What to Pack When Spotting Wildlife: A Camping Checklist

Camping is the perfect trip to immerse yourself in the great outdoors. Better yet, you’ll be surrounded by local wildlife - what’s better than waking up to the sound of chirping birds? For those more serious about spotting wildlife, there are a few important things that you can pack to enhance your camping experience and get one step closer to nature. Here are some items you don’t want to miss off [...]

By |2022-05-10T08:56:46+01:00May 10th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Things to do this summer near Buxton

The long-awaited opening up is finally happening, with the remaining covid restrictions in England to end on the 19th July. In this post we take a look at what you can do locally when you come to stay with us at Knotlow Farm caravan and campsite... On the Farm We are expecting a litter of Oxford Sandy Black ( a rare breed) piglets any day now. Look out on our Instagram [...]

By |2021-07-13T12:09:17+01:00July 13th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

What’s happening locally this week!

If you’re staying at Knotlow Farm this month, there’s loads of interesting local events you can take part in. How about the Chesterfield Motor Fest? That’s from 08.00-16.00 on Saturday the 18th August right in Chesterfield town centre and entry is free. There’ll be fantastic examples of cherished cars from every decade, American cars, supercars, you name it. And did you know that Derbyshire people tend to call their family car [...]

By |2021-04-23T09:07:55+01:00August 13th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

A walk down Lathkill Dale

The start of Lathkill Dale isn’t far from Knotlow Farm. We decided to take advantage of the gorgeous weather we’ve been having lately, take a small break from work on the farm and go for a walk. Taking a route through our back pasture we entered one of the many pretty little lanes, contained by the drystone walls that abound in this area and make walking anywhere such a pleasure. Gaps [...]

By |2018-07-02T19:09:05+01:00July 2nd, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Carnival time!

Have you thought about timing your stay at Knotlow Farm to coincide with one of the area’s best local events, Buxton or Bakewell carnival? Bakewell carnival Bakewell carnival lights up this historic golden stone market town with colour and celebration on Saturday 7th July, while in Buxton the carnival takes place on Saturday the 14th, after a week of well dressing festivities. Bakewell carnival is described as the biggest in the [...]

By |2018-07-02T05:42:09+01:00July 2nd, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Valentine’s Day glamping in Derbyshire

Ahh, Valentine’s Day; the day to celebrate LOVE. Here at Knotlow Farm, we have new Dorper lambs skipping in the straw and the snow has melted, leaving everywhere fresh and cool and browny green, with the leaves of snowdrops sticking out of the bank behind the glamping pods like small green spears. Spring is just round the corner. If you’re staying with us here at Knotlow Farm, you could celebrate Valentine’s [...]

By |2018-02-03T20:36:50+00:00February 3rd, 2018|Things to do|0 Comments

Glamping in Derbyshire at Christmas: what to do

Glamping in Derbyshire is looking festive already. Christmas is approaching rapidly and the farm and campsite are both looking very seasonal under a fall of fresh snow. Our beautiful cedar and spruce camping pods are proving very popular to people wanting to take a winter holiday glamping in Derbyshire! They’re cosy and make the perfect base for anyone wanting to explore Derbyshire’s winter attractions. And since each one of our camping [...]

By |2017-12-12T15:18:38+00:00December 12th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Visit Chatsworth House for Christmas

It’s Christmas at Chatsworth House in the Peak District National Park – just 15 minutes’ drive from Knotlow Farm B&B. Because we love visiting the great house ourselves, we thought we’d give you the run-down on what to expect when you go! Chatsworth Christmas Market runs from 17 November 2017–5 December 2017, Monday to Friday, 10am to 5.30pm, and Saturday–Sunday from 10am to 6pm. There are over 100 market stalls at [...]

By |2017-11-18T18:43:28+00:00November 18th, 2017|Local events, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Local events near Knotlow Farm…

Local events - Chatsworth Country Fair Don't miss Chatsworth Country Fair this weekend! Held in the grounds of Chatsworth House, of Pride & Prejudice fame, this is one of the country's best annual outdoor countryside events. There's lots to do and see for both children and adults, from stalls, competitions and demonstrations through to the exciting and entertaining activities taking place in the grand ring. Dancing diggers and motorcycle stunts are [...]

By |2017-08-31T21:41:50+01:00March 23rd, 2017|Local events|0 Comments