife, Sue is a caring host.

The Timber buildings help to nurture the idea you are in a wooded enclosure and that "get away from it all" feel

I would recommend this site to anyone who enjoys camping, but especially if you are new to camping as you will not be dissappointed

Thank You to all at Riddings Woods campsite, I very much look forward to visiting again

Andy Field...Read less.

"Lovely campsite"

Mr T Holland - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

28/08/2016

The campsite it's self was lovely , great scenery , the facilities were very clean , the staff were excellent and very helpful , would highly recommend

"Enjoyable stay"

Mrs E Smith - Stayed with friends, Aug 2016

27/08/2016

Very enjoyable stay apart from the great British weather.Had to use the tumble dryer thought it was very slow at drying clothes.

"Quiet , friendly and clean"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

27/08/2016

A very nice small site with a great kids play area and good clean facilities. It's basic but good and we didn't need a site with too much on as we were visiting family near by. Pretty much anywhere......Read more.

A very nice small site with a great kids play area and good clean facilities. It's basic but good and we didn't need a site with too much on as we were visiting family near by. Pretty much anywhere on the park is within site of the play area and wash facilities. These were clean and well lit. Only downside was queing for showers which then fluctuated from hot to cold constantly no matter what the dial was set to. Fine for me but not for my kids. And the access path to the lower camping field was grassed so turned very slippery after rain and we had to get our car pushed to get up the hill to leave. But otherwise good value and we will come again....Read less.

"A week visiting friends in this area"

Mr T Odonnell - Stayed with partner, Aug 2016

26/08/2016

We stayed for a week on Riddings wood I August nice site clean and tidy staff very helpful a mixture of tents and caravans plenty of room free wifi not very good reasonable prices we enjoyed it......Read more.

We stayed for a week on Riddings wood I August nice site clean and tidy staff very helpful a mixture of tents and caravans plenty of room free wifi not very good reasonable prices we enjoyed it would go again...Read less.

"Happy camper"

Mr M Cooke - Stayed with friends, Aug 2016

26/08/2016

Lovely campsite helpful staff!

"Holiday"

Mrs C Evans-Jone - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

24/08/2016

We loved the site, friendly staff, very clean site and facilities, only down side for us is the pet friendly, unfortunately it wasn't, the very short strip to exercise your dogs was far to small,......Read more.

We loved the site, friendly staff, very clean site and facilities, only down side for us is the pet friendly, unfortunately it wasn't, the very short strip to exercise your dogs was far to small, and every dog owner said the same thing, we only went there because it said it was pet friendly...Read less.

"Nice and Clean"

Miss A Rhodes - Stayed with friends, Aug 2016

23/08/2016

We decided last minute to stay here and we are glad we chose this park. Although we were near the area where there was an issue with sewage so we would get a waft of a certain smell every so often,......Read more.

We decided last minute to stay here and we are glad we chose this park. Although we were near the area where there was an issue with sewage so we would get a waft of a certain smell every so often, it didn't ruin the weekend. The play area was great for the children and the wash facilities were clean and friendly.

Definitely go again...Read less.

"Novice campers"

Mrs R Stonier - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

23/08/2016

This is only the 2nd time we've been camping, and we are certainly fair weather campers, we left it until 2 days before to get an idea of what the weather forcast would be like before we booked, and......Read more.

This is only the 2nd time we've been camping, and we are certainly fair weather campers, we left it until 2 days before to get an idea of what the weather forcast would be like before we booked, and Riddings Wood was one of a few places that had availability at short notice in the summer holidays. We weren't let down however though, the site is very well maintained, the wash facilities were fab, the toilets were clean and tidy, the showers good, although a shame you have to pay for them really.

The children loved the play area and the freedom, the onsite warden went around during the evening when a family near by had music still playing at 10pm and asked them to turn it down and keep the noise down.

I would definitely recommend riddings wood, and we will be back in the future....Read less.

"Happy campers"

Anonymous - Stayed with partner, Aug 2016

22/08/2016

Great staff.

Is quiet after 11pm

Clean facilities

Shame about the smell. Otherwise brilliant camp site

Thank you

"Numbered pitches."

