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 The Pennine Bridleway Peak Pilgrimage Limestone Way White Peak Loop
This accommodation is featured on the following pages
Reopening 2021 Camping Available to Individuals

This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available May Day Bank Holiday 2021 Available Spring Bank Holiday or Whitson Half Term 2021 Available August Bank Holiday 2021 Available Autumn Half Term 2021 Available for Christmas 2021 Available February Half Term 2022 Available Easter 2022


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


Available    Unavailable


Map showing the location of Royal Oak Bunkbarn View Nearby Hostels

Latest Blog about Royal Oak Bunkbarn

News & Offers from Royal Oak Bunkbarn

Peak District Bunkbarn re-opening on the 12th April

February 24th 2021

As per the Government guidelines Royal Oak Bunkbarn, in the heart of the Peak District, will be reopening to allow single household, self contained room bookings.

Royal Oak Bunkbarn

Royal Oak Bunkbarn is closed for now but looking forward to welcoming you back again when the tiers for the Peak District are relaxed.

December 4th 2020

Due to the most recent government announcement, we are unable to re-open due to being in a Tier 3 area – this includes the Pub and the Campsite. We will endeavour to reply to emails as soon as we possibly can and look forward to welcoming you back latter in Winter 2020/2021.

If you have an existing camping or Bunk Barn booking with us during lock down that you wish you cancel or transfer please include your booking reference and we will look into this for you.

If your enquiry is regarding camping availability, please  check availability here (reservations being taken from 16th December). For Duke of Edinburgh camping enquiries, these cannot be made online so please do bear with us and we will get back to you as soon as we can with our availability and pricing.

For table reservations up to 6 people of 1 household, bookings can be made online by clicking here. Bookings currently being taken from 16th December 2020.

royal oak bunkhouse in the winter sun

Royal Oak Bunkbarn 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 to see the peaks

Dog walking with stick
Royal Oak Bunkbarn

Contact Royal Oak Bunkbarn

Contact Royal Oak Bunkbarn

Visit Website   Send Message
Visit Website   Send Message