Cliffe House, 140 Lane Head Road, Shepley, West Yorkshire, HD8 8DB

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Cliffe House is a Grade 2 Listed building set in 14 acres of woodland in rural West Yorkshire, just 7 miles from the Peak District National Park with excellent motorway links from the M1 and M62. A centre for outdoor learning and conferences, ideal for schools, it is also available as a whole house booking to groups of families and friends. There are 10 bed rooms sleeping up to 72 people and three bright communal areas with seating for 40 people in each. These are practical and comfortable whilst retaining their Victorian character and charm. There is a kitchen with self catering equipment. Catering can be provided on request for all meals and a pre-bookable breakfast buffet is available for £7 per person. There is free WiFi and all the equipment required for meetings and conferences. The large grounds have a children’s playground, outdoor seating and plenty of grass for ball games. Cliffe House in only a five minutes’ walk from the pubs, cafes and shops in the village of Shepley. Free ample parking. Staff on always on site and pre-booked outdoor learning is available.

This accommodation is featured on our map of the Peak District and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    72: in 10 bedrooms
  • Open:

    All year. All day access.
  • Price per night:

    Sole use of House from £575. Breakfast buffet £7 per person. School groups fully catered with activities from £80 per person, £135 for 2 nights (minimum 30 people). Winter Discounts.
  • Booking:

    Please phone to enquire.
  • Directions:

    On the A629 just south of Shepley. Five minutes walk from the village centre.
  • Public Transport:

    Bus 435 to Wakefield city centre and rail station stops outside the Centre.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is available only to groups and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the walking festivals page, the map of accommodation for school groups and the Hostels with Camping map.


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
rDisabled Access
dBedding provided
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
wGroups Only


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News & Offers from Cliffe House

Trace the footsteps of Gentleman Jack (Anne Lister)

July 10th 2019

If you, your friends and family are big fans of Gentleman Jack why not join the South Pennines Walk and Ride Festival on their Anne Lister Walk on Thursday 19th September 2019?

Meet at Shibden Park and walk in the footsteps of Anne Lister (Gentleman Jack) and explore the Shibden Valley.  Dogs and families are welcome on this 6 mile walk.  And for accommodation for your group of friends and families look no further than Cliffe House. Just 12 miles away from Shibden, Cliffe House is a grade 2 listed building  providing self catering accommodation for groups of all sizes.  With a fantastic adventure playground on site and outdoor activities that can be tailored to your group. You may want to stay for a few days. The South Pennines Walk and Ride Festival runs from 7th-22nd September will many wonderful and varied routes.  Here’s their program for further information

Cliffe House large group independent hostel

Outdoor Learning for Schools

January 22nd 2019

Cliffe House in West Yorkshire is perfect for school groups of 30 -72 people. This centre of excellence in outdoor learning set in 14 acres of woodland can provide tailor made learning and events.

Cliffe House is a centre of excellence in outdoor learning and has high class training and conference facilities in a beautiful Grade II listed Victorian building.  We provide tailor made learning and events for schools, groups, colleges, businesses, individuals and the local community.

We would love to show you around the Cliffe House Centre and discuss options and availability – give us a call or drop us an email to arrange a visit.

Bedroom at Cliffe House

Welcome Cliffe House to the Independent Hostels Network

January 18th 2019

Cliffe House provides accommodation for groups between 30 and 72 a few miles from the Peak District in West Yorkshire.

Cliffe House is a listed building set in its own woodland close to the Peak District in rural West Yorkshire. Available for sole use to groups of families and friends. It has 10 bed rooms, three bright communal areas with Victorian character and a kitchen with self catering equipment.

Cliffe House group accommodation at sunrise

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