Mr J Taylor - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

19/08/2016

Numbered pitches would have been appreciated on arrival as the site was very busy.

"our stay at Riddings"

Mr M Brooke - Stayed with partner, Aug 2016

19/08/2016

Brilliant site nice staff only small problem was the gas pipes in the bottom corner behind the trees

"Happy"

Mr M Mallard - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

18/08/2016

Great little park well looked after and clean and tidy defo stay there again

"Would definately recommend"

Mrs L Eaton - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

18/08/2016

The number of showers was disappointing however both toilets and showers were kept clean at all times.

I would request a different pitch next time as we were pitched right next to the toilet block......Read more.

The number of showers was disappointing however both toilets and showers were kept clean at all times.

I would request a different pitch next time as we were pitched right next to the toilet block and was woken up at 7am each morning as very noisy....Read less.

"Riddings Wood"

Mr A Sutulic - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

18/08/2016

Staff were extremely helpful and friendly. The site is a new site but it is already at a good standard and I was told that future improvements are planned. The popularity of the site puts pressure on......Read more.

Staff were extremely helpful and friendly. The site is a new site but it is already at a good standard and I was told that future improvements are planned. The popularity of the site puts pressure on the washroom facilities at peak times and there can be a small queue for the showers.

The site is close to a range of local shops and amenities and gives easy access to the Peak District National Park....Read less.

"Disappointed"

Anonymous - Stayed with partner, Aug 2016

18/08/2016

Being in the middle of awood expected wild life didn't even see a bird .camp on a hill side and with loose graval found it hard to park caravan and drive it off.Alot of noise at night from teenagers ......Read more.

Being in the middle of awood expected wild life didn't even see a bird .camp on a hill side and with loose graval found it hard to park caravan and drive it off.Alot of noise at night from teenagers on bikes. People with music . Only one lot of grey water and chemical disposals near to shower block with how many the site holds is no where near enough. Won't use this site again....Read less.

"Review"

Miss M Ralph - Stayed with friends, Aug 2016

18/08/2016

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"Nice break"

Mrs P Smith - Stayed with friends, Aug 2016

18/08/2016

Nice views, staff friendly and helpful, tidy site. Through no fault of theirs our Sat Nav took us through a residential area with cars parked both sides, a little scary with caravan!!! Site is......Read more.

Nice views, staff friendly and helpful, tidy site. Through no fault of theirs our Sat Nav took us through a residential area with cars parked both sides, a little scary with caravan!!! Site is sloping. Only 2 showers for each sex which wasn't a problem through the week, but come Friday the site was really busy so big queues. One of the barriers was broken the whole 4 days we were there so site not secure. There was an unpleasant odour for the whole of our stay which we presumed was the drains. Apart from that we had a very pleasant stay. The local pub was very friendly, food is plentiful and realistically priced, though only serve Thurs to Sun....Read less.

"Safe & secure in a wooded beauty spot!"

Mrs D Smith - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

18/08/2016

We just wanted somewhere on the doorstep to go and try out our new motorhome with our 4 year old grandson! so less than 3 miles from home... what a little haven! we felt very safe & secure with all......Read more.

We just wanted somewhere on the doorstep to go and try out our new motorhome with our 4 year old grandson! so less than 3 miles from home... what a little haven! we felt very safe & secure with all the cameras etc. Excellent clean facilities....Read less.

"first ever camping trip"

Mrs L Firth - Stayed with friends, Aug 2016

14/08/2016

Loved our first ever camping trip x

"Lovely stay"

Anonymous - Stayed with friends, Aug 2016

13/08/2016

Excellent campsite. All facilities well maintained and clean. Shower block very nice although 2 showers are not enough for the size of the camp. £1 is quite expensive to pay for a shower and my......Read more.

Excellent campsite. All facilities well maintained and clean. Shower block very nice although 2 showers are not enough for the size of the camp. £1 is quite expensive to pay for a shower and my shower was stone cold. Staff very welcoming and friendly. Playground very good....Read less.

"Family taster night"

Mr T Norbury - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

11/08/2016

Visited for 1 night last Saturday, (seemed like the busiest day for the site) was greeted by lovely helpful staff and placed near the blocks so easily accessible with our toddlers. What a beautiful......Read more.

