Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre, Snake Pass, Bamford, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 0BJ

Call Jo Holliday or Jason Lock on 01433 651412


Lockerbrook Outdoor Centre, operated by The Woodcraft Folk, is situated in glorious isolation high above Ladybower Reservoir. With the nearest neighbour over a mile away and exclusive use of the accommodation guaranteed, you can make the centre your own during your stay. This converted hill farm provides accommodation for groups of 15 to 38 with with stunning views across the valley to Derwent Edge. The buildings are arranged around a courtyard. Sleeping is mostly in the East Barn with bunks in two large dorms and five twin rooms with all bedding included. The farmhouse has a large kitchen and dining area, ideal for groups to self cater, or catering for your meals can be arranged at the time of booking. The West Barn has an enormous activity room with lounge area, a splendid wood burning stove, plenty of seating and two full-size table tennis tables. All the rooms are centrally heated and fuel is included in the overnight fee, including kindling and logs for the stove. Bedding is also provided, as are tea towels and washing up liquid. Situated on the dramatic grit stone moors of the Dark Peak area of the Peak District, the centre is ideal for outdoor activities. Close to Higger Tor for climbing, bouldering and abseiling. Wild terrain on the doorstep for hill walking and mountain biking. Qualified instructors can be pre-booked for the above activities and stream scrambling, canoeing, kayaking, orienteering, raft building, caving and team building, Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre has all the required documentation and an AALA licence in place for school groups. It also provides simple camping for the Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) expeditions. This accommodation is featured on our map of the Peak District and here is its own website.


  • Rooms & Beds:

    38: 5x2,1x6,1x10,1x12
  • Open:

    All year
  • Price per night:

    2 night weekend from £880. Single night midweek from £472 for up to 28 people.
  • Booking:

    Book by phone or email.
  • Directions:

    Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre can be found just over a mile up a track from the A57 Snake Pass between Sheffield and Manchester. It is signposted ‘Lockerbrook Farm Centre and has a rough surface and some sharp and steep corners. Coaches can be met at Fairholme Visitors Centre with luggage transfer and a picturesque 20 mins walk for the group.
  • Public Transport:

    The nearest train station is at Bamford (9.5 km away). Buses from Sheffield and Bamford stop 1.5 hours walk away at the Bamford turn off on the A57. In summer there are some buses to Fairholme Visitors Centre, 20 mins walk. If you are arriving by public transport contact the centre to see if they can help with arrangements.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is in a National Park, is available only to groups, has availability this Christmas and this New Year and is on the map of accommodation for school groups, the ideal for retreats page and the Hostels with Camping map.


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


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News & Offers from Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre

Choose Lockerbrook Farm for an unforgettable view of sunrise for Summer Solstice

June 13th 2019

The Summer Solstice is always a special event marking the longest day of the year. What better place to stay than at Lockerbrook in the High Peak with its amazing view east over Ladybower?

You will also be in one of most special places in the Peak District, off the beaten track but accessible. Whether you choose to be active or chill out or hopefully a mixture of both we can guarantee your group a very special Summer Solstice experience. Why not wake up to watch sunrise then get to Slippery Stones (walk, bike or run) for a wonderful wild swim? Or do some yoga at sunrise followed by a walk/run up to Alport Castles. The possibilities are endless…      Prices normally £1232 are now £880 for up to 28 persons. Prices include sole use, bedding and a complimentary supply of logs. Quote INDIEHOSTELJUNE19.

Special Offer

Stay at Lockerbrook this June: a mountain biking paradise!

June 1st 2019

Lockerbrook is in an incredible location on one of the most popular mountain bike trails – Lockerbrook Loop – in the Peaks. Your group will be able to ride all day and explore the Derwent/Hope Valley trails from the centre. And then you can come back to our incredibly comfortable centre with large secure drying room to stash your bikes and gear. Large social space with log burner and sheltered courtyard – perfect for your BBQ overlooking Ladybower reservoir. Special deal for new groups coming to Lockerbrook this June: usually £1232 now £880 for up to 28 persons for 2 nights.

The Centre is fully equipped – the new comfy mattresses in our bunk style accommodation come with bedding. All you need to bring is towels and your food. If you would like to book this offer quote JUNE19INDIEHOSTEL

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