The glamping site is situated in open countryside 3 miles from Ashover, on the edge of the Peak District and within easy travelling to a range of local heritage and visitor attractions!  We are a dog friendly site and ask all guests to adhere to our no smoking policy on site.

Here are nearby places you can stop for a quick bite to eat, or refuel after a nice long walk:

 Ashover - 3 Miles Caudwell Mill - 5.5 Miles
 Bakewell - 8 Miles Masson & Arkwright Mills - 6.5 Miles
 Buxton - 13 Miles Stainsby Mill - 9.5 Miles
 Chesterfield - 4 Miles Barrow Hill Round House - 9.5 Miles
 Matlock - 5 Miles Cresswell Crags - 19 Miles
 Matlock Bath - 6 Miles Oldest Industrial Chimney - 0.5 Miles
 Peak shopping Village - 5 Miles World War 2 Plane Crash Site - 0.3 Miles

Map of a circular Walk from Ernest's Retreat - Printed copy available on site just ask.

Local Walks

Ernests Retreat is situated 4 miles west of Chesterfield on the edge of the Peak District. We have an enviable location great for walkers and sightseers!

Direct access from the glamping site there is a great range of local footpath walks including  access to the Chesterfield Round Walk, details of a lovely local round walk from the village of Ashover can be found below:

 Ashover - Local Walk

Further afield but within easy distance are many more trails suitable for walking and cycling:

  • Five Pitts Trail - 3.5 Miles
  • Monsall Trail & Cycle Hire -  9 Miles
  • High Peak Trail - 10 Miles
  • Tissington Trail - 19 Miles
  • Carsington Reservoir - 14 Miles
  • Linacre Reservoir - 4 Miles
  • Chesterfield Round Walk - 0.5 Miles
  • Cromford Canal - 6.5 Miles
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