Visited for 1 night last Saturday, (seemed like the busiest day for the site) was greeted by lovely helpful staff and placed near the blocks so easily accessible with our toddlers. What a beautiful clean site. We are now booking for another weekend soon....Read less.

"Lovely friendly quiet place to stay!"

Mrs E Langley - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

11/08/2016

Could do with a shop for your essentials.

"Great campsite, good clean facilities, friendly helpful staff"

Mrs C Wilford - Stayed with partner, Aug 2016

11/08/2016

Will definitely return

"Family of 3"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Aug 2016

09/08/2016

A good Park with great toilets, showers and wash up area. One issue was the bollards that we were given a code for on entry but we're never closed. The main problem that did ruin our stay and may not......Read more.

A good Park with great toilets, showers and wash up area. One issue was the bollards that we were given a code for on entry but we're never closed. The main problem that did ruin our stay and may not return was the smell, at all times of the day there was an awful smell of sewage. If these issues are resolved, we would definitely return....Read less.

"Ok for a stopover"

Anonymous - Stayed with friends, Aug 2016

08/08/2016

Unfortunately we found bins were overflowing, bad smell adjacent to toilet block.

Lots of noise from a group on lower camping field.

Hard standing was on steep slope even our chocks weren't high......Read more.

Unfortunately we found bins were overflowing, bad smell adjacent to toilet block.

Lots of noise from a group on lower camping field.

Hard standing was on steep slope even our chocks weren't high enough to level van.

Wasnt for us to be honest

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"Very dissatisfied of the site facility's and pitches"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Jul 2016

08/08/2016

The pitches were not level unless you paid extra, had to pay for showers and the lack of staff to keep site clean from the day we arrived the bins were overflowing and they did not get emptied in the......Read more.

The pitches were not level unless you paid extra, had to pay for showers and the lack of staff to keep site clean from the day we arrived the bins were overflowing and they did not get emptied in the 4 days we stayed. Glad to we will not return....Read less.

"Busy"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Jul 2016

07/08/2016

Tents far too close together. Pitches poorly demarcated. Toilet block stinks and can be smelled all over the site. Cold showers that had a long queue.

"Feedback"

Mrs H Stoddart - Stayed with friends, Jul 2016

06/08/2016

Not enough showers. 2 showers for over 100 people joke -

No shop on site

Surroundings areas sre not good

"Review of campsite"

Mr R Abbott - Stayed with family, Jul 2016

05/08/2016

Toilet facilities very good .

Camp site was on a hill and if you stay in a tent you find yourself always edging down hill when asleep .

Wardens were having full on argument with another camper during......Read more.

Toilet facilities very good .

Camp site was on a hill and if you stay in a tent you find yourself always edging down hill when asleep .

Wardens were having full on argument with another camper during stay in front of children .... Not very professional should have gone in office , it went on for a good 15-20 mins and there was a lot of swearing....Read less.

"Riddings stay"

Mrs C Bonini - Stayed with family, Jul 2016

05/08/2016

We were pleased with the riddings site, it was very easy to find and the person in reception was very friendly. As we had children they asked if we would like to be near the park, perfect! We were......Read more.

We were pleased with the riddings site, it was very easy to find and the person in reception was very friendly. As we had children they asked if we would like to be near the park, perfect! We were shown to our pitch and we set up. We had a great weekend here (despite the slopey pitch wherw we ended up sliding down our beds every night :-)

On our last night there was abit of an argument between a few campers and I wasn't very impressed worth how the femaolbqardeb handled it, she was very unprofessional shouting at one of the campers which is why I haven't given a very high rating for staff friendliness but to be fair the other people were lovely...Read less.

"lovely campsite Lovely staff!!"

Mr M Marron - Stayed with family, Jul 2016

04/08/2016

we really enjoyed our stay at riddings wood and shall be back soon, we was made to feel so welcome and even my two sheepdogs were spoilt by lots of fuss!! the facilities were very clean and the......Read more.

we really enjoyed our stay at riddings wood and shall be back soon, we was made to feel so welcome and even my two sheepdogs were spoilt by lots of fuss!! the facilities were very clean and the children's playground was fab too!! thank you to all the staff for making our stay such a lovely one!!...Read less.

