Dalehead Bunkhouse, Dalehead Bunkhouse, Upper Booth, Edale, Hope Valley, S33 7ZJ
Call Dalehead Bunkhouse at National Trust Holidays on 03443 351296
OverviewDalehead Bunkhouse is a renovated gritstone farmhouse on a working hill-farm at the remote head of Edale Valley. Providing basic but comfortable accommodation heated by log burner supplemented by infrared radiant heat. There is a kitchen with fridge/freezer, a lounge, dining room and plenty of parking. Visitors must bring their own sleeping bags, pillows and towels. Edale is a very popular destination for walkers, climbers, mountain bikers, hang-gliders or for just enjoying the magnificent scenery. It lies between the gritstone of the peat-topped Kinder moors to the north and the cave-riddled limestone of the White Peak to the south. Despite its proximity to major cities and the straightforward rail service to Sheffield and Manchester, the Dark Peak remains unspoilt, with many places where it is possible to enjoy a sense of remoteness. Dogs are welcome on the ground floor of the bunkhouse.
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Beds & Rooms:20: 1x6, 1x8, 1x6
Open:All year. All day.
Price per night:Mon-Wed £120 per night. Thur-Sun £330. Min 2 nights Fri-Sun, 3 bank holidays. Dogs £15 per dog per stay.
Booking:Via National Trust central booking system 0344 335 1296
Directions:SK101841 (OS map no. 110). At the western end of the dale 2 miles from Edale church .
Public Transport:Trains at Edale (2 miles) to Sheffield and Manchester. Taxi service only available from Hope Station. Nearest bus station at Castleton (3 miles).
Walks:Long Distance Walks
This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is in a National Park, is available only to groups and gives a Best Price Guarantee. It is on the Duke of Edinburgh's Award page, the National Trust Bunkhouses map and the Pennine Way.
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Due to government advice in response to the coronavirus outbreak, The National Trust has canceled holiday operations from Saturday 21 March to Tuesday 30 June 2020.
March 26th 2020
We are still accepting bookings from Tuesday 30 June 2020 but will be monitoring the situation and reviewing on a regular basis.
Best Price dog friendly accommodation in the Hope Valley!
November 11th 2018
Stay on a working hill-farm overlooking the most picturesque village in the Peak District!
Our Bunkhouse is located in beautiful scenery, being a National Trust property, and we aim to provide you with all things necessary to make your trip special. There are delicious meals available locally, while local food is produced all around with which you can self cater using our facilities. We also provide drying and storing rooms for any equipment you use on your adventures! We also welcome well behaved dogs! 🙂
November 12th 2017
…miles from it all…
Despite its proximity to Manchester and Sheffield, Dalehead Bunkhouse will feel ‘miles from it all’.
On a working sheep farm at the far end of Edale Valley you’ll be surrounded with the dramatic and striking Dark Peak scenery of northern Derbyshire. Kinder Scout is just to the north, falling just short of mountain height and with its proud place in social and countryside history, it calls to any walker. Edale is beautiful and popular but less ‘touristy’ than neighbouring Hope Valley, although the attractions of Castleton and its castle and caves may call to you on a rest day…
The opportunities for activity are all around you: walking, climbing, mountain biking, even hang-gliding are popular. Essentially though, they are all just ways of taking in the spectacular scenery and the peaceful seclusion.
The Bunkhouse itself is a renovated farmhouse clinging to the valley side. Gritstone walls and sturdy slab roof are echoed inside with the stone floor and exposed walls. A wood-burning stove warms the main room and provides heat fro the radiators which just continues the rustic charm.