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Rain rain go away!!

Very rainy but that didn’t stop us enjoying the park. We stayed overnight at the caravan park and... read more

Reviewed today
Coventry, United Kingdom
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Great dog walks & off road horse riding

Great regeneration of the land. Excellent location with a huge lake, ideal for walking when... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Tracy S
Halifax, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Poolsbrook Country Park Pavillion Pavilion Drive | Poolsbrook, Staveley S43 3WL, England
+44 1246 470579
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All reviews caravan club site play area nice walk duck food ducks and geese huge lake outdoor gym great site playground for children great dog round the lake great playground bacon butties nature reserve all ages gentle walk cup of tea
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Reviewed today via mobile

Very rainy but that didn’t stop us enjoying the park. We stayed overnight at the caravan park and visited the play park and walked the dog around the lake. The sunrise was beautiful. The cafe was closed I suspect there’s much more to explore but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Great regeneration of the land. Excellent location with a huge lake, ideal for walking when staying at Poolsbrook caravan park as this country park is on the door step. Miles of safe off road walking with plenty of car parking. Seemed very popular with fishermen,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Not the first choice for most, but Poolsbrook is a gem of a location for anyone looking away from the usual attractions. Situated in the East Midlands, Poolsbrook is in a central location for the hidden gems of Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire. This is our third...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

A well located modern site with very facilities and lots of cycling and walking available in the Country Park

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wil2
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We were staying in the adjacent Caravan club site so the Country Park was the obvious place to walk. Very pleasant walks around the lakes and through the woodland. There is a shop for sweets, ice cream and the like which we didn't use. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Poolsbrook is very local to me and I visit often. I cycle the many trails it connects to (Chesterfield canal, Westwood, Rother Valley country park, Trans Pennine Trail) and I have recently started doing the Park Run there on a Saturday morning. As well as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sashnav
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Took the horses here in trailer to ride round park. Beautiful tracks and wonderful scenerary and an excellent cafe for bacon butties if a tad expensive. One major downside - there is a dedicated, signed, horsebox park BUT it is used by everyone. We came...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Topdog100
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This would be a nice park if it was tidied up litter and dog fouling all over the place picnic area covered in goose droppings unhealthy for young children and be very carrfull with kids loads of ragwort growing everywhere spouse boys plant which shouldn’t...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank w0lverine1948des
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The site itself is immaculate in every way,the wardens a very friendly and always on hand too help.It is very easy to get to from the motor way and very quite,first impressions give you the wrong vibes as there is a small industrial site close...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank handysteve
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This is quite a local park to us so we do visit quite often, probably once a month with our 3 children aged 3, 19m and 7m. It's not the best park by any stretch of the imagination but it's free, parking is free and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Danielle G
16 October 2018|
Response from 81ZMM | Reviewed this property |
Yes we always have our dog off the lead. We are just careful round the car parks and near the wildlife 🙂
Widyan N
18 August 2018|
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Response from Tripperb90 | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes they can i have seen many kids cycling round but i would do it with caution as there is nothing to really separate the path from the water in some parts
17 March 2018|
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Response from 801chesterfield25 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know if you can take a dog in the cafe but there is loads of outside seating when we went on Sunday it was full lovely to see people and children using the play facilities