"We enjoyed our visit."

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Jul 2016

04/08/2016

clean campsite

"Lovely site"

Mr K Weddle - Stayed with partner, Jul 2016

04/08/2016

Wardens excellent,very clean site,definitely be back

"Nikki"

Miss N Colclough - Stayed with friends, Jul 2016

02/08/2016

It was a lovely little site but we had a tent pitch with no electric which seemed to be the furthest from the toilet facilities plus water tap was also there.

"LACK OF SHOWERS"

Mrs J Pankhurst - Stayed with family, Jul 2016

02/08/2016

PARK WAS VERY CLEAN, ONLY PROBLEM WAS THE PARK WAS VERY BUSY AND THERE WERE ONLY 2 SHOWERS IN THE LADIES TOILET BLOCK.

"Perfect one night stop-off on a long journey home."

Ms F Lewis - Stayed with family, Jul 2016

01/08/2016

Lovely campsite, even when full to bursting on the first weekend of the school summer holidays. Facilities are modern and well-looked after, as is the site generally. On-site staff were extremely......Read more.

Lovely campsite, even when full to bursting on the first weekend of the school summer holidays. Facilities are modern and well-looked after, as is the site generally. On-site staff were extremely helpful and welcoming....Read less.

"First time at riddingswood"

Mrs E Sherratt - Stayed with family, Jul 2016

31/07/2016

Would definitely visit again :) Xx

"riddings wood review"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Jul 2016

29/07/2016

Good site although no where near enough showers and washing up facilities. Just 4 showers and 2 sinks on a busy school holiday weekend. Always a queue. Kids enjoyed the park.

"Very well kept site with very hard working, helpful & friendly grounds man thanks for a great comfortable stay"

Anonymous - Stayed with partner, Jul 2016

29/07/2016

Thank you

"Wonderful weekend"

Mrs A Lincoln - Stayed with family, Jul 2016

28/07/2016

Great campsite my only complaint is that there were only 2 showers in each block. No where near enough for the size of the site!

"Excellent clean campsite"

Mr M Pritchard - Stayed with family, Jul 2016

28/07/2016

We chose this site as it wasn't a million miles away and after speaking to Sue on reception decided to book for 13 of us (family and friends ) upon arrival we were greeted with a lovely view of the......Read more.

We chose this site as it wasn't a million miles away and after speaking to Sue on reception decided to book for 13 of us (family and friends ) upon arrival we were greeted with a lovely view of the campsite, after being shown to our pitches we were not bothered again by anyone and got on with our weekend away..the bottom of the campsite is ideal if you have children as they have installed a brilliant play area for children and you can see it from all angles. Also the toilets and showers look very new as well and are some of the cleanest and nicest we have seen on campsites...well done guys and see you again soon !!...Read less.

"not great for a new site"

Mrs K White - Stayed with family, Jul 2016

28/07/2016

Tent pitches all on a slope not great .

£1 for a 10 minute shower in a dirty shower which flooded on to the floor and either freezes you or burns you !! not great especially not for small......Read more.

Tent pitches all on a slope not great .

£1 for a 10 minute shower in a dirty shower which flooded on to the floor and either freezes you or burns you !! not great especially not for small children

Over flowing bins with no recycling facility or that we found

kids play area was lovely and I am sure if you went when the site was empty you may fair ok if you can forgive the sloping pitches think they need more staff and a bit more practice and dealing with busy times .

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"Great couple run it"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, Jul 2016

28/07/2016

Thank you so much to the wonderful couple who live on site for looking after us so well x c

"Peaceful Setting"

Mr F Williamson - Stayed Jul 2016

28/07/2016

This park is in a beautiful setting and run by a warm and friendly team. It is surround by trees on three side with fantastic views over the valley that falls away from the site. I have used this......Read more.

This park is in a beautiful setting and run by a warm and friendly team. It is surround by trees on three side with fantastic views over the valley that falls away from the site. I have used this site in November and December and the washing facilities are always very warm so not unpleasant taking showers etc. The caravan pitches all offer hard standing and are generous in size, The camping pitches all look to be of a good size. This campsite is now a very popular location and deservedly so. I will be making return visits....Read less.

