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Dukes Piece, nr Youlgreave

Updated: Oct 12, 2023

Friday 30th June - Sunday 2nd July 2023

Sheffield DA is delighted to add a new meet site to our roster in 2023, Dukes Piece, nr Youlgreave in the Peak District National Park. Dukes Piece is part of The Camping and Caravanning Club CS network with one reviewer calling the site "A little gem".

Looking over Peak District countryside from Dukes piece Camp site, near Youlgreave. in the Peak District national park
View from Dukes Piece camp site, near youlgreave

The site sits in open countryside to the east of the pretty traditional Derbyshire village of Youlgreave, which is a popular tourist destination, not only for the appeal of it's pubs but also it is superb walking country, with the village enjoying an enviable position between two classic Derbyshire Dales, connected by the Limestone Way which passes through both Bradford Dale and the beautiful Lathkill Dale; the location of two Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI): indeed the Limestone Way passes within a few meters of the Sheffield DA Dukes Piece meet site.

To reach Dukes Piece, it is recommended that members follow the directions in Out and About, which start at Newhaven, where the A515 and the A5012 Via Gellia roads converge. Members joining us from the A6 should carefully consider route options. Approaching through the village of Youlgreave is not recommended for larger units because the roads are narrow with parked vehicles, so from A6 you might consider continuing to Cromford crossroads and taking A5012 Via Gellia to join the recommended directions immediately prior to the A515 Newhaven junction.

Directions (as published in Out & About)

Leave A515 midway btwn jct with B5054 & B5055 North East on unclassified rd, sp Middleton/Youlgreave, ignore R fork for Middleton & crossroads, then fork R for Youlgreave, site 400 yards on L.

Map reference: MR119/193640

GPS: 53.173258, -1.711817 or 53°10'23.7"N 1°42'42.5"W

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The following video comprises two parts, the first shows the recommended route to Dukes Piece, as published in Out & About; the second part shows the approach through the village of Youlgreave.

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Friday 30th June - Sunday 2nd July 2023 | £10 per unit night

Site opens 3.00pm

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