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The Royal Oak

4.6 (76 reviews)

Whether you are starting or finishing a walk or bike ride on the adjacent Tissington and High Peak Trail or simply just want a base to visit the nearby market towns of Bakewell, Ashbourne, and Buxton, The Royal Oak is a great base to explore and enjoy the all the varied activities and places The Peak District has to offer.

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We warmly welcome you to The Royal Oak, a charming country pub and the perfect base for exploring the delights of the southern Peak District.

The Royal Oak's open fires and hidden corners are a welcoming sight for all tired walkers craving a well earned pint, families on a day out in search of a friendly haven or 'Foodies' after some great homemade dishes. Proper food, generous portions and sensible prices are what make The Royal Oak so special.

We take great pride in offering a very traditional style of hospitality complete with cosy pub atmosphere, good company, cask-conditioned ales, a fine selection of wines and a menu of hearty English pub food. Open every day from 12 noon until 9pm means you can sit back and enjoy the unique atmosphere at 'The Oak' anytime.

For those who'd like to linger longer, the choice of camping accommodation is available.

The Royal Oak camping grounds are situated to the rear of the pub. The picturesque campsite has 20 pitches on two levels with direct access to the Tissington and High Peak Trail. Access to the camping field is via a standard five-bar gate. The campsite has a unisex toilet and shower block with inside and outside washing up facilities - please note there is no electric hook up or hard core standing.

Please note we do not allow motorhomes we only accept small camper-vans. Nothing larger than a VW camper will be admitted on to the site as we cannot guarantee access due to weather conditions. On bank holiday weekends we do have a minimum stay of 3 nights.

Availability

Standard pitch

  • Max 2 pets
  • Caravans
  • Motorhomes
  • Campervans
  • Tents
  • Folding caravans
  • Trailer tents
  • RVs
  • Fifth wheels

A standard pitch is 6 metres x 8 metres. Prices includes up to a 4 man tent and 1 car. Maximum 1 tent/campervan per pitch.

All pitches include both your tent and a car space within the measurements.

Please note we only accept small camper-vans. Nothing larger than a VW camper will be admitted on to the site as we cannot guarantee access due to weather conditions.

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Large pitch

  • Max 2 pets
  • Caravans
  • Motorhomes
  • Campervans
  • Tents
  • Folding caravans
  • Trailer tents
  • RVs
  • Fifth wheels

A large pitch is 8 metres x 10 metres. Prices includes up to a 6 man tent and 1 car. Maximum 1 tent/campervan per pitch

All pitches include both your tent and a car space within the measurements.

Please note we only accept small camper-vans. Nothing larger than a VW camper will be admitted on to the site as we cannot guarantee access due to weather conditions.

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Super pitch

  • Max 2 pets
  • Caravans
  • Motorhomes
  • Campervans
  • Tents
  • Folding caravans
  • Trailer tents
  • RVs
  • Fifth wheels

A super pitch is 8m x 12m. Price includes up to an 8 man tent, 1 car, a picnic bench and fire pit for your private use. Max 1 tent/campervan per pitch

Prices includes 2 people and a car.

All pitches include both your tent and a car space within the measurements.

Please note we only accept small camper-vans. Nothing larger than a VW camper will be admitted on to the site as we cannot guarantee access due to weather conditions.

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76 Reviews

All reviews featured on Campstead.com have been submitted by genuine customers who have stayed at the park.


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Wonderfully friendly gem of a campsite, with pub attached

Candler, Sara - 07/07/2024

5

We loved staying at the Royal Oak in our campervan. The pub staff are lovely and the food was great, we loved the little nook where we could plan our days out.The campsite backs onto the Tissington Trail which was a brilliant day out on our bikes, we easily got as far as Ashbourne for lunch. The campsite facilities are good and were regularly cleaned, small and friendly site.

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O

A lovely location.

Obsorne, Paul - 02/07/2024

4

Quiet, clean with all the necessary amenities. The pub did good local beers, didn’t get to try the food. All set in a lovely location.

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M

Lovely campsite

Mears, Megan - 01/07/2024

5

We aren’t regular campers but I would 100% recommend this campsite to friends, the pub is lovely and can’t fault the facilities either. Our sat nav took us up a horrible single track hill though would probably not go that way if you don’t live in a hilly area because it was very stressful. Overall a great stay :)

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Peak Potter bikepacking route

Turnpenny, Geoff - 18/06/2024

4

We stayed at the Royal Oak campsite on the 'Peak Potter' bikepacking route, it was perfect to camp on the route and have dinner in the pub after a tough day in the saddle!

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D

Good campsite, pricey pub.

Dunn, Theo - 14/06/2024

4

The campsite and facilities are very good. Toilets and showers always seem to be clean and the campsite is very well kept. However, we felt the pub was very expensive.

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M

Fantastic campsite with great facilities.

Musgrove, Lesley - 11/06/2024

5

Lovely campsite in a great location. Facilities are of a good standard and the staff are brilliant. If you stay make sure you visit the pub for great food and beer.

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B

Large pitches, friendly efficient staff

Battle, Malcolm - 10/06/2024

5

Hard to fault, the pitches are generous, the staff incredibly helpful & friendly, location is spot on for some classic Peak District dales walking, the pub serves great food. Everything was excellent for our 4 nights .. even the rain didn’t put a spoiler on things. Will definitely be going back.

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R

First time camping, lovely experience!

Ryan, Emala - 03/06/2024

4

Little campsite with space for the kids to play freely. Not busy so no dangers. Very relaxed, next to plenty of trails and nice walks. The Royal Oak food was amazing!! The toilets and showers were clean and tidy, they even had a sink for you to wash pots. Very pleasant experience for our first time camping. also only a short drive away from bakewell!

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Camping with Pub on tap!

Hambleton, Andy - 31/05/2024

5

Had a great stay despite the weather, everyone working at the campsite or pub were absolutely lovely.

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P

Peaceful

Payne, Russell - 29/05/2024

4

Staff very welcoming on first arrival and booking in and shown to our pitch, amenities very clean, just a few yards to the Tissington trail, overall very pleased and will definitely be coming back.

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Summary

4.6

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100% would stay here again

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