Purpose-Built Adventure Centre on the edge of the Peak District


Mount Cook Adventure Centre, Porter Lane, Middleton-by-Wirksworth, Matlock, DE4 4LS

Mount Cook is the perfect base for groups looking for an exciting break in the Peak District. Each of the modern bedrooms sleeps up to 4 guests in bunk bed accommodation, with complimentary bedding and an ensuite bathroom. The Centre also offers 2 wheel-chair accessible bedrooms, which sleep just 2 guests. Just outside the Centre are 10 unique Glamping Pods which sleep up to 4 guests with a USB charging point, a small heater, complimentary bedding and an en-suite toilet and wash-basin. Showers are located on the ground-floor of the Centre, just a few steps away. The secure, onsite camping paddock sleeps a further 40 guests, with tents, sleeping bags and other camping equipment available to hire from the Centre. In the evening, groups can sit back and relax around Mount Cook designated campfire pits. Mount Cook offers a wide variety of onsite and offsite activities, available to book for groups no smaller than 8 people. These include the Rooftop Rider Zip Wire, High Ropes, Indoor Climbing, Bush Craft & Den Building, Orienteering, Team Challenges, Archery & Archery Tag, Rock Climbing & Abseiling, Caving and Water-sports. Surrounding the Centre is the pedestrianized High Peak Trail for walking and cycling, Cromford Mills World Heritage Site, the Heights of Abraham, Chatsworth House and Carsington Reservoir. Nearby is the quaint market town Wirksworth, which offers a selection of country pubs and restaurants.

This accommodation is featured on our map of the Peak District and here is its own website.
Mount Cook Adventure Centre | Purpose-Built Adventure Centre on the edge of the Peak District

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Rooms & Beds:

140 Beds: 34×4 + 2×2 (disabled access), 10 Pods: 10×4 + 40 Camping


All year. Office hours; weekdays 9-5.

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From A6 at Cromford follow signs to Wirksworth up Cromford Hill, at the top turn right onto Porter Lane (signposted Middleton By Wirksworth and Ashborne) Mount Cook well signposted on the left and shares the main entrance with the Eco and Stone Centres. From Wirksworth follow the main road towards Cromford, after the railway bridge in Bolehill turn left and follow the above instructions.

Public Transport:

Train at Cromford (buses from Cromford Village), buses from Derby, Matlock and Bakewell.

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is in a National Park, is available only to groups, is an 'Eco Hostel', has a pub within walking distance, has availability this Christmas and this New Year and is on the map of accommodation for school groups, the The Limestone Way map, the Wedding Venue page, the Hostels that welcome stag and hen parties map, the Hostels with Camping map, the White Peak Loop and the Land's End to John O' Groats Walk.

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