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Darwin Lake Holiday Village





    Superb Lakeside Holiday Village in the Heart of Derbyshire's Peak District

    4-Star Luxury Accommodation for up to 110 Guests


    Immersed in stunning Peak District surroundings, Darwin Lake provides the perfect base for a countryside break. Our charming Holiday Village plays home to 17 beautiful, stone-built cottages. 4-star rated by VisitEngland, these are situated around our stunning three-acre private lake and woodland and can sleep from 4-110 guests in total.

    Every aspect of your stay is designed for your comfort. Our guests include families, large groups of friends, delegations and corporate groups. Our fantastic hall also makes our grounds perfect for weddings and other events. Take a look at our cottages to find the accommodation best suited to your requirements.

    Our Cottages

    Each of our beautiful stone-built cottages are named after historic halls, castles, stately homes and picturesque villages found in the Derbyshire area.  All are newly decorated and designed by our interior designer. We can sleep from 4 to 110 guests in total.

    • 4 Star Luxury Cottages
    • Open-Plan Kitchen / Dining Area
    • Contemporary Appliances
    • Linen & Towels included


    Please click here to explore a full list of all our holiday cottages and also check availability .


    Darwin Lake Holiday Village is the perfect place to plan a group event in tranquil surroundings.

    Our private grounds - which include a beautiful three-acre lake – play home to our large hall. This features an interior that’s benefited from the work of our leading interior designers.


    Corporate events – For companies running conferences and team building events, our Holiday Village presents the ideal solution.

    Families – Time away with the family is always special. For everything from anniversaries to birthdays, we’re always happy to book out multiple cottages for guests staying with us.

    An Unforgettable 4 Star Destination for Your Wedding

    Tucked away in 10 beautiful acres of natural woodland, Darwin Lake continues to provide the stunning backdrop to many exclusive and unforgettable weddings. Our facilities include accommodation for up to 110 guests.

    Nestled away in the heart of the Peak District, Darwin Lake is a truly magical wedding venue in Derbyshire. Licenced for civil wedding ceremonies, it’s the perfect place to exchange your vows and hold your reception - all in one superb venue.

    Our unique and exclusive grounds include a private lake, as well as the charming, stone-built Darwin Hall, which has recently been redesigned to include two large function rooms (with the flexibility to increase to 3 when required). The Hall interior has recently been designed by our interior design architects and presents a unique, high quality venue for your special day.

    The hall – which can seat up to 130 people on either floor - sits adjacent to the lawns, which can easily support a large marquee. These run down to the lake and babbling brook.

    We also have 17 quaint, four-star, stone-built cottages at Darwin Lake. These can accommodate groups from 30 to 110 guests, meaning that you and your guests can all relax in the comfort of our beautiful surroundings for the duration of your wedding.

    Set amongst the rolling hills and pine forests above the quaint village of Two Dales, Darwin Lake is three miles from Matlock and just 25 miles from the M1. Our enchanting grounds and contemporary facilities can be booked throughout the year.


    Groups of friends – A countryside getaway is a great way to catch up on lost time with friends. For groups from 4 to 110 people, our Holiday Village is the perfect base for your stay.



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