packhorse farm tansley matlock

Packhorse Farm
Tansley, Matlock

Byron & Susan Haynes,
Packhorse Farm, Tansley,
Matlock, Derbyshire. DE4 5LF.

Tel/Fax: (+44)(0)1629 580950

Packhorse Farm Camp Site

Camping accommodation close to Matlock

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If you are looking for an electric hookup for the 2015 season look no further than Packhouse Farm. We now have 44 pitches with electric hookup.
Please note that these pitches can also be let without hookup!
packhorse farm camp site view

Amidst some of Derbyshire's most beautiful scenery, this secluded camp site enjoys panoramic views towards Riber Castle from its peaceful position.

view of campsite

Packhorse Farm is situated 1½ miles out of Tansley village and is an excellent base from which to explore the Peak District. It is only 2½ miles from Matlock town centre and a 20 minute car ride from Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall.

view of campsite

Walking, cycling and horse-riding are available locally. Tansley village has 3 public houses, all of which accept children.

packhorse farm camp site

plan of packhorse farm campsite
Our camp site is set within 50 acres on level, well maintained ground and has room for up to 50 tent pitches. 44 pitches have electric hook-ups. There is a centrally heated toilet block with hot and cold running water, hair driers and hand driers and free hot showers. There is a separate pot washing area.

The site is open all year round.

New toilet block 

Fantastic new facilities for campers at Packhorse Farm were opened in March 2008, including seven showers, six toilets and separate wash cubicles for privacy. Electric sockets provided for hair straighteners and charging mobile phone. Disabled and baby changing facilities also available.

toilet block

toilets interiror


Site charges per night: (2015)

Camping (including 2 people) 
1 or 2 night stay -  £18.00 per night
3 or more nights stay - £15.00 per night

Extra Adults ..........................£5.50
Children up to 15 years..........£3.00
Children aged 5 or under..........Free

Dogs (by arrangement only) .....£2.00
Extra car...................................£2.00
Electric hook-up ......................£4.00
Hire of connecting cable ...........£2.00
(deposit required)

Bank Holiday Weekends Only
Camping (including 2 people)  ............£20
All other charges remain the same

Terms and Conditions

  1. All payments received are non-refundable.
  2. Campers must leave the site by 12 noon on vacation day, unless permission is given for an extended stay, which would be chargeable.
  3. Your booking constitutes a legal contact.
  4. Anyone found to be causing malicious damage to any part of the campsite or farm would be asked to leave immediately with no refund on fees paid.
  5. All visitors must report to reception before going onto the site
  6. Any day visitors must be agreed by prior arrangement with the owners
  7. We accept payment by all major types of credit/debit card at no additional charge

How to Find Us

Directions from Matlock

From the town centre roundabout go straight over the the A615 signposted Alfreton and the M1. You will then see the signs for Chesaterfield A632. Turn left into  Lime Tree Road and climb out of Matlock for 2.5 miles. You will pass Matlock Golf Course on your left. The next sign will be Tansley/Packhorse Farm tourist sign telling you to turn right into Lant lane. Travel down Lant Lane until you see the Packhorse Farm sign on the first right turn into Foxholes Lane. We are the fourth entrance on the right.

Directions from the M1

Leave the M1 motorway at Junction 28, and take the A38 to Alfreton. The A615 Tansley sign is the first turn on your left after leaving the roundabout. Continue on this road for 4 miles until you see the Tavern at Tansley pub on your right hand side. Take the next right turn into Church Street. Our signboard is on the junction to help you. Continue on the same road for a mile passing a dairy farm on your left. At the next crossroads follow the sign telling you to turn left. The next crossroads makes up our entrance.
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Local Information

Byron & Susan Haynes,
Packhorse Farm, Tansley,
Matlock, Derbyshire. DE4 5LF.
Tel/Fax: (+44)(0)1629 580950