New House Farm Campsite, Derbyshire

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New House Organic Farm

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 A view of the camping field at New House Farm

Our Review

We found New House Farm to have plenty of space, despite being the late May Bank Holiday with great weather.

Set in Derbyshire with views of the Peak District National Park, New House Farm provides a back to basics camping experience – no showers and hot water, just mains water taps and composting toilets 😉

There are a number of camping fields.  Most of the camping is up the hill from the farm house, but the camping fields themselves are relatively flat with a gentle slope.

A fire pit provided by New House Farm Campsite
Campfires are allowed, if kept off the ground.

They provide these fire pits that are located around the camping fields.

There’s plenty of space for the kids to roam on this campsite, with only the occasional car arriving or leaving.

One thing to watch out for though is the field beyond the upper camping field. This has a cliff.

There’s a safe path to the bottom of the cliff, and great for exploring with an adult.

The composting toilets at New House Farm
If you are looking for a campsite with lots of facilities then New House Farm isn’t for you.

There is fresh (cold) running water at taps in each field, plus these composting toilets.

There’s aren’t as bad as many may think, and they didn’t smell.

Here’s a short video we made.


Our Rating of New House Farm Campsite

The back to basics nature of New House Farm doesn’t put us off. In fact, we like the more traditional camping.

Get Out With The Kids rating of New House Farm 4 out of 5

You’ll not be the first visitors

The land at New House Farm is full of archaeological treasures, and the campsite has its own archaeological trail.

Artefacts found on the land are with the British Museum.


When we stayed (May 2013) it was £5 per adult per night and £2.50 a child. Little ones were free.

Note that there’s no per-tent charge and that they have plenty of space for a larger tent, and no additional charges for awnings, porches, or rain shelters.

Back to Basics, with a Shop

Although this is very much a back to basics campsite, they have a farm shop with produce available from the organic farm.

Firewood is around £5 per bag.

  • Tents
  • Fires Allowed
  • Pets Allowed
  • On-site Shop

Getting in Touch with New House Farm

Here's how you can get in contact with New House Farm.

New House Farm Website

[email protected]

01335 342429

Where to find New House Farm

Sat Nav Postcode: DE6 1JL

Latitude: 53.0539398, Longitude: -1.6885844

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If you put DE6 1JL in your Sat Nav you may need to drive another 400 yards north to find the actual campsite. Alternatively use the grid reference SK211512.

New House Organic Farm, Kniveton, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1JL.

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