"Very good"

Mr A Freeth - Stayed with partner, Jun 2016

27/07/2016

A very good site ideal for a stop over while travelling on the M1 either north or south

"Sue and Stuart"

Mrs H Gaskell - Stayed with partner, Jul 2016

26/07/2016

We had a lovely six nights at the sight. We stayed ther as we were touring around Derbyshire. The two wardens Sue and Stuart were amazingly helpful and we had a few good times together. If it wasn't......Read more.

We had a lovely six nights at the sight. We stayed ther as we were touring around Derbyshire. The two wardens Sue and Stuart were amazingly helpful and we had a few good times together. If it wasn't for their very hard work the site wouldn't be as good as it is. The only down side was that they need help as its a busy place but on saying this the place was spotless....Read less.

"Riddings Wood camp site"

Anonymous - Stayed with partner, Jul 2016

25/07/2016

Well organised and managed camp site

"Excellent friendly site with spotless showers and toilets"

Mr N Fenwick - Stayed with family, Jul 2016

20/07/2016

Only stopped for a night. Nice friendly welcome and was very impressed by the cleanliness of the facilities. Would definitely use again if in the area.

"Showers and levelling"

Anonymous - Stayed with family, May 2016

20/07/2016

Our visit to this site was spoilt by the cost for the use of showers. The website is not clear that showers are £1 a time. As a family with 5 children this adds significantly to the cost per night......Read more.

Our visit to this site was spoilt by the cost for the use of showers. The website is not clear that showers are £1 a time. As a family with 5 children this adds significantly to the cost per night which is otherwise good value.

It is also worth noting that the hard standing pitches slope quite a lot so you will need some blocks for levelling.

Children's play area is great and was well used by our children....Read less.

"Camping with Youth Group"

Anonymous - Stayed with friends, Jul 2016

18/07/2016

We took a group of nine teenagers from our local youth group to Riddings Wood for a weekend away, and were very impressed by the quality of the facilities and the cleanliness of the amenities. The......Read more.

We took a group of nine teenagers from our local youth group to Riddings Wood for a weekend away, and were very impressed by the quality of the facilities and the cleanliness of the amenities. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, and the sense of community at the campsite was palpable. The teenagers in particular enjoyed the free wifi through the campsite. The only thing I would recommend is that they advertise the charge for shower use - a completely reasonable charge, but it would have been nice to know to have a stack of pound coins at the ready! All in all, a great trip....Read less.

"First impression"

Mrs W Barnes - Stayed with partner, Jul 2016

17/07/2016

When we first arrived at the park we were greeted with very friendly welcome by both members of staff & taken to our pitch & everything explained to us in detail.

We were with a motor home & also......Read more.

When we first arrived at the park we were greeted with very friendly welcome by both members of staff & taken to our pitch & everything explained to us in detail.

We were with a motor home & also brought our car due to having to visit a sick relative whilst in the area . The pitch was a little small for both vehicles but we have been assured that next time if we bring the car we will get a longer pitch.

The pitch was excellent value for the money with everything we needed on hand. We were a little worried when all the tents had arrived whilst we were out on Saturday we thought we were in for a sleepless night but all the noise had stopped by 11pm which was amazing to say how many people were on the park.

The husband & wife team ( sorry forgotten their names) were wonderful couldn't do enough for us always checking to see if were ok & they are real asset to your park.

Thank you a very good stay.

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"Long weekend"

Mr R Milne - Stayed with partner, Jun 2016

16/07/2016

I had the pleasure of spending a long weekend at Riddings Wood and could not speak highly enough of the site and the beauty of it's surrounding area. If you like the open outdoors of varying vista......Read more.

I had the pleasure of spending a long weekend at Riddings Wood and could not speak highly enough of the site and the beauty of it's surrounding area. If you like the open outdoors of varying vista and epic proportions, there's spades of it and if you like picturesque towns and villages there's none better than the surrounding area. Above all the staff couldn't have been more helpful or diligent in their care for the facilities and the site users. Thank you for a great weekend : )...Read less.

"The people who manage the park"

Mr R Day - Stayed with partner, Jul 2016

15/07/2016

Sus and Stuart are the nicest people and very hard working couple ,credit to the park.

