The Reckoning House, Mandale Farm, Haddon Grove, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1JF

Call Rachel Rhodes on 01629 812416 or 07960169777

Bunkhouse near Lathkill Dale in the Peak District

The Reckoning House camping barn has been renovated to a high standard including double glazing and insulation. It is situated on the edge of Lathkill Dale, 3 miles from Bakewell. Lathkill Dale is a nature reserve managed by English Nature to protect a variety of flora and fauna as well as some outstanding geological features. Horse riding, fishing, golf and cycle hire are all available locally. There are also many local walks including the Limestone Way.

It has a cooking area, 4 calor gas rings (gas supplied), a washing up sink with hot water, a toilet, wash basin, storage heaters in all rooms and shower inside the barn. Upstairs there are two separate rooms with bunk beds.

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


  • Beds & Rooms:

    12: 2x6 bunk rooms.
  • Open:

    All year. By arrangement.
  • Price per night:

    Sole use £120 per night
  • Booking:

    Sole use bookings only, in advance (min 2 nights at weekends). £50 deposit, balance 4 weeks before arrival.
  • Directions:

    GR 184 666. Take the B5055 out of Bakewell towards Monyash. Continue for 3 miles. After passing Haddon Grove Farm holiday cottages (the second set of cottages on right), take the first turn left at the signpost to Haddon Grove. Bear left at the bottom of the lane. The camping barn is the first on the left in a half mile.
  • Public Transport :

    Train stations at Buxton (10 miles) and Matlock (13 miles). National Express drop at Bakewell. Local buses (enquiries 01332 292200) go to Bakewell from Monyash, Over Haddon, Matlock and Buxton.
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks The Pennine Bridleway Trans Euro Trail Peak Pilgrimage Limestone Way White Peak Loop
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aMixed dormitories
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
uWithin 3 miles of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement
wGroups Only


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Peak District camping near Lathkill Dale

April 10th 2022

Located on the edge of Lathkill Dale in the Peak District is The Reckoning house. This is a hostel situated on a larger campsite which is perfect for families, small groups, and dogs on leashes.

There are two toilet blocks, two showers and washroom with a freezer for freezer blocks in the Reckoning House Campsite. The Lathkill Dale is one of the most beautiful parts of the Peak District. Camping in this location unlocks so many beautiful places to explore such as Monyash and Bakewell.

self catering barn and campsite open for 2021
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The Reckoning House in the Peak District National Park

April 30th 2019

This comfortable little bunkhouse sleeping up to 12 people is available for your own private use for only £95 per night.

The Reckoning House is an old miners accounts building on Mandale Farm.  Situated within a it own stone courtyard in the middle of a field, close to the edge of Lathkill Dale, its ideal for private parties and nature lovers.  Lathkill Dale is  a nature reserve managed by Natural England and is surrounded  by the nature rich area of the White Peak  in the Peak District National Park.  Mandale Farm is a mile from the village of Over Haddon and a couple of miles from the village of Monyash. Both villages have excellent pubs and Monyash has an fantastic play area for the children. Also only three miles away from the historic market town of Bakewell and about 20 minutes drive from the Spa town of Buxton.

Mandale Farm Camping site and bunkhouse

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June 23rd 2016

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