John Hunt Base, Hagg Farm OEC, Snake Rd, Bamford, Hope Valley, S33 0BJ

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Overview

The John Hunt Base at Hagg Farm, situated between Ladybower and Glossop in the High Peak, offers comfortable bunkhouse style accommodation for groups and families. In line with government guidance the John Hunt Base is currently available for booking by a maximum of two households and with a maximum of six people per household.

The John Hunt Base is well located for hillwalking, mountain and road biking, trail running, photography and sightseeing and is available on a self-catered, sole occupancy basis. Facilities include a lounge/dining room with TV, well-equipped kitchen and recently refurbished bathrooms. Sleeping accommodation consists of bunk and single beds split between four bedrooms. The whole building is wheelchair accessible.

In the grounds are plenty of picnic tables, a large fire pit and a playing field with climbing boulder. Adventure activities can be arranged for small groups and are led by experienced, highly qualified instructors. Activities available include climbing, zip wire, bushcraft and guided hill or mountain walks.

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

Details

  • Beds & Rooms:

    18 beds in the building: 1x8, 1x6, 2x2. Max. number of guests is 12 at the moment.
  • Open:

    All year. Office, Mon-Thur 8.30am- 4.30pm, Fri 8.30-3.30pm
  • Price per night:

    £250 per night, minimum booking two nights.
  • Booking:

    Advance booking essential.
  • Directions:

    From Ladybower Reservoir junction take the A57 3 miles west towards Glossop, lookout for a sign to Hagg Farm on the right.
  • Public Transport:

    Trains at Bamford (7 miles away) on the Hope Valley Line.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is in a National Park, is available only to groups and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the Re-opening for Summer 2020 page, the map of accommodation for school groups, the IHUK signage page, the present or past youth hostel page and the Pennine Way.

Facilities

aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
rDisabled Access
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
jShowers
[WiFi
vWithin 5 miles of NCN
wGroups Only

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News & Offers from John Hunt Base

The John Hunt Base in the Peak District is ideal for staycations for groups of friends/families.

July 16th 2020

The John Hunt Base is sole-use self-catering accommodation close to Ladybower in the Peak District. Available for up to twelve guests. Autumn 2020 availability.

We are delighted to open the John Hunt Base for booking by a maximum of two households and with a maximum of six people per household. As part of Nottinghamshire County Council guests can be reassured that appropriate infection control is in place to allow you to enjoy your stay in the heart of the Peak District.

Hagg Farm Outdoor Centre in the Peak District
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Adventure activities can be arranged for your group!

October 19th 2018

With activities including climbing, zip wire, orienteering, bushcraft and various team challenges onsite, and even more offsite, we provide you with amazing opportunities with qualified instructors!

Other activities including caving, rock climbing, stream scrambling, abseiling and canoeing can also be provided!

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John Hunt Base

November 11th 2017

…If you’re looking for an adventure base, especially if you’ve struggled to find one with wheelchair access…

Hagg Farm is an outdoor Education centre run by Nottinghamshire County Council but based at Bamford in Derbyshire’s Hope Valley. The John Hunt Base within that is a self contained bunkhouse for families and groups. It is in the courtyard at Hagg Farm and is wheelchair accessible throughout. 

The John Hunt Base is situated in the courtyard at Hagg Farm and has been refurbished so the whole of the base is wheelchair accessible. The attractive, self-contained unit accommodates up to 18 people in 2-person to 8-person bunk bedded rooms. The Base provides a lounge, TV/DVD, payphone, showers and toilets (adapted for disabled use), drying room, and fully equipped kitchen

The grounds are amazing – as well as a  picnic area, fire pit and a wildlife garden, there are also all sorts of adventurous facilities like bouldering and zip wires which can be tries by arrangement with the staff.  If your group is feeling adventurous then you can access the same activities as the groups who are brought here. On site that means climbing, zip wire, orienteering, bushcraft and various team challenges. While off-site it includes  caving, rock climbing, stream scrambling, abseiling and canoeing.

If you’re looking for an adventure base, especially if you’ve struggled to find one with wheelchair access, then investigate John Hunt.

 

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