Glamping holidays in the Peak District, Derbyshire

Unique hand-made pod cabins located within walking distance of Carsington Water in the Derbyshire Dales.

Weekend 2 nights from £170 + more price options

  • Venue: Campsite


  • Dogs Welcome
  • Child Friendly
  • Adults Only
  • Accessible
  • Camp Fires Allowed
  • Large Groups
  • Hot Tub Onsite
  • Social Distancing


  • Onsite Pub The Knockerdown Inn
  • Next to Carsington Water
  • Water Sports, Cycling, Walking
  • Groups can book whole site

Social distancing available at EcoPod Holidays

All our staff have completed a Coronavirus reopening following lockdown online course delivered by CPL learning – manager – ready to serve Taking Proactive Action course
to identify signs of coronavirus.

Hopefully we will be able to open again spring 2021...!

About EcoPod Holidays

Choose from five bespoke EcoPods, fully insulated each with own log burner, hot shower, mini kitchen, compost toilet, music playing and phone charging facilities. A glamping experience you will enjoy.

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  • Train Carriages
  • Yurts
Glamping holidays in the Peak District, Derbyshire, Central England - EcoPod Holidays


5 units. Each unit sleeps 4

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Glamping holidays in the Peak District, Derbyshire, Central England - EcoPod Holidays

Squirts (small yurts)

2 units. Each unit sleeps 2

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Onsite facilities

  • Bar
  • Parking
  • Play Area
  • Restaurant
  • Sports Field
  • Wi-Fi

We have an exclusive one acre field in the grounds of the Knockerdown Inn. There is a central communal fire with seating, a willow dome with Giant Jenga and Swing ball table tennis and a children's games room with board games.

Shared facilities

  • Campfire
  • Toilets
  • Washing Up Area

Private facilities

  • BBQ
  • Campfire
  • Kitchen - Inside
  • Picnic Tables
  • Showers

Brackendale Day Spa is just over the road and offers a day spa with a pool and sauna, along side holistic and beauty treatments. They specialise in double treatments so that you can come along with your friend, partner or family member to catch up while relaxing and being pampered. https://www.brackendaledayspa.co.uk/

Eco features

  • Compost Loos
  • Off-Grid
  • Recycling
  • Solar Power
  • Sustainability
  • Upcycling

Many places describe themselves as 'eco' - but we really are! Our cabins are built out of largely reclaimed materials with sheepswool insulation to keep you cosy. They are fully solar powered and leave no trace if removed. Just what a truly eco cabin should be!

What To Bring

  • Bedding
  • Bikes
  • Duvets
  • Food & Drink
  • Sheets
  • Torches
  • Towels
  • Wellies

Despite our glorious English weather it's always a good idea to bring thick socks and wellies - just in case!


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  • Countryside
  • Hillside
  • Lakeside
  • Rural
  • Wilderness
  • Woodland


  • Alton Towers 18 miles
  • Ashbourne 6 miles
  • Bakewell 12 miles
  • Chatsworth House 15 miles
  • Dove Dale 11 miles
  • Gulliver's Kingdom 7 miles
  • Matlock 8 miles
  • Speedwell Cavern 27 miles
  • The Heights of Abraham 7 miles
  • Wirksworth 4 miles

Onsite activities

  • Indoor Play Area

Activities nearby

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Geocaching
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sightseeing
  • Walking

Walk from the site to Carsington Water, it has everything you need for a great day out - and best of all most facilities are free! Paid activities include windsurfing, paddle boarding, canoeing, rowing and many more. There are various special family and nature events throughout the year - see the Carsington Water website for up to date information. On site boutique shops provide interest, and there is an excellent cafe, restaurant and ice cream shop.


  • Midweek 1 night Contact owner
  • Midweek 2 nights £170 - £198
  • Midweek 3 nights £180 - £240
  • Midweek 4 nights Contact owner
  • Midweek 5 nights Contact owner
  • Weekend 2 nights £170 - £198
  • Weekend 3 nights £225 - £270
  • Weekly 7 nights £450 - £540


  • Bedding per stay £10
  • Dog per stay £20
  • Fire wood per night £10
  • Horse riding per night £20
  • Local Salad bags per night £3
  • Rock climbing per night £30

Notes about prices

To check uptodate availability and prices please visit our website from the link at the bottom of the page. For Group bookings, Team building groups, Birthday parties or special occasions please give me a call. Many thanks Craig Banks 07929 616282.

Cancellation policy

a. In the event of a cancellation more than 6 weeks before the commencement of the stay, the deposit, 50% of the rental amount will be payable, and non-refundable. b. In the event of cancellation within 6 weeks before the start of the stay, the entire rental amount will be payable.


The information and photos in this listing were supplied by Craig Banks, the owner/manager of EcoPod Holidays.

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