"Beautiful site. Kids luvd it."

Miss T Wilford - Stayed with family, Jul 2016

15/07/2016

On arrival staff were really nice.

Took us straight to our pitch, which was infront of the playground. (Camping) = bonus. Kids were straight from under our feet so we could get set up. A little bit......Read more.

On arrival staff were really nice.

Took us straight to our pitch, which was infront of the playground. (Camping) = bonus. Kids were straight from under our feet so we could get set up. A little bit hilly but didn't bother us. Had a lot of rain over our weekend, still had an amazing time. But noticed when it stopped raining

The ground didn't seem too soaked, guessing this is due to being on the hill. Toilet shower blocks were fab. £1 for 10 mins easier worth it. Meaning no long que's for showering. Caravan club was there when we were. Provided some entertainment which was good. Thanks for a great weekend. We

Would definitely come back. :-) xx...Read less.

"a big welcome and very helpful staff great play facilites and felt safe for kids"

Mr K Riley - Stayed with family, Jul 2016

14/07/2016

We all enjoyed a few days here, great owners and very helpful. We struggled a bit to pitch our trailer tent on a slope but we were late booking and had to have what was left some of the other pitches......Read more.

We all enjoyed a few days here, great owners and very helpful. We struggled a bit to pitch our trailer tent on a slope but we were late booking and had to have what was left some of the other pitches were flatter .Toilet and shower blocks were immaculate and spacious even though sowers cost a pound . It was little noisy one night when we were there as there was a caravan club meeting and had a disco but we enjoyed listening to music and didn't finish too late I imagine it is normally quiet. A lot of the pitches look towards the playground so we could relax by our tent and sill keep an eye on the 5 children with us . no shop on site,which is a bonus sometimes as the last time we camped the shop sold lots of rubbishy kids toys and the kids were wanting to get them all the time but there is coop nearby with a chippy opposite and a couple of pubs one is the only thatched pub in derbyshire but we were disapointed that they only serve food thursday to saturday and we were hoping to visit for sunday lunch .All in all a good little site and a great base for exploring derbyshire....Read less.

"First time here."

Mr M Cole - Stayed with partner, Jun 2016

12/07/2016

Loved the site and it was very well run. The pitches though should have a higher amp on the hook up. We will be back soon.

"Lovely site"

Mr G Rhodehouse - Stayed with friends, Jul 2016

08/07/2016

Great camp site with very clean wash facilities. Staff are friendly as well, can't do enough for you. Kids loved the park and surrounding woods, although came back very muddy!!!! All in all 10/10......Read more.

Great camp site with very clean wash facilities. Staff are friendly as well, can't do enough for you. Kids loved the park and surrounding woods, although came back very muddy!!!! All in all 10/10 would recommend....Read less.

"first impressions"

Mrs Y Quainton - Stayed with partner, Jun 2016

07/07/2016

A1+++++++

"Good site, not keen on location"

Mrs J Davies - Stayed with friends, Jul 2016

07/07/2016

The campsite was lovely and staff very nice. Disappointed with location and pubs/eating places local to site. Thought the site was more rural than it was.

"Clean and friendly"

Mr T Brooks - Stayed with partner, Jul 2016

07/07/2016

This park is very well kept, with clean facilities. The staff are extremely helpful and friendly. Wifi is poor at the bottom of the field however, not worth mentioning as camping so wouldn't expect......Read more.

This park is very well kept, with clean facilities. The staff are extremely helpful and friendly. Wifi is poor at the bottom of the field however, not worth mentioning as camping so wouldn't expect any!...Read less.

"Lovely park but not tolerant of group bookings"

Anonymous - Stayed with friends, Jul 2016

07/07/2016

This was a very tidy and pleasant park. The toilet facilities were always clean, however it could do with more showers and it's a bit off putting having to pay for them. It could do with a few more......Read more.

This was a very tidy and pleasant park. The toilet facilities were always clean, however it could do with more showers and it's a bit off putting having to pay for them. It could do with a few more pot washing sinks also. It would also be handy to have a smaller toilet block further down the camping field, it was a treck walking up the hill to the toilet, especially for the children!

