Royal Oak Bunkbarn, The Royal Oak, Hurdlow, Nr Buxton, SK17 9QJ


Situated in the heart of the Peak District with direct access to the Tissington and High Peak Trails, The Royal Oak Bunk Barn offers a comfortable base for groups and families wanting to explore the great cycling routes, walking loops and climbing nearby. You can indulge in the best the Peak District has to offer by way of dales, limestone gorges and prominent peaks.

The Royal Oak Bunk Barn sleeps any number from 1-34 people with both small and large groups welcome. It offers 5 comfortable, clean and private bedrooms, all fully heated and lockable. No shared rooms. Each bed has a comfy mattress and all bedding, linen and towels are provided. Washrooms are shared with the campsite, there are separate facilities for males and females; both have toilets, sinks and unlimited hot showers which are included in the tariff. There are no kitchen facilities due to the shared nature of the building. Fully Covid compliant.

For larger groups and those wanting to relax after a day exploring the impressive Peak District landscape, there is an award-winning country pub on site offering a fantastic variety of hearty, delicious meals catering for both small tables and large groups. Walk-in breakfasts are available at the weekend. The Royal Oak also has camping on site with standard, large and super pitches available.

Bookings are taken online only. Dog friendly, max 2 dogs per booking.

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


  • Beds & Rooms:

    34: 3x8, 1x6, 1x4
  • Open:

    All year. All day.
  • Price per night:

    From £10 to £15 per person depending on season.
  • Booking:

    Booking in advance by phone or email
  • Directions:

    From the A515 Buxton to Ashbourne road take road to Hurdlow oposite to B5055 road to Bakewell.
  • Public Transport:

    Nearest trains Buxton (8 miles). Local bus no.42 (Buxton to Ashbourne) drops off 15 minutes' walk away on A515
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is featured on the following pages


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement


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Royal Oak Bunkbarn is open and now takes dogs!

October 20th 2020

What better reason do you need to visit the Peak District? Your four legged friends will love the many miles of trails and footpaths on the doorstep, while those with two legs will appreciate the on-site award winning country pub and its delicious home cooking.

You are even allowed two dogs per booking.  What better reason do you need to invite a friend?

Dog walking with stick

Fancy some safe family cycling this Autumn

August 18th 2020

The Royal Oak Bunkbarn has direct access to the High Peak and Tissington cycle trails. What’s more it still has rooms available. Don’t delay….book today!!!

These former railway lines, now provide many miles of safe and mostly level cycling for all ages.  Cycles, tag-alongs, child seats, tandems and a range of accessible bikes  etc can be hired from the nearby Parsley Hay Cycle Hire Centre and cafe , which is also directly on the trail.


A Peak District bunkbarn in the grounds of an award winning pub

February 27th 2020

What more could you ask for? The Royal Oak at Hurdlow also has direct access to miles of off road cycle paths on disused railway lines and a network of footpaths. There’s even a bike hire facility just down the road.

The bunkbarn sleep 34 in 5 private rooms.  Book a bed, a room or the whole place.  If your group is bigger than 34 then the adjacent campsite can accommodate the extra guests.  Each room has a small kitchen for preparing your breakfast and maybe a packed lunch.  Then for that slap us meal after a busy day exploring the glorious Peak District just a few steps will take you to the cosy bar and a mouth-watering range of home-cooked food.

Royal Oak Bunkbarn. Exterior
Royal Oak Bunkbarn

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