Glenorchy Centre, Chapel Lane, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4FF

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Self catering group accommodation in Wirksworth

The Glenorchy Centre is situated in the Derbyshire Dales on the edge of the Peak District National Park. It is situated on a cobbled street in the picturesque market town of Wirksworth. A few minutes' walk in any direction will find you in the rolling Derbyshire hills. Close to the High Peak Trail for walking, pony trekking and cycling and Black Rocks for bouldering and climbing. Nearby Cromford has the historic Arkwright's mills and Cromford Canal. Suitable for self-catering groups, the fully heated accommodation comprises 8 and 12 bed dormitories, one 4 bed and one 2 bed room, all with showers and toilets. Sheets and duvets are provided, but not towels. There is a fitted kitchen with dining area and a large multi-purpose room with a large stage, ideal for recreation, conferences etc. There is a TV, DVD player, table tennis and a snooker table. Disabled access is possible to the main hall and dining area. Car parking available next to the centre, overnight charge £1, 24 hours for £5.50.

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


  • Beds & Rooms:

    26: 1x12, 1x8, 1x4, 1x2
  • Open:

    March to November
  • Price per night:

    £380 with a minimum stay of 2 nights (2 nights for £760).Subsequent nights £250. For smaller groups £25 per person per night with a minimum charge of £500 for 2 nights.
  • Booking:

    Book with 25% deposit. Booking form on website or ring 01629 824323. Or write to WDURC, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4FB
  • Directions:

    From the town centre go down Coldwell Street, past Red Lion pub then take next left. There is a local authority 'pay and display' car park adjacent to the Centre (behind the United Reformed Church). The post code of the Centre is: DE4 4FF
  • Public Transport :

    Frequent buses to Belper & Matlock. Train:Cromford (2 miles). Also the Ecclesbourne Valley Heritage Railway to Duffield
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks The Pennine Bridleway Limestone Way White Peak Loop
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bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
rAccessibility features
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
wGroups Only

r Accessibility Info

The Glenorchy Centre has accessibility features. Such as a wide doorways, a wheelchair friendly lift and a bathroom with rails and a shower seat. ..Click for photos and more


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Picturesque Peak District Getaway

March 16th 2022

The Glenorchy Centre is situated in the small town of Wirksworth on the fringes of the Peak District National Park in the centre of the UK. It is suitable for ‘family get togethers’. With easy access to fantastic outdoor areas ideal for the young and the not so young and a variety of terrain, great for those looking for easy country strolls and more challenging adventures.

The grade 2 listed building is located near the historic town centre, with several pubs, cafes and restaurants as well as antique shops, vintage stores, an independent cinema and places to get the essentials, its a great base for a getaway. With notable sites like the historic Cromford Mills and canal, the National Stone Centre, Carsington Water, the High Peak Trail and the Star Disc at Stoney Wood located a walkable distance, or a short car journey or bus ride away, there is no shortage of things to do for all ages and interests.

Picture of Mam Tor, amazing view

Derbyshire accommodation with a large Hall for activities

July 2nd 2021

The Glenorchy Centre, run by a local church, includes a hall within the accommodation. The Hall is ideal for conferences or activities, it has a large stage, plenty of chairs, TV with DVD and table tennis and snooker tables. The fully heated accommodation has two dormitories and two smaller bedrooms, all with showers and toilets. There is a fitted kitchen and a dinning room. Available to self-catering groups.

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The Glenorchy Centre is accessible!

February 24th 2021

The Glenorchy Centre has accessibility features. Such as a wide doorways, a wheelchair friendly lift and a bathroom with rails and a shower seat.

Entry to the communal rooms and kitchen

To access the communal rooms and kitchen there is a flat doorway that is wheelchair friendly.

Followed by a wheelchair friendly lift that takes you to the main communal room and kitchen.

The communal room is spacious with flat wooden floors and no steps.

The kitchen is not wheelchair accessible so a person using a wheelchair would need to be assisted in the kitchen.

Entry to the bedrooms and bathroom

The bedrooms and bathroom are located beneath the communal rooms. Internally, the only way to access the bedrooms and bathrooms is down 6 steps with a bannister. However, it is possible for a wheelchair user to leave the building and use the door located on the side of the building. It is important to note that this door is located on cobble stones on a slight downhill.

The door has a small step and a ramp is availabe to replace this if you let the centre know you require it in advance of your stay.

The bathroom is equipped with rails and a seat in the shower.

There is one bed that has space for a wheelchair down the side of it. The doorframe is also the right width to accommodate most standard wheelchairs.

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