The new playground was a real treat for the children and kept them entertained throughout the weekend. The staff were very friendly and always helpful. Although it was reassuring that they did not tolerate noise after 11pm, two groups were kicked off site after the first night. Neither of the groups disturbed us and one of the groups were asked to leave on account of them being a group of young lads. We felt that this was most unfair and our feelings were that the Management were not very tolerant, and I doubt I would return for this reason....Read less.

"Great little find"

Mrs T Plumtree - Stayed with partner, Jul 2016

07/07/2016

Fantastic site, staff really helpful and friendl.. Facilities kept spotless and clea..

Will definitely return soon

A+++

"June 2016"

Mr J Payne - Stayed with partner, Jun 2016

05/07/2016

Pretty fine, could do with a seat in the showers for putting clothes on and for getting dressed.

"Very nice location BUT!"

Mr F Hazeldine - Stayed with partner, Jun 2016

04/07/2016

The Park is in a clearing in the woods and is very picturesque, and children safe with there own play area that can be viewed from almost anywhere in the park. But it is a steep site, and no one......Read more.

The Park is in a clearing in the woods and is very picturesque, and children safe with there own play area that can be viewed from almost anywhere in the park. But it is a steep site, and no one thought to install any drains for when it "RAINS" which in this country it tend to do quite often. So if you find your pitch at the bottom of the site beware. It rained quite hard during our stay and we had a stream flowing through our awning, no fish in it though. Last but not least the person who designed an gray water disposal point off the floor has never been Camping or Caravaning....Read less.

"Overall - recommended!"

Mrs S Thomas - Stayed with family, Jun 2016

30/06/2016

Very friendly and helpful staff makes you feel welcome as soon as you arrive. The site is a relaxed and friendly family environment, fully enclosed and great for children. Perfect if you just want to......Read more.

Very friendly and helpful staff makes you feel welcome as soon as you arrive. The site is a relaxed and friendly family environment, fully enclosed and great for children. Perfect if you just want to relax BBQ and let the kids run free.

Feedback to the staff: A few more hooks in the showers and around the washbasins would help, and when young people camp and party (very welcome) put them at the very bottom of the site as far away from families as possible, then any inappropriate language/behaviour is less likely to offend....Read less.

"Camping weekend"

Mr G Butler - Stayed with family, Jun 2016

30/06/2016

Lovely site for first camping trip, never saw little man due to great play area felt safe and secure

"Nice site."

Mr M Cox - Stayed with family, Jun 2016

30/06/2016

Value for money. Nice and clean. Helpful staff.

"Brilliant few days away"

Mrs N Stevenson - Stayed with family, Jun 2016

30/06/2016

We loved staying the boys was very happy with the park and the woodland walks!! Defo stay again and the best thing was it wasn't far from home the shower block and toilets was so clean real wow......Read more.

We loved staying the boys was very happy with the park and the woodland walks!! Defo stay again and the best thing was it wasn't far from home the shower block and toilets was so clean real wow factor play ground was really good kept the boys entertained for hours,...Read less.

"Great site, Great people and Great weather (mostly )"

Mr D Morley - Stayed Jun 2016

29/06/2016

I initially booked for 3 nights but stayed a 4th because the weather was so good (unfortunately it rained all day and night !!).

The site was immaculate and the staff really friendly. The......Read more.

I initially booked for 3 nights but stayed a 4th because the weather was so good (unfortunately it rained all day and night !!).

The site was immaculate and the staff really friendly. The entrance drive is pink granite which is lethal under 2 wheels...motorcyclists beware!!!! Fortunately the drive is quite short and with a foot on the ground it's manageable.

I will definitely be returning....Read less.

"Spot on"

Mrs N Beldham - Stayed with partner, Jun 2016

26/06/2016

This was a spontaneous last minute booking using the 'pitch up' app. It was really straight forward to book and arrival was just as easy when we were greeted by the really friendly owners on arrival.......Read more.

This was a spontaneous last minute booking using the 'pitch up' app. It was really straight forward to book and arrival was just as easy when we were greeted by the really friendly owners on arrival. They couldn't have been more helpful. We just stayed on night so didn't make full use of all the facilities but they looked great. We ate at a pub nearby which was just a short walk away. We couldn't fault this site....Read less.

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