Thornbridge Outdoors, Great Longstone, Bakewell, DE45 1NY
Call Reception Team on 01629 640491
OverviewThornbridge Outdoors offers excellent flexible group accommodation for family and friends' gatherings. In a fantastic location in the heart of the Peak District, Thornbridge Outdoors is a perfect base to access the wonderfully diverse countryside and interesting towns/villages of the Peak District. The Monsal Trail is accessible from the grounds; popular with walkers and cyclists, a flat, traffic free route of 8.5 miles between Bakewell & Blackwell Mill near Buxton. The gritstone edges of Froggatt and Stanage are within easy reach. The Lodge, Farm House, Woodlands and 2 The Woodlands buildings sleep 38, 38, 10, and 4 people respectively. All buildings are self contained, each having its own kitchen and dining/lounge area. The Woodlands and the Lodge are both all on one level and have disabled toilet/shower rooms, making them suitable for wheelchair users. Woodlands also has other accessible features such as hoists and a single profiling bed. The Farm House, a Grade 2 listed 19th century building is characterful with some quirky shaped rooms in the attached roundhouse. The campsite & teepees can be booked along with the Base Camp building that contains toilets, showers, kitchen and dining room. Outdoor activities led by qualified instructors can be provided both onsite and offsite at an additional costs (subject to availability). Additional meeting spaces can be hired with the accommodation.
Beds & Rooms:Whole site: 90 + camping. Lodge 38: 4×5, 4×3, 1×6. Farm House 38: 2×8, 2×6, 1×5, 1×3, 1×2. Woodlands 10: 1×5, 1×4, 1×1. Woodlands Cottage 4: 2x2. Teepees 45: 9 x 4/5- & camping.
Open:All year, all day, reception Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Price per night:Weekend breaks from £252 (Woodlands Cottage), £396 (Woodlands), £1,164 (Farm House), and £1,464 (Lodge). Ask for weekday breaks, longer stays, and activity costs.
Booking:Via website contact form, phone or email.
Directions:Located between Great Longstone and Ashford in the Water, on Longstone Lane.
Public Transport:Buses between Great Longstone and Bakewell. Train station at Grindleford (7 miles from accommodation).
Walks:Long Distance Walks
This accommodation is in a National Park, is available only to groups and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the Duke of Edinburgh's Award page, the map of accommodation for school groups, the Hostels with Camping map and the White Peak Loop.
It has availability at Easter.
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Festive Availability at Thornbridge Outdoors
October 10th 2019
Farm House (£624 per night, minimum 3 nights) and Lodge (£780 per night, minimum 3 nights) available 23-26 Dec. Woodlands (£207.90 per night, minimum 3 nights) & 2 The Woodlands Cottage (£126 per night, minimum 2 nights) available 23 Dec – 3 Jan. All accommodation buildings have their own kitchen and dining room to cook that festive meal and you get sole use of the building. There are 2 pubs in the village, a short walk away.
In a fantastic location in the heart of the Peak District, Thornbridge Outdoors is surrounded by diverse countryside and interesting towns/villages of the Peak District. The Monsal Trail goes through the grounds; popular with walkers and cyclists. The gritstone edges of Froggatt and Stanage are within easy reach.
Thornbridge Outdoors. An activity centre for school groups
October 30th 2018
Comfortable accommodation and a whole range of activities for school groups of all sizes in the Peak District.
The accommodation comprises of the Farm House, Lodge, Woodlands and 2 The Woodlands and a group camp site with seasonal Teepees. You can hire some or all of them for your group. Woodlands and the Lodge offer accessible wheelchair accommodation. A variety of outdoor activities led by qualified instructors can be provided both onsite and offsite.
If you’re looking for a base for group activities, Thornbridge Outdoors can provide both comfortable accommodation and a wide range of activities.
Sustainable and accessible group accommodation on the Monsal Trail
August 3rd 2018
Late Autumn availability at Thornbridge Outdoors in the Peak District
The Thornbridge Centre has a range of accommodation ideal for groups of 10 to 90 people. With accessible and sustainable accommodation options and the following availability for Autumn 2019.
13-15 September – Farm House (sleeps 38), Woodlands (sleeps 10)
25-27 October- Lodge (sleeps 38), Farm House (sleeps 38)
01-03 November – Lodge (sleeps 38), Woodlands (sleeps 10)
08-10 November – Farm House (sleeps 38)
15-17 November- Lodge (sleeps 38), Farm House (sleeps 38), Woodlands (sleeps 10), 2 The Woodlands (sleeps 4)
29 Nov – 01 December- Farm House (sleeps 38)
06-08 December – Farm House (sleeps 38)
13-15 December – Lodge (sleeps 38), Farm House (sleeps 38), Woodlands (sleeps 10), 2 The Woodlands (sleeps 4)
20-22 December Lodge (sleeps 38), Woodlands (sleeps 10)
The Thornbridge Centre has a range of accommodation ideal for groups of 10 to 90 people. With accessible and sustainable accommodation options now available in the Woodlands building. Woodlands stands in mature woodland and has rural views. Sleeping up to 10 people in two rooms with a large flexible main room which can be a living and dining room, a bedroom, or a meeting room for up to 12 people. There are kitchen facilities, an enclosed decking and patio area with seating and 50” wall mounted TV, Blu-ray player. The building has a sustainable build with natural materials, excellent insulation, ground source heat and a water catchment system for watering the garden.