Thornbridge Outdoors, Great Longstone, Bakewell, DE45 1NY
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Outdoor Centre in the famous town of BakewellThornbridge 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 and Woodlands buildings sleep 38, 38 and 10 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 cost (subject to availability). Additional meeting spaces can be hired with the accommodation.
Beds & Rooms:86: + teepees + camping. Lodge 38: 4x5, 4x3, 1x6. Farm House 38: 2x8, 2x6, 1x5, 1x3, 1x2. Woodlands 10: 1x5, 1x4, 1x1. Teepees 45: 9x4/5. Plus camping.
Price per night:Weekends from £428 (Woodlands), £1285 (Farm House) & £1608 (Lodge). Ask for weekdays, longer stays, and activities.
Booking:Via website contact form, phone or email.
Directions:Located between Great Longstone and Ashford in the Water, on Longstone Lane.
- Buses between Great Longstone and Bakewell. Train station at Grindleford (7 miles from accommodation).
- Long Distance Walks Peak Pilgrimage Limestone Way White Peak Loop
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This accommodation is available at the following peak timesAvailable Spring Bank Holiday or Whitson Half Term 2022 Available August Bank Holiday 2022 Available Autumn Half Term 2022 Available for Christmas 2022 Available New Year 2022 / 2023 Available February Half Term 2023 Available Easter 2023 Available May Day Bank Holiday 2023
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The new building "Woodlands" is now open for bookings ..Click for photos and more
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Marvellous mini breaks at Thornbridge Outdoors
April 7th 2021
There are so many things to fill your days at Thornbridge Outdoors. You might need to stay for a week.
There lots to do for all the family. Exciting outdoor challenges for the kids to gentle walks, sightseeing and shopping for the Grandparents. The perfect recipe for a happy holiday.
Festive Availability at Thornbridge Outdoors in the Peak District
December 4th 2020
Christmas bubbles of up to three familys are welcome to book our self-contained buildings at the heart of the Peak District. All the accommodation have their own kitchen and dining room to cook that festive meal and you get sole use of the building.
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.
Currently closed by teir 3 regualtions – Thornbridge Outdoors will re-open when Government regulations allow.
August 17th 2020
Great accommodation and camping in the Peak District. Ideal for a family Winter Staycation.
The team have been working hard to prepare the accommodation ready to welcome guests back to the centre. We are looking forward to seeing people enjoy their stays in the Peak District again – especially as we are well aware that a lot of people need a holiday after such a testing year!
As soon as regualtions allow we are taking sole use bookings of :
- Farm House
- Woodlands (our accessible lodge)
- 3 X camping areas with use of their own toilet and shower facilities, one of which includes the use of our fantastic Yurt.
Our cosy 2 The Woodlands cottage is available for a single household/bubble to book.
Please see the webpages for further details on each accommodation option, including availability and how to book.
April 7th 2021
Some have been known to say that a stay at our outdoor centre a minibreak in itself. Not only do we have historic listed buildings to find your way around, our site is also home to both high and low ropes courses to get your stay off the ground! We’re in the heart of Peak District surrounded by adventure and wonderful scenery to immerse yourself in.Read More