Homestead and Cheesehouse, The Farm, Bamford, Hope Valley, S33 0BL

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Self catering accommodation in Derbyshire

These two bunkhouses are situated on a small mixed farm in the middle of Bamford, just 3 miles from Stanage Edge. The Derwent Dams are between 1.5 and 7 miles further up the valley. Castleton is 5 miles to the north, Chatsworth House and Park 10 miles to the southwest. Both bunkhouses have individual bunks each with mattress, fitted sheets and pillow (bring your own sleeping bags), gas central heating and drying facilities.

Homestead has 22 beds in 3 rooms, and 2 bathrooms with 2 toilets and showers in each, a large dayroom with oak seating and a fully equipped kitchen with gas cooker. Cheesehouse is a self-contained bunkhouse with four bunks, ideal for a small family or group. It has a shower and toilet and is equipped with a kitchen having cooking rings, a microwave oven, toaster and kettle. The bunkhouses are 2 minutes' walk from a pub. Sorry, no dogs (working dogs on site).

This accommodation is featured on our map of the Peak District.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    26: Homestead 22: 1x10, 2x6. Cheesehouse 4: 1x4
  • Open:

    All year. Check in after 4pm. Check out by 11am.
  • Price per night:

    From £17.50pp. Sole use: Homestead £230, Cheesehouse £50. Min 2 nights for Homestead at weekends. Phone for a quote for single night.
  • Booking:

    Recommended for weekends.
  • Directions:

    The farm is in the centre of Bamford on South View Lane (turn off A6013 at the Country Stores).
  • Public Transport :

    Nearest train station Bamford, 10 minutes walk. Bus 274 & 275 operates Sundays Bamford to Sheffield or Castleton. Bus 272 Bamford to Sheffield and Castleton. Bus 241 Bamford to Bakewell.
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Limestone Way
This accommodation is featured on the following pages
Close to a Pub Bunkhouses Individuals welcome


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
iDrying room
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
9Best Price Guarantee


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News & Offers from Homestead and Cheesehouse

Autumn Half Term Holiday Availability – Self catering in the Peak District

August 17th 2020

The Homestead (sleeps 2 households) and Cheesehouse (sleeps 1 household) bunkhouses at Bamford are available throughout September and October including the half term holiday.

This is your chance to stay in the much sought after accommodation at the heart of the Peak District.  Normally booked up years in advance by outdoor groups, climbers and walkers. This great value , well located accommodation is available for concurrent bookings from up to three households for summer and Autumn 2020.

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Homestead & Cheesehouse hostel accommodation on a mixed working farm in Bamford

June 19th 2019

Treat your family and friends to a stay on a real working farm. Wake up surrounded by the sounds of the farmyard at Homestead and Cheesehouse hostels in Bamford in the Peak District .

Leave the city behind you and journey to the idyllic village of Bamford in the heart of the Peak District National Park. The most popular of all national parks has so much to offer, you will be spoilt for choice. The Derwent reservoir and dam wall, famously used as the training ground for the Dambusters is just a few miles away while Chatsworth House, gardens and amazing childrens play ground is 10 